High Holiday Service Schedule
September 4, Wednesday Evening 6:30 P.M.
September 5, Thursday Morning 9:00 A.M.
Tashlich Service immediately following
September 6, Friday Morning 9:00 A.M.
Kol Nidrei - September 13, Friday, 6:30 P.M.
September 14, Saturday Morning 9:00 A.M.
Afternoon Service, 5:15 P.M., Ne'ila, 6:45 P.M.
Final Shofar 7:45 P.M.
Break Fast will follow
Temple Shalom welcomes Student Rabbi David Finkelstein and Rabbi Mark Newton to the congregational family and leadership team.
June 9, 2013: Annual Congregational Meeting
May 6, 2013: Sisterhood Paid-Up Dinner
April 21, 2013: Somerville Symphony Orkestar concert
March 26, 2013: Passover Seder
January 26, 2013: Tu Bishvat seder and luncheon
December 23, 2012: Congregational Meeting and Sisterhood luncheon.
November 29, 2012: Temple Shalom hosted the first in this year's "Jewish Response" series, The Jewish Response to Aging, in collaboration with Jewish Geriatric Services of Longmeadow, The Aviv Center, and Hospice of the North Shore.
The series will continue on Thursday, March 14 with The Jewish Response to Bullying and Racism, at Temple B‘nai Abraham; Thursday, April 18, The Jewish Response to Homosexuality and Gender Equality at Temple Ahavat Achim and a final evening on The Jewish Response to Hunger and Homelessness, Part 2, later in the spring.
June 10, 2012: Congregational Meeting in which the officers and directors were elected for a further term. In addition the Temple By-Laws were updated to reflect the Kehilla that exists today.
The officers who will complete their term in 2013 are
|1st Vice President
|2nd Vice President
The board of directors who will complete their terms ending May 31st
|| Janet Mazer
The Temple thanks profusely the outgoing Directors Gay Porter, Pam Stein, and Ellen Talkowsky and welcomes those directors who are retaining the membership in the board Cindy Lann, Dan Berg, Joan Shechet, James Stahl and Ina Resnikoff. The Temple also heartily welcomes the new directors Karen Hirsch, Liz Garon and Rachel Brown with a Butterfly bouquet of flowers.
The By-Laws were updated to reflect the society of 2012. In particular the blended and interfaith marriages or committed relationships are welcome in Temple Shalom. They will be accorded full family membership regardless of which spouse or partner is Jewish. They will have full voting rights at all meetings and can be a member of the Board of Directors or elected as an officer of the Temple, however, only Jewish partners can be members of the Spiritual Committee.