SHABBAT SERVICES

EVERY SATURDAY AT 10AM

Saturday morning services begin at 10:00am and a Kiddush is held immediately after our service. Shabbat services are live-streamed on YouTube.com. Contact the office for instructions!


MONDAY MINYAN
EVERY MONDAY AT 8AM

A light breakfast with lively discussion is held after the service.

WEDNESDAY EVENING MINCHA MINYAN

EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 5:15PM

Light snacks will be available at 5:00pm and minyan services will start at 5:15pm

OUR SERVICE LEADERS
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RABBI SAUL PERLMUTTER

Rabbi Saul Perlmutter has worked as a Hebrew school teacher, the Youth Director of Temple Beth Sholom in Elkins Park, PA (the synagogue designed by Frank Lloyd Wright), summer camp counselor, and Executive Director of Hillel at UMass Amherst. He also manufactured mattresses as a summer job and my be the only rabbi who knows how to make a mattress - a skill, he quips, that only comes in handy when services  go on too long...

Saul's diverse educational training includes a BA in History from Brandeis University, a Master's degree in Religion from Temple University, and a Master of Social Work degree from Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. His Rabbinical Ordination is from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. He spent an undergraduate year studying at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a second year on sabbatical in Israel with his wife, Shoshana Zonderman, and their two children, Ariela and Noam. 

Saul is an avid bicycler and you may see him biking to Sons of Zion from his home in Florence, MA . His other hobbies include vegetable gardening, swimming, hiking, and occasionally strumming the guitar. He is an environmental activist and a volunteer at various social service agencies.

Under his leadership, UMass Hillel became the first and only six-time winner of National Hillel's Haber Award for programs of outstanding quality for the Jewish campus community. He was voted Best Local Spiritual Leader in the only year that the Valley Advocate included that category in their annual reader's poll. Services that Saul leads include lively, interactive Torah discussions that engage our minds and participatory singing that lifts our spirits.

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DR. MAX CHOROWSKI

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WATCH SHABBAT SERVICES ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SHABBAT SERVICE ON JUNE 27, 2020

SOZ SHABBAT SERVICES...JUNE 27, 2020....FROM HOME

 

SHALOM EVERYONE,

 

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN SHABBAT SERVICES

                                    JUNE 27, 2020

                                    10:00AM

 

PLEASE EMAIL THE OFFICE AT OFFICE@SONSOFZIONHOLYOKE.ORG IF YOU WOULD LIKE THE ZOOM LINK.

 

PHONE:

SPREAD THE WORD!!!  IF A COMPUTER IS NOT AVAILABLE, YOU MAY USE YOUR LANDLINE OR "DUMB" CELL PHONE TO LISTEN TO THE SERVICE.  LISTEN AND SING ALONG.  PLEASE EMAIL THE OFFICE AT OFFICE@SONSOFZIONHOLYOKE.ORG TO GET INFORMATION TO JOIN BY PHONE.

 

BOOKS:

A SHABBAT SIDDUR AND CHUMASH (the red Torah) ARE AVAILABLE TO BORROW.  CALL JOAN (413-535-8679) IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BORROW A SET.

 

JOIN THE KIDDUSH:

LAST WEEK'S KIDDUSH WAS A SUCCESS; WE'LL DO IT AGAIN!  WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOU AT OUR VIRTUAL KIDDUSH.  A PIECE OF CHALLAH, BREAD, ROLL OR CRACKER and A GLASS OF WINE OR GRAPE JUICE....YOU ARE PART OF THE KIDDUSH!!!!

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING AND HEARING YOU AT SHABBAT SERVICES.

 

STAY SAFE!!!!   WASH YOUR HANDS!!!!

 

SHABBAT SHALOM,

 

JOAN

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CONTACT US
378 Maple Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 534-3369

Email:

office@sonsofzionholyoke.org

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00am-12pm

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