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Beth Emet is a diverse, multigenerational Reform community with a dynamic approach to Judaism. Our congregation seeks to create a spiritually vibrant, socially conscious, intellectually challenging, and deeply caring environment firmly rooted in Jewish tradition and values.

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High Holiday Schedule
5777 | 2016

Please note Name Badges (tickets) are required for Erev Rosh HaShanah, Chavurah Services, Traditional Reform Service, Kol Nidre, Yom Kippur Chavurah Service, Yom Kippur Traditional Reform Service, and for both the Yom Kippur Adult Study sessions with Rabbi London and Rabbi Knobel. Name Badges are not required for the Family Services, Youth Programs, Second Day of Rosh HaShanah, and the Concluding Service of Yom Kippur.

Babysitting is available at all services except the Erev Rosh HaShanah service and Friday night evening services. Pre-registered babysitting is required (minimal charge) for High Holiday services on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur; please email or call the office at 847-869-4230 ext. 301. 

S'lichot

Saturday, September 24
9:00 p.m. S'lichot Reception and Study
11:15 p.m. Service

Rosh HaShanah

Sunday, October 2
8:00 p.m. Erev Rosh HaShanah Service
Monday, October 3
9:00 a.m. Rosh HaShanah Chavurah Service
10:30 a.m. Tashlich
11:30 a.m. Rosh HaShanah Traditional Reform Service
3:00 p.m. Family Service for Kindergarten and Younger
3:00 p.m. Family Service for Grades 1-3
Tuesday, October 4
10:00 a.m. Second Day of Rosh HaShanah Service (Oneg to follow)

Shabbat Shuvah

Friday, October 7
6:30 p.m. Contemplative Kabbalat Shabbat Service
Saturday, October 8
9:30 a.m. Congregational Shabbat Service (no Minyan or Kahal) (babysitting available) 

Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 11 
7:00 p.m.  Kol Nidre Service with D’var Torah by Rabbi Andrea London
Wednesday, October 12
9:00 a.m. Yom Kippur Chavurah Service
9:30 a.m. Adult Study with Rabbi Peter Knobel in the Weiner Room
10:30 a.m. Perlman Room Open for Post B’nai Mitzvah Students following the Chavurah Service
11:15 a.m.  Yom Kippur Traditional Reform Service with D’var Torah by Rabbi Andrea London
1:45 p.m.  Adult Study with Rabbi Andrea London in the Weiner Room
2:15 p.m. Family Service for Young Children (age five and under) in Room 208
2:15 p.m. Family Service for Kindergarten - Grades 3 in the Sanctuary
3:45 p.m. Concluding Services (Afternoon, Yizkor, and N'ilah) with D’var Torah by Rabbi Andrea London

 

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