High Holy Days 5781 (2021)

An Alternative High Holy Day observance, blending joy and meaning, ancient and modern Jewish wisdom, traditional and creative prayer.

High Holidays are free for all who are 30 and under!

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Rosh Hashanah

DateEventDetails
Monday, September 6, 2021ROSH HASHANAH EVEErev (Evening) Rosh Hashanah
We’ll Gather at 6:15 and start Promptly at 6:30PM
Tuesday, September 7, 2021ROSH HASHANAH 1st DAYFirst Day of Rosh Hashanah 9:00 – 9:45 AM Quiet Meditation 10 AM – 1PM Prayer Service, Torah Service at 11 1PM Kiddush with Challah, Apples, Honey and Schmoozing
Wednesday, September 8, 2021ROSH HASHANAH 2nd DAYSecond Day of Rosh Hashanah 10AM – 1PM   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).

Yom Kippur

DateEventDetails
Wednesday, September 15, 2021KOL NIDREYom Kippur: Kol Nidre
We’ll Gather at 6:15 and start Promptly at 6:30PM
Thursday, September 16, 2021YOM KIPPURYom Kippur 9 AM – 9:45 Quiet Meditation 10 AM – 2 PM Prayer Service, Torah Service at 12 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 PM – 5:30 Pm Minhah, Afternoon Services 5:30 PM – 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.