high holy days information
FOR SERVICE TIMES
The High Holy Day season is almost here! Everything you need to know is below.
Please let us know if you have any special needs.
Please refrain from wearing heavy scents or perfumes at services. We also ask that you not have food or drink (except water) in the sanctuary. Thank you.
SEATING & TICKET POLICY
There are no tickets for High Holiday services. However, we request membership forms be returned before Erev Rosh Hashanah.
Non-members are welcome to attend services at Beth Shalom, however, we ask that you make a donation to support our community. Our suggested donation is $180 per person. Full-time students may attend for $25.
Out of town children of members may attend for $25.
All are welcome.
EREV ROSH HASHANAH RECEPTION
Please make this event a success by volunteering to bring in baked goods, snacks, cheese and crackers, fruit and/or drinks.
A link to a doodle sign-up to let us know what you are bringing will be available soon.
YOM KIPPUR BREAK-THE-FAST
This year’s Festive Break-the-Fast, following Neilah, the final service of Yom Kippur, will be catered this year. Please consider making a donation of $36, $54, $72 or more towards this year’s Break-the-Fast reception.
High Holiday Childcare is provided for the services and times below. The cost is $35 per child for any and all services. You must pre-register and pre-pay.
First, visit this link to choose your dates and times. Then use the "child care reservations" button below for payment.
In order to properly staff our childcare, there is no pro-rated fee for "only one day" of service, and there is no "drop in" service. All children must be pre-registered.
Please note that all childcare will take place at Beth Shalom. Questions? Call the office at (812) 334-2440.
LULAV AND ETROG
Orders MUST be placed and paid for by Monday, September 23rd. Both an adult and child version is available.
YOM KIPPUR COMMUNAL CONFESSIONS
In keeping with Beth Shalom tradition, the Rabbi is organizing the communal transgressions recited during the Vidui, the Communal Confessional Prayer, along with the traditional "Al Cheits" of the Machzor during Yom Kippur services.
Please submit your entries by Monday, October 7th. A doodle link will be available soon.