The High Holidays Are Coming
B'nai Israel Jewish Center invites you to Return, Reflect, & Renew
Sunday Evening, September 13
Rosh Hashanah Eve
Monday, September 14
First Day of Rosh Hashanah
9:30am Family Service
10:15am Torah Service
4:00pm Tashlich at Water Street Bridge
Tuesday, September 15
Second Day of Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday, September 22
Eve of Yom Kippur - Kol Nidre
Wednesday, September 23
Yom Kippur Day
9:30am Family Service
10:15 Torah Service
4:00pm Readings & Reflections
6:30pm Concluding Service - Neilah
7:45 Break the fast (Sponsored by BIJC sisterhood)
* Childcare for special holiday programming will be provided for the following services:
Rosh Hashanah, Day 1
Monday September 14
Wednesday September 23
The Shabbat of Return
In the midst of our 10 days of repentence is our holy Shabbat, Shabbat Shuva, where the themes of return and repentance continue to be highlighted in the rituals. Join us for a Shabbat of song, prayer, reflection, and celebration.
Saturday morning, Traditional Shabbat Service
- 9:45 Shacharit
- 10:30 Torah Service
- 11:45 Kiddush luncheon
Saturday eventing, Jubilee Klezmer Ensemble at The Petaluma Museum - 7:00pm
In the midst of wonderful evening of Klezmer music, Rabbi Feldman and Mia Cohen will be presenting a taste of the High Holiday season.
High Holiday Prep
with Rabbi Ted & Mia
Wednesdays Aug. 26, Sept 2, & Sept 9
The late Rabbi Alan Lew was a master of the human spirit. His book, This Is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared, will serve as a guide as we look to welcome the new Jewish year, 5776.
Please join us for this special series of preparing our minds and hearts to open to the new possibilities that Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur offer us. Come for one or come for all of the Wednesday night classes. No preregistration required.
The book is available at Amazon.com in either Kindle or hardcover.
The Horn Blew and I Began to Wake Up: Elul
This is Real and You are Completely Unprepared: Selichot
The Horn Blows, The Gates Swing Open, And We Feel the Winds of Heaven: Rosh Hashanah
Celebrate Sukkot With Octopretzel
September 27, 2015 at BIJC
Free to everyone - donations welcome!
- 3:30-4:00 - Arts & crafts projects and games
4:00-5:30 - Musical performance with Octopretzel
Octopretzel's show is as exuberant as their whimsical name. The band creates engaging music, inspiring curiosity, wonder and appreciation for the world we live in. Their skilled musicianship and magical way with children guarantees a danceable, singable and super-fun experience for the whole family. You can learn more about Octopretzel at their website. Questions? Contact Mia Miriam Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-sponsored by Gan Israel Preschool, J School and PJ Library.