Building Community Together
2019 High Holiday Schedule
Selichot Service at CBT Saturday, September 21 – 9:00 pM
This beautiful and moving service ushers in the season and sets the mood for this most spiritual of times. Prior to the service we will discuss Simon Wiesenthal’s book “The Sunflower” which deals with themes of forgiveness and repentance.
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Erev Rosh Hashana, Sunday, September 29
Intergenerational Family Outdoor Service – 5:30 pm (weather permitting) – Rabbi Weinblatt, Cantor Kapell, and Rabbi Tow will lead an intergenerational 35-45 minute service in the round for families of all ages, followed by apples and honey.
Congregational Candle Lighting – 6:15 pm
Traditional Service - 6:30 pm - Join with our community in welcoming the New Year.
Day 1 and 2 of Rosh Hashana, Monday, September 30 and Tuesday, October 1
Services 8:45 am
The shofar is sounded as we welcome the New Year with our beautiful service. The second day is distinguished by the birkat hakohanim ( priestly blessing by Kohanim)and other holiday rituals and traditions.
Tashlich: Monday, September 30 - 1:30 pm
Symbolically cast away your sins into a body of running water. Join us at the creek behind the building following the conclusion of services for this brief, but moving ritual.
Children’s Services & Programming
Monday, September 30 & Tuesday, October 1 - 9:30 am
B’nai Tzedek is known for special age appropriate interactive children’s programming services and babysitting on both days. (See pages 6-7 for more information).
Shabbat Shuva: Friday, October 4 - 6:30 pm & Sat, October 5 - 9:30 am
The Shabbat between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, during the “Ten Days of Repentance” is often considered one of the most important Shabbat services of the year.
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Kol Nidre: Tuesday, October 8 – 6:30 pm
Kol Nidre, with its evocative melody and contemplative prayers, summons us to the introspection of this day.
Kol Nidre Teen Scene – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 9
Morning: 8:30 am
We join together as individuals and as members of a sacred community reflecting on the contemplative themes of the holiday.
Yizkor: Memorial Service – approximately 11:00am
We will recite the prayers in memory of our departed beloved.
Family Service & Children’s Programming: 9:30 am
Engaging age-appropriate services and programming for children. (Please see pages 6-7 for more information).
Afternoon Discussion: 3:00 pm
Rabbi Weinblatt leads this forum discussing provocative issues facing the Jewish community.
The ark will be open for personal prayer from the conclusion of the Musaf service until the start of the Mincha service at 5:00 pm and is also open during the Neilah concluding service.
Mincha: 4:15 pm
The Afternoon Service featuring the Book of Jonah.
Neilah: 6:15 pm
This service marks the conclusion of Yom Kippur, and culminates the “Ten Days of Awe.” The shofar is blown at approximately 7:10 pm, followed by a light breaking of the fast.
Sunday, October 13
4:30 pm Sukkot Block Party
6:15 pm Erev Sukkot Family Service
Monday, October 14
9:30 am Sukkot Service
11:00 am Children’s Service w/Rabbi Tow
11:00 am Blessing of Newborns
Kiddush Lunch & Sundaes in the Sukkah and Walk Along the Canal
Sunday, October 20
5:30 pm Family Pizza in the Hut
6:15 pm Erev Shemini Atzeret Service
followed by ice cream
Monday, October 21
9:30 am Shemini Atzeret Service
Yizkor & Memorial Plaque Dedication
5:30 pm Dairy Dinner
6:15 pm Minyan
6:30 pm Family Simchat Torah Celebration & The Torah Unrolled!