2017/5778 High Holy Day Service Schedule & Information

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High Holy Days Age Appropriate Service Guide

Sanctuary Services (9:00am or 12:15pm):  Best for 6th Grade and beyond. Traditional High Holy Day Service led by Rabbi Randi Musntisky and Cantor Anna Berman in the Sanctuary. 

Junior Congregation (available at 9:00am only): This Service is designed for 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade students The Junior Congregation features a creative and age-appropriate Holiday Service filled with contemporary music and relevant readings. The program will continue with learning opportunities to help the children connect even deeper with the traditions of the Days of Awe. Director of Congregational Learning, Elizabeth Bloch and Har Shalom Temple Youth (HSTY) teens will lead the program. 

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade Holiday Experience (available at 9:00am and 12:15pm): Children will engage in Holiday-themed learning activities and enjoy a special Holiday snack. 

3 and 4 year-old Holiday Experience (available at 9:00am and 12:15pm): Children will engage in Holiday-themed learning activities and enjoy a special Holiday snack. 

Second Day Rosh Hashanah Community Service (Rosh Hashanah – Second Day, Friday, September 22nd, 10:00am): Created for the entire community and is open to members and non-members alike. Led by Rabbi Musnitsky and Cantor Berman, this Service will be family friendly, creative and spiritually meaningful! At the conclusion of the Service, all are invited to share in a light Kiddush Luncheon. Tickets are not required for this Service.*

 Young Families High Holy Day Experience (Rosh Hashanah – Second Day, Friday, September 22nd, 4:30pm): Designed specifically for families with children ages infant through PreK.  Through activities, songs and stories, Rabbi Randi Musnitsky, Cantor Anna Berman and Amanda Jacobs, Director of Mountain Top Pre-School will create a special service designed with our youngest congregants in mind. Tickets are not required for this Service.*

 

High Holy Days Service Schedule

Selichot – Saturday, September 16, 2017
    Selichot Program and Service including Dedication of Yahrzeit Memorial Plagues – 8:00pm 
    featuring Rabbi David Levy addressing the implications of hate for the New Year.*

Erev Rosh Hashanah – Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    Erev Rosh Hashanah Congregational Service – 5:30pm 

Rosh Hashanah 1st Day -Thursday, September 21, 2017
    Service – 9:00am
     Babysitting (Infant – 2 year-old) (fee), 3 and 4 year-old Holiday Experience, Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Holiday Experience, Junior Congregation
    Service– 12:15pm
     Babysitting (Infant – 2 year-old) (fee), 3 and 4 year-old Holiday Experience, Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Holiday Experience
    Tashlich – 3:30pm (Warren Municipal Pavilion)

Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day – Friday, September 22, 2017
    Community Morning Service – 10:00am
    Kiddush Luncheon – 12:00pm
    Young Families Holiday Experience – 4:30pm*

Erev Yom Kippur – Friday, September 29, 2017
    Kol Nidre Congregational Service – 7:30pm

Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30, 2017
    Service – 9:00am
     Babysitting (Infant – 2 year-old) (fee), 3 and 4 year-old Holiday Experience, Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Holiday Experience, Junior Congregation
    Service– 12:15pm 
     Babysitting (Infant – 2 year-old) (fee), 3 and 4 year-old Holiday Experience, Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Holiday Experience
    Meditation and Music Hour – 3:00pm 
    Afternoon, Yizkor and Neilah Service – 4:00pm*
   Shofar Chorus and Havdalah – 6:00pm*

Erev Sukkot – Wednesday, October 4, 2017
     Sukkah on Wheels / Stuff the Bus Mitzvah Action to assist El Centro and Hurricane victims – 4:30pm

Friday, October 6, 2017
    Shabbat/Sukkot Celebration and New Student Consecration- 7:00pm

Simchat Torah – Friday, October 13, 2017
    Simchat Torah and Shabbat Celebration – 7:30pm

*New to Temple Har Shalom? Please contact our Congregation Manager, Dr. Joel Goldman via joelg@templeharshalom.org or 732-356-8777 ext. 106 to let us know you’re joining us for a service.