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High Holy Days are celebrated in Westborough

Jeff Saltzman, 17, and Brad Avergon of Westborough put a batch of challah bread into an oven at the Congregation B’nai Shalom.

Westborough – Families from the greater Boroughs/Central Mass. region came together at the Congregation B’nai Shalom Sunday, Sept. 9 to celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days. The multi-synagogue, community-wide event featured challah baking, storytelling, music, crafts, and Israeli folk dancing. Guests were invited to bring canned goods to benefit the Congregation B’nai Shalom food drive.

This event was funded by a grant from the Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts with support from Beth Tikvah Synagogue, Temple Sinai, Temple Emanuel, Congregation Beth Israel, and the Boroughs Jewish Community Center. (Photos/Yi-Ke Peng)

Ellie Goldberg of Westborough reads "The Secret Shofar of Barcelona" to a group of children. The shofar is a horn that is sounded on Rosh Hashanah.

- Dance instructor Ronnie Efrat of Wayland teaches Israeli folk dancing while her daughter Dana Efrat, 6, follows.

Brad Avergon of Westborough slices a challah bread. The traditional round bread and apples dipped in honey were served during the multi-synagogue, community-wide High Holy Days event.

Lia Sharon, 7, of Westborough and Sarah Marmor, 7, of Marlborough make challah bread.

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