Schedule of Services for 5776

September 2015
Elul 5775–Tishrei 5776

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Shabbat

 

 
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Erev Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah (Day 1)

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Rosh Hashanah (Day 2)

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Erev Yom Kippur

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Yom Kippur

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Erev Sukkot

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Sukkot 1

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Sukkot 2

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Sukkot 3

 

ROSH HASHANAH

September 13: Erev Rosh Hashanah

Evening Services: 6:45 p.m

Main Service and Kehillah Minyan together with Kehilat Hadar: Women's League Seminary Synagogue

September 14: Rosh Hashanah (Day 1)

Morning Services: 9:00 a.m.

Main Service: Feinberg Auditorium
Kehillah Minyan: Women's League Seminary Synagogue

Afternoon/Evening Service: 6:45 p.m.

Main Service and Kehillah Minyan together: Women's League Seminary Synagogue

September 15: Rosh Hashanah (Day 2)

Morning Services: 9:00 a.m.

Main Service: Feinberg Auditorium

YOM KIPPUR

September 22: Kol Nidrei

Evening Service: 6:20 p.m.

Main Service: Feinberg Auditorium
Kehillah Minyan: Women's League Seminary Synagogue

September 23: Yom Kippur Day

Morning Service: 9:00 a.m.

Yizkor: approximately 11:00 a.m.

Main Service: Feinberg Auditorium
Kehillah Minyan: Women's League Seminary Synagogue

Minhah: 5:00 p.m.

Main Service and Kehillah Minyan together: Feinberg Auditorium

Ne'ilah: 6:15 p.m.  

Main Service and Kehillah Minyan together: Feinberg Auditorium

Tekiat Shofar / Ma'ariv / End of the Fast: 7:32 p.m.


DESCRIPTION OF JTS HIGH HOLIDAY SERVICES

Main Service—Feinberg Auditorium
Led by Rabbi Daniel Nevins, Rabbi Julia Andelman, Dr. Alan Cooper, and Liza Wohlberg. Chancellor Arnold Eisen will deliver a sermon at Kol Nidrei services.

Kehillah Minyan—Women's League Seminary Synagogue
Led by rabbinical students Lauren Henderson and Daniel Novick. Space is limited.


Both services are warm, welcoming, and fully egalitarian, featuring traditional liturgy, engaging melodies, and words of Torah to enhance the prayer experience. Advance registration is required for both services. Space is limited.

SERVICE LEADER BIOS

Rabbi Daniel Nevins is dean of the Division of Religious Leadership at JTS, which includes the Rabbinical and Cantorial Schools and the Center for Pastoral Education. He has written many responsa on matters of practical halakhah as well as essays, prayers, and book chapters on topics of contemporary religious life. He will be conducting services and teaching in the Main Service (Feinberg Auditorium).

Rabbi Julia Andelman
is the director of community engagement at JTS.  She has led High Holiday services for many years and has recorded two audio CDs of Jewish music, Pri Eitz Hadar and The Bedtime Sh'ma.  She will be leading Musaf on Rosh HaShanah as well as Musaf and Ne'ilah on Yom Kippur in the Main Service (Feinberg Auditorium).

Dr. Alan Cooper
is the Elaine Ravich Professor of Jewish Studies and provost of JTS.  He received cantorial training in his youth and has served as a High Holiday ba'al tefillah for more than 30 years.  He will be leading Kol Nidrei on Yom Kippur in the Main Service (Feinberg Auditorium).

 

Lauren Henderson (RS '16) is a senior rabbinical student at JTS.  She led High Holiday services in the Kehillah Minyan (Women's League Seminary Synagogue) for the last two years and will do so again this year.  She has served as the rabbinic intern at the Pelham Jewish Center and worked as a chaplain for New York Presbyterian Hospital and DOROT.  

Daniel Novick (GS '18)
is a fourth-year rabbinical student at JTS. He will be leading High Holiday services in the Kehillah Minyan (Women's League Seminary Synagogue) this year. He has led High Holiday services at the University of Virginia Hillel, and has served ast eh student rabbi for The Emanuel Synagogue and the University of Hartford Hillel in West Hartford, CT.

Liza Wohlberg (LC '17)
is a junior at List College. She has led High Holiday services at Sinai Temple in Los Angeles for several years. She led Shacharit on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the Main Service (Feinberg Auditorium) last year and will do so again this year.