Office Hours

Tuesdays 9-2PM

Thursdays 9-2PM

Scrip is now available during regular office hours

413-773-5884

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Save The Dates:
Sun Aug 16 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
PREPARING FOR THE NEW YEAR

Welcome to Temple Israel

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Temple Israel is located in beautiful Greenfield, MA. You are welcome to visit or to attend our services and community events. The office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am–2pm.

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DON'T MISS THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 1st

 

Starting with Havdalah at 7:30 p.m.

 

OUR RABBI - OURSELVES

 

Lets get together to meet the new Rabbi at Temple Israel and also too meet each other!  Lets begin an exploration of our shared passions and values as a community at this interactive event.  Light refreshments will be served.

 

CORRECTION

 


Rabbi Andrea Cohen-Kiener will be in the Temple Israel Office on Tuesday ONLY, July 28th, from 9 to 2.  She will not be in on Wednesday, as originally reported.

 

PREPARING FOR THE NEW YEAR - ROSH HODESH ELUL

SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2015

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The Hebrew calendar offers us a whole month to open to the high holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kuppur.  What are the themes and practices that can help us use these holidays for important inner work?  Come for a taste of practices that can support your preparation for a more meaningful high holiday experience this year.

 

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SCRIP ANNOUNCEMENT

Scrip is a great way to purchase things you normally buy and help Temple Israel raise money.  For each Scrip sold, Temple Israel makes a profit. We have added Food City in Turners Falls to our list of scrips.  We carry $25, $50 and $75 cards.We continue to carry scrip for Foster's, Big Y, Stop & Shop, Co-op in Greenfield and Shelburne Falls, and Sunoco.  Remember Sunoco cards can be used at every Sunoco  gas station in all states.Scrip is not just for members, let your non-member friends know that we have gift cards available and that their purchase helps to raise money for our temple.Scrip is available for purchase at the Temple Office during regualr business hours.  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 to2.Please call ahead to make sure your desired scrip is available.  413-773-5884.

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AREA NEWS, CULTURE AND EVENTS

 
 

 

 

Thursday, August 13, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Congregation Beth Israel
53 Lois Street
North Adams, MA  01247
 
Rabbi David Zaslow and Debra Zaslow will speak about their recently published books at Congregation Beth Israel.  The event is co-sponsored by All Saints Episcopal Church and Congregation Beth Israel.  The talk is free and open to the pub lic.  Both Rabbi David Zaslow and Debra Zaslow are gifted speakers, known for their ability to inspire and entertain, and both are longtime participants in Jewish Renewal, the trans-denominational movement to revitalize Judiasm.
 

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Come to the Havurah Institute -- an extraordinary gathering and community for Torah learning, davening, and creativity! It happens on August 3 - 9 (Monday to Sunday) at Franklin Pierce University in
Rindge, NH, in a beautiful area with a lovely lake to swim in. I'll be teaching an extraordinary course -- if enough people register for it!


There's still financial aid and work-study available for the Havurah Institute. This year the theme is based on Shmita, the Sabbatical year: "Six years you shall sow your land and gather in its produce;
but in the seventh you shall let it rest and lie fallow that the poor of your people may eat (Exodus 23:10-11)." There is a wonderful array of courses, which you can learn aboutat:http://havurah.org/institute/institute-2015/learning-2015/.

 

    

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August 30, 2015
12:00- 4:00 p.m.
 
The 2nd Congregational Church invites you to an ALL CHURCHES/TEMPLE PICNIC at the beautiful Green River Recreational Area.  They will provide meats for grilling (with veggie options) and set-ups.  Please bring side dishes, drinks, and desserts for potluck eating.  Chairs and outdoor games would be wonderful.
ALL AGES WELCOME!
For more information, call Jennifer at 774-4355.

 

 

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                                                   AUGUST 18 & 19

                                                   8:00 (both days)

In case you've always wondered about kosher chicken processing... our neighbors at Robariah Farms have a volunteer opportunity for folks who can help them out at a work day this month. 

On August 18 and 19, they will be looking for volunteers to assist in kosher processing of nearly 300 chickens. This will occur at the New England Small Farm Institute in Belchertown, MA (275 Jackson St), starting at 8am both days. 

The farm will offer a kosher bored in appreciation of helpers.  Please contact Robby directly to volunteer. i This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it