Weekly Shabbat Brochure

NOTE:  There are two b'nai mitzvah this weekend--Shabbat morning:  Isabel Lewinstein, Sunday morning:  Zachary Zalvan.  Both brochures are included below.


Shabbat Shalom

December 8, 2018 - 30 Kislev 5779

Parashat Miketz

Rosh Chodesh Tevet

Bat Mitzvah of Isabel Lewinstein

Daughter of Sylvia and Keith Lewinstein

Baby Naming of  Yuval Zwiebach Barak

Daughter of Cecile Zwiebach and Ehud Barak

The Torah portion for today, Miketz, is taken from Genesis.  It can be found in the Etz Hayim Humash, beginning on page 265.

Aliyah                  Chap:verse Torah Reader

First                       43:16-43:18 Aaron Zwiebach

Second                  43:19-43:25 Keith Lewinstein

Third                      43:26-43:29 Isabel Lewinstein

Fourth                   43:30-43:34 Aviva Jezer

Fifth                      44:1-44:6 Rachael Rosner

Sixth                     44:7-44:17 Arnie Harris

Seventh                28:9-28:15 Bruce Berns

                              (Numbers, page 930)

Maftir                   7:42-7:47 Isabel Lewinstein

                              (Numbers, page 808)

The haftarah (reading from the prophetic writings) is taken from Zechariah 2:14-4:7.  It begins on page 1269 in our Humash and will be chanted by Isabel Lewinstein.


The following yahrzeits are observed in our congregation during the coming week:

Arthur Tocman           Father of Sheila Frankel

Daniel Lintz                Husband of Arlene Lintz

Arthur Marshall         Grandfather of Debra Silberberg

Philip Short                Father of Dr. Leslie Shaff

Ruth Glass                Mother of David Glass

Cynthia Dunn            Mother of Craig Newfield

Lester Macktez         Father of Debbie Kurinsky

Bessie Stein             Mother of Martin Stein

Bernard Brown        Father of Rosie King

Ida Fallman              Aunt of Jill Jacobs

Dr. Marjorie Lipkin Mother of Debbie Seresky

Harry Kanter          Father of Frieda Soble

Mildred Cowan      Mother of Lois Maisel

Louis Siegel           Father of Carol Macey

Clara Krasnow       Mother of James Krasnow

Sophie Finkel         Mother of Sheila Wulf

Reginald Sharp      Father of Dede Hadelman

Ida Levitt                Mother-in-law of Michael Dorfman

Ida Rovner             Grandmother of Gerald Rovner

Barry Bornstein     Father of Susan Abraham

Zachary Kalish      Son of Susan and Bob Kalish


The Kiddush and Bima Flowers this morning are sponsored by:

Sylvia and Keith Lewinstein in honor of Isabel Lewinstein becoming a Bat Mitzvah.


Hodesh Tov


December 9, 2018 - 1 Tevet 5779

Rosh Chodesh Tevet


Bar Mitzvah of Zachary Zalvan

Son of Debra and Ben Zalvan


The Torah portion for this afternoon is taken from Numbers.  It can be found in the Etz Hayim Humash, beginning on page 929.

Aliyah                  Chap:verse Torah Reader

First                      28:1-5 Zachary Zalvan

Second                 28:6-10 Zachary Zalvan

Third                     28:11-15 Zachary Zalvan

Fourth                   7:48-53 Zachary Zalvan

                                   (page 809)


For Yahrzeits--see above Shabbat brochure.


The Bima Basket has been sponsored by:

Debra and Ben Zalvan in celebration of Zachary becoming a bar mitzvah. The bima basket signifies a donation made to Jewish Family & Children’s Services Family Table in honor of Zachary.  




Temple Aliyah Welcomes You!

Temple Aliyah is an egalitarian Conservative congregation in Needham, Massachusetts, with a warm and inviting atmosphere.  We are a dynamic and diverse community that embraces people of all ages, backgrounds and lifestyles.  With the guidance of Rabbi Carl Perkins, we encourage our members to enrich their Jewish lives, to enhance their Jewish identities, and to engage in lifelong learning.

Join us for Shabbat services and schmooze during kiddush following services. Check out the exciting Temple Tots programming for our youngest members.  Attend the Rabbi's Adult Education classes. Participate in one of our many Social Action projects. Become a member of our Sisterhood or Men's Club.    

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Did you know...?

Did You Know that Cantor Gloth met his wife, Bina Carr, in USY? We join in wishing Cantor Gloth and Bina a very happy 24th anniversary this year and thank USY for bringing them together! Temple Aliyah is a member of NERUSY – the New England Region of United Synagogue Youth, one of the largest regions in North America. “If you’re interested in learning more about our youth programs for grades 2-12, contact Alex Maslow, Temple Aliyah’s Director of Youth Engagement.

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Shabbat and Weekday Services


Shabbat Morning Services  9:15 am
Sunday Morning Minyan* 9:00 am
Monday Morning Minyan   7:00 am
Weekday Evening Minyan 7:30 pm

* During the summer, minyan meets on Monday morning, and Tuesday and Thursday evenings.


Under the direction of our Adult Education Committee and as part of our commitment to lifelong learning, Temple Aliyah offers a wide range of opportunities for our members and others to enrich their Jewish lives throughout education.  Click here to see all of our current Adult Education offerings.

Sisterhood welcomes all women of our community, sharing our passion for Judaism, our families and ourselves. We invite you to learn more about becoming part of our amazing community. Whether you're looking for camaraderie, spiritual connection, social action, or the opportunity to get involved, Sisterhood is here for you. Click here to see our full calendar of events for 2018-19.