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 Grades 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. Har Shalom Temple Youth (HSTY) teens and our Youth Engagement Coordinator, Jordan Gelber, will lead the program. 

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

Second Day Rosh Hashanah Community Service (Tuesday, September 11th, 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.*

 High Holy Days Service Schedule

Selichot – Saturday, September 1, 2018
    Selichot Program and Service with Temple Beth El in Hillsborough and
Temple Sholom of Bridgewater at Temple Beth El – Time to be determined

Erev Rosh Hashanah – Sunday, September 9, 2018
    Erev Rosh Hashanah Congregational Service – 5:30pm 

Rosh Hashanah 1st Day – Monday, September 10, 2018
    Sanctuary Service – 9:00am
     Babysitting (Infant – 2 year-old) (fee), 3 and 4 year-old Holiday Experience,
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Holiday Experience, Junior Congregation
    Sanctuary Service – 12:15pm
      Babysitting (Infant – 2 year-old) (fee)
    Tashlich – 3:30pm (Warren Municipal Pavilion)

Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day – Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    Community Morning Service – 10:00am
    Kiddush Luncheon – 12:00pm

Shabbat Shuva – Friday, September 14, 2018
Kabbalat Shabbat Service – 7:30pm

Erev Yom Kippur – Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    Kol Nidre Congregational Service – 7:30pm

Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    Sanctuary Service – 9:00am
    Babysitting (Infant – 2 year-old) (fee), 3 and 4 year-old Holiday Experience,
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Holiday Experience, Junior Congregation

    Sanctuary Service– 12:15pm
     Babysitting (Infant – 2 year-old) (fee)

    Meditation Interlude – 2:30pm
    Afternoon, Yizkor and Neilah Service – 3:30pm*
    Shofar Chorus and Havdalah – 6:00pm*

Sunday, September 23, 2018
    Sukkah Raising BBQ – 12:00pm

Friday, September 28, 2018
    Shabbat/Sukkot Celebration – 7:30pm

Sunday, September 30, 2018
    Simchat Torah Celebration and New Student Consecration11:00am

*New to Temple Har Shalom? Please contact Jon Wishnia or 732-356-8777 ext. 100 to let us know you’re joining us for a Service.