Brattleboro Area Jewish community announces services scheduled in April

Saturday March 30, 2013

BRATTLEBORO -- On the last day of Passover, Monday, April 1, Brattleboro Area Jewish Community will have a Yizkor service at 6 p.m. The Yizkor service is the third of the four services of remembrance in the Jewish calendar.

The Shabbat morning service on April 6 will begin at 10 a.m. and will honor Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day).

Kabbalat Shabbat on Friday, April 12, begins at 6 p.m. and will observe Yom Hazikaron (Israel’s Independence Day) and Yom Haatzma’ut (Israeli’s Memorial Day). The service will be followed by an Israeli-style potluck supper. Those attending are asked to bring a vegetarian/dairy dish to share, preferably Israeli foods.

PJ Shabbat meets at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Youngsters up to age 5 are welcome to come in their pajamas for a song or story and some sweets before going home to sleep.

On April 20, the Shabbat morning service, including the Torah service, begins at 10 a.m.

Kabbalat Shabbat on Friday, April 26, begins at 6 p.m. and is followed by potluck vegetarian/dairy supper.

For more information, call 802-257-1959 or visit


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