High Holy Days 2022 / 5783

Celebrating a New Year and New Beginnings
Together at Tamid Westchester!

 

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ROSH HASHANAH – September 25th-27th

Please come and join us in celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with joy, song, prayer, and meaningful community!

Rosh Hashanah Eve, September 25th, 5:30-6:30pm

Our short, celebratory evening worship is filled with singing, symbolism, and will leave you uplifted! This outdoor service is an “appetizer” of the holiday season and will have you humming holiday tunes as you head home to your holiday dinner. The gathering takes place at Rabbi Scott’s home, 75 Rugby Road, New Rochelle, in a lovely wooded setting, with wine and a nosh to follow. This will also be live streamed on Tamid Westchester’s Facebook page. Here is the prayerbook for this service.

Rosh Hashanah Young Family Gathering, September 26th, 9-9:45am 

Introduce your young children (infants to age 7) and family to the “Birthday of the World,” with joyous singing and praying for your young family. Your children will be amazed by the shofar, engaged by story-telling, and moved by the wonder of this holiday. Children will be treated to sweets and a special holiday gift! The gathering takes place at Generations, 592 Main Street, New Rochelle.

Rosh Hashanah Morning Worship, September 26th, 10-11:45am 

Our Rosh Hashanah morning worship blends the traditional and the modern as only Tamid can. You will be inspired by our music, our spirituality, and our warm sense of community. There is no better way to start the New Year than by singing and swaying, praying and learning, meeting new friends while joining old ones and family. The gathering takes place at Generations, 592 Main Street, New Rochelle and will be live streamed. Here is the digital prayerbook for this service.

September 27th, Second Day Rosh Hashanah at Bear Mountain State Park:
Two Ways to Spend the Day!

Hike & Worship on the Mountain, 9am-1pm:
Nothing could be more inspiring than our Second Day of Rosh Hashanah Worship on the Mountain! Celebrate the creation of the world in the midst of the beauty of creation!

We will hike to a breathtaking lookout on Bear Mountain, hold a short 25-minute worship experience, including the blowing of the shofar, reading from a mini-Torah, singing, and special mountaintop prayers and readings. BYO picnic lunch. There is a drive to the top option. We conclude with Tashlich, the “casting-off” our our sins, at Hessian Lake.

For the full details and Drive-to-the-Top information, click here.

No tickets needed, but an RSVP is required: connect@tamidwestchester.org

Family Fun & Games in the Park, 11am-1pm:
Ring in the New Year with family time and family fun. Bring your picnic blanket and meal, your frisbee, ball and glove, and we’ll bring the backyard games! Enjoy a gentle walk around the Hessian Lake, take a ride on the historic carousel, or just wiggle your toes in the grass. We conclude with Tashlich, the “casting-off” our our sins, at Hessian Lake.

No tickets needed, but an RSVP is required: connect@tamidwestchester.org

YOM KIPPUR – October 4th-5th

Yom Kippur, he Day of Atonement, promises to be one in which each of us is moved to be better human beings in the year ahead.
Worship information is below.

Kol Nidrei, Yom Kippur Eve, October 4th, 7:30-9pm 

The Day of Atonement begins with the mystical and moving words and music of Kol Nidrei. Come and be inspired by this evening and its powerful traditions. This gathering takes place at Generations, 592 Main Street, New Rochelle. Kol Nidrei will also be live streamed. This is the digital prayerbook for Kol Nidrei.

Yom Kippur Young Family Gathering, October 5th, 9-9:45am

Introduce your young children (infants to age 7) and family to the age-appropriate messages of Yom Kippur with singing and praying crafted for your young family. Your children will be amazed by the shofar, engaged by story-telling, and moved by the wonder of this holiday. The gathering takes place at Generations, 592 Main Street, New Rochelle.

Yom Kippur Morning Worship with Yizkor, October 5th, 10am-Noon

Our Yom Kippur morning worship experience blends the traditional and the modern as only Tamid can. You will be inspired by our music, our spirituality, and our warm sense of community. As a community, we will explore the essential meanings of the Day of Atonement through prayer and music that will challenge and uplift us all. The prayers of memory and memorial – Yizkor – will help us remember our loves ones, now departed. The gathering takes place at Generations, 592 Main Street, New Rochelle. Yom Kippur Morning Worship with Yizkor will also be live streamed. This is the digital prayerbook.

Neilah, October 5th, 5:30-6:15pm

Join us as we close out our most sacred day with Neiliah, the “closing of the gates.” The gates close as the sun sets over the treetops in the bucolic wooded setting where we will worship. Special music and concluding prayers guarantee that we will end Yom Kippur on a new spiritual high, ready for the year ahead. When we conclude, we will take something sweet to break our fast as we head home for break-fast meal. Neilah takes place at at Rabbi Scott’s home, 75 Rugby Road, New Rochelle. Neilah will also be live streamed. This is the digital prayerbook.


High Holy Day Tickets

All Tamid Westchester members are entitled to tickets for their family who reside with them. Guest Tickets can be purchased, per person (above age 13), for $180 per holiday. The ticket fees will be credited towards membership for those who join by December 31st, 2022. Click here to purchase High Holy Day tickets.


COVID-19 Safety Procedures

Tamid requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated according to their age-group. Please bring your vaccination card or Excelsior Pass with you.


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