Lynnfield,  September 7 2018,  Wakefield

September 2018 is a busy month at Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield

The Board of Directors of Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield wish all in the area a sweet new year as school and community events start up their many fall gatherings.

Visitors are always welcomed to participate in our programming from Shabbat and Holiday services, Pot luck Dinners, Continuing Education, Tot Shabbats, and Temple Reads, as well as other programming planned by the Social Committee or Sisterhood.

On Friday September 7th will be a Shabbat Pot Luck Dinner at 6:30 followed by Erev Shabbat Celebration at 7:30 pm.  Contact Susan: to reserve your seat.

The weekend continues with a Saturday morning, Sept. 8th Tot Shabbat from 9:30am-10:30am with Rabbi Greg Hersh.  It is a time for them to learn about Rosh Hashanah through music, stories, and refreshments. On

Erev Rosh Hashanah is Sunday evening Sept. 9th at 7:30 pm and we are welcoming back Cantor Jonathan Tepper  to assist Rabbi Greg Hersh.  Servies will continue on Monday the 10th and Tuesday the 11th at 9am.

Erev Yom Kippur with Kol Nidre beins on Sept. 18th at 7:30 pm, follwied by Yom Kippur morning service on the 19th at 9am. The Yom Kpppur Break Fast will beheld at the conclusion of the Minca/Ne’llah/Ma’sriv service that begins at 6pm.

The joyous holidays of  Sukkot and Simhat Torah follow with family celebrations at the end of September.  Bring parents, kids, grandparents, and friends!

The Temple website ( has the complete list of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.  Seats may be reserved by calling Phil 617-688-0870.  If you have friends relatives, or new people in the community, have them call Phil to find out the first time visitors special.

Temple Emmanuel is an inclusive Jewish Reconstructionist community devoted to learning, spirituality, and caring for each individual.  At Temple Emmanuel, we are building a vibrant future in honor of our past, utilizing ancient traditions to provide meaning and sustenance in our contemporary lives.  Our prayer books are fully transliterated and we have a chairlift to the second floor social hall.

Temple Emmanuel is located at 120 Chestnut St.  Wakefield, MA 01880

For more information call 781-245-1886,

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