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High Holy Days

The High Holy days give us an opportunity to celebrate and reflect. As one of the largest Reform congregations in the country, we offer our members several options for High Holy Day worship. Our Guide to High Holy Day Services & Tickets, which can also be viewed as a PDF by clicking here, will help you and your family embark on a sweet 5779.

Selichot
Selichot

Toward the end of the month of Elul, a week before Rosh Hashanah on Saturday night, we will recite selichot. These prayers and poetry on the theme of forgiveness are meant to inspire us to begin the process of asking forgiveness — from God, from our loved ones, from ourselves — for whatever we did wrong in the past year.

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Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah

We welcome the New Year with a variety of worship experiences for every age and stage of life. At our foundation are Congregational services at Temple with moving sermons from our rabbis, and the beautiful, harmonious voices of our cantors accompanied by the festival choir. We offer an innovative, outdoor, musical Erev Rosh Hashanah service at JBSC, and services at Temple for young Jewish professionals in their 20s and 30s, families with preschoolers, and families with school age children.

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Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur

Beginning with the Kol Nidre and its soul-stirring prayers, the Day of Atonement provides our congregants with many options for community prayer and personal reflection at Temple. 

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