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High Holy Days 5781/2020

Click the box above for access to Service Schedules
and Streaming Links 


Yom Kippur Services

 

Kol Nidre, Yom Kippur Eve – Sunday, September 27

Services will be streamed at the times listed and may be viewed by clicking the
orange HIGH HOLY DAYS 5781/2020 button
at the top of this page.

Kol Nidre Ritual and Sermon with Anthem
Sermon: ”Other People’s Business
7:00-7:45pm

Yom Kippur Evening Service
8:15-9:15pm

Yom Kippur Day – Monday, September 28

The following services will be streamed at the times listed and may be viewed by clicking the
orange HIGH HOLY DAYS 5781/2020 button
at the top of this page.

Children’s Service
9:00-9:30am

Yom Kippur Morning Service and Sermon
“Give Me (and Everyone Else) a Break”
10:00-11:00am

Yom Kippur Morning Avinu Malkeinu, Torah Service, and Confession
11:15am-12:15pm


My Jewish Journey
Bruce Greenberg, Michael Krupitsky, Annabelle Tuck,
with instrumental interludes by Charlie Friedman on violin
(This is a Live Zoom presentation, all attendees will be able to see each other on screen)
12:30-1:30pm

Yom Kippur Study – You, Me and Us on Yom Kippur
(This is a Live Zoom presentation, all attendees will be able to see each other on screen)
1:30-2:30pm

Service of Renewal
(This is a Live Zoom presentation.)
2:45-3:30pm


The following services will be streamed at the times listed and may be viewed by clicking the
orange HIGH HOLY DAYS 5781/2020 button
at the top of this page.

Afternoon Torah Service
3:45-4:15pm

Yizkor-Memorial Service
Sermon: “Grieving During a Pandemic”
4:45-5:45pm

Neila-Concluding Service
6:00-6:45pm

Virtual Break-the-Fast
7:00pm  (please note the new start time)
(This is a Live Zoom presentation, all attendees will be able to see each other on screen)


HOW TO ACCESS SERVICES

Services will be presented in two ways,
pre-recorded and live streamed.

PRE-RECORDED SERVICES

How to view these pre-recorded services directly from the Congregation B’nai Israel website:

Step 1:  Go to our website at www.bnai-israel.us

Step 2:  On the Front Page of the website, click the orange box reading:
HIGH HOLY DAYS 5781/2020

Step 3:  This will take you to the High Holidays Services list and Link to Streaming Services

Step 4:  Click the orange box reading
LINK TO STREAMING SERVICES

Step 5:  You will see a page reading:
Access Streaming Services (click arrow below)

Step 6:  Click the arrow in the middle of the page.
This will take you to the currently scheduled Service.

Note:  The link is not active until the exact time the service begins. If you click the arrow before the service starts, you may need to refresh the page and click the arrow again.

ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE
If you need additional assistance, we will have help standing by at the Temple on Sunday evening, the 27 th from 6:00pm until 9:00pm, and Monday the 28th, from 8:00am until 7:30pm. Please call the Temple at 225-9700.  Please do not text or email with questions or issues, we will be available by phone only.

BROADCAST ARCHIVES
Once a service has been broadcast it will be archived and available for viewing at any time by clicking the
LINK TO STREAMING SERVICES box at the top of this page, clicking the arrow, and selecting
the PREVIOUS BROADCASTS button.

 

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Welcome

Thank you for visiting our website.  Founded in 1866, Congregation B’nai Israel is the home for Reform Judaism in Central Arkansas.  We embrace diversity and exhibit inclusiveness in our actions as well as our words.  We have a volunteer based ritual music program that is truly exceptional.  Our Lifelong Learning program affords congregants of all ages with multiple opportunities for education and exposure to Judaism and its teachings.  Our enthusiastic professionals work closely with our dedicated corps of volunteers who constantly give of themselves for the benefit of our congregation, our congregants, and the community at large.  Please join us at Temple and worship, sing, learn, celebrate and experience together with us.

Mission Statement

Congregation B’nai Israel embraces a lifelong understanding and pursuit of Jewish identity, commitment, and values. Our congregation strives to instill knowledge of and pride in Jewish heritage including Torah, tefillah and mitzvot, leading to activate participation in Jewish life.

Congregation B’nai Israel – 3700 North Rodney Parham Road Little Rock, AR 72212
501-225-9700
www.bnai-israel.us