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Temple Shalom Celebrates Holiday Season

Temple Shalom has released service dates for the upcoming holidays.

Temple Shalom Celebrates Holiday Season

As the fall Jewish holiday season approaches, Temple Shalom of Milton invites interested individuals and families in the surrounding area to join us in observing and celebrating the various holidays.

High Holiday services begin with Erev Rosh Hashanah on September 28 under the direction of spiritual leader Rabbi Fred Benjamin and Cantor Saralee Shrell-Fox. There will be separate children’s services, as well as a Community-wide Family Service open to all on September 30 at 10:30 a.m. 

Services for other holidays will follow during October, including special family-oriented holiday events, such as eating in the Sukkah, parading with the Torah scrolls on Simchat Torah, and the tradition of Tashlich, the symbolic casting away of sins on Rosh Hashanah.

All services and activities at Temple Shalom are open to the entire Jewish community. Services this year will be held at the Great Hall Sanctuary, 495 Canton Avenue ().  

For security reasons, non-members interested in attending High Holiday services or other events are encouraged to call the Temple office at 617-698-3394.

The Rabbi Jerome Weistrop Religious School, which provides small, twice-a-week classes, pre-school Story Hour, holiday family events, field trips and more, is accepting applications during the month of September, and will meet at the , 451 Central Avenue. Jewish children of all grade levels are encouraged to enroll and participate in a quality Jewish education. 

Families interested in the religious school or the Temple are invited to attend our High Holiday Open House on Sunday, September 25th from 10:00-11:30 a.m., and meet Rabbi Benjamin and Education Director Nancy Mollitor.  Prospective members who call ahead to attend the Open House may receive complimentary seats for one High Holiday service.

Temple Shalom is an egalitarian synagogue and welcomes interfaith families.  For further information about Temple services, events or membership, please call the Temple office at 617-698-3394 or visit www.TempleShalomOnline.org.

The above release was submitted by David Mabel, Temple Shalom, publicity chair.

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