HIGH HOLIDAYS 5781 | 2020
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES


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EREV ROSH HASHANAH
Friday, September 18, 2020
7:20 PM Informal schmoozing (not for technical issues)
7:30 - 8:30 PM

ROSH HASHANAH DAY 1
Saturday, September 19, 2020
9:00 - 11:00 AM
8:50 Informal schmoozing (not for technical issues)
9:00 Opening Prayers and Morning Service
9:35 Break
9:45 Torah and Sermon
10:20 Break
10:30 Musaf 
11:00  Conclusion

ROSH HASHANAH DAY 2
Sunday, September 20, 2020
9:00 - 11:30 AM

8:50 Informal schmoozing (not for technical issues)
9:00 Opening Prayers
9:10 Morning Service
9:45 Torah Service
10:15 Shofar Service
10:30 Sermon
10:50 Break
11:00 Musaf Service
11:30 Conclusion

KOL NIDRE
Sunday, September 27, 2020
7:30-8:45 PM

YOM KIPPUR
Monday, September 28, 2020

Morning Service: 9-11:30 AM
8:50 Informal schmoozing (not for technical issues)
9:00 Opening Prayers
9:10 Morning Service
9:45 Sacred Texts
10:15 Yizkor/Memorial Service
10:25 Sermon
10:45 Break
10:55 Musaf Service
11:30 Conclusion


Evening Service: 6:30-7:30 PM
6:00 Discussion about Jonah
6:30-7:30 PM  Closing Service and Sounding of the Shofar
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Virtual High Holiday Services


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Reflections on This Unique Year

Ritual Committee member Brent Davison offers his thoughts about the loss of being on Middle Street and the opportunities of this "Exile":

We have been in a Diaspora for the last six months from our beloved Temple Ahavat Achim. IT IS OUR EXILE! Not caused by enemies, but in this case, caused by a soulless virus. The Destroyer! It is an experience that we share with our fellow congregants, and with all Jews who can no longer join together, especially around these High Holidays. (Continue reading)

High Holiday Prayer Books Reminder:
Make The Mahzor Your Own!

Ideally, as the Rabbi wrote previously, we want people to own their own Mahzorim (High Holiday prayer books). Time is running out - Rosh Hashanah starts on Friday, September 18th.

TEMPLE AHAVAT ACHIM

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Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 281-0739

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