Tishre Festivals 5780 (2019)

Come join us for the
High Holidays,
Sukkot, and Simchat Torah 5780:
Entrance is free and no need to purchase tickets!

Rosh Hashanah

Evening service – Sunday, September 29, at 6 PM,
with the Har-El choir and piano accompaniment.
Sermon: Rabbi Ada Zavidov, rabbi of the congregation.

Morning service – Monday, September 30, at 9:30 AM,

with the Har-El choir and piano accompaniment. 
Sermon: Rabbi Dr. Michael Marmur, Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem.

Second morning (Tuesday, October 1): Visits by the rabbi, cantor, and representatives of the congregation to the homes of members who are unable to come to synagogue, including the blowing of the shofar (services will not be held in the synagogue that morning).


Yom Kippur

Kol Nidre and evening service – Tuesday, October 8, at 6 PM,
Sermon: Rabbi Ada Zavidov. 
Following the service, a study session in Hebrew
will be led by Rabbi Ada.

Morning service – Wednesday, October 9, at 9:30 AM
Mincha and Yizkor –  at 4:15 PM
N’ilah –  at 5:30 PM
Kol Nidre, Mincha, and N’ilah are with
the Har-El choir and piano accompaniment.

*The participation of the choir and pianist on the High Holidays
is generously sponsored by the Ackerman Foundation of Dallas, Texas,
on behalf of “Roots for Reform Judaism”, USA



Evening service – Sunday, October 13,
at 6 PM.  Sermon: Rabbi Ada Zavidov

Morning service – Monday, October 14
at 9:30 AM, including the waving of the lulav,
and with piano accompaniment. 
Sermon: Cantor Professor Eliyahu Schleifer.

An “Open Sukkah” will be held following the service.


Simchat Torah & Hakafot

Evening service –
Sunday, October 20, at 6 PM, including hakafot with egalitarian Simchat Torah flags.

Morning service –
Monday, October 21, at 9:30 AM, including hakafot with egalitarian Simchat Torah flags, and yizkor.


Services are held with mixed seating
(men and women sitting together),
led by Rabbi Ada Zavidov and Cantor Evan Cohen,
with instrumental accompaniment.


Kehilat Har-El wishes you and the whole house of Israel a shanah tovah!