Temple Israel does not sell tickets for the high holidays. Donations (and new members) are welcome. All events below are at Temple Israel unless otherwise noted.
Sunday, September 29, 5:00 PM: Welcome the New Year! Puppet Show & Community Dinner
All are welcome to celebrate the New Year 5780 with a festive community-wide meal and puppet show for all ages.
Monday, September 30, 9:30 AM: Rosh Hashanah Services
A full day of Rosh Hashanah programming beginning at 9:30 am. All times approximate. All are welcome. Childcare provided 10 AM-2 PM.
9:30 AM: Morning Blessings & traditional liturgy led by Rabbi Andrea and Yosl Kurland
12:00 PM: Torah & Shofarot service
1:00 PM: Community Lunch. We will enjoy a veggie-dairy pot luck lunch. We will also need helpers to set up and clean up. Please let us know what you can contribute.
Monday, September 30, 4:00 PM: Tashlich @ Green River
Come for a lovely all ages gathering and a short sweet ceremony of releasing what is not helpful, what is holding us back and holding us down. Bring snacks or a picnic. This event is part of our Roots & Branches preschool program, but open to the wider community. Major funding provided by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.
Tuesday, October 1, 9:30 AM: Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Services
Morning blessings begin at 9:30 AM followed by an inclusive accessible liturgy, Torah service and community kiddush.
Tuesday, October 8, 6:00 PM: Kol Nidrei Services
We will stand for Kol Nidre in sacred community - many dressed in white - wearing our tallises for the ancient prayer of release, beginning at 6:00 PM sharp. Ellen (Liss) Nuffer will represent us in prayer for the Kol Nidre and the Yom Kippur evening service. It is tradition to avoid wearing leather.
Wednesday, October 9, 9:15 AM: Yom Kippur Service
A full day of prayer and reflection is planned for Yom Kippur. Childcare will be provided 10 AM - 2 PM.
- 9:15 AM: Arrival/meditation
10 AM: Services: morning service, Yom Kippur liturgies, Torah reading, and sermon.
11 AM-12 PM Children’s Service led by Kim Audette
1:30 PM: Yizkor
4 PM: Yoga
5:30 PM: Yom Kippur Mincha and Torah service
6:15 PM Neilah Service
7:15 Havdallah and potluck break fast