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*CANCELLED* Tu B'shevat: The Birthday Party for Trees

*CANCELLED due to snow predictions!* Please join us for Shabbat Dinner on February 1 to wish the trees a happy birthday.

Hebrew school students invite the community to our annual celebration of the Jewish birthday for trees. This holiday falls every year when the sap starts to rise in trees. We'll celebrate by enjoying the fruits of many kinds fo trees and recalling their many blessings and benefits to us. All ages welcome. RSVP appreciated here.

Shabbat Shalaym: A Country Shabbos

A traditional erev Shabbos (Friday evening) service and dinner at Temple Israel of Greenfield. The evening begins with a short service, about 45 minutes, followed by dinner. The Shabbos observance will continue during the meal with kiddush, d'var Torah with discussion, singing of nigunim (wordless tunes) zmires (Shabbos songs) and Yiddish songs, and a short version of benching (blessings after eating). All are welcome to join for this joyful & musical Shabbos celebration!

Teen Group Kickoff!

Introducing our Teen Group kick off event! Come at 10:30 to eat bagels and schmooze with our new Teen Group Leader, Zora Berman, in the social hall. After our bagel brunch teens will then spend time with Zora collaboratively vision boarding and planning the focus for the upcoming year. Join in the conversation to help create the exciting projects that Teens will embark on this year at Temple Israel. All interested teens, even non-TI members!

Jewish Community Family Apple Picking @ Clarkdale Fruit Farms

Especially for families with young children! Celebrate the Harvest Holiday of Sukkot and welcome the Jewish day of rest, Shabbat, with freshly picked apples! Family-Friendly Activities will include music, stories, Shabbat Rituals, and more at Clarkdale Fruit Farms in Deerfield. Apples are $10/peck (with smaller bag options available.) Cash, credit, check, and SNAP accepted.

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