In-Person Family Friendly Rosh Hashanah Programs
Shana tova! You are welcome to attend our in-person family friendly High Holiday programs with your children. Please see registration details below. Visit here for information on our full complement of services for the Days of Awe, including in-person and livestream options.
Tuesday, Sept. 7, 4 p.m.
TASHLICH and SHOFAR
Join Rabbi Hannah Dresner and the community for Tashlich at the Canoe pedestrian bridge in Olympic Village. Gather for poetic reflection as we cast leaves into the free-flowing ocean. Shofar sounded by Daniel Wosk from the Canoe Bridge at 4:30 p.m. followed by a snack picnic and socializing. Individual challah buns provided; please bring personal snacks such as apples and a jar of honey in reusable containers. (We will take everything we bring to the site back home with us.)
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
ROSH HASHANAH DAY II, THE BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD
A Rosh Hashanah Program celebrating the Birthday of the World for families with children ages 4-11. Led by Rabbi Hannah Dresner, Rabbi Yoni Gordis and dance therapy student Alex Clancy, family groups will engage in a movement exercise guided by a narration of Creation. Our program will culminate with a snack of apples and honey and a full sounding of the Shofar. All under tents in the Or Shalom yard. Please dress in clothing that will allow you to move freely! Limited space; first come, first serve.
Register by filling out the form below.
With attention to the wellbeing of all, participating adults must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, and we ask that family groups not intermingle in the dance. Masking is mandatory for everyone over 12 years old and recommended for those over 9 as per current education guidelines.
Did you know Or Shalom has education programming for children throughout the year? Registration for 2021-22 opens mid-August!