High Holy Days Information

The Days of Awe at Mount Zion Temple – 5777/2016

What to expect at High Holy Days this year…

On behalf of our Worship and our Accessibility & Inclusion Committees, we offer these messages to help you prepare for the High Holy Days.

Rabbi Adam Stock Spilker, Rabbi Esther Adler, Cantor Jennifer Strauss-Klein, Cantor Rachel Stock Spilker

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HHD Bulletin 5777 cover

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Below is the information we anticipate you will need to experience the High Holy Day season with ease, joy, and meaning.

YOUR NAMETAG IS YOUR TICKET:
Due to the popularity of the nametags in the past years, we are using them again this year. Nametags will be required for entrance to all services. A few notes:

  • When you attend your first service you will be given a plastic holder for the nametag at the Summit Avenue entrance. Please return this holder after the last service you attend.
  • We request that everyone, 7 years and older, keep the nametag on while in the building.
  • Please remember to bring the nametag(s) with you for every service during the High Holy Days.
  • For information about accessibility, click here.

If you need additional nametags for guests or dependents over age 26, there is a suggested donation of $54 per person, and you can request these online. Please let us know if you have any questions about this.

High Holy Day Service Times

– Selichot –

Saturday, September 24 – Elul 21

Havdalah followed by program 8:30 p.m.
Reception 9:45 p.m.
Selichot Service 10:15 p.m.

– Erev Rosh Hashanah –

Sunday, October 2 – Tishrei 1

Service 7:30 p.m.

– Rosh Hashanah –

Monday, October 3 – Tishrei 1

Early Service 8:30 a.m.
Tot Service (Birth-Grade 1) 11:00 a.m.
Teen Service (Grades 7-12) 11:45 a.m.
Late Service 11:45 a.m.
Poetry Session 11:45 a.m.
Yoga for the New Year (Hidden Falls Park) 3:30 p.m.
Tashlich (Hidden Falls Park) 4:30 p.m.

– Shabbat Shuvah –

Friday-Saturday, October 7-8 – Tishrei 6

Shabbat Service 6:30 p.m.
Shabbat Morning Service 10:00 a.m.
Healing Service 4:00 p.m.

– Erev Yom Kippur – Kol Nidre –

Tuesday, October 11 – Tishrei 10

Early Service 6:00 p.m.
Late Service 8:30 p.m.

– Yom Kippur –

Wednesday, October 12 – Tishrei 10

Early Service 8:30 a.m.
Tot Service (Birth-Grade 1) 11:00 a.m.
Poetry Session 11:45 a.m.
Late Service 11:45 a.m.
Teen Service (Grades 7-12) 11:45 a.m.
Study Session 2:30 p.m.
Musical Meditation Chant Circle 2:30 p.m.
Yizkor 3:15 p.m.
Afternoon Service (approx) 4:00 p.m.
Teen Program (Grades 7-12) 4:00 p.m.
Kids’ Program (Grades 2-6) 6:15 p.m.
Ne’ilah Service (approx) 6:15 p.m.
Break-the-Fast (Following Havdalah) (approx) 7:15 p.m.
 
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