High Holy Days 5779 - Hevreh
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High Holy Days

All are welcome to join Hevreh for the duration of the 5779 High Holy Days.

For Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, non Hevreh members will require tickets.

To purchase tickets, follow the appropriate link to the right or call the Hevreh office at 413-528-6378.

Our holiday celebration begins with Selichot and continues through Simchat Torah.

Below is a complete list of all our services.

Reciprocity

 

For members of another URJ congregation requesting reciprocity to join Hevreh for the High Holy Days.

For Hevreh members who would like to attend another URJ congregation for the High Holy Days.

To request reciprocity to Hevreh or to another synagogue, please fill out the form to the right and contact the Hevreh office if you have any questions.

Selichot

 

Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 6:15 pm

As we prepare for the turning of the year, we begin the season of t’shuvah (turning) with this meditative and moving service of Selichot.

Rosh Hashanah

 

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sunday September 9, 2018 7:30 pm

First Day: Monday September 10, 2018

    Morning Service 10:30 am

    Tashlich – Great Barrington River Walk 4:30 pm

Second Day: Tuesday September 11, 2018

    Morning Service 10:30 am

Yom Kippur

 

Kol Nidrei: Tuesday September 18, 2018 7:30 pm

Wednesday September 19, 2018

    Family Service 9:00 am

    Morning Service 10:30 am

    Afternoon Service 2:45 pm – includes Yizkor and Concluding service

    A Break Fast will immediately follow the concluding service.

Shabbat Evening Service with Yizkor

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Family Programs

 

Hevreh’s High Holy Day Family Services are free and open to all. There is no pre-registration. The duration of the service is about 45 minutes, and it moves quickly. For more information about the family service, contact Jodie Friedman at jfriedman@hevreh.org.

 

Rosh Hashanah

Monday, September 10 at 9:00 am

 

Family services are a great opportunity for you and your favorite little ones to share together in the sweetness of the New Year. We’ll hear the shofar, and think about the ways in which we have grown in the past year. The service is participatory, musical, and most appropriate for families with children aged 0-12. Grandparents and other special grown ups are especially welcome.

 

Yom Kippur

Wednesday, September 19 at 9:00 am

 

Families are invited to join together for a celebration of Yom Kippur that will invite us all to think about the year that has gone by, consider what it means to say “I’m sorry.” The service is participatory, musical, and most appropriate for families with children aged 0-12. Grandparents and other special grown-ups are especially welcome.

 

Childcare

Hevreh will offer childcare during the traditional Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services on Monday, September 10th and Wednesday, September 19th beginning at 10:00 am. We will have trained childcare professionals in classrooms split by age, up to the age of 10. Those nearing Bar/Bat Mitzvah are encouraged to attend the full service.

 

Book of Remembrance

Each year during the Yitzkor service on Yom Kippur Hevreh takes time to remember loved ones who we’ve lost. The Book of Remembrance is a physical tribute to these individuals, and all are welcome to request names that will appear in the book. To submit names to the 5779 book of Remembrance, please fill out the form below. If you have submitted names in the past and wish to review before submitting your form, click on the 5778 Book of Remembrance link. May their memories be for a blessing and may we all find peace in the comfort of one another this holy day season.