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About Our VIRTUAL High Holy Day Services

Congregants of all ages can celebrate the High Holy Days through our thoughtful array of virtual programming and services available for each age group. Please view our website calendar for times, details of each event or you may refer to our High Holy Day Brochure

Please feel free to contact us at office@shirhadash.org with any additional questions about our High Holy Day services and activities. We welcome you to join us! 

 

LIVESTREAMED SERVICES - About 15 minutes prior to the service, go to Shir Hadash TV at www.shirhadash.org/live and wait for the service to begin. No advance registration required. 

NOTE: If you are unable to join us, we will post all of the High Holy Day sermons on our website after the holidays. 


schedule of high holy day services and programs

Erev Rosh HaShanah - Monday, September 6

  • 8:00 pm Erev Rosh HaShanah Service 

Rosh HaShanah - Tuesday, September 7

  • 10:00 am Rosh HaShanah Morning Service 
  • 3:00 pm Rosh HaShanah B’yachad Service 
  • 6:30 pm SALTY Teen Program 

Erev Shabbat Shuvah - Friday, September 10

  • 7:00 pm Shabbat Shuvah Service 

Shabbat Shuvah - Saturday, September 11

  • 10:30 am Shabbat Shuvah Morning Service & Tashlich
  • New Location: Almaden Lake Park, Cinnabar II Picnic Area

Erev Yom Kippur - Wednesday, September 15

  • 8:00 pm Kol Nidre Service

Yom Kippur - Thursday, September 16

  • 8:30am Yom Kippur B’yachad Service
  • 10:00 am Yom Kippur Morning Service 
  • 1:00 pm Adult Study with Diane Fisher
  • 1:00 pm Meditation
  • 1:00 pm SALTY Teen Program
  • 3:00 pm Yom Kippur Afternoon Service 
  • 4:45 pm* Yizkor (Memorial Service) 
  • 6:00 pm* N’ilah (Concluding Service)
  • 7:15 pm* Havdalah 

* Starting times are approximate. 


 

youth & family high holy day programs

  • High Holy Day Guide, Grades K-6: Shifts in our community's response to COVID-19 have prevented us from offering the parallel youth programming for grades K-6th this year. We created this family and youth engagement guide to provide parents with ideas for including their children in the celebration of Yom Kippur. Our hope is that this guide will enrich these unusual high holy days for every member of your family.
  • SALTY Teen Program, Grades 7-12: All teens are welcome to attend these special programs, on both Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, led by our SALTY board members. Registration is required on the temple calendar. 
  • B'yachad (Together) Services: A service experience geared for all ages, children and adults alike, bridging traditional High Holy Day prayers and melodies with contemporary sounds and teachings that bring new meaning to the season. 

high holy day program

Please click here for a list of 5782 High Holy Days participants and committee members. 


Meditation before yom kippur for one who cannot fast


FLIP BOOK Prayer BookS

If you do not have a copy of the prayer book Mishkan HaNefesh, the Reform movement is offering a free flip book copy

If you would like to purchase your own book, CCAR is offering a 20% discount off the regular price of $44/set for Mishkan HaNefesh print books for individuals. Use promo code MHN20 at checkout (expires Sept. 15).


Public School and High Holy Days  

Keeping your children out of school on Rosh  HaShanah and Yom Kippur can be an important part of their Jewish identity formation. It can also be a sign of Jewish self-respect and solidarity. Please contact Rabbi Schwartz if you would like to talk about this decision. If any issues come up for your children regarding missing school on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, contact JCRC Director Diane Fisher at (408) 357-7504.

Fri, September 17 2021 11 Tishrei 5782