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High Holy Days 2018/5779

We are approaching the time in the Jewish year when we take time to reflect on our own lives, our relationships, and our world.

Elul – Month of Teshuvah (Returning)
Begins Saturday, August 11

Rosh Hashanah – New Year
Sunday Evening, Sept. 9 Through Tuesday, Sept. 11

Yom Kippur – Day of Restoration
Tuesday Evening, Sept. 18 Through Wednesday, Sept. 19

High Holy Days Schedule

This fall, for the major services we have both Main Sanctuary Services and a new Family, Learning Service for All Ages which meets in the Great Room of our Religious School. Main services are led by Rabbi Jon Spira-Savett, Cantor Stan Juda, David Sacks, and other participants including our Zimria choir. The new experience is led by Eliana Light, award-winning and nationally-known songwriter and Jewish educator. Our schedule is:


Yom Kippur Evening -- Kol Nidre: Tuesday, Sept. 18
6:15-8:15 p.m.                Main Sanctuary service
6:15-7:15 p.m.                ReNewYEAR Family Service With Eliana Light


Yom Kippur Day – Wednesday, Sept. 19
9:00 a.m.                        Main Sanctuary service begins
10:00-11:30 a.m.            ReNewYEAR
11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Rabbi Jon’s sermon, Yizkor memorial prayers
2:00 p.m.                        The G!D Project: Talking About the Divine, Differently

                                       With Eliana Light, for adults
4:00 p.m.                        Open forum with Rabbi Jon

4:00 - 4:45 p.m.              Family Story Time

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.              Meditation Led by Laura Hegfield

5:15 p.m.                        Main Sanctuary service continues
5:15 p.m.                        The G!D Project discussion for teens
6:15 p.m.                        Ne'ilah final service begins -- all together in Main Sanctuary
7:30 p.m.                        Final shofar, Havdalah and breaking the fast

Tue, May 21 2019 16 Iyyar 5779