Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope
Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope

High Holiday Services

Experience the High Holidays in a very different way!


Ma'yan Tikvah's outdoor services are traditional and nontraditional, informal, and engaging. Appreciate the natural world around you, meditate and sing, engage with Torah, and discuss questions

of meaning and importance.


All are welcome, including families with children. A separate children's program is planned during the morning services.


Additional details sent upon registration,

including any last-minute location changes due to extreme weather.


NOTE: Locations are currently tentative and will be confirmed soon.

Rosh HaShanah

Rosh HaShanah Service

& Potluck Lunch

Monday, September 30, 10:00 AM

Larz Anderson Park

Goddard and Newton Streets, Brookline




This service is outside, with a pavilion available if needed, and will include

 a food drive for hungry children.

Yom Kippur Evening

Kol Nidre Service

Tuesday, October 8, 6:45 PM

Congregational Church of Weston

130 Newton St., Weston


This service will be indoors and will include a food drive for hungry children.

Yom Kippur Morning

Yom Kippur Service and Yizkor

Wednesday, October 9, 9:30 AM

Cedar Hill Camp

241 Forest Street, Waltham 


This service is outside, with a pavilion and an indoor location available, if needed and includes a food drive for hungry children.

Non-Member Suggested High Holiday Donations
  All services One service only
             Single person     $175      $75
             Couple     $275      $125

             Family of four



             Student        $36       $36
The amounts listed are suggested donations for attending Ma'yan Tikvah's unique outdoor High Holiday servicesWe invite you to give more if you can and understand if you need to give less. We appreciate your support; please  know that your donation helps Ma'yan Tikvah stay open all year long. 
If you decide later in the year to join, your High Holiday donation will be credited toward membership. 
You may make your donation online here (please add 3% to cover processing) or send a check to Ma'yan Tikvah,  c/o Steve Garone, 179 Lakeshore Drive, Wayland, MA 01778
For more information, email Ma'yan Tikvah or call 508-358-5996. 
List of foods to bring for the Grow Clinic at Children's Hospital
Food Drive List.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [17.0 KB]

Upcoming Outdoor Services & Other Events


** = Members Only


Services start at 10:00 AM. If it's very hot, we start at 8:30.

RSVP requested. 


Sat. July 11, 10 AM

Trout Brook Conservation Area

Alpine Road, Wayland


 Sat. July 18, 10 AM


Green Way, Wayland


Sat, July 25. 10 AM

Heard Farm Conservation Area

Heard Road, Wayland


Sat, Aug 1, 10 AM

Hamlen Woods Conservation Area

Rice Road, Wayland



Where to Find Us


Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope

237 Old Connecticut Path
Wayland, MA 01778




Affiliated with the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts






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