High Holy Days
Join us for services on Erev Rosh Hashanah, on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur, the most important dates on the Jewish calendar. Services are accompanied by our beautiful choir and instrumental soloists. Members of the congregation take part in all aspects of the service for a truly participatory, community experience.
Junior congregation is offered on the first day of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur. Child care is also available.
Services are open to all, but tickets are required. To obtain tickets, please contact the main office at 518-272-8872 or email@example.com.
In order to keep members with allergies more comfortable,
please refrain from wearing cologne or perfume to Services.
High Holy Day Worship Schedule for 5779/2018
Rabbi Debora S. Gordon and the Berith Sholom Choir
|11:00 am||Cemetery Service at Congregation Berith Sholom Cemetery with Rabbi Gordon. Through prayer and meditation we honor those who have come before us. Whether your loved ones or friends are buried here or far away, this is a moment to commune with them in a beautiful outdoor setting.|
|7:15 pm||‘Cello Kol Nidre prelude (We will be unable to seat anyone between 7:15 and 7:30 pm)|
|7:30 pm||Kol Nidre Service|
|10:00 am||Yom Kippur Morning Service|
|Children’s Services (K’tonton –PreK- 2) & (Grades 3-6)|
|1:15-1:45 pm||Yizkor Service (approximate time)|
|2:15 – 4:15 pm||Yom Kippur Creative Interlude
led by Audrey Seidman
|4:45 pm||Afternoon Service with Harp|
|6:15 pm||Ne’ilah with Harp followed by Havdalah|
|7:15 pm||After Sunset – Communal Break the Fast sponsored by Leo & Martha Levy|
SUKKOT and SIMCHAT TORAH
|9:00 -11:00 am||The Sukkah will be installed under the direction of Dawn Bevilacqua. All hands appreciated and we will provide refreshments to our volunteers!|
|12:00 noon||SUKKOT Community Celebration
POT LUCK in the sukkah
|10:30-12:00||Communitywide Simchot Torah Service –
All Welcome! Join Us!
Simchat Torah Our 3rd and 4th graders receive their Siddurim ( prayer books) and we honor Susie & Sandi & Jayne – a small way of saying “Todah Rabbah” for your extraordinary dedication and devotion to Berith Sholom. Oneg to follow.