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High Holy Days Information for 2021

COVID-19 Guidelines

For all in-person gatherings, please carefully review our Covid-19 guidelines.

Schedule

Erev Rosh Hashanah (Monday, September 6)

4:00pm-5:00pm: Rosh Hashanah in-person gathering at Eitz Chayim ending with kiddush and motzi at 5:00pm

7:00pm: zoom room opens (if you think you’ll need tech help, get on early)
7:30pm-8:45pm: service starts promptly

Rosh Hashanah Morning (Tuesday, September 7)

9:00am-9:30am: children's service at Eitz Chayim (in-person)
9:30am: morning service zoom room opens
10:00am-12:00pm: morning service (will include a Shofar service)

Rosh Hashanah Day 2 (Wednesday, September 8)
10:00am-12:00pm: walk and Tashlich service (in-person)
We will meet at Eitz Chayim at 10:00am for a walk followed by a Tashlich service at 11:30am at Magazine Beach.

Erev Yom Kippur (Wednesday, September 15)

7:00pm: zoom room opens
7:30pm-8:45pm: Kol Nidre

Yom Kippur (Thursday, September 16)

9:00am-9:30am: children's service at Eitz Chayim (in-person)
9:30am: morning service zoom room opens
10:00am-12:00pm: morning service concluding with the Jonah play
2:00pm: Dr. Ann Braude, director of the Women’s Studies in Religion program at Harvard Divinity School, will present Marc Chagall Paints the Jewish Jesus: an Illustrated Discussion.
3:00pm: Dr. Stanley Sagov, physician and jazz pianist, will be on zoom piano.
5:00pm: Yizkor at Eitz Chayim (in-person)
6:15pm: Ne'ila at Magazine Beach (in-person)

Member Registration

Eitz Chayim members are not required to register for our virtual 2021 High Holy Days if they have renewed their membership and submitted their 2021-2022 membership pledge form.

If you invite non-member friends and family to attend, we ask that you forward the non-member registration forms below to your guests. By registering, they will receive the Zoom link and password, and we will know who to expect at our services. For security reasons, we will be monitoring all participants who log into our Zoom events. Eitz Chayim is not charging any ticket fees this year, but donations to support Eitz Chayim are welcome.

Members are invited to complete the following Tzedakah and Names form to make High Holy Days donations and/or submit names for Yizkor memorial service on Yom Kippur and names for Mi Shebeirach and Kaddish on Erev Rosh Shoshana. In Eitz Chayim tradition, members are invited to anonymously submit their sins (between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur) for the Al-Chet.

Non-member Registration

All non-members are welcome to our virtual High Holy Days services. However, non-members must register to receive the Zoom link and password. For security reasons, we will be monitoring all participants who log into our Zoom High Holy Days services and events. Eitz Chayim is not charging any ticket fees this year, but donations to support Eitz Chayim are welcome.

Use the Non-Member registration form for adult services and the Children registration form for children services.

Non-members are also invited to complete the following Tzedakah and Names form to submit names for Yizkor memorial service on Yom Kippur and names for Mi Shebeirach and Kaddish on Erev Rosh Hashana.

Non-members are also invited to anonymously submit their sins (between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur) for the Al-Chet.

Fri, September 17 2021 11 Tishrei 5782