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High Holidays 5779

The sweetest times are spent with those we love. Celebrate the High Holidays with Rodef Shalom. Join Rabbi Rachel Kobrin and Cantor Saul Rosenthal for a warm, dynamic and inspiring observance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The High Holidays fill our sanctuary with a special energy and sense of meaning as the community comes together in prayer and song.

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If you expect to have family or friends joining you for services this year, please complete the online form or deliver a completed paper form or email Nina at Do not assume that we will remember from past years! This is especially important because everyone attending our High Holiday services this year will be required to present their ticket for entrance. For the safety of our community and guests, please remember to bring your tickets to each service. This is 
especially important because anyone without a ticket will be delayed entering the building. 

Babysitting will be available for children up to age 5 for a small fee ($10/session). For the safety and care of your child, all children MUST be registered for babysitting. Please help us out by registering right away and no later than Tuesday, September 4!  Register HEREBabysitting includes snacks. Both Rodef Shalom members and guests may register for babysitting. Please notify the office if your child has food allergies or special needs. 
Babysitting Schedule: 
- Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Monday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Rosh Hashanah Day 2: Tuesday, September 11, 8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
- Kol Nidre: Tuesday, September 18, 5:30- 9:30 p.m.
- Yom Kippur: Wednesday, September 19, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

Youth Programs will be available for youth older than 5 through 7th grade. We will have programs available from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on both days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Programs will include a kid-friendly service, games, learning, and so much more! Details on locations will be available closer to the High Holy Days. There is no cost for programs for children over 5 years old.

Kids Club will be available to children older than 5 after our Youth Programs end at 12:30 p.m. until the main service lets out and during Kol Nidre. Please register HERE for Youth Programs and Kids Club.

High Holiday Service Schedule

Selichot - Saturday, September 1, 8:15 p.m.
8:15 p.m.  Havdalah at 8:15 p.m., followed by a viewing of the movie, “A Small Act”.  A discussion will precede the Selichot Service at approximately 10:30 p.m. “A Small Act” is the story of a young Kenyan’s life that changes drastically when his education is sponsored by a Swedish stranger. Years later, he founds his own scholarship program to replicate the kindness he once received. 
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sunday, September 9
6:00 p.m. Erev Rosh Hashanah Services
Rosh Hashana Day 1, Monday, September 10
8:30 a.m. Rosh Hashanah Services
4:00 p.m. Family Service at Lollipop Lake at Garland Park
5:00 p.m. Mincha/Tashlich at Lollipop Lake at Garland Park
Rosh Hashana Day 2, Tuesday, September 11
8:30 a.m. Rosh Hashanah Services
10:30 a.m. Healing Service and Parallel Study Session
Saturday, September 15
12:45 p.m. Rabbi’s After Kiddush Tisch
Kol Nidre, Tuesday, September 18
6:30 p.m. Kol Nidre Services
Yom Kippur, Wednesday, September 19
8:30 a.m. Yom Kippur Services - Yizkor/Martyrology Ceremony at 11:00 a.m
Sacred Yoga: 2:30 p.m., Mizel Museum
Breakout Session with Eva Hutt: 3:45 p.m., Library
5:00 p.m. Mincha Service
6:30 p.m. Neilah Service

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