Yom Chamishi, 1 Tishri 5778

Celebrate the High Holy Days at 

Congregation Berith Sholom !


High Holy Day Worship Schedule for 5778/2017

Rabbi Debora S. Gordon and Choir



Saturday, Sept 16        7:30 pm       

Slicot Service at BETH EL -"Did Darth Vader repent?"
Teaching by Rabbi Kasman. Service led by Rabbi Gordon.      

411 Hoosick St Troy 

(Top of the hill, just before Lake St.)                           


Wednesday, Sept 20  7:30 pm Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
Thursday, Sept 21 9:30 am     Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
11:00 am -
Children's Services
K'tonton (Prek-2) Junior Congregation (grades 3-7)
NOTE:   The Shofar Service occurs in three separate parts in our new machzor
(prayerbook). The first shofar blowing will be between 10:30 and 11:00 am, 
the second and third between Noon and 12:30pm.
  12:30 pm     Kiddush - light lunch
  1:45 pm Leave for Tashlich - stairs on River Street
2 doors down from Arts Center
to the right is the brick entrance.
Sunday, Sept 24

1:00 pm Cemetery Service at Congregation Berith Sholom
Through prayer and meditation we honor those who have come before us.
If you have loved ones or friends buried in our cemetery, please join us to honor their memory.
Temple Beth El and the Nassau Synagogue invite those who observe the second day of Rosh Hashanah to join
them for Services. See websites:

Friday, Sept 29 7:15 pm
'Cello Kol Nidre prelude
(no one will be seated between 7:15 and 7:30)
  7:30 pm  Kol Nidre Service
Saturday, Sept 30            10:00 am Yom Kippur Morning Service
  11:30 am
to 1:00 pm            
Children's Services
K'tonton (Prek-2) Junior Congregation (grades 3-7)
  1 -1:30 pm Yizkor Service
  2:15 -4:00 pm Yom Kippur Creative Interlude led by Audrey Seidman                           
  4:30 pm Afternoon Service
  6:00 pm N'eilah, followed by Havadalah
  7:00 pm After Sunset - Communal Break the Fast
sponsored by Leo & Martha Levy


Friday, Oct 6    
5:45 pm

6:15 pm      
Sukkot Services Community Potluck * bring a dish to share
Doors Open

Candle Lighting
  7:30 pm  Shabbat Service
Monday, Oct 9  1:00 to 4:00 pm Please join Rabbi & Judy at Open Sukkah at the Farm
Wednesday, Oct 11

6:30 pm
7:00 pm

"Pre-neg" - light snack
Simchat Torah Service: As we honor Davida Wohl and Karl Yesse 
- a small way of saying "Todah Rabbah" for your extraordinary dedication 
and devotion to Berith Sholom.

                                                                          * Please note:  All potlucks are milchig/pareve (dairy/veggie)
Morning Service Child Care check in and available in the school wing.
Reservations must be made in advance by calling Synagogue Office at 272-8872.
  • Rosh Hashanah deadline:  Wednesday, September 13th
  • Yom Kippur deadline:  Friday, September 22nd
  • Child care is available to Berith Sholom members only. We are sorry that we cannot accommodate children of guests in our child care.
  • A donation to help defray costs is requested.
  • Children will not be permitted to wander back and forth through the Social Hall. If you wish to remove a child from child care, please use the outside door to the school wing so as not to disturb those worshiping downstairs.
There will be security and greeters at the entrance of our Synagogue.
Please bring identification with you. 
Guests must check in.
There is no seating in the sanctuary until 30 minutes before start of services in order to allow the Choir to warm up.
Parking Options:  Russell Sage lots
There are two lots, one directly across Division Street and another large lot down the FRANKLIN St. alley diagonally across Division Street.

In order to keep members with allergies more comfortable,
please refrain from wearing cologne or perfume to Services.
 rosh hashanah l shanah tovah tikatevu