High Holy Days

Prepare for the High Holy Days The High Holy Days offer us the opportunity to reflect upon and renew the journey of our lives. We are delighted to offer worship and study opportunities designed to meet the needs of the many members of our community. Our worship schedule, and study opportunities will bring added meaning and significance to your High Holy Days experience. Life is all about the choices we make and how we act and behave in the world around us. Judaism asks us to spend the month of Elul (the month before Rosh Hashanah) reflecting on the actions and choices we have made in the past year. May you be written and inscribed for a year of blessing and peace.

Rabbi Barry M. Lutz, R.J.E.

5777-2016 High Holy Days Information

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Worship Opportunities

Our service combines the power of tradition with contemporary readings, reflections and music which guide us through the challenges and ultimate rewards of this time of repentance and renewal. This service is open to all. Parents are advised to consider their own child’s ability to behave appropriately during this 2 hour service to ensure that everyone’s religious experience is meaningful.

Family Services
The Family Services are geared towards families with young children (8 and under). This hour long service offers opportunities for children and adults alike to join in both traditional and contemporary song and prayer while sharing in stories and special Torah readings reflective of the mood of the season. No tickets are required for this service. It is open to the entire community.

TAS Youth Program are for grades K-6.
Children participate in age appropriate service, High Holy Day games, snacks, a craft project, a story/drama activity, and a short age-appropriate service. These services will be held on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mornings. Tickets are not required to attend the Youth Program; however, reservations are strongly encouraged.

Elul Shabbat Services of Introspection
Friday, September 9, 23 and 30, 2016- 7:30 pm – Outdoor Service

S’lichot – Prepare to Renew
Saturday, September 24, 2016

S’lichot begins our transformative journey of introspection, as we prepare spiritually for the coming New Year. Individuals and families are invited to join us for this powerful evening of reflection.

7:45 pm Dessert Reception
8:30 pm Havdalah
8:45 pm Adult Study Session
9:45 pm S’lichot Service

Erev Rosh Hashanah
Sunday, October 2, 2016

Family Service
Main Service
6:00 pm
7:45 pm
Sanctuary
Sanctuary

 

Rosh Hashanah
Monday, October 3, 2016

Family Service
Main Service
Youth Service
8:30 am
10:30 am
10:30 am
Sanctuary
Sanctuary
School Building

 

Adult Learning and Tashlich
Tuesday, October 4, 2016

6:00 pm Wine & Cheese

6:30 pm Tashlich Study and Service

Shabbat Shuvah
Friday, October 7, 2016, 7:30 pm

The Shabbat of Return offers the opportunity to celebrate Shabbat while continuing along the path of reflection and repentance that we travel during the Ten Days of Repentance.

Kol Nidre
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Family Service
Main Service
6:00 pm
7:45 pm
Sanctuary
Sanctuary

 

Yom Kippur
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Family Service
Main Service
Youth Service
8:30 am
10:30 am
10:30 am
Sanctuary
Sanctuary
School Building

Adult Study Sessions: 1:15 – 3:30 pm

Come learn from and with members of the TAS community between morning and afternoon services at sessions designed to inform, challenge and inspire.

Yom Kippur – Afternoon (all ticket holders)

Afternoon
Yizkor
Neilah
3:45 pm
5:15 pm
6:15 pm
Sanctuary
Sanctuary
Sanctuary

The celebration continues

Shabbat of Sukkot
Friday, October 21, 2016

Join us for a Community Dinner at 6:00 pm and service at 7:00 pm featuring Artist in Residence Rick Recht

Sukkot and Simchat Torah Celebration
Sunday, October 23, 2016

Join us as we renew our cycle of Torah learning
4:00 pm Religious School and Adult Learning
5::pm Consecration and Simchat Torah Service followed by Dessert

Yizkor
Monday, October 24, 2016 6:00 pm

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