2022/5783 High Holy Days

ELUL OBSERVANCE OF SELICHOT RITUALS Beginning on September 2nd, 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 teshuva.

Erev Selichot Saturday September 17, 7 PM
Restorative Justice as a Path to Forgiveness. Guest speaker Kohenet Shoshana Akua Brown

Erev Rosh Hashana Sunday September 25, 7:30 PM
Rabbi Yael’s Sermon: 'Assemble the People'... Why Create Chavurot at CEHV

Rosh Hashana Monday September 26
9:30-12:30 PM—Morning Service

Rabbinical Intern Jack Sherratt’s Sermon: Boundless: A Gender/Queer Reading of the Akedah Aliyot — please stand and be honored for one of the following:

    1. Celebrated a meaningful life cycle: Birth or adoption of a child, grandchild, wedding, anniversary, new position or citizenship/immigration status change
    2. Volunteered at Synagogue this past year
    3. Joined CEHV in the last 5 years
    4. Made a charitable gift of Tzedakah to CEHV this past year
    5. Recently Retired
    6. Recently Graduated (HS, College, Professional Program)

10-10:30 AM—Tot “Shabbat” led by Zimet JLA Director Jonathan Billig
10-11:00 AM—Youth Service for ages 6-12, leader TBA
12:30 PM Apples & Honey

Tashlich (outdoors) 4:00 PM Kingston Rotary Point Park

Rosh Hashana Day 2 (outdoors) Tuesday Sept 27
Poet’s Walk—Gather at 10AM in parking lot for Guided walking meditation, returning to the Gazeebo at 11:30AM for abbreviated service, concluding at noon.

Erev Yom Kippur Tuesday October 4
Rabbi Yael’s Sermon: Who by Fire? Our Jewish Responsibility for Sustainability of the Earth
7-7:30 PM Kol Nidre
7:30-9:30 PM Erev Yom Kippur Service

Yom Kippur Wednesday October 5
Rabbi Yael’s Sermon: Teach Them How to Say Goodbye; Transitioning Leadership

9:30-12:00 PM Morning Service Aliyot — please stand and be honored for 1 of the following:

    1. Board Members
    2. Teacher in our Religious School
    3. College & High School Students
    4. Served as a Greeter this past year
    5. Our Virtual Members
    6. Dealing with a health challenge
    7. Return to health following an illness or following Covid

10-10:30 AM—Tot “Shabbat” led by Rabbinic Intern Jack Sherratt
10-11:00 AM—Youth Service, for ages 6-12, leader TBA
12:30-1:30 PM—Ask the Clergy
2-3PM Meditation with Rabbi Yael OR Walk with JLA Director Jonathan (leave from main entrance)
3:30-4:30 PM—Minchah
4:30-5:30 PM—Yizkor
5:30-6:30 PM—Neilah/Havdalah

Afternoon service Aliyot-please stand and be honored for 1 of the following:

    1. Became b-mitzvah this past year
    2. Celebrating 30 years or more of membership at CEHV
    3. Guests of the community

Following Havdalah — Community Break the Fast

Sukkah building Sunday, October 2, 10am—12PM
Sukkot Shalom Community Potluck Sunday, October 9, 4—6PM (CEHV Community Potluck at 4, Shalom dessert for area congregations at 5:30)
Sukkot Festival morning service Monday, October 10, 10AM (To be held in the Sukkah weather permitting)

Simchat Torah—Hakkafot Service Monday, October 17
Tot Shabbat service at 5:30pm followed by Hakkafot and Consecration at 6pm

IN PERSON Worship or Join Virtually anytime services viewable on our Livestream.

We want everyone to receive an Aliyah.
For each service you attend, please choose the ONE Aliyah that is most meaningful for you, and stand to be honored for that blessing.

9am to 1pm on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur mornings. Please escort your child(ren) to and from the childcare room and sign in/out.