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High Holidays: Full Schedule

High Holidays: Full Schedule

Please note that all of our virtual services and events will be archived and freely available to view, so feel free to stop in and view according to your family's unique needs.

  • August 21 & 28; September 11

    7:25pm

  • September 4

    5:55pm

  • Beginning on August 21st until the New Year, join our livestream five minutes before Friday night services when we will sound the shofar and share a contemplative moment to move us in teshuvah.

    Selichot (forgiveness) are prayers of penance said before and during the High Holidays.

  • An Alternative to Erev Selichot

  • In place of traditional Selichot prayers, our congregation will do sacred work in preparation for the Season of Forgiveness through ACTION. We ask each household to provide one backpack filled with school supplies for a child of an undocumented family struggling for the human right to live in safety and dignity. The website will be updated with details shortly. 

  • Rosh Hashanah Evening Service

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH

    7:30PM 

    Livestreamed from the main sanctuary 

    RABBIS SERMON: “If Not Now, Then When?”

Sharing hope: hands filled with light. digital hand drawn picture with watercolour texture. mixed media artwork.
  • Rosh Hashanah Day 1

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th

  • 10am-12pm

    MORNING SERVICE 

    Livestreamed from the Sanctuary 

    RABBIS SERMON: “Gratitude”

  • 1-2pm

    A ZOOM DIALOGUE WITH RABBI YAEL

    An opportunity for intellectual exploration. Bring your queries and curiosity. Click here to access the Zoom.

  • 1-2pm

    TEEN TALK WITH MOREH MARK GRUNBLATT VIA ZOOM

    An opportunity for younger teens to gather with peers to share Rosh Hashanah thoughts. Click here to access the Zoom.

  • 4pm

    TASHLICH

    Our Tashlich service will be held outdoors at Kingston Point Park. Gather in the parking lot at 3:45PM and walk to the park. All participants are required to wear masks and maintain a social distance of no less than 10 feet between households. For directions click here

  • Rosh Hashanah Day 2

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th

poet's walk
  • 10am

    SECOND DAY WALKING MEDITATION

    Meet at 10AM in the parking lot of Poet’s Walk, 776 River Rd., Red Hook, for a New Year return to nature, featuring a guided walking meditation around the circuit. All are expected to wear masks and practice social distancing.

  • 11:15-11:30am

    CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY

    An opportunity for children ages Pre-K through Elementary to participate in a High Holiday activity outdoors and in-person. The children will be social distancing and all children must wear masks.

  • 11:30am

    SERVICE

    An abbreviated Second Day Rosh Hashanah Service will be held at the Gazebo at Poet's Walk. 

  • 12pm

    SOUNDING OF THE SHOFAR 

    The second-day observance will conclude with the sounding of the shofar at 12PM at the Gazebo.

  • Note:

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

  • Friday, September 25th

    EVENING SERVICE

    7:30pm Livestreamed from the Sanctuary

  • Saturday, September 26th

    TOT SHABBAT!

    9am Livestreamed from the Sanctuary 

  • Saturday, September 26th

    MORNING SERVICE  

    10am Livestreamed from the Sanctuary 

  • Sunday, September 27th

    SUKKAH BUILDING

    10am

    Our sukkah will be smaller than usual this year, as we honor this important mitzvah while acknowledging that we will not be dwelling together. Please reach out to Mark Trott at 845-594-5132 if you are available to join him in building the sukkah, or call the office at 845-338-4271. Volunteers are required to wear masks.

  • Kol Nidre & Erev Yom Kippur

    SUNDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 27TH 

    7pm Livestreamed from the Sanctuary 

    Livestream begins at 6:45PM. Kol Nidre begins promptly at 7PM. Followed by Erev Yom Kippur service. 

    RABBIS SERMON: “Does the Soul Survive?”

  • Yom Kippur

    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th

  • 10am-12pm

    MORNING SERVICE

    Livestreamed from the Sanctuary

    RABBIS SERMON: “The Role of Synagogue in the Time of Covid-19” 

  • 10:00-10:30am

    CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY VIA ZOOM

    Religious School Director Samara Gilman will lead children in a virtual High Holiday activity geared towards toddlers to early elementary. Zoom link is here.

  • 1pm-2pm

    A ZOOM DIALOGUE WITH RABBI YAEL

    An opportunity for intellectual exploration. Bring your queries and questions. Zoom link is here.

  • 1pm-2pm

    TEEN TALK WITH MORAH CARA LEVINE-BRENNER VIA ZOOM 

    An opportunity for younger teens to gather with peers to share Yom Kippur thoughts. This conversation will be focused on how teens are creating change through their unique and creative activism. Zoom link is here.

  • 2pm

    A GUIDED MEDITATION WITH MELANIE HALL

    CEHV Secretary, acclaimed artist, and widely published illustrator Melanie Hall is leading participants in a guided meditation exploring High Holiday Day themes. Zoom link is here.

  • 3:30pm

    AFTERNOON SERVICE

    Livestreamed from the Sanctuary 

     

  • 4:30pm

    YIZKOR MEMORIAL SERVICE

    Livestreamed from the Sanctuary

    To honor your close family and friends who have passed away, click here.

  • 5:30pm

    CONCLUDING NEILAH SERVICE

    Livestreamed from the Sanctuary 

  • Sukkot

    The Harvest Festival

  • Friday, October 2nd

    SUKKOT FESTIVAL

    6pm Livestreamed from Rabbi’s Sukkah

    Grab your festival dinner and connect from your home for prayer and song. 

  • Saturday, October 3rd

    MORNING MINYAN

    10am Livestreamed from Rabbi’s Sukkah

  • Friday, October 9th

    YIZKOR SERVICE

    7pm Livestreamed from the Sanctuary 

    KABBALAT SHABBAT

    7:30pm Livestreamed from the Sanctuary

  • Simchat Torah

    Saturday, October 10th

  • 10am

    HAKKAFOT SERVICES 

    Celebrate Hakkafot with miniature Torah scrolls as we gather in our cars in a large parking lot. All participants will call-in to hear Rabbi Yael, Religious School leadership, and our youth from the safety and comfort of their cars. Information & directions will be posted soon. 

    New students will be consecrated to the Leonard & Barbara Zimet Religious School. Sixth-graders will receive their siddurim.

Individuals across the lifespan are always welcomed and cherished at all of our services, including Shabbat and High Holiday services, events, and celebrations. The list below focuses on events that are particularly youth and young adult focused.

  • Rosh Hashanah Teen Talk (Day 1)

    TEEN TALK WITH MOREH MARK GRUNBLATT VIA ZOOM

    9/19/2020 1pm

    An opportunity for younger teens to gather with peers to share Rosh Hashanah thoughts. Click here to access the Zoom.

  • Rosh Hashanah Children's Activity (Day 2)

    CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY

    9/20/2020 11:15-11:30am

    An opportunity for children ages Pre-K through Elementary to participate in a High Holiday activity outdoors and in-person. The children will be social distancing and all children must wear masks.

  • SHABBAT SHUVAH

    TOT SHABBAT!

    9/26/2020 10am

  • Yom Kippur Children's Activity

    CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY VIA ZOOM

    9/28/2020 10am

    Religious School Director Samara Gilman will lead children in a virtual High Holiday activity geared towards toddlers to early elementary. Click here to access the Zoom. 

  • Sukkot Festival

    SUKKOT FESTIVAL

    10/2/2020 6pm

    Livestreamed from Rabbi’s Sukkah

    Grab your festival dinner and connect from your home for prayer and song. 

  • Simchat Torah Hakafot Services

    HAKKAFOT SERVICES- REJOICING WITH THE TORAH 

    10/10/2020 10am

    Celebrate Hakkafot with miniature Torah scrolls as we gather in our cars in a large parking lot. All participants will call-in to hear Rabbi Yael, Religious School leadership, and our youth from the safety and comfort of their cars. Information & directions will be posted soon!

    New students will be consecrated to the Leonard & Barbara Zimet Religious School Community. Sixth-graders will receive their siddurim.

  • Note:

    The gazebo at Poet's Walk is wheelchair and stroller accessible, but the circuit trail is not fully accessible.

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