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Schedule for the Jewish New Year Season

Schedule for the Jewish New Year Season

Rosh HaShana & Yom Kippur At A Glance

Saturday, September 19: First Day Rosh HaShana

    •  7:00 PM – 7:45 PM – 2nd Day Rosh HaShana – Traditional Ma’ariv led by Cantor Mike Zoosman – join our own Cantor Mike for a beautiful end to the first day of the new year with beloved melodies in Mike’s wonderful voice and spirit, via Zoom.

Sunday, September 20: Second Day Rosh HaShana

Monday, September 21: Everyday T’shuvah via YouTube

  • Noa Baum

    Noa Baum

    • 8:00 AM- 8:45 AM – Everyday T’shuvah Boker Tov – traditional morning service with shofar blast.
    • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM – Rise-up for kids with shofar blast via Zoom.
    • 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM – Everyday T’shuvah Erev Tov – The Akedah – traditional and modern tellings. The dramatic telling of the binding of Isaac (Genesis 22) is one of our holiday texts, traditionally chanted on the 2nd day of Rosh HaShana. We will gather on this evening to hear the original text in holiday trop and then tune in for our own Noa Baum’s original midrash on Sarah, the mother’s, response. 

Tuesday, September 22:  Everyday T’shuvah via YouTube

    • 8:00 AM- 8:15 AM – Everyday T’shuvah Boker Tov – contemplative morning meditation with shofar blast.
    • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM – Rise-up for kids with shofar blast via Zoom.
    • 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM – Everyday T’shuvah Erev Tov –  Maariv & Music with Cheryl Hurwitz.
Rabbi Tirzah Firestone

Rabbi Tirzah Firestone

Wednesday, September 23:  Everyday T’shuvah via YouTube

    • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM – Everyday T’shuvah Boker Tov – contemplative morning meditation with shofar blast.
    • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM – Rise-up for kids with shofar blast via Zoom.
    • 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM – Everyday T’shuvah Erev Tov – Everyday T’shuvah Healing Service with Cantor Mike Zoosman and special guest Rabbi Tirzah Firestone. An opportunity to process some of the difficult feelings that sometimes block our fuller t’shuvah practice at this season, this service will feature a special teaching with R. Tirzah, our Adrienne Kohn Spiritual Growth scholar from last winter, on healing from trauma, moving towards forgiveness. 

Thursday, September 24: Everyday T’shuvah and Morning Minyan via YouTube.

    • 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM – Everyday T’shuvah Boker Tov – traditional morning service with shofar blast.
    • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM – Rise-up for kids with shofar blast via Zoom.
    • 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM – Everyday T’shuvah Isaiah, ancient and renewed, led by Pam Sommers and Tikkun Ha’Ir Teens. The traditional haftarah for Yom Kippur day highlights our prophet Isaiah and the true meaning of our fast. Under the inimitable guidance of Pam Sommers, our teens will lead the chanting and teaching about this central text, inspiring us to hear the message anew for our season.

Friday, September 25:  Everyday T’shuvah  and Kabbalat Shabbat via YouTube.

    • 8:00 AM – Everyday T’shuvah Boker Tov – contemplative morning meditation with shofar blast.
    • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM – Rise-up for kids with shofar blast via Zoom.
    • 6:00 PM –  6:45 PM – Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbis Fred and Rachel – Shabbat is even ‘holier’ than the high holy days, a sacred weekly pause in the midst of so much. Join in for favorite Shabbat melodies with Adat Shalom friends and candle-lighting.

Saturday/Shabbat, September 26: Shabbat Shuvah via YouTube.

    • Hazzan Jessi Roemer

      Hazzan Jessi Roemer

      9:00 AM – Tot Shabbat

    • 10:00 AM – Shabbat Shuvah morning service
    • 10:30 AM – Shabbat Shuvah Torah study
    • 11:30 AM – Shabbat Shuvah learning and discussion
    • 7:00 PM –  8:00 PM –  10 Songs for 10 Days – A T’shuvah Virtual concert with guest Hazzan Jessi Roemer, and our own Rabbis Rachel and Fred for an evening of holiday-themed music, both classic liturgy and more modern offerings, ending with Havdalah.

Sunday, September 27: Yom Kippur begins at Sundown

    • 10:00 AM – Everyday T’shuvah Morning Chant and Meditation.
    • 7:00 PM – Yizkor – Please note the time for Yizkor Prayers
    • 7:30 PM – Kol Nidre Service & Teaching
      (Teaching by Rabbi Sid,”Longing for Face Time”.)

Monday, September 28: Yom Kippur

Friday, October 2: Erev Sukkot

    • 6:00 PM – Erev Sukkot and Kabbalat Shabbat Services.

Saturday, October 3: Sukkot

    • 10:00 AM – Festival Sukkot and Shabbat Services.

Monday, October 5 – Thursday, October 8: Sukkot

    • The “virtual” Adat Shalom Sukkah will be open for lunch during the holiday and for programming each evening.

Friday, October 9: Simchat Torah

    • The “virtual” Adat Shalom Sukkah will be open for lunch during the holiday and for programming each evening.
    • 6:00 PM – Simchat Torah and Kabbalat Shabbat Services.

Saturday, October 10: Simchat Torah/Shemini Atzeret

    • 10:00 AM – Festival Simchat Torah/Shemini Atzeret and Shabbat Services including Yizkor.