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Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield

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120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
781-245-1886 www.wakefieldTemple.org

March 2018

Passover Goodies… How to bake

March 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Susan Silbovitz will demonstrate how to make several Passover desserts that are rich and tasty. This is a free event and all foodies are welcome. Please RSVP to Susan at 919-605-0523 or sbreger94@gmail.com. Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield. 120 Chestnut St. Wakefield 01880. Facebook.com/WakefieldTemple.

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April 2018

Shabbat Shira Pot Luck Supper

April 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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SHABBAT POT LUCK AT TEMPLE EMMANUEL Temple Emmanuel will be holding a Pot Luck Shabbat Supper on Friday, April 13th at 6:30 pm. Followed by Shabbat Shira Service led by Rabbi Greg Hersh. Those who would like to attend can contribute dishes that contain no meat. Vegetarian, Fish, or Dairy dishes may be brought. The Temple will provide Challah, desserts, and beverages. Please let Susan S know that you are coming and what you might like to bring. Sbreger94@gmail.com or…

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Shabbat Pot luck Dinner

April 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield will hold a Pot luck Shabbat Dinner on Friday, April 13th at 6:30 pm. The meal will be followed by a Shabbat Shira service at 7:30 pm led by Rabbi Gregory Hersh. Dishes may be Vegetarian, contain Dairy products, or fish. The Challah, drinks, and desserts will be provided by the Temple. There is no charge and all are welcomed to participate. Please RSVP by April 11th to sbreger94@gmail.com or 919-605-0523. There is a chair lift…

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May 2018

Dancing at Sinai–Tot Shabbat

May 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Monthly Tot Shabbat with Rabbi Greg Hersh May 12th. 9:30-10:30 am This month's theme is Shavuot : Dancing at Sinai. No registration needed. www.WakefieldTemple.org

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Shavuot in Wakefield

May 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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During the month of May, the holiday of Shavuot is celebrated on the Hebrew month of Sivan which is this year on Saturday, May 19 and May 20. This holiday is the culmination of a time period that begins each spring on Passover and concludes on Shavuot. On Passover the Israelites were freed from Egyptian slavery; on Shavuot the people were given the gift of the Torah, the laws, signifying their readiness to become a nation. Rabbi Greg Hersh will…

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Jewish Mysticism–AlterRebbe and Chabad

May 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Rabbi Greg Hersh will continue his monthly series about Jewish Mysticism, this time the focus is on the AlterRabbe & Chabbad. No prior knowledge is needed. No cost.

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September 2018

Selichot, Open House & Congregational Social

September 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Rabbi Greg Hersh and Cantor Jonathan Tepper will lead the Selichot service which sets the tone for spiritual renewal and forgiveness, the underlying themes of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The evening will begin with a social including refreshments. The Congregation will also recite Havdalah. The actual Selichot service will begin at approximately 9:00 pm. Temple Emmanuel is a welcoming Jewish Reconstructionist Community. Rabbi Gregory Hersh and Cantor Jonathan Tepper will be leading us in prayers and meditations. Our modern…

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Shabbat Potluck Dinner & Shabbat celebration

September 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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JOIN US FOR TEMPLE EMMANUEL'S WELCOME BACK POT LUCK SUPPER! FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 at 6:30 PM FOLLOWED BY EREV SHABBAT CELEBRATION Led by RABBI GREG HERSH at 7:30 PM. Non-members are welcome to join us. PLEASE RSVP T0 SUSAN SILBOVITZ sbreger94@gmail.com or 919-605-0523 by 9/6 VEGETARIAN/DAIRY/FISH PLEASE let Susan know what you are planning on bringing: a main dish or side CHALLAH, DESSERTS & DRINKS PROVIDED www.WakefieldTemple.org Facebook.com/WakefieldTemple Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, a member of Jewish Reconstructionist Communities. 120 Chestnut…

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Rosh Hashanah Services in Wakefield

September 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Celebrate the Holidays with us in Wakefield. We will begin with Erev Rosh Hashanah celebration on Sept. 9th at 7:30pm. First day will begin on Sept. 10th at 9am with Tashlich approximately 20 minutes after the conclusion of services. The second day celebration service will be Sept. 11th at 9am. Temple Emmanuel is a welcoming Jewish Reconstructionist Community. Rabbi Gregory Hersh and Cantor Jonathan Tepper will be leading us in prayers. Our modern prayer book has traditional Hebrew text with…

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Yom Kippur in Wakefield

September 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - September 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Temple Emmanuel, Wakefield invites you to CELEBRATE YOM KIPPUR WITH US THIS YEAR *Erev Yom Kippur with Kol Nidre is on September 18th at 7:30 pm *Yom Kippur Morning Service is on Sept. 19th at 9am with Yizkor immediately following the Torah service. *Mincha will begin at 6pm with the Yom Kippur Break Fast at approximately 7:30pm. Temple Emmanuel is a welcoming Jewish Reconstructionist Community. Rabbi Gregory Hersh and Cantor Jonathan Tepper will be leading us in prayers. Our modern…

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Shabbat at Breakheart Reservation

September 22, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Shabbat at Breakheart Reservation with Rabbi Greg Hersh. We meet at the Vocational School parking lot off Farm Street in Wakefield. It is an easy walk and Rabbi brings spiritual readings and discussions. All are welcome. (Event repeats usually the 4th SAT am, weather permitting.) For more information: www.WakefieldTemple.org 781-246-1886, rabbi@wakefieldtemple.org

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October 2018

Sisterhood Kick-off Dinner

October 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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$10 – $25

SISTERHOOD OF TEMPLE EMMANUEL OF WAKEFIELD’ S KICK OFF SUPPER. The Sisterhood of Temple Emmanuel is just one of the major hearts of the Temple Community. We invite interested women to our Kick Off Supper on Monday, October 15th at 6:30 pm. There will be a delicious dinner followed by the guest speaker, Wendy Shapiro Lanza. Wendy is a full service travel agent with 19 years experience. She will give travel tips and tell about popular destinations, cruises, and current…

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November 2018

Shabbat Celebration with Pot Luck in Wakefield

November 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Join us November 2 for EREV SHABBAT with a Pot luck Supper at 6:30 and service at 7:30pm. Main dishes or sides are requested to be Vegetarian, Dairy, and Fish. The Temple will provide Challah, Desserts, and Beverages. There is no charge, all are welcomed. BUT please let Susan know what you are bringing by Oct. 31st. 919-605-0523 or sbreger94@gmail.com Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield is a member of the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities. Rabbi Greg Hersh is the spiritual leader. www.WakefieldTemple.org

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Amy Lassman with Contemporary Judaica Textiles

November 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Meet Amy Rosenstein Lassman of ADAR Design Contemporary Judaica Textiles Monday November 5 The Sisterhood of Temple Emmanuel invites interested to meet Amy Rosenstein Lassman of ADAR Design on Monday, November 7 at 7pm. Amy founded ADAR DESIGN in 2012 with her love of creating meaningful pieces from exquisite textiles with a focus on artistic exploration on Judaica textiles. Amy will bring a collection of taliot, prayer shawls, for women and men and discuss the inspiration for the designs. Amy…

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Exploring Jewish Theologies

November 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Rabbi Greg Hersh's series: Exploring Jewish Theologies - Pondering God's Nature This is part of Rabbi's continuing education series held monthly from 7:30 to 8:30. All are welcome. No registration needed. Check the website and facebook for other Temple events. You do not need to be a member to attend most services and social events. Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield is a member of Jewish Reconstructionist Communities.

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Tot Shabbat

November 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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JOIN US! Nov 10: Tot Shabbat, Saturday at 9:30 AM with Rabbi Greg Hersh. Second Saturday morning is the time for families to celebrate Shabbat at the Wakefield Temple. Drop in for singing, stories, crafts, and fun. For more information: contact Rabbi@WakefieldTemple.org Temple Emmanuel is a member of the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities, welcoming to Interfaith couples and families.

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December 2018

Chanukah celebrations in Wakefield

December 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - December 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Temple Emmanuel is celebrating the Jewish holiday of Chanukah with several events this December. Families are invited to join the congregation during this festive season. The eight days of Chanukah begin on Sunday evening, Dec. 1 this year and end at sunset on December 9th. *Saturday, Dec. 1: Wakefield’s Downtown Holiday Stroll will include an afternoon Chanukah Sing-A-Long-exact time and place will be posted on Stroll’s program. *Sunday, Dec. 2 at 10:00am: Sisterhood Chanukah Brunch-Meeting. Donations of socks, scarfs, and…

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Chanukah Party in Wakefield

December 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Temple Emmanuel is celebrating the Jewish holiday of Chanukah with several events this December. Families are invited to join the congregation during this festive season. The eight days of Chanukah begin on Sunday evening, Dec. 1 this year and end at sunset on December 9th. *Saturday, Dec. 1: Wakefield’s Downtown Holiday Stroll will include an afternoon Chanukah Sing-A-Long-exact time and place will be posted on Stroll’s program. *Sunday, Dec. 2 at 10:00am: Sisterhood Chanukah Brunch-Meeting. Donations of socks, scarfs, and…

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February 2019

Shabbat to Remember the WWII Four Chaplains

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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The Brotherhood of All Mankind Remembering The Four Chaplains on Friday, February 1, 2019 by Jay Pinette, currently serves as the chairman of the Wakefield veterans Advisory Board and the Veterans Service Officer for the Town of Saugus. When one sees the coverage of natural and manmade disasters in the media, I can’t help but wonder if many of us consider how we might react if we were faced with a true life or death decision. “Valor is a gift,”…

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Exploring World Religions

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Rabbi Greg Hersh will discuss in his monthly continuing education class, World Religions. Anyone interested may attend. There is no charge. www.WakefieldTemple.org 781-245-1886

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March 2019

2019 Shabbat Across America

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Come celebrate Shabbat Across America at Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield on Friday, March 1 at 6:30 pm. In March tens of thousands of Jews across America and Canada will come together to eat, drink, relax, enjoy, and celebrate at the 21 th Annual Shabbat Across America. Hundreds of Synagogues across the continent will take part in this wonderful historic national Jewish event to celebrate what unifies all Jews.--SHABBAT! Everyone is invited: singles, couples, and families. Service prayers books have Hebrew…

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Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield Purim Party

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Join the fun with Rabbi Greg Hersh & InterfaithFamily as we create masks and graggers, eat hamantaschen, hear a Purim story and, of course, participate in kid-friendly Megillah reading! Ideal for kids 3-6.

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Family Purim Celebration

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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The Purim story is told in the Book of Esther, known as the Megillah, celebrating how Esther bravely saved the Jewish people in Persia 2500 years ago. The holiday has a carnival-like atmosphere with masks and costumes worn to temple. Money and gift baskets are given to the poor, sick, and friends. . All are welcome to join Temple Emmanuel's annual Family Purim Celebration. We'll sing Purim songs, read the whole Megillah, and have a contest for those wearing costumes!…

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April 2019

Tot Shabbat at Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Tot Shabbat with Rabbi Greg. April's theme is Passover. All welcome.

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Community Seder in Wakefield

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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$5 – $36

April 20: 6:30 to 8:30 pm: Temple’s Community Seder, Rabbi Greg Hersh will conduct our Seder Service. We will be serving a catered, Kosher for Passover, four course dinner. Cost: Adults (13 years and older) $36.00 Children (7 -12 years old) $25.00 Children (6 years old and under) $ 5.00 Contributions in excess of the above amounts will be graciously accepted LAST DAY TO REGISTER, APRIL 17, 2019 You may register & pay on line or send a check to:…

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June 2019

Tot Shabbat at Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield, 120 Chestnut St.
Wakefield, MA 01880 United States
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Tot Shabbat with Rabbi Greg Hersh is a one hour interactive second Saturday happening with music, stories, crafts, and fun. Membership is not required.

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