"Shalom. We welcome you to Adas Yoshuron Synagogue in Rockland, Maine."

Unaffiliated. All-inclusive. The heart of Mid-Coast Maine's Jewish community — since 1912.

About Adas Yoshuron

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Adas Yoshuron has been the heart of Mid-Coast Maine’s Jewish community since 1912 (see History). We are unaffiliated and egalitarian, and this autonomy gives us a unique and vibrant spiritual identity. Our congregation is a diverse group. We are singles, couples, and families; we are all ages, from young families to elders; we are summer folk and locals; and we are people new to the area as well as long-established families representing two, three, even four generations of Rockland’s Jewish community. We represent a wide range of Jewish experience. This diversity gives us both a strong sense of history and tremendous vitality.

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Our community is fortunate to have a knowledgeable and engaging rabbinic presence in Rabbi Natan Margalit, our visiting rabbi, who holds monthly Shabbat services, assists with our Hebrew School, teaches adult education classes and offers pastoral counseling. Rabbi Margalit was ordained at the Jerusalem Seminary and earned a Ph.D. in Talmud from U.C. Berkeley. Rabbi Natan commutes to Rockland once a month from his home in Newton, Massachusetts, where he lives with his wife and two sons. Our community is also fortunate to have several lay leaders, which enables us to hold at least one additional Shabbat service each month. Click on Calendar for an overview of the services, events and courses we offer.

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2016 High Holiday Schedule

Sunday, October 2     6:30pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah (with Adas Yoshuron Choir, followed by potluck dessert oneg)

Monday, October 3     9am
First day of Rosh Hashanah

Tuesday, October 4     9am
Second day of Rosh Hashanah

Tuesday, October 11     5:30pm sharp
Kol Nidre (with Adas Yoshuron Choir)

Wednesday, October 12     9am
Yom Kippur morning service
Throughout the day mincha and ne’ilah services, community break-the-fast

Recordings of the High Holiday Torah and Haftarah portions are here.


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For more information on the synagogue and acitivities, please contact the office, 594-4523, or email info@adasyoshuron.org.

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