Welcome to our High Holiday Virtual Services 2020

This page will be updated with links to our services approximately 1-2 days before each holy day:

  • Erev Rosh Hashanah – Friday, September 18

    An abbreviated High Holy Day Service led by the Rabbi and Cantorial Soloist Don Levey, ending with a virtual Rosh Hashanah seder.

Please Join us on Zoom at 7:15pm for a live seder

Celebrate with other members of the community!  Click on this zoom link or enter the following in your zoom application:

      • meeting ID:  832 5730 7586
      • password:  987850
  • Rosh Hashanah, 1st Day – Saturday, September 19

This is our traditional adult service, led by the Rabbi and Cantorial Soloist Don Levey, including a brief Torah reading, sermon and sounding of the shofar by Wendy Simon-Pearson!

 

Children’s Service

Get your plastic shofars ready to blow along with us! Cantorial Soloist Ben Silver will join the rabbi for this fun, music-filled service, featuring Wendy Simon-Pearson and special play featuring some of our religious school students!!

 

  • Rosh Hashanah, 2nd Day – Sunday, September 20

Same as the 1st day of Rosh Hashanah service but with a different Torah reading and brief talks by members of all ages describing what the Temple means to them.


 

  • Tashlich – casting off sins, Sunday, September 20

Symbolizing the casting-off of our sins by throwing pebbles into the water, with a lot of musical accompaniment. Led by Dan Flagg, Cantorial Soloist Ben Silver and other temple members. Recorded mostly from the shore of the Concord river.


 

  • Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre) – Sunday, September 27Our traditional Kol Nidre service onducted by the rabbi and Cantorial Soloist Don Levey. Including the chanting of Kol Nidre with a montage of Temple members’ holding the Torah.

 

  • Yom Kippur morning – Monday, September 28 

Adult Service

Our traditional morning service conducted by the rabbi and Cantorial Soloist Don Levey.

Children’s Service

Conducted by the rabbi and Cantorial Soloist Ben Silver. Have your dissolvable paper ready to write a sin on it and dissolve it in a bowl of water.

 

  • Yizkor (Memorial Service) – Monday, September 28 

    Readings of the Temple’s Yizkor list and memorial prayers to remember loved ones as well as those who died in the holocaust and other tragic events. 

  • Neilah – Afternoon Service – Monday, September 28

    Our traditional afternoon and concluding service conducted by the rabbi and Cantorial Soloist Don Levey, featuring readings by temple members and ending with the blowing of the shofar by Wendy Simon-Pearson.


  • Please Join us on Zoom at 6:00pm for a community “break the fast”

    Celebrate with other members of the community!  Click on this zoom link or enter the following in your zoom application:

        • meeting ID:  813 6178 4269
        • password:  154814

Please note that these services are intended for members of Temple Shalom Emeth. For additional relatives or guests wishing to access these services, please have them register on our eventbrite page.