Worship With Us!
Candle Lighting for this Shabbat is at 6:42 pm: Musical Kabbalat Shabbat services begin at 8:30 pm will be led by Rabbi David Fine and Cantor Caitlin Bromberg, with organ accompaniment by Dr. Ralph Selig. All in the community are invited, free of charge. Dr. Selig is professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University. As a visiting professor of Jewish Liturgical Music, he brought his wealth of knowledge in German Jewish liturgical music to the Cantorial School of the Abraham Geiger College in Berlin. Dr. Selig has one of the world’s largest private collections of German Jewish music. He has produced multiple CDs and has been the artistic director of the Leo Baeck Institute in New York, where in July and August, he gave a six-week seminar. He also coaches students privately and helps prepare them for their first pulpit appearances on the High Holy Days.
Shabbat morning services begin at 9:00 am. During Shabbat morning, we will have our “Muffins and Mishnah” program where the early part of the service, consisting of Rabbi Fine’s Mishnah lesson and introductory psalms, will be conducted in the social hall with muffins and coffee. Babysitting is available at 9:00 am in Room 5.
Selichot: Saturday, September 20 at 10:00 pm followed by Services at 11:30 pm. Rabbi Fine will show a classic episode of the original “Star Trek” series followed by study of key rabbinic texts related to the theme of the episode and the high holidays. Rabbi Fine, Cantor Bromberg, and the Temple Israel Choir will lead us in a brief Selichot service with its haunting melodies.
Sunday minyan is at 9:30 am in the Beit Midrash.
Cemetery Service: Sunday, September 21 at 11:00 am.