Welcome to Temple Israel
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.
MESSAGE FROM THE RABBI
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Second Shabbos continues this Saturday, with choir practice at 9:30 and discussion of the weekly parsha/portion at 10. Guest leader Joe Kurland.
Reb Andrea has no office hours on Oct 8.
Hold The Date For the second shabbat in December, 11-13, for a Shabbaton and other classes and festivities at TIG. Guest Leader, Shefa Gold.
A Hesed committee is forming. We'll love your input on individuals who need support and others who wish to exchange and engage.
And don't miss our last two fermenting classes, Oct 18 and Nov 22 1-4. What Would Bubbe Pickle? Fair share pricing. Bring vegetables, crocks, labor etc. Open to all ages.
Kick Off Classes:
October 15, 7-8:30, Elementary Hebrew. 5 Weeks, Free of Charge. Supported by a grant from NJOP. Taught by Rabbi Andrea and team.
October 19, 6:30-8:30, Deep Jewish Wisdom for Sustainable Living. Guest teacher Abrah Dresdale. 4 weeks, sliding scale pricing. 413-377-5884 to register.
Oct 17 Noah's Ark 2015: Our Earth Covenant. Please see calendar and come to this!
HEBREW READING CRASH COURSE
Designed for Jews with little or no background in Hebrew. The free Hebrew Reading Crash Course concentrates on teaching the Hebrew alphabet and reading skills. In only five 1-1/2 hour weekly sessions, participants learn to read Hebrew, and receive a free copy of National Jewish Outreac Program's Reishith Binah Hebrew primer. This course will begin on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
4 WEEK ADULT EDUCATION SERIES
SHMITA: DEEP JEWISH WISDOM FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING
4 Week Adult Education Series with Professor Abrah Dresdale (www.abrahdresdale.com)
Mondays, October 19 & 26
and November 16 & 23 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
(Sliding Scale Fee). Please Call to Register at 413-773-5884.
Messages From Our Bulletin
AREA NEWS, CULTURE AND EVENTS
Kosher and humanely raised birds are available now from Robariah Farm in South Deerfield. Please see their website below for ordering details. Birds raised with this much care are pricey - and valuable. Please support this local agricultural gen if possible.