High Holidays

Guests are welcome at our High Holiday Services. Tickets are not required. We celebrate Erev Rosh HaShana, Kol Nidre Services, Rosh HaShana (1st day only), and Yom Kippur services. Our holiday programing also includes opportunities for study, an outdoor Tashlich service, and a potluck breaking of the fast.

To download a printable version of our High Holidays schedule, click here.

HIGH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 5782/2021

Rabbi Reni Dickman
Rabbinic Intern: Jennie Bunde
Keyboard: David Amor
Vocal Soloist: Lucas Woods

All services and study sessions will be hybrid offerings, both in person and on the Temple’s Zoom site. For information on how to join via Zoom, and the location of the Lake Storey activities, please email TempleSholomGalesburg@gmail.com.

Free flipbook version of the High Holiday prayerbooks available here: https://www.ccarnet.org/publications/hhd/.

Selichot Services: Saturday, August 28th, 8:30 p.m.

Kever Avot (Memorial Service at Brookside Cemetery): Sunday, September 5th, 11:00 a.m.

Erev Rosh Hashana: Monday, September 6th, 7:30 p.m.

First Day of Rosh Hashana: Tuesday, September 7th.

Morning Service, 10:00 a.m.

The following will be outdoors at Lake Storey, weather permitting

Tashlich, followed by picnic lunch, 12:30 p.m.
Children’s activity, 1:30 p.m.
Reverse tashlich all ages activity, 1:45 p.m  (see notes below).

Shabbat Shuva: Friday, September 10th, 7:30 p.m.

Kol Nidre: Wednesday, September 15th, 7:30 p.m.

Yom Kippur: Thursday, September 16th

Morning service, 10:00 a.m.
Choice of Break, Walk, or Study Session #1, 1:00 p.m. (see notes below)

The following will be outdoors at Lake Storey, weather permitting

Afternoon service (Minchah), 2:00 p.m.
Children’s Service, 3:00 p.m.
Choice of Break or Walk & Study Session #2 3:00 p.m. (see notes below)

Back in the Temple:

Yizkor (memorial service), 4:00 p.m.
Ne’ilah and Havdalah, 5:15 p.m.
Motzi to break the fast, about 6:00 p.m., following the end of services

Sukkot, Saturday, September 25th

Sukkah building, 5:00 p.m.
Havdalah in the Sukkah, 6:00 p.m.

                                                       

NOTES FOR YOM KIPPUR AFTERNOON:

Reverse tashlich –Join environmentally conscious Jewish communities around the world in reversing the tradition of Tashlich. Remove human ‘sins’ (marine debris) from the water in a collaborative waterfront cleanup.

Break, Walk, or Study Session #1 — Three choices are being offered concurrently.  Choose to take a break, take a walk with one of our service leaders, or stay for a study session led by one of our service leaders.

Break, Children’s Service, or Walk & Study Session #2 — Three choices are being offered concurrently. Choose to take a break, stay for the children’s service led by one of our service leaders, or take a combination study session walk with one of our service leaders.

GUESTS ARE WELCOME AT OUR HIGH HOLIDAY SERVICES!