High Holiday Service Schedule for 5779/2018



!! CELEBRATE THE HIGH HOLY DAYS WITH US !!

Begin the season together with the taste of the Jewish New Year at the Community-wide Selichot Program and Service:

Join us as we prepare ourselves to welcome the New Year of 5779. 

A Community Selichot Program/Service, sponsored by the South Jersey Board of Rabbis and Cantors (SJBRC), will be held Saturday, September 1st, at our own Temple Beth Shalom in Brigantine (4419 W. Brigantine Avenue) from 9:00pm to approximately 11:30pm. Join us for Havdalah followed by a wonderful program by performer/educator JessAnn Smith followed by a delicious offering of special refreshments. After this opportunity to reflect upon the program and enjoy the sweets, the Selichot Service will begin. The spiritually uplifting Selichot Service will bring us a taste of the High Holy Days to come that will feature the area's Rabbis and Cantors.

The High Holy Days at Temple Beth Shalom:

Please join us on Sunday evening, September 9th at 8:00pm to welcome the Jewish New Year of 5779.  A special Oneg, including apples and honey, will follow.

Please also join us on Monday and Tuesday, September 10th & 11th at 9:30am, for a joyous, spiritual New Year's celebration with Rabbi Fox and our High Holiday Hazzan, Rabbi Alan LaPayover. 

Finally, please join us for our Kol Nidre Service on Tuesday, September 18th at 6:30pm and Yom Kippur Services on Wednesday, September 19th at 9:30am.  DON'T FORGET TO RSVP FOR OUR BREAK-THE-FAST MEAL AFTER SERVICES (so many have signed up already!).  For reservations (the cost for FULLY paid members and their guests is $20 per person, and require reservations), please contact the synagogue office or call us at 609/266-0403.

Click here to read about our High Holiday Hazzan, Rabbi Alan LaPayover.

For more information, please contact the synagogue office or call us at 609/266-0403.


!! L'SHANAH TOVAH U'METUKAH — A GOOD AND SWEET YEAR AHEAD !!

CELEBRATE THE HIGH HOLY DAYS WITH US!

Begin the season together with the taste of the Jewish New Year at the Community-wide Selichot Program and Service:

Join us as we prepare ourselves to welcome the New Year of 5779. 

A Community Selichot Program/Service, sponsored by the South Jersey Board of Rabbis and Cantors (SJBRC), will be held Saturday, September 1st, at our own Temple Beth Shalom in Brigantine (4419 W. Brigantine Avenue) from 9:00pm to approximately 11:30pm. Join us for Havdalah followed by a wonderful program by performer/educator JessAnn Smith followed by a delicious offering of special refreshments. After this opportunity to reflect upon the program and enjoy the sweets, the Selichot Service will begin. The spiritually uplifting Selichot Service will bring us a taste of the High Holy Days to come that will feature the area's Rabbis and Cantors.

For more information, please contact the synagogue office or call us at 609/266-0403.

L’Shanah Tovah U’Metukah!!


The High Holy Days at Temple Beth Shalom:

Please join us on Wednesday evening, September 9th at 8:00pm to welcome the Jewish New Year of 5779.  A special Oneg, including apples and honey, will follow.

Please also join us on Thursday and Friday, September 10th & 11th at 9:30am, for a joyous, spiritual New Year's celebration with Rabbi Fox and our High Holiday Hazzan, Rabbi Alan LaPayover.

Finally, please join us for our Kol Nidre Service on Tuesday, September 18th at 6:30pm and Yom Kippur Services on September 19th at 9:30am.  DON'T FORGET TO RSVP FOR OUR BREAK-THE-FAST MEAL AFTER SERVICES (so many have signed up already!).  For reservations (the cost for FULLY paid members and their guests is $20 per person, and require reservations), please contact the synagogue office or call us at 609/266-0403.

Click here to read about our High Holiday Hazzan, Rabbi Alan LaPayover.


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!! MOADIM L'SIMKHA — A SEASON OF JOY TO ALL !!

CELEBRATE SUKKOT WITH US IN OUR SUKKAH!

(FOR MORE DETAILS, CLICK HERE)

Please join us for a warm Sukkot/Shabbat Dinner in our *GRAND* Sukkah on September 28th, the fourth evening of Hol HaMoed Sukkot!! 

For more information and reservations, please contact the synagogue office or call us at 609/266-0403.

Friday, September 28, 2018 • 6:30pm 

Kosher Dinner will be served ($25/person donation) 
 RSVP required by 9/25/18 

If you can't make this wonderful event or our Shemini Atzeret services, please don't forget the rest of Sukkot and to participate in the mitzvah of "Dwelling in the Sukkah!"  For more information, including the blessings that we recite in the Sukkah, please CLICK HERE.


SHEMINI ATZERET 
(YIZKOR) SERVICES

Please join us for services on Monday, October 1st, at 10am for Shemini Atzeret services.  Shemini Atzeret (the 8th Day of Assembly) services are marked by the Tefilat HaGeshem (Prayer for Rain) and one of the four Yizkor (Memorial) services in the Jewish calendar.  Also, please join us after services for a Kiddush lunch in our Sukkah (weather permitting; otherwise, Kiddush lunch will be held indoors).  Please note that with Hallel, Yizkor, and Tefilat HaGeshem, services will run longer than normal (ending closer to 12:30pm).

!! HAG SUKKOT SAMEACH — HAPPY SUKKOT !!


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Please take a look at our full High Holidays schedule:


Selichot

A Community Selichot Program/Service, sponsored by the South Jersey Board of Rabbis and Cantors (SJBRC), will be held Saturday, September 1st, at our own Temple Beth Shalom in Brigantine (4419 W. Brigantine Avenue) from 9:00pm to approximately 11:30pm. Join us for Havdalah followed by a wonderful program by performer/educator JessAnn Smith followed by a delicious offering of special refreshments. After this opportunity to reflect upon the program and enjoy the sweets, the Selichot Service will begin. The spiritually uplifting Selichot Service will bring us a taste of the High Holy Days to come that will feature the area's Rabbis and Cantors.


Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, September 9, 8:00pm: Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
Monday, September 10, 9:30am: Rosh Hashanah First Day Service
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                Approximately 2:00pm: Tashlich Service location HAS BEEN CHANGED 
due to the likely rain saturation of Brigantine Beach. Instead, we will convene in the backyard of Drs. Frank and Sarah Kern's home (2201 Bayshore Avenue — enter on 22nd Street); as a safety consideration, if the weather becomes inclement, we will cancel the service.

Tuesday, September 11, 9:30am: Rosh Hashanah Second Day Service;


Shabbat Shuva

Friday, September 14, 8pm: Join us for our regular Shabbat Service with a special emphasis on the introspection we practice during the Days of Awe.


Yom Kippur

Tuesday, September 18, 6:30pm: Kol Nidre
Wednesday, September 19, 9:30am: Yom Kippur Morning Service
Yizkor Service at approximately 12:00pm
Mincha and Neilah at 5:15pm
Break-the-Fast at approximately 7:55pm
(Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd Street)


*Don't Forget!*

Temple Beth Shalom's Annual Food Drive:

Please bring canned goods and non-perishable food items when you attend Yom Kippur Services.

These items will be donated to the Jewish Family Service Food Bank. Your donations are gratefully appreciated.

Please be as generous as possible. Thank you.


BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!
CELEBRATE SUKKOT WITH US IN OUR SUKKAH!

We are starting the holiday right with a . . . 

SUKKAH BUILDING PARTY!!

Please join us for our Annual Sukkah Building Party!  Anyone who participates in putting up the Sukkah gets lunch and a special prize!  This is your chance to participate in the happy Mitzvah of building and decorating a Sukkah.  Builders are needed at 9:30am and decorators at 10:30am.  No special skills needed; just a willing body and a joyous heart!

Then, Please join us to begin this Season of Joy together with a special, life-changing program:

Life Story Midrash: An Interactive Healing Experience
with Rabbi Dayle Friedman

Please join us on September 23rd for an event with Rabbi Dayle Friedman, who will guide us in learning new ways of appreciating the stories of our lives. Using the tools of Midrash, we will draw lessons from the past and set a direction for our future. Life brunch at 11:30am, followed by the program at 12:00pm. All are welcome, but please RSVP so that we can plan appropriately. For more information and to RSVP, contact the synagogue office at 609/266-0403.


Please join us for a warm Sukkot/Shabbat Dinner in our *GRAND* Sukkah on October 6th, the final evening of Hol HaMoed Sukkot!! 

For more information and reservations, please contact the synagogue office or call us at 609/266-0403.

Friday, September 28, 2018 • 6:30pm 

Kosher Dinner will be served ($25/person donation) 
 RSVP required by 9/25/18 

If you can't make this wonderful event, please don't forget the rest of Sukkot and to participate in the mitzvah of "Dwelling in the Sukkah!"  See below for more information, including the blessings.

!!!  MOADIM L'SIMKHA — A SEASON OF JOY TO ALL !! 


Sukkot

Friday, October 6th, Sukkot Dinner followed by Services

Shabbat in the Sukkah!
Please join us on Friday evening, October 28th, at 6:30pm for a special Sukkot Shabbat Dinner in our *GRAND* 16'x24' Sukkah!  A reservation for this wonderful evening with a delicious kosher dinner is available for only $25 per person.

Please RSVP to the Temple Beth Shalom Office via email or by phoning us at 609/266-0403.  Reservations for the dinner are required, with services open to all to follow at 8pm.

Don't forget the rest of Sukkot and "Dwelling in the Sukkah!"

Please come by the shul anytime during the week of Sukkot and have lunch or dinner (no ham sandwiches, please!) or just to sit and enjoy the Sukkah and the holiday.  Just remember: It is a mitzvah to simply sit in a Sukkah during the holiday of Sukkot!

When you are seated in the Sukkah, you may recite the following blessing:



Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu melekh ha-olam, asher kideshanu b'mitz'votav v'tzivanu leisheiv basukkah.


Blessed are you, Adonai our G-d, Sovereign of the Universe, who has made us holy through your commandments, and commanded us to dwell in the Sukkah.


Also, please don't forget the blessing upon your first visit to the Sukkah:



Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu melekh ha-olam, shehechianu v'kiyamanu v'higiyanu lazman hazeh.

Blessed are you, Adonai our G-d, Sovereign of the Universe, for granting us life, for sustaining us, and for bringing us to this day.


Shemini Atzeret (Yizkor) Services

Please join us for services on Monday, October 1st, at 10am for Shemini Atzeret services.  Shemini Atzeret (the 8th Day of Assembly) services are marked by the Tefilat HaGeshem (Prayer for Rain) and one of the four Yizkor (Memorial) services in the Jewish calendar.  Also, please join us after services for a Kiddush lunch in our Sukkah (weather permitting; otherwise, Kiddush lunch will be held indoors).  Please note that with Hallel, Yizkor, and Tefilat HaGeshem, services will run longer than normal (ending closer to 12:30pm).

HAG SUKKOT SAMEACH!!!     HAPPY SUKKOT!!!