high holy days information
The High Holy Day season is almost here! Everything you need to know is below.
We begin with Selichot Services on Saturday, September 16 at 8:00 p.m.
For a PDF of the schedule, click here!
Please let us know if you have any special needs.
Please refrain from wearing heavy scents or perfumes at services. Thank you.
SEATING & TICKET POLICY
There are no tickets for High Holiday services.
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.
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 click the "donation" 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.
YOM KIPPUR COMMUNAL CONFESSION
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 Wednesday, September 27 either on our Doodle chart or by handwritten note placed in the envelope outside the Rabbi's office.
EREV ROSH HASHANAH RECEPTION
The Erev Rosh Hashanah Reception will be held in the social hall immediately following evening services on September 20th. Please help make this event a success by volunteering to bring in fruit, baked goods and/or drinks, as well as offering your help in set-up.
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, or more towards this year’s Break-the-Fast reception.
LULAV AND ETROG
Orders MUST be placed and paid for by Monday, September 18th. Click on the "donation" button for either child or adult version.