We are planning a meaningful, safe, community-building and engaging High Holiday season, with a mix of virtual and in-person services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
We are hosting three services in the Temple Sanctuary for Yom Kippur.
- Kol Nidrei – Yom Kippur Opening Service
Wednesday, September 15, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
- Yom Kippur Day Service
Thursday, September 16, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
- Neilah – Closing Service of Yom Kippur
Thursday, September 16, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Attending In Person
If you would like to attend a service in person, email or call the office: [email protected]; 413-773-5884. All in person attendees are required to be vaccinated or have a recent negative PCR test. Space is limited and masks are required. Click here to read our full reopening policy.
The Kol Nidrei Service is full. Let us know if you would like to be put on a wait list. There is still space at Yom Kippur Day and Neilah Service.
All services in the sanctuary will be livestreamed to Zoom for virtual participation. Use this link to register; there will be one Zoom meeting for all three services. The direct link to services will also be shared in our How to Participate email.
Link to Machzor
High Holiday Contributions
Temple Israel’s High Holiday offerings are open to all and financial contributions are not required to participate. We invite you to consider supporting Temple Israel in our mission to sustain and enhance Jewish life with a donation and/or by becoming a member. We deeply appreciate your presence in our community and your generous material and spiritual support!
Center for Jewish Life in Franklin County
Temple Israel in Greenfield is a vibrant center of Jewish life in Franklin County. Our members are farmers, activists, business people, politicians, teachers, and artists. We strive to support each other in our human and community development with on-going classes, ritual practices and justice work.
From the Rabbi’s Blog:
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