WelcomeBeth Tikvah was founded in 1996, to meet the needs of the growing population in Westborough and the surrounding towns that desired a modern, progressive path to Judaism with a family feel.
Our goal is to enrich Jewish life by providing for education, ritual,social growth, and community service, in a warm, welcoming atmosphere for all.
Rabbi Michael Swarttz is our spiritual leader. Cindy Avergon is our Educational Coordinator. We have a regular schedule of services and all members of the community are invited to attend!
Yom Kippur Break-FastOur community Yom-Kippur Break-Fast will take place right after Neilah on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014, approx. 7 PM at Beth Tikvah. Since it is a potluck I am recommending the following people bring the suggested items based on the initial of your last name:
A - H: desserts, beverages, grape juice
I - P: bagels, cream cheese, butter
Q - Z: main dishes (kugels, mac and cheese, salads)
We can never have enough, so if anyone else wants to bring a main dish, please feel free. We also need help with set-up and clean-up. Please sign-up using this sign-up genius link, or send an email to Shelley Dubin.
Chai Year GalaBeth Tikvah is celebrating it's Chai Year (18th) birthday celebration this year! Our chairperson Jody Fredman, and her committee have planned quite the bash for at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough. Ticket prices for this amazing event are $75 per person, or $700 for a table of 10.
As announced at our Annual Congregational Meeting back in June, we will be honoring five Beth Tikvah members. This was not an easy decision as there are so many worthy individuals. Our honorees are Joe Savitt, Barry Robins, Jonathan Rappaport, Shelley Dubin, and Cindy Avergon. These five individuals have provided outstanding and continuous service to Beth Tikvah Synagogue.
We are creating a Tribute/Ad book in commemoration of this event. Full page ads are $375, half page ads are $225, and quarter page ads are $100. You can also place a "well-wisher" ad, one or two lines for $50. To access the form to submit an ad, click here. Ads and checks can be mailed to Beth Tikvah Synagogue, PO Box 1042, Westborough, MA, ATTN: Gala Ad book. Or, you can email your submission to EJ Dotts. The deadline for RSVPs and for ads has been extended to Monday October 6th.
High Holiday Tickets and SchedulePlease join us for our High Holiday Services. Tickets will be available for members who are in good standing and may be ordered for their family members or by non-members. Prices for tickets and information about our services may be found here. Please use the form on page 2 to reserve seats at our services. College students and military personnel with ID are welcome as our guests. No tickets are required for second day Rosh Hashanah or the Yom Kippur afternoon services.
Registration for the 2014-2105 Religious School YearWe are still accepting new students for the 2014 - 2105 school year. Please click here for registration forms.
Calendar 5775 - Revision BClick here for a one page calendar of school dates, programs, services and other important dates for the year 2014-2015. (Note, this is Rev b, we have deleted religious school on Sunday Sept. 28 and added school on Wed. Oct. 8. We will decorate the sukkah that afternoon and have a short service and dinner in the sukkah.)
MembershipIf you are interested in information on becoming a Beth Tikvah member, please click here. Our 2014-2015 dues rates can be found here. There are no changes in the rates from 2013-2014, however, there is a change in the definition of "Young Adult".
Donations WelcomeThis is an exciting time for Beth Tikvah Synagogue, and we hope that you will help us to sustain and build on our recent successes that help provide an important spirit of Jewish community and continuity in MetroWest.
Membership dues and High Holy Day seat income only cover a small part of our operating costs. In order to maintain the Synagogue, we rely on the contributions and support of our members and friends. Contributions may be made by using the button icon on the header of this page.All contributions are appreciated, and we work hard to deserve your continuing support. We thank you in advance for your consideration and support!
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