High Holiday Programs and Services 5781 / 2020

The High Holidays Calendar is Live! Explore the events calendar for details and zoom links.

Schedule of Events

Weekdays, August 21 to September 17

PREPARATION FOR THE HIGH HOLIDAYS DURING THE MONTH OF ELUL

12:00 pm
TOMER DEVORAH
– led by Rabbi Hannah, Matthew Gindin, Rabbi Yoni Gordis, and Alycia Fridkin

Join every day at noon for a dip into the classic Kabbalah text “Tomer Devorah” (The Palm Tree of Deborah) by the great Kabbalist Moshe Cordovero.

No experience necessary! Please register via Eventbrite; drop-ins are welcome, however, more will be gained from fuller entry into the daily practice.

Tomer Devorah: A Modern Translation for Elul Study text is available here https://www.sefaria.org/sheets/253628?lang=bi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82136481430?pwd=eG1iVHIxZU1YK1cvVjRaZVJEUHBvQT09

Meeting ID: 821 3648 1430
Passcode: 594533


Saturday, September 12
SELICHOT

8PM
Zoom KOREH SELICHOT: This is Real and We are Totally Unprepared
A slam of prayers and poems generated by this year’s strange crossing into the new year. You are invited to hear Or Shalom writers and friends who will be featuring their prayers, poems, and stories generated by this year’s strange crossing into the new year. Our readers are:

  • Aren X Tulchinsky
  • Cecil Hershler
  • Els Kushner
  • Katherine Zemliya
  • Mark Winston
  • Philippe Tortell
  • Rhea Tregebov
  • Shelley Stein-Wotten
  • Tiferet Welch
  • Val Dolgin

The program is opening and closing with two Jazz interpretations of Kol Nidre with musicians Martin Gotfrit, Dave Kauffman, Noah Gotfrit, and Wendy Rubin. Anyone is welcome to be in the audience. See HERE for details and the Zoom link.


Friday, September 18
EREV ROSH HASHANAH

8:15-9PM
KABBALAT CHAG
Zoomed from the Bayit with Rabbi Hannah – candle lighting and the stirring nusach of the Erev Rosh Hashanah service. Please have a copy of the Velveteen Rabbi’s Machzor on hand for Erev Rosh Hashanah.

Join via Zoom. Meeting ID: 878 7682 4812; Passcode: 699048


Saturday, September 19
ROSH HASHANAH DAY I

10AM-12:30PM
YOM TOV SERVICE
Zoomed from the Bayit with Rabbi Hannah, Harriet Frost, Nomi Fenson, Sally Thorne, Wendy Rubin, Alycia Fridkin, Dave Kauffman, Avril Orloff, Tyche Smith, Carol Ann Fried, Bat Ami Segal, Harley Rothstein and Reva Malkin.

Please have your own Harlow Machzor in hand for our High Holiday services.
Join via Zoom. Meeting ID: 881 6345 4307; Passcode: 890672


Saturday, September 19

3PM; 4PM; 5PM
TASHLICH and SHOFAR

Self-directed Tashlich followed by Shofar from afar. Shofar to be sounded by Daniel Wosk and Charles Cohen. Space is limited, please register HERE. The Tashlich and Shofar service is going ahead rain or shine!

If you are unable to secure a spot, our Rosh Hashanah Day II Zoom Community Service includes the sounding of Shofar on Sunday, September 20 at 11 AM via Zoom. See below for details.


Sunday, September 20
ROSH HASHANAH DAY II, THE BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD

Part i: 10 – 11 AM
In-person FAMILY SERVICE for pre-registered parents and children led by Rabbi Hannah with Matthew Gindin.

This program is fully subscribed. Only those that have pre-registered will be able to attend in person.

Part ii: 11 AM to 1PM
COMMUNITY SERVICE that includes the sounding of Shofar by Charles Cohen, Good Yontif break-out Groups, Torah Service and Musaf, all zoomed from the Bayit.

Torah service with Rabbi Hannah, Casey Collins, Heidi Mannis, Robin Friedlander, and Malcolm Steinberg.

Musaf with Rabbi Susan Shamash, Harley Rothstein, and Reva Malkin.

Please have your own Harlow Machzor in hand for our High Holiday services. Join via Zoom. Meeting ID: 884 1832 7480; Passcode: 839011


Sunday, September 20

3-4PM
ISAAC IN A BIND

A pre-taped theatrical presentation of Midrash on the Akeida (binding of Isaac) produced by Avi Dolgin and followed by discussion led by Avril Orloff.

Join via Zoom . Meeting ID: 865 6328 7764; Passcode: 613303


Saturday, September 26

10-11:45AM
SHABBAT SHUVA
Home-zoomed Shabbat service with Rabbi Hannah, Myrna Rabinowitz and others. See HERE for Zoom details.


Sunday, September 27
EREV YOM KIPPUR


6:30PM
KOL NIDRE SERVICE
Zoomed from the Bayit with Rabbi Hannah, Harriet Frost and others. Please have your own Harlow Machzor in hand for our High Holiday services. See HERE for Zoom details.


Monday, September 28


10AM
YOM KIPPUR SERVICE
Zoomed from the Bayit with Rabbi Hannah, Reb Laura, Charles Kaplan, Wendy Rubin and other leaders. Please have your own Harlow Machzor in hand for our High Holiday services. See HERE for Zoom details.

3-4PM
MEDITATION
Small zoom sessions with Matthew Gindin. Details to be announced HERE.

5:30-7:30PM
YIZKOR and NEILAH
Zoomed from the Bayit with Rabbi Hannah and Harley Rothstein and a pre-taped message from Reb Hillel. Yizkor music by Dave Kauffman, Myrna Rabinowitz and Wendy Rubin. Please have your own Harlow Machzor in hand for our High Holiday services. See HERE for Zoom details.