High Holy Days 5780/2019

We focus this year on Being Present: Lih’yot Nokhah.

A short reflection on this theme by Rabbi Elliot

A longer reflection on this theme, also written by Rabbi Elliot

Rabbi Ginsburg will lead services on the First Day of Rosh Hashanah, Monday, September 30 from 9:15 am to 1:30 pm at St. Aidans Church on 1679 Broadway in Ann Arbor. This will be a traditional Jewish Renewal service with prayer, chant and Torah reading, blowing of the Shofar, and Kiddush.  Second day of Rosh Hashanah service is a Meditation Service, Tuesday, October 1 from 9:30 am to 1 pm at St. Aidan’s followed by a Kiddush, potluck lunch and tashlich at the home of Lucinda Kurtz and Oran Hesterman (350 Rock Creek Drive).

On Tuesday October 8, Kol Nidrei preparations will commence at 6:15 pm and services will begin at 6:45 pm at St. Aidans Church.  On Wednesday, October 9, Yom Kippur Day services will begin at 9:15 am, with Open Time/ Walking Meditation at 2:30 pm, Meditation and Study at 3:45 pm, Mincha (Spiritual wakening) at 4:45, Yizkor /Memorial Service at 5:30 pm, Neila at 6:30 pm and Shofar blowing and Havdalah at 7:42 pm. Break-fast will follow.

A summary of 2019 offerings and this year’s theme for the high holidays  was written up for the Washtenaw Jewish News by Lucinda Kurtz.