Kehilla High Holy Days 5777  

 

EREV ROSH HASHANAH – Sunday, October 2

Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland

6:30pm-9:00pm (Doors open 5:45pm) Main Service – Sanctuary 4th & 5th Floors

 

ROSH HASHANAH DAY – Monday, October 3

Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland

8:30-9:15am (Doors open 8:15am): Silent Meditation Space, 3rd floor

9:30am-12:30pm: Rosh Hashanah Morning Service, beginning with Ketzev Kehilla (Drumming). Sanctuary, 4th & 5th Floors

10:00am-11:15am: Family and Youth Service* with Rabbi Dev Noily, Sandra Razieli and Musical Prayer Leader Beth Dickinson and surprise guests!  All ages of children, teens, and adults welcome. 3rd Floor.

10:15-11:15am: Celebration for Toddlers & Young Kids* with Jen Miriam and Alon Altman. For babies and children up to age 5 and their grown-ups. 3rd Floor.

12:45pm (ish): Tashlich at Lake Merritt (across the street from services, with Rabbi David)

 

SECOND DAY ROSH HASHANAH – Tuesday, October 4

Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont

9:30am-12:30pm (Doors open 9:00am): Morning Service. Receive the replenishment of contemplative song, story, and silence. Rabbi Chaya Gusfield and Buddhist Teacher and Musician Eve Decker use the beautiful complement of Jewish and Buddhist teachings, music, and spiritual practices to delve deeply into the essence of this holy day. Sanctuary.

 

SHABBAT SHUVAH – Saturday, October 8

Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont

10:30am-12:00pm: Morning Service. Light Kiddush will be provided. No registration necessary. Sanctuary.

 

KOL NIDRE (Erev Yom Kippur)  – Adult Service – Tuesday, October 11

Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland

6:30pm-9:30pm. (Doors open 5:45pm). Adult Service. Sanctuary. 4th & 5th floors.

 

KOL NIDRE (Erev Yom Kippur) – Family Service* – Tuesday, October 11

Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont

6:30pm – 7:45pm: Family Service. Led by Rabbi Dev Noily & Lior Ben-Hur.  Geared toward children ages 6-12.  Children of all ages and adults welcome. Sanctuary.

 

KOL NIDRE (Erev Yom Kippur) – Tot Service* – Tuesday, October 11

Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont

6:30-7:30pm. Tot Service. Led by Jen Miriam Kantor and Alon Altman. For babies and children up to age 5 and their grown-ups. Social Hall.

 

YOM KIPPUR MORNING – Wednesday, October 12

Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland

8:30am – 9:15am:  Silent Meditation Space – 3rd Floor

9:30 am:  Yom Kippur Morning Service. Sanctuary, 4th & 5th Floors

10:00am – 11:00am:   Service for 6th – 8th graders.  4th Floor Anteroom, across the 4th floor lobby and down the stairs.

 

YOM KIPPUR AFTERNOON & EVENING  – Wednesday, October 12

Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont  

NOTE:  Workshops and services are FREE to all. No tickets are necessary.     

2:00pm – 4:30pm:  Drop off vegetarian potluck offerings at Kehilla (or bring them at 7:45pm)

2:30 – 3:30 pm:  Workshops

4:30 pm: Yizkor (Remembrance)

5:15 pm:  Rabbi Burt’s Teaching, Healing Service, Dukhanen (Priestly Blessing)

6:30 pm:  Ne’ila (Closing the Gates)

8:00pm – 9:30pm:  Community Pot Luck Break-fast. Please bring a vegetarian main dish to share. Food can be dropped off at Kehilla between 2:00 & 4:30 p.m., or at 7:45 p.m.

*NOTE: All kids’ and family services are designed to offer adults, as well as children and  youth, a path of spiritual practice and learning for the High Holy Days.

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