High Holidays: Full Schedule

High Holidays Full Schedule

  • Elul Observances

  • September 6th

    5:55pm

  • September 13th, 20th, 27th

    7:25pm

  • During the month of Elul, the sounding of the Shofar is prior to Friday night services in accordance with the rituals of selichot. Selichot (forgiveness) are prayers of penance said before and during the High Holidays.

  • Erev Selichot

    Saturday, September 21st

  • 7pm Guided Study

    Prepare for the “Sacred Work” of the season with a guided study of a short story, poem, and passage from the Talmud, all exploring selichot (forgiveness). All reding available here.

Sharing hope: hands filled with light. digital hand drawn picture with watercolour texture. mixed media artwork.
Shofar-5778-main-image
  • Erev Rosh Hashanah

    Sunday, September 29th

  • 7pm Evening Service

    Rabbi’s Sermon: “I Found God in Myself and I Loved Her Fiercely: The 70 Names of God and Why it Matters”

  • Rosh Hashanah Day 1

    Monday, September 30th

  • 9:30am-12:30pm Morning Services

    Rabbi’s Sermon: “Ten Rarely Observed Practices in our Tradition and How They Might Change Your Life”

  • 9:30am-12:30pm Childcare

    An opportunity for your children to participate in a High Holiday activity while you are in services. Ages Pre-K through Elementary.

  • 10am-11am Children's Services

    Geared for toddlers-early elementary, parental participation encouraged. Led by Religious School Director Samara Gilman together with our young adults.

  • 12:30pm Kiddush

    Sisterhood invites everyone to join in a Kiddush of apples & honey.

  • 2pm-3pm Dialogue

    An opportunity for intellectual exploration. Bring your queries and curiosity.

  • 3:30pm-4:30pm Tashlich

    Refreshments to be served after the Tashlich Service. Hosted by Congregants at a nearby home in walking distance. If you need assistance with transportation, please contact us. We are happy to help.

  • Rosh Hashanah Day 2

    Tuesday, October 1st 

  • 10am Rosh Hashanah Walking Meditation

    Meet in the parking lot of Poet’s Walk, 776 River Rd., Red Hook, for a New Year return to nature, featuring a guided walk around the circuit, with prayers and meditation. 

  • 11:30am Service with Shofar

    A half-hour service at the gazebo will culminate at noon with sounding of the shofar.

  • Note:

    The gazebo can be accessed by wheelchair and stroller, but the circuit trail is not fully accessible.

  • Friday, October 4th

    6pm Early Evening Service

  • Saturday, October 5th

    10am Morning Service/Minyan

  • Saturday, October 5th

    10am Sukkah Building

    All CEHV members are encouraged to join in as we create our Sukkah. Check on the website and/or contact Mark Trott at 845-594-5132 for information.

Sunlight rays pour through leaves in a rainforest at Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka.
rosh Hashanah
  • Yom Kippur: Kol Nidre

    Tuesday, October 8th

  • 7pm Kol Nidre Service

    Rabbi's Sermon: “Reform Judaism is the Answer for a Viable Jewish Future”

  • Please arrive for seating by 6:45pm for seating as we begin promptly at 7:00pm. Doors will reopen for late seating after the Kol Nidre prayer.

  • Yom Kippur

    Wednesday, October 9th

  • 9:30am-12:30pm Morning Service

    Rabbi’s Sermon: “The Mother Earth Debacle: What Happened and Where Do We Stand? A Moment in Time, Lessons to Live By”

  • 9:30am-12:30pm Childcare

    An opportunity for your children to participate in a High Holiday activity while you are in services. Ages Pre-K through Elementary.

  • 10am-11am Chidren's Service

    Geared for toddlers-early elementary, parental participation encouraged. Led by Religious School Director Samara Gilman together with our young adults.

  • 12:30pm Guided Meditation

    Board member, acclaimed artist, and children's books illustrator Melanie Hall leads participants in a guided meditation exploring High Holy Day themes. 

  • 2:30-3pm Dialogue with Rabbi Yael

    An opportunity for intellectual exploration. Bring your queries and curiosity.

  • 3:30pm Afternoon Service
  • 4pm Yizkor Memorial Service

    ADD INFO LINK HERE

  • 5:30pm Concluding Neilah Service
  • 5:50 Break the Fast

    A meal to break the fast is served for all.

  • Erev Sukkot

    Sunday, October 13th

  • 4pm Potluck Dinner in the Sukkah

    Featuring festival song, prayers, and art. This is always a lively and joyous evening for our diverse community. Vegetarian dishes only, please.

  • Sukkot Day 1

    Monday, October 14th

  • 10am Morning Minyan in the Sukkah

  • Sukkot Day 5

    Friday, October 18th

  • 6pm Yizkor Service

  • 6:30pm Abbreviated Shabbat Service

  • 7pm Sukkot Shalom

    We welcome our neighbors- Muslim, Christian, Unitarian, and people of all faiths to join us in joyous celebration. 

sukkah-dawnstarstudios-
simchat torah
  • Simchat Torah

    Monday, October 21st

  • Full Hakafot Celebration

  • 5:30pm Monday Evening Services

    Consecration of new students to the Leonard & Barbara Zimet Religious School
    L’dor Vador - Sixth-Grade Class members will receive their Siddurim

Youth Events

  • Rosh Hashanah

    Monday, September 30th

  • 9:30am-12:30pm Childcare

    An opportunity for your children to participate age-appropriate, engaging, and fun High Holiday activities while you are in services. All children must be dropped off, signed in, and check out out by their parent(s) or guardians. 

  • 10am-11am Children's Services

    This service is designed for youth ages birth-early elementary. Parental participation is warmly encouraged. Led by Religious School Director Samara Gilman together with some of our michadim (young adult aides in our Religious School). 

  • 10am-11am Young Adult Services

    This service is geared towards emerging adults: youth between the ages of middle elementary to late adolescence. It is being led by our youth in collaboration with members of the Parent-Teacher Organization. 

  • Yom Kippur

    Wednesday, October 9th

  • 9:30am-12:30pm Childcare

    An opportunity for your children to participate age-appropriate, engaging, and fun High Holiday activities while you are in services. All children must be dropped off, signed in, and check out out by their parent(s) or guardians. 

  • 10am-11am Children's Services

    This service is designed for youth ages birth-early elementary. Parental participation is warmly encouraged. Led by Religious School Director Samara Gilman together with some of our michadim (young adult aides in our Religious School). 

  • 10am-11am Young Adult Services

    This service is geared towards emerging adults: youth between the ages of middle elementary to late adolescence. It is being led by our youth in collaboration with members of the Parent-Teacher Organization. 

X