Jewish Resources

For more information about Judaism, here are some of our favorite websites:

General Judaism:

Reform Judaism – Jewish Life In Your Life

My Jewish Learning – a trans-denominational website with information about Judaism.

JewFAQ/Judaism 101 – Jewish Frequently Asked Questions

Jewish Parenting

Local Jewish Organizations:

Worcester Jewish Community Center

Yiddish Book Center

Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Central Mass

Clark University Hillel

Hebrew College, Newton Centre

Jewish Boston – The Vibe of the Tribe

Union for Reform Judaism Summer Camps in MA:

Crane Lake Camp

Eisner Camp

6 Points Sci-Tech Academy

National Reform Jewish Organizations:

Union for Reform Judaism

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Association of Reform Zionists of America

World Union for Progressive Judaism

Women of Reform Judaism

Men of Reform Judaism

Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Jewish Education and Texts:

Sefaria – A Living Library of Jewish Texts

Pocket Torah

Gateways – Jewish Education Resources and Materials for Children With Special Needs

CCAR Press – Books published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis

Jewish Spirituality:

Ritual Well – Rituals for Jewish holidays and life cycles

Institute for Jewish Spirituality

Or HaLev – Center for Jewish Spirituality and Meditation


Keshet – LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life

The Institute for Judaism, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Jewish News:


Western Mass Jewish Ledger

The Jewish Advocate


Tablet Magazine

The Jewish Daily Forward

Conversion, Interfaith, and Outreach: 

18 Doors

Mayyim Hayyim – Living Waters Community Mikveh

Jewish Podcasts

Judaism Unbound

Unorthodox by Tablet

Can We Talk? The Jewish Women’s Archive Podcast

Two Nice Jewish Boys (weekly Israeli podcast in English)

Funny, They Don’t Look Jewish

The Jewish Lives Podcast

Jew Oughta Know

Streetwise Hebrew

High Holy Day Schedule 5783


Selichot Service: Saturday, SEPTEMBER 17, 7:30 pm

Erev Rosh Hashana: Sunday, September 25, 7:30 pm
Rosh Hashana Family Service: Monday, September 26, 9:00 am
(for families with children 4th grade and younger)
Rosh Hashana Main Service: Monday, September 26, 11:00 am
Rosh Hashana 2nd Day Service: Tuesday, September 27, 11:00 am
Tashlich, Tuesday, September 27, immediately following services, at TES pond (meet in front of building)

Shabbat Shuva: Friday, September 30, 7:30 pm

Kol Nidre: Tuesday, October 4, 7:30 pm
Yom Kippur Day: Wednesday, October 5
Yom Kippur Family Service: 9:00 am
(for families with children 4th grade and younger)
Yom Kippur Main Service: 11:00 am
Healing Service: immediately following Main Service (estimated 1:00)

Study Sessions,  2:00 pm

Study Session Topics:

    • Tikkun Olam: Special Topic for Repairing Our World NOW
    • Singing Our Way to God: Lifting up 5783 Through What We Learned During 5782 (led by members of the Worship Committee)
    • The Liturgy of Neilah (the Concluding Service) and its Message for Every Day

Afternoon Service: 3:30 pm
Yizkor/Memorial Service: 5:00 pm
Ne’ilah/Concluding Service 6:00 pm

Erev Sukkot Service: Sunday, October 9, 6:30 pm

Erev Simchat Torah Service: Sunday, October 16, 6:30 pm
Festival Morning Service and Yizkor: Monday, October 17, 10:30 am

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