High Holidays Schedule 2018-5779

Rabbi Louis Polisson inspires as he leads us during our High Holiday services. 

Join us as we read from our wonderful High Holiday prayer book Mahzor Lev Shalem. This highly inclusive and accessible resource makes it easy to follow along with the service in Hebrew and English and provides an engaging and relevant in-depth commentary for our modern readers. 

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Dates and times 

Rosh Hashanah

   

Sun., September 9, 2018

6:00pm

 

Mon., September 10, 2018

9:00am

Children's services 10:30-11:45am

Tues., September 11, 2018

9:00am

Children's services 10:30-11:45am

 

 

 

Tashlikh Picnic 

   
Sun., September 16, 2018 12:15pm    
     

Kol Nidre

   

Tues., September 18, 2018

6:30pm

 
     

Yom Kippur

   

Wed., September 19, 2018

9:00am

Children's services 10:30-11:45am

Afternoon Neilah

4:30pm-7:15pm

Kiddush to break the fast
     

Sukkot Sunset Services

   

Sun., September 23, 2018

6:00pm

 

Wed., September 26, 2018

"Pizza in the Hut"

6:00pm  

Shemini Atzeret (Yizkor)

   

Sun., September 30, 2018

7:00pm

 
     

Simchat Torah 

   

Mon., October 1, 2018

7:00pm

 

Children's services

Your children will love our special High Holiday services created just for their age group. We conduct a service for children ages 3 to 6 years, and a Junior Congregation service for children ages 7 to 13 years on both days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. These services run just the right amount of time from approximately 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

*See Childcare to learn more about care for children 3 months to 4th grade. 

Social Action.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: TBA Help cook and deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. 

Patient Navigator Service

With JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. 

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: August 5 Help set up, clean up and serve a meal to homeless people at this Waltham soup kitchen. Great opportunity for children ages 8 and up and adults. Choose a Sunday.

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Adult Education

In Judaism, learning is a life-long process, and each stage brings special blessings and insights. Or Atid offers a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way. 

The Supreme Court & Jewish Life in America:
Oct. 15, 22 & 29, 7:30-9:30pm
Led by Yoni Kadden from Gann Academy. We'll explore 3 US Supreme Court cases critical to Jewish practice and American constitutional law.

Bad-ss Broads of the Bible: 10-session course, starting Oct. 16, 10am-noon
Metrowest Jewish Women's Study Group will explore audacious female characters in the Hebrew Bible.

Why Pray? Finding Meaning in Jewish Prayer:
6-session course starting Nov. 8, 7:30-8:45pm
Led by Rabbi Polisson, come and discover the meaning and power of Jewish prayer!
 

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