This booklet, High Holy Days: the Basics, explains the Days of Awe, starting with Rosh Hashanah and running through Yom Kippur, including what to expect at synagogue services, what the home celebrations may look like and concluding with a glossary of useful terms.
Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Selihot is an overture to the High Holy Days, and introduces us to the melodies and themes that suffuse the season. It is the portal to our sacred period of introspection and reflection. Hush of Midnight melds contemporary music with ancient chant, and traditional Selihot prayers with the lofty poetry of the late Ruth Brin. Minhah and Ma'ariv: 7:30 PM; Social Gathering: 8:30 PM; Havdalah, marking the conclusion of Shabbat, followed by an introduction to Hush of Midnight featuring composer Hazzan Charles S. Davidson, Hazzan Emeritus of Congregation Adath Jeshurun: 9:00 PM; Hush of Midnight led by Hazzan Howard K. Glantz, accompanied by the assembled congregations, with the Adath Jeshurun Choir, Women’s Ensemble, Men’s Association Ensemble, Dr. William J. Gatens on the keyboard, Ken Miller on drums, and the Ken Ulansey Ensemble: 9:30 PM. A Joint Program Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Beth Sholom Congregation, Congregation Beth Tikvah B’nai Jeshurun, Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El, Old York Road Temple – Beth Am, Temple Sinai, and Tiferet Bet Israel.