1. Kabbalat Shabbat THIS Friday, September 4
2. High Holiday programming schedule & reminders
1. Kabbalat Shabbat @ the Y: THIS Friday, September 4, 7:30 pm
Come sing, dance, pray, nosh, and be joyful with B’nai Or Montreal as we bring in Shabbat in happy holy community. Service begins as usual at 7:30 pm. A potluck veggie/dessert-y oneg follows – please feel free to bring a healthy nosh or liquid refreshment, as you are able.
Doors open at 6:45 pm for volunteers and set-up.
JCC/YM-YWHA, 5400 Westbury Avenue, between St. Kevin and Cote Ste-Catherine Road.
2. High Holydays – a radically joyful High Holyday experience
Information, Schedule of Services and Locations:
1. September 14: Rosh Hashanah Day One Morning Service (at Dorshei Emet; PASS REQUIRED)
Service begins at 9 am, downstairs social hall
After the service: All are invited to a potluck holiday vegetarian lunch. Please bring a healthy nosh to share – a salad, dip, cold main dish, fruit, dessert, or beverage. Nothing that needs heating please!
2. NEW!!!! September 15: Rosh Hashanah Day Two Morning Service (at Dorshei Emet; PASS REQUIRED)
Service begins at 9 am, sanctuary
3. September 22: Kol Nidre/Erev Yom Kippur (at Dorshei Emet; PASS REQUIRED)
Service begins promptly at 6:30 pm, sanctuary
4. September 23: Yizkor / Neilah / Shofar / Break-the-fast (at the Y; no pass required)
Yizkor begins at 5:30 pm @ the Y, Kellert Hall
Please stay till the end and join us for a healthy veggie potluck break-the-fast to end Yom Kippur. Bring a healthy nosh to share – bagels, spreads, fruit, desserts, beverages.
YOU MUST RESERVE A PASS BY SEPTEMBER 1 IN ORDER TO ENTER DORSHEI EMET.
NO PASSES WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THAT.
NO PASS NEEDED FOR YOM KIPPUR YIZKOR/BREAK-THE-FAST SERVICE AT THE Y – ALL ARE WELCOME.
CONTACT REB SHERRIL BY TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 TO RESERVE YOUR PASS FOR THE HIGH HOLIDAYS.
This year, B’nai Or Montreal Community Shul joins Dorshei Emet, the Reconstructionist Community of Montreal for the High Holydays, with Fran and I co-leading along with wonderful Dorshei folk! Services at Dorshei Emet will be held on both days of Rosh Hashanah in the morning (on the first day only, service will be followed by a yummy veggie potluck lunch!) and erev Yom Kippur. The Yom Kippur Yizkor service followed by the break-the-fast potluck will take place at the Y in our usual space in Kellert Hall.
There is a suggested donation of $36 for B’nai Orniks to cover all the High Holiday events. If you have already given in and paid your 2015-2016 membership (we know who you are!), your High Holyday pass is included in your membership. If you have already reserved a pass – thank you! We will let you know how to pay for it and get it. To reserve a pass or make your payment, contact me TODAY!
Location for Rosh Hashanah Day and Erev Yom Kippur services:
Dorshei Emet Synagogue, 18 Cleve Road, Hampstead
Location for Yizkor service and Break-the-Fast after Yom Kippur:
The Y, 5400 Westbury Avenue, Kellert Hall
Wishing us all a shana tova umetukah – a good and sweet New Year!