This event is sponsored by our Conservative Movement High Holiday Task Force, a partnership between the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Rabbinical Assembly, Cantors Assembly, the North American Association of Synagogue Executives, and the Jewish Educators Assembly. Free and open to all. Full schedules and zoom links provided to all who register. If you have any questions, please contact Ilana Garber at igarber@rabbinicalassembly.org.
ELUL PROGRAMMING
For Our Rabbis and Our Communities
We are pleased to share our partnerships with you as you prepare for the High Holidays throughout Elul. We are proud sponsors and participants of the following programs. Please contact each individual organization with questions and to register.
  1. Institute for Jewish Spirituality
  2. Merle Feld’s Spiritual Writing Workshop
  3. Craig Taubman’s 40 Holy Days of music and inspiration featuring leading Jewish artists from around the globe. We invite you to join us and supplement your streamed services, hold viewership, build community and “elevate” the “praying” field.
KEVER AVOT  
*Social distancing will be in effect and masks will be required.
It is a historic Jewish custom to visit the graves of loved ones, to pay respect to the lives they lived, and to remember them during the days leading up to the High Holidays. The brief, meaningful Kever Avot service includes traditional memorial prayers, readings, and time for quiet contemplation at the graves of loved ones.

  • Sunday, September 13, Service at 11:00 AM—Rabbi Elana Zelony will lead a Memorial Service at the Beth Torah Cemetery at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park located at 7405 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas (the entrance is on Hillcrest Road just north of Northwest Highway).

  • Sunday, September 13, Service at 12:30 PM—Rabbi Zelony will lead a Memorial Service at the United Jewish Cemetery that includes the Beth Torah section located at the Restland Cemetery, 9220 Restland Road, Dallas (the entrance is on the south side of Restland Road).
TASHLICH  
*Social distancing will be in effect and masks will be required.
Please join us at one of two family Tashlich services to be led by Rabbi Zelony. Please bring lettuce (not bread!) or rice paper (included in the CBT High Holiday gift bag). Write the sin you are casting away on the paper and watch it dissolve away in the water).

First day of Rosh Hashanah, Saturday, September 19
  • 12:00 PM at the bridge at Canyon Creek Golf Course (traditional location – west of the synagogue)   
  • 3:30 PM at Prairie Creek Park (east from the synagogue at the intersection of Lookout Drive & Prairie Creek Drive)
SHOFAR BLOWING
*Social distancing will be in effect and masks will be required.
Our CBT community Shofar Service will be held on the Second day of Rosh Hashanah, Sunday, September 20 in our parking lot at 3:30 PM.
CBT TRADITION
*Social distancing will be in effect and masks will be required.
Over the years we have established an opportunity for congregants and their families to have a moment of contemplation in front of the open ark. To continue that tradition we have scheduled times when the sanctuary will be available. Enter via the ramped entrance.
The week of September 20
  • 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM Tuesday, September 22
  • 5:45 PM to 6:45 PM Thursday, September 24
  • 11AM to 2PM Sunday, September 27