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High Holy Days 2015 (5776)

posted Sep 2, 2015, 6:08 AM by Andy Fiss   [ updated Sep 7, 2015, 6:39 AM ]
We are looking forward to the High Holy Days at Temple Jacob.  Please make a point to join us.  Services are open to everyone!

Erev Rosh HaShanah        Sun. Sept 13, 7:30 pm

(Cemetery Visit                    Sun. Sept 13, 10:00 am)

Rosh HaShanah                 Mon. Sept 14, 10:00 am

Discussion w/Rabbi            Wed. Sept 16, 7:30 pm

Potluck Havdalah               Sat. Sept 19, 7:30 pm

Kol Nidre                            Tues. Sept 22, 7:30 pm

Yom Kipper                         Wed.  Sept 23, 10:00 & 3:00 (followed by a break the fast for the whole community)

This year we have Debbie Massarano joining us to lead our services.  Debbie is the new Director of Livnot Chai – the pluralistic Jewish community teen learning program in Seattle.  Livnot Chai is open to all 8th – 12th graders and provides diverse opportunities to engage with the Jewish community, Jewish learning, and Social justice.  Debbie has served as a Jewish professional in a variety of settings over the past 30 years.  Debbie has lived a total of two years in Jerusalem and is fluent in Hebrew.  While living in Dallas, Texas, Debbie taught at the Solomon Schechter Day School and then served as the Jewish Studies Coordinator for the Wise Academy – the Reform Jewish Day School in Dallas.  Debbie served as a Regional Educator for the Union for Reform Judaism.  During those seven years, she consulted with more than 150 congregations on their educational programming from babies to adult learning.  Debbie served as a resource for all things Jewish Education. Debbie earned a Master of Arts in Religious Education from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.  Over the last 6 years, Debbie has served as a Director of Lifelong Learning at congregations in Dallas and Omaha, Nebraska.  She works diligently to provide vibrant and meaningful opportunities of connections with God, the Jewish People, Torah, Tikkun Olam and Jewish values and works to build communities filled with fulfilling relationships.

There are multiple opportunities to “feed the rabbi,” please contact Laura Fiss (lkfiss@mtu.edu) to get on the schedule.

Hope to see you at Temple Jacob!

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