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HIGH HOLY DAYS 5782-2021

Unless otherwise indicated, services are to be held in the Sanctuary and are also to be available via Livestream

ROSH HASHANAH EVE – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

 

8:00 pm – Rosh Hashanah Eve Worship
Sermon: “We Are All Americans”
Richard Estelita, Cantorial Soloist, with special music from the Stars of David Band
Shofar: Merrick Fagan

ROSH HASHANAH MORNING – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

 

9:00 am – Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service via Livestream only
Sermon: “We Are All Americans”
10:00 am – Rosh Hashanah Morning worship
Sermon: “The Jewish Future is Bright, and We Can Make it Brighter”
Music: The Stars of David Band Shofar: Merrick Fagan
4:00 pm – Tashlich – Allsopp Park, 3700 Cedar Hill Rd

STANDING ON THEIR SHOULDERS – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

 

9:30 am – Program and Kever Avot Cemetery Memorial Service at Oakland Jewish Cemetery

KOLNIDRE, YOM KIPPUR EVE – WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

 

8:00 am – Kol Nidre Service
Sermon: “What We Can Change”
Richard Estelita, Cantorial Soloist, with Kol Nidre chanted by
David Bauman, Richard Estelita, and Charles Friedman;
Stephen Feldman, cellist

YOM KIPPUR DAY – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

 

9:00 am – Yom Kippur Children’s Service via Livestream only
10:00 am – Yom Kippur Morning Worship
Sermon: “What We Cannot Change”
Music: The Stars of David Band

1:00 pm – My Jewish Journey Symposium, via Zoom
Speakers: Alex Daniel, Eoin Dockter, Joanne Matson, and Perry Young

1:45 pm – Yom Kippur Study, via Zoom
Study Maimonides’ Hilchot T’shuvah, the Laws of Repentance, with Rabbi Block
Source Sheet: Hilchot T’shuvah Laws of Repentance from Maimonides’ Mishnah Torah Yom Kippur 5782 – September 16, 2021 (sefaria.org)

3:30 pm – Yom Kippur Afternoon Torah Service Music: David Bauman

4:15 pm – Yickor-Memorial Service
Sermonette: “Living with the Blessing of Memory”
Music: David Bauman, Jana Cohen, and Richard Estelita

5:30 pm – Neila-Concluding Service
Music: David Bauman, Jana Cohen, and Richard Estelita
Shofar: Merrick Fagan

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

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