Yom Kippur 5782 ~ 2021

We are so excited to have you join us this season for Yom Kippur! Unless otherwise notified, all services—with the exception of the Yom Kippur Family Service with Anna Sobel—will be held both in-person outdoors in the beautiful backyard of Beit Ahavah (130 Pine St, Florence, MA 01062) and livestreamed to Zoom. Please visit the High Holydays page for any updates!

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Yizkor Memorial Service

“So long as we live, they too shall live, for they are now a part of us, as we remember them.”

Rabbi Sylvan Kamens and Rabbi Jack Reimer

We join congregations around the world in this meaningful ritual of reciting names. Last year, we created a visual remembrance with a moving Yizkor Memorial Video in addition to regular recitation, where names of loved ones were accompanied by a photo or photos.

Yom Kippur Food Drive

Sep. 6-Sep. 28Yom Kippur Food Drive for the Northampton Survival Center, organized by Margaret Miller & Tzedek Tzedek. Donations will be collected from now through the end of Sukkot (Sep. 28)!

Yom Kippur Afternoon Offerings

Queer Text Study

Sep. 16, 1:30 p.m.
Details to come. Led by Alec Reitz and James Shultis.

Integral Kabbalah Meditation

Sep. 16, 3:00 p.m.
Take advantage of the holiness of the day, and the quiet from a purified body and mind to come meditate together in the front yard of Beit Ahavah. Using Integral Kabbalah Meditation, a technique developed by Torah of Awakening teacher, Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks, Ruth Barham will lead the practice. Any questions check out torahofawakening.com or email Ruth at ruthbenjaminbarham@gmail.com.