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High Holidays

How to view services

All members have should have received information on viewing services.  Members will have a choice between YouTube and FaceBook Live, which will feature interactive dialogue.  We welcome guests to join our YouTube streaming service.  Please register for access to our streaming service.

High Holiday Day of Tech Support
ll have support for you in case you are having trouble connecting during the services. You can email or call 240-418-5503.
Hours:  Sunday, September 27 (6:30 - 8:30 pm) Monday, September 28 (8:30 am - 12:00 pm & 1:45 - 2:15 pm)

Yom Kippur

Sunday, September 27
7:00 – 9:00 pm – (YouTube and Facebook):  Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidrei)

Kol Nidrei, with it's evocative melody and contemplative prayers, summons us to the introspection of this day. 

Monday, September 28
9:00 – 12:15 pm - (YouTube and Facebook):  Yom Kippur Morning Service
We join together as individuals and as members of a sacred community to pray and reflect on the contemplative themes of the holiday.

Traditional Yom Kippur Walk
1:00 - 1:45 pm - meet in parking lot at 12:45

A long-standing B’nai Tzedek tradition is to take a leisurely walk between the morning and afternoon discussion session. While our services are not being held in person this year, if you would like to come for the afternoon walk, please come to our parking lot between 12:45 - 1 pm for a 45 minute walk that will begin promptly at 1 pm.

2:00 - 2:45 pm - (YouTube and Facebook):  “Ask the Rabbi” 
Join us as Rabbi Weinblatt broadcasts live from the sanctuary answering your questions, presented by Chris Gordon(Channel 4 News).
4:00 – 5:30 pm - (YouTube and Facebook):  Yizkor Memorial and Avodah Mincha Service
We will recite the prayers in memory of our departed beloved. Following Yizkor will be our afternoon service featuring the Book of Jonah. 
6:00 – 7:30 pm - (YouTube and Facebook):  Neilah/Havdalah and Sounding of Shofar
This service marks the conclusion of Yom Kippur and culminates "the Ten Days of Awe." The holiday concludes with a final shofar blast.

Ask The Rabbi
Due to the pandemic, we will not be holding our popular afternoon discussion this year. Instead Rabbi Weinblatt will field your questions, asked by Chris Gordon of NBC channel 4. To  watch the session, go to where you watched our high holiday services.
Your Support Would be Appreciated
The smoothness of this year’s High Holiday Services are the result of a lot of work, including the hiring of a professional production company to ensure the quality of our service, with editing, pre-recording work, on-site producers and engineers, renting of cameras, lighting, and sound equipment – all of which requires considerable expense and effort to provide and ensure an experience that is meaningful and uplifting. Any donation you wish to make in honor of the holiday will help with the cost of providing the high quality High Holiday experience and services we have been enjoying.
All donors will be acknowledged at the end of services.


Wed, September 30 2020 12 Tishrei 5781