This year’s High Holy Days services at Temple Tifereth Israel
will be far different from any that we have conducted in the past. Please read this
carefully and make your arrangements accordingly. The schedule of the services – led
by Student Rabbi David Joslin and Cantor Craig Mael – is presented on the Home Page
of this web site.
Because of the Corona virus pandemic, we will simultaneoulsy
be holding both on-site services at the Temple and on-line services for those not
wishing to come to the live on-site services.
For those who wish to attend the on-site services, the following
rules are applicable:
Reservations are required for on-site attendance and a strict
limit on the number of attendees will be enforced. Family “bubbles” (adjacent seating)
will be allowed but the rest of the seating will comply with social distancing rules.
All reservations for attendance must be made no later than Sunday, 13 September 2020.
- We reserve the right to deny attendance to anyone without a reservation.
Reservations can be:
telephoned in - 617-846-1390
emailed in - email@example.com,
mailed in -
Temple Tifereth Israel, 93 Veterans Road, Winthrop, MA 02152.
There will be strict adherence to state and
local rules regarding Covid 19.
For those who wish to remotely attend the services on-line,
you can contact the Temple to find out how to do so:
by telephone - 617-846-1390
by email - firstname.lastname@example.org,
Services will be conducted using the Mahzor
for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur edited by RABBI JULES HARLOW.
For those following the services on-line, the pages in the
Mahzor will be announced and images of the pages being read will be shown on-line.
For those who choose to follow the services on-line, Mahzors
can be picked up at the Temple on Sunday, 13 September between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m..
They must be returned to the Temple on Sunday, 4 October, between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
For anyone desiring to be called to the Torah for an Aliyah, this
can be done on-site or on-line. At the Temple, you will be asked to perform the blessings
from your seat. Torah scrolls will not be held or carried around the sanctuary.
ON SITE: Blessings will be made from the
congregant’s seat and the congregant will remain at his/her seat during the reading of
ON SITE: Congregants will not be called up
to open or close of Ark. Congregants will not be called up to hold or carry the
Whether attending services on-site or on-line, payments for
annual dues and High Holiday seats should be made as soon as possible. Costs to operate
and maintain our Temple do not stop because of the pandemic. All payments should be made
by check to Temple Tifereth Israel at 93 Veterans Road, Winthrop,
Similarly, donations should be made by check to Temple Tifereth
Israel at 93 Veterans Road, Winthrop, MA 02152. If on-site congregants desire to have
donations announced, they can do so at the High Holiday services. Congregants
participating on-line can send their donation announcements to the Temple by Sunday,
13 September 2020. Announcements can be sent:
via telephone - 617-846-1390,
via email: - email@example.com,
or by mail: - Temple Tifereth Israel, 93 Veterans Road,
Winthrop, MA 02152.
Make sure to clearly indicate the name of the person(s)
making the donation, in whose memory or in honor of whom the donation is being made,
if applicable, or for what occasion the donation is being made, and - most important - how
much is being donated. Please honor your pledges as soon as possible.