Friday night services:
Community and Family Friday Night:
Held on the first Friday of every month (please see calendar for specific dates), Community Friday Night consists of a community Shabbat Dinner with music, Shabbat celebrations, dancing and more. This event is open to both members and non-members alike, and families and children of all ages. Dinner, along with lettuce and salad dressing is provided. Potluck vegetarian salad toppings are welcome. No nuts please.

The Third Friday of the Month:
6:15 PM service Shabbat Ne'imah Service
This service features a small group of instrumental and vocal musicians, our "musical daveners" who set the tone for a soul inspiring service with the congregation joining in the singing and chanting.

Shabbat morning services are at 10:00 AM.

On Tuesdays at 7:30 AM there is a traditional shacharit service.
On Wednesdays at 7:30 AM there is a shacharit meditation service from April through December.
On Thursdays at 5:30 PM there is a mincha or ma'ariv service, depending on the season.
If you have a yarzheit coming up and would like to have a weekday service, please let us know. Contact the JCA office at 256-0160, (email) or Aaron Bousel at 253-3544 (email).

Please Note:
A number of our members have allergies to perfumes, colognes and other fragrances. Please try to minimize the use of these products when coming to JCA services and other events. Please inform your guests about this policy. Thank you.

A listing of parshiot along with the readings for each aliyah
(both full reading and triennial) can be found here.
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Shabbat Mattot/ Masei
Numbers 30:2-36:13
July 21, Friday
6:15 pm
Shabbat Ne'imah
Service Leaders: Rabbi Weiner and our musical daveners

July 22, Saturday
10:00 am
Service Leader: Catherine Madsen
D'var Torah: To be announced
Shabbat Hazon, Parashat Devarim
Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22
July 28, Friday
6:15 pm
Service Leader: Gordon Freed
July 29, Saturday
10:00 am
Service Leader: Yossi Charette
D'var Torah: To be announced
Tisha B'Av, July 31, Monday, Service at 9:00 pm at Congregation B'nai Israel, Northampton (No service at JCA)
Shabbat Nachamu, Parashat Va'et'chanan
Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11
August 4, Friday
2:30 pm
Community Kabbalat Shabbat Celebration at Camp Shemesh
August 5, Saturday
10:00 am
Service Leader: Rabbi Weiner
D'var Torah: Rabbi Weiner
Shabbat Ekev
Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25
August 11, Friday
6:15 pm
Service Leader: Rabbi Weiner
August 12, Saturday
10:00 am
Service Leader: Rabbi Weiner
D'var Torah: Rabbi Weiner

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