Jewish Resources

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

General Judaism:

Reform Judaism – Jewish Life In Your Life
www.reformjudaism.org

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

JewFAQ/Judaism 101 – Jewish Frequently Asked Questions
www.jewfaq.org

Jewish Parenting
www.kveller.org

Local Jewish Organizations:

Worcester Jewish Community Center
http://www.worcesterjcc.org

Yiddish Book Center
http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org

Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts
https://www.jewishcentralmass.org

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Central Mass
https://www.jfcsboston.org

Clark University Hillel
https://clarkuhillel.org

Hebrew College, Newton Centre
www.hebrewcollege.edu

Jewish Boston – The Vibe of the Tribe
http://www.jewishboston.com

Union for Reform Judaism Summer Camps in MA:

Crane Lake Camp
http://cranelakecamp.org

Eisner Camp
http://eisnercamp.org

6 Points Sci-Tech Academy
http://6pointsscitech.org

National Reform Jewish Organizations:

Union for Reform Judaism
www.urj.org

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
www.rac.org

Association of Reform Zionists of America
www.arza.org

World Union for Progressive Judaism
www.wupj.org

Women of Reform Judaism
https://www.wrj.org

Men of Reform Judaism
https://www.menrj.org

Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion
www.huc.edu

Jewish Education and Texts:

Sefaria – A Living Library of Jewish Texts
http://www.sefaria.org

Pocket Torah
www.pockettorah.com

Gateways – Jewish Education Resources and Materials for Children With Special Needs
www.jgateways.org

CCAR Press – Books published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis
https://www.ccarpress.org

Jewish Spirituality:

Ritual Well – Rituals for Jewish holidays and life cycles
www.ritualwell.com

Institute for Jewish Spirituality
www.jewishspirituality.org

Or HaLev – Center for Jewish Spirituality and Meditation
www.orhalev.org

LGBTQ:

Keshet – LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life
http://www.keshetonline.org

The Institute for Judaism, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
http://ijso.huc.edu

Jewish News:

Local:

Western Mass Jewish Ledger
www.wmassjewishledger.com

The Jewish Advocate
www.thejewishadvocate.com

National:

Tablet Magazine
www.tabletmag.com

The Jewish Daily Forward
www.forward.com

Conversion, Interfaith, and Outreach: 

18 Doors
18doors.org

Mayyim Hayyim – Living Waters Community Mikveh
http://www.mayyimhayyim.org

Jewish Podcasts

Judaism Unbound
https://www.judaismunbound.com/

Unorthodox by Tablet
https://www.tabletmag.com/podcasts/unorthodox

Can We Talk? The Jewish Women’s Archive Podcast
https://jwa.org/podcasts/canwetalk

Two Nice Jewish Boys (weekly Israeli podcast in English)
https://2njb.com/

Funny, They Don’t Look Jewish
https://jewishcomicspod.simplecast.fm/

The Jewish Lives Podcast
https://www.jewishlives.org/podcast

Jew Oughta Know
https://jewoughtaknow.com/

Streetwise Hebrew
https://tlv1.fm/podcasts/streetwise-hebrew-show/

High Holy Day Schedule 5783

ALL SERVICES WILL BE IN PERSON AND ONLINE

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

ROSH HASHANA
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

YOM KIPPUR
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

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

SIMCHAT TORAH
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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