Friday, September 5
5:15 p.m. Tot Shabbat with Marlene Rachelle and Potluck Dinner
7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Service, led by Rabbi Riqi Kosovske
Saturday, September 6
10:00 am. to noon. Shabbat Morning Service and Bat Mitzvah Celebration
Monday, September 8
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Presidents' Torah Study, led by Kenny Hahn
(Ki Tavo portion - Ki Tavo URJ commentaries)
Thursday, September 18
4:00 p.m. First Day of Hebrew Havurah-Hebrew School
(See below for High Holy Day events that begin on September 19)
Sunday, September 28
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. First day of Beit Ahavah Community School
4:00p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Adult Programming Presents: What Does it Mean to be an Inclusive Synagogue at Beit Ahavah?
High Holy Days 5775
Key dates below; see our High Holy Day page for a full schedule and details on how you can participate.
Friday, September 19
5:30 p.m. Early Kabbalat Shabbat Service with dinner ** Note special early time!
Saturday, September 20
8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
. Mikvah of Israel - Waters of Renewal: Community Slichot Service program & Havdallah, A special joint service led by the rabbis of Beit Ahavah, Congregation B'nai Israel, Jewish Community of Amherst and Temple Israel of Greenfield. An opportunity to share reflections, ask pardon, sing and open our hearts to the process of tshuvah, repair and rebirth of the High Holyday season. Hosted this year at our home at Beit Ahavah, 130 Pine Street, Florence,
Wednesday, September 24
7:00 p.m. Erev Rosh Hashanah Evening Service
Thursday, September 25
9:15 a.m. Rosh Hashanah Morning Children's Service
9:30 a.m. Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
11:00 a.m.Teen Discussion
Community New Year’s Lunch - Immediately follows service. All welcome!
3:00 p.m.Tashlich: at Mill River
Sunday, September 28
12:00 p.m. Sukkah Building: Bling Blang Hammer with a Hammer...Zingo Zango Cutting with a saw, it's sukkah building time!
Friday, October 3
6:30 p.m. Kol Nidre Evening Service
Saturday, October 4
9:15 a.m. Yom Kippur Family Service led by Anna Sobel
9:30 a.m. Yom Kippur Morning Service
11:00 a.m. Teen Discussion
3:00 p.m. Jewish Sacred Aging and the Art of Care-giving
3:45 p.m. Adult Storytelling
4:30 p.m. Creative Afternoon Service: Personal Spiritual Journeys
5:30 p.m.Yizkor Memorial Service
6:00 p.m. Ne’ilah (The Gates are Closing) and Havdalah
7:00 Community Break-fast – All welcome for break-fast meal!
October 9 – 16
Open Sukkah meals and events in home sukkahs
Friday, October 17
6:30 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Service ~ Dancing with the Torahs!