An Alternative High Holy Day observance, blending joy and meaning, ancient and modern Jewish wisdom, traditional and creative prayer. Location: the Flagg Road Church, 134 Flagg Rd., West Hartford, across from Westmoor Park.
Sunday, September 9 6:15 PM (NEW TIME) Erev (Evening) Rosh Hashanah Service* Service at Flagg Road Church, followed by pescetarian (vegetarian and kosher style fish) potluck dinner at Chuck and Andrea’s home. RSVP pnaiorct @gmail.com
Monday, September 10 First Day of Rosh Hashanah 9:00 - 9:45 AM Quiet Meditation 10:00 AM Prayer service, including Torah service at 11:30 1:00 PM Kiddush with challah, apples, honey, and shmoozing
Tuesday, September 11 10 AM - 1 PM Second Day of Rosh Hashanah A walk at the reservoir, to discuss the Torah portion, reflect on and share about Rosh Hashanah themes, and observe tashlich (casting away our mistakes). Meet at the main parking lot of the reservoir on Farmington Ave in West Hartford with comfortable shoes, water, a blanket or other portable seat, and snacks or lunch (as you wish).
Tuesday, September 18 Kol Nidre* 6:15 PM The Kol Nidre service begins promptly at 6:30 PM
Wednesday, September 19 Yom Kippur 9:00 - 9:45 AM Quiet Meditation 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Prayer service, including Torah service at 12 PM
It is a powerful experience to both begin and end the day in community prayer, so we invite you to return for the closing services. Home hospitality for afternoon rest is available for those traveling from out of town. Or, explore the nature trails at Westmoor Park, near the church.
4:30 -5:30 PM Minḥah, afternoon services 5:30 - Sundown Neilah, closing services. Followed by a pescetarian (vegetarian and kosher style fish) potluck break-fast
*Overnight hospitality available for those traveling long distances: Contact Mark at: mark.s.feldman @icloud.com to request or offer.
Link to Membership and Fees We do not want to exclude anyone due to financial hardship. If you have special circumstances or have any other concerns that would affect your ability to participate in our services, please call Mark Feldman, President, at (860) 693-6557 or mark.s.feldman (at) icloud.com so that we can accommodate you.