High Holy Days 2022/5783
Days of Awe
Our Sanctuary is open during the Days of Awe: the time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Spend time in thought, meditation or prayer seated in our most sacred space.

Familiar High Holy Days music and recorded readings will provide a spiritual atmosphere as you reflect on the past year and work towards making amends at this important season. 

The Sanctuary is open on: 
  • Tuesday, September 27th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. (new time added!)
  • Wednesday, September 28th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 29th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
  • Friday, September 30th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 3rd from 9:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Email Lisa Bennett at templeoffice@tbeli.org for more information or with any questions.
Erev Rosh Hashanah
Sunday, September 25th, 8:00 - 9:15 p.m.
Welcome the High Holy Days and start 5783 with prayerful melodies, familiar liturgy, and meaningful readings. 
Rosh Hashanah Day: Monday, September 26th
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Morning Prayer Service (click here to watch on YouTube)
Join us as we celebrate and ring in the New Year.  Rabbi, Cantor and members of our wonderful adult choir will lead us in prayer and song to welcome Rosh Hashanah.
 
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Torah - Which Son Will It Be? (click here to watch on YouTube)
Hear the Torah portion chanted with an aliyah (blessing over the Torah) by led by Past Presidents of Temple Beth El. This year, we’ll read an alternate portion - the story of Hagar and Ishmael. If you faced illness or hardship this past year and overcame it, join in a special celebration giving thanks for making through the hard times. Then, stay for a conversation about the choice Abraham must make between sons Ishmael and Isaac. To participate in the discussion, click here to join on Zoom.
 
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Songs of Hope (click here to watch on YouTube)
Enjoy an hour of meditative and up-lifting music with our clergy, congregants and cultural icons. In the difficult times, hear and sing along to a much-needed message of hope.
 
4:30 - 5:00 p.m.  Traveling Shofar
Come hear the sound of the shofar in-person. Visit one of three live locations and hear the call to the holiness of this season from the safety of your car (or just outside it):
  • Stimson Middle School in Huntington: click here to get directions.
  • Congregational Church of Huntington in Centerport: click here to get directions.
  • Moose Lodge in Greenlawn: click here to get directions.
 
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Tashlich at Gold Star Battalion Beach
Join us for a chance to “cast away” your sins AND help feed the needy in the Huntington area. With Gold Star Battalion Beach as our backdrop, we’ll spend some time in meditation and reflection to continue our spiritual work of the High Holy Days season. Bring a loaf of bread to donate! Click here to get directions.
Religious School Rosh Hashanah Program
Tuesday, September 27th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Join us at TBE on the second day of Rosh Hashanah for a Children’s Service and High Holy Days activities. Crafts, music, yoga, snacks and more! All families and children of all ages are welcome; non-member families are also welcome to attend for free!

Scan the QR code to sign up, or contact Samara Rossi, Director of Education, with any questions at rsdirector@tbeli.org or (631) 421-5836.