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Sukkos in Sudbury Report

20141012_130826.jpgSukkos & Simchas Torah in Sudbury were marked with multiple celebrations and events. On Sunday Oct 12th over 120 people participated in a Sukkot in the Park Celebration that included Pony Rides, Building and using a Sukkah, a great BBQ, Sukkot Fun, Sports, Lulav Shakes and more. It was a truly splendid event with a magnificent community turnout.

Two nights later several dozen people joined a Sushi in the Sukkah event which lasted for several hours into the evening.

The rest of the fun continued with Simchas Torah Celebrations which20141012_124809.jpg included Dancing with the Torah, an evening dinner and lots more joyous celebrations to mark the wonderful and special holiday that it is.

We would like to thank Fran Levy, Ed Brookmyer and Martin Kaye… Read More »

Yom Kippur Report

HH Setup 2014.jpgYom Kippur with Chabad of Sudbury was marked with record attendance, uplifting services, and a great break fast at the end of the day. A great crowd enjoyed Kol Nidrei, Morning Services and Yizkor, and Mincha and Neila at the end of the day.

We would like to give a special thank you to our Chazan, Cantor Shmuli Galperin from New York who did a wonderful job at leading the services. We would also like to thank Sara Aidel and Chana Pinkwas for helping with the children's program, and to everyone who helped setup and cleanup the break the fast at the end of the day.

We are happy to report that over the course of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur over 250 different people enjoyed the Holiday services with Chabad of Sudbury. This is truly a… Read More »

3 Mobsters in Shul & 3 Values & the Plea of a 12 Year Old Boy; Yizkor Sermon at Chabad of Sudbury

© Creatista Dreamstime.com - Gangsters Shooting From Car Photo.jpgIn a recent article by Robert Rockaway in the Tablet magazine, he recounts a story that took place in Yom Kippur of 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. That year three famous Jewish Mobsters from the Detroit Jewish led Purple Ring Gang, attended services at the Orthodox Congregation B’nai David in Northwest Detroit. The three men who were all powerful members of the gang had no shortage of what to atone for: The Purple Gang controlled the city’s illegal gambling, smuggled liquor during Prohibition, and was responsible for much of the city’s organized crime. The gang used violence, arson, and lots more tactics when it felt it needed to.

On that particular Yom Kippur, the three gangsters didn’t notice three Chassidic men… Read More »

How Rosh Hashanah was celebrated with Chabad of Sudbury

Rosh HashanaRosh Hashanah 5775 was marked with multiple beautiful programs for young old and families alike which drew great turnout for all of the events.

New for this year, the annual Rosh Hashanah Community Dinner was held at the White Lodge and was celebrated by some 70 people from the community and beyond. Participants all had a chance to share something nice about Rosh Hashanah or a short personal anecdote and were able to celebrate an evening of Holiday Spirit, Songs and Socializing and a meaningful yet enjoyable Rosh Hashanah Dinner.

Services this year on Rosh Hashanah Eve and both days drew great participation from young and old alike and we look forward to seeing everyone again over Yom Kippur. If you would like to read the sermon from day… Read More »

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