The High Holy Days are coming!
As was mentioned in previous announcements, services this year will be held virtually, and made available as YouTube videos. A link to all services will be sent to Temple Shalom Emeth (TSE) members; no registration required and at no additional cost. A fee of $90 applies for relatives of TSE members.
Non-members will need to register at the TSE Website (www.shalom-emeth.org). Suggested donations are $180 for non-member adults. This donation can be applied to TSE membership for this year. For further info, contact Ellen Finkelman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following services will each be available shortly before the dates indicated:
Friday, September 18: Rosh Hashanah Eve
This service will be an abbreviated High Holy Day Service, ending with a virtual Rosh Hashanah seder. Learn which foods are associated with Rosh Hashanah.
Saturday, September 19: 1st Day Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
There will be an adult service and a separate service for children Pre-K through middle school.
Tashlich Service. Symbolizing the casting-off of our sins by throwing pebbles into the water, with a lot of musical accompaniment.
Sunday, September 20: 2nd Day Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
Similar to September 19 but with several key differences (e.g., with brief talks by members of all ages describing what the Temple means to them).
Sunday, September 27: Erev Yom Kippur
Including the chanting of Kol Nidre with a montage of Temple members’ holding the Torah.
Monday, September 28: Yom Kippur
Morning adult and a separate service for children as above.
Yizkor Memorial Service
Readings of the Temple’s Yizkor list and memorial prayers to remember loved ones as well as those who died in the holocaust and other tragic events.
Neilah afternoon service
6:00 p.m. Join us for a Zoom break-the-fast
The link will be provided at a later date.
Tuesday, September 29: Building the Sukkah, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 2: Sukkot Service
Members are invited to use and decorate the sukkah at TSE for the week of Sukkot. In keeping with current Social Distance guidelines, please RSVP to Ellen Finkelman with a time you anticipate to come to the Temple. Please remember to bring masks and to maintain proper Social Distance. Please include with your RSVP a telephone number so that we can maintain a list, if necessary, for contact tracing.
Sunday, October 4: Prayer book drop-off. 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Please plan to return borrowed prayer books to TSE in the parking lot caravan-style.
Friday, October 9: Simchat Torah
In addition to a virtual Simchat Torah service, there will be a concert by Nefesh Mountain at 8:00 p.m.
If any questions, or if you need a set of prayer books, please contact Ellen Finkelman
Thank you very much,
Ellen Finkelman and the R&R Committee