There is no shofar blowing or Tashlich on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, as it is Shabbat.Recognizing that we are operating under the Ottawa Health Directives re: Covid, we will be having abridged services on the mornings of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, as well as on Kol Nidrei night and Neilah. This list will also be useful for those unable to attend services.
High Holidays 2020 Dates.
High Holiday Services Directory Find outdoor shofar blowings, services and more at a synagogue or park near you! The topic this year in the Thursday night session will be: Virtual Repentance: Zoom and Gloom. “We’ve been doing Prerecorded services with slick, professional video production. The large storefront in Union Square will have seating that is separated appropriately. “We’re thinking about things that virtual allows that we normally don’t do,” he said. “But our cantor has chosen familiar music, music that we hope invites people to sing along at home.”Other recordings will be made of families reflecting on the year. Want to hear Betty chant the haftarah as she has done every year at Beth Sholom for decades?
Modern Orthodox and Orthodox synagogues are generally restricting attendance to members because there will be limited seating at their outdoor services, but nonmembers wishing to attend should contact congregations to inquire about special arrangements.Anonymous honey cake exchange adds a sweet note to new yearMarin school district has suspect behind antisemitic Instagram accountsDavid A.M. Wilensky is the digital editor of J. StateAs they plan for an unprecedented, socially distanced High Holiday season, Bay Area Jewish communities are making widely varying, highly creative and often surprising choices.The choice comes down to a question of immediacy and a homey quality, versus a well-produced, “high-quality experience,” as multiple Reform synagogue leaders put it.opted not to hold in-person services at allThat said, she will be shortening some of the famously long holiday services. Livestreamed services with a homey feel. J. spoke with leaders of 10 Jewish communities, but there are At the beginning of the pandemic, Rabbi Dan Ain was reluctant to stream services, but loosened up after his congregants began asking for them.“In a normal year you get a fully immersive experience,” said executive director Gordon Gladstone. Outdoor services with strictly limited attendance. “They feel lovely and homegrown, and that’s important; it feels like Rodef Sholom. All Conservative and Reform synagogues in the region, as well as many other non-Orthodox synagogues, are offering either livestreams of their own services or streaming recorded services.
It’s a big help to their bottom line, and makes perfect sense. The downstairs minyan with Rabbi Shaps officiating will start at 9:00 AM and finish at around 11:30 AM on Rosh Hashanah and at noon on Yom Kippur. But it does not end there. Seats are limited, please, register in advanceContact the organizer to request a refund.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Find out more about how your privacy is protected.Events are social. But this year, some are weathering the pandemic out of town, and Goldblatt is weighing how many he can safely assemble in the sanctuary.Ruth Bader Ginsburg, first Jewish woman on Supreme Court, dies at 87“I will admit that my prior experience with Rosh Hashanah seders has been limited,” Alpert said. A drive-in program featuring the best of the High Holidays liturgy. Orthodox synagogues, however, cannot use technology on the holidays, so they must hold their services in person (except for several that are livestreaming the Kol Nidre service before sundown on Sunday, Sept. 27).Rosh Hashanah begins the evening of Friday, Sept. 18 this year, and Yom Kippur starts the evening of Sept. 27.Synagogues of all stripes in the area are offering in-person tashlich and opportunities to hear the shofar blown in person.Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled to speak at S.F.
Derasha on Thursday evening will be at 9:00 PM.Kol Nidrei services will take place simultaneously on Yom Kippur night at 6:30 PM, upstairs, downstairs and in the tent.
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