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This year’s High Holiday services will be held in the sanctuary and will also be live streamed.  you may follow along at home with a copy of Gates of Repentance! You can get a free online flip book, or purchase a discounted kindle or paper copy by going here: Youi may also check out a copy of Gates of Repentance from the synagogue.  Just stop in at the synagogue, Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

High Holidays Service Schedule

Please note that each service is available via YouTube

Rosh Hashanah

Erev Rosh Hashanah Monday September 6

Evening Service 8:00 PM

Rosh Hashanah Tuesday September 7

Tot Service 8:30 AM

Traditional Service 9:30 AM

Traditional Service 1:30 PM

Tashlich 3:15 PM

Join us for a socially distant Taschlich Service and shofar blowing following the afternoon Rosh Hashanah service on Tuesday, September 7th at 3:15. We will gather in the parking lot to hear the shofar and continue down to the creek to cast away our misdeeds of 5781 and start fresh in 5782. Masks are required.

Below is a link for a Personal Tashlich Service if you prefer.

Yom Kippur

Erev Yom Kippur Wednesday September 15

Kol Nidre 7:00 PM

Yom Kippur Thursday September 16

Tot Service 8:30 AM

Traditional Service 9:30 AM

Traditional Service 1:30 PM

Afternoon Service 3:00 PM

Yizkor Service 4:30 PM

Neilah Service 5:30 PM


High Holidays Learning Opportunities

Wednesday, August 25, 5:30 PM: Rabbi Robinson leads us in an exploration of the movement and choreography of the High Holy Days. Join via Zoom here:

Saturday, August 28, 7:00 PM: Selichot Program, Service, and Havdallah, at Congregation Bet Emeth. Create your own atarah, the neckband of a tallit, and learn to tie tzitzit with Riva Brown. Please RSVP HERE, so that we are sure to have enough materials for all participants.

 Wednesday, September 1, 5:30 PM: The Call of The Shofar. Join Rabbi Robinson to explore the spiritual meaning and significance of the shofar blast.
Join the program here:

 September 8, 12:00 PM: Second day Rosh Hashanah Study: Join Rabbi Robinson for A Torah of Return:Nehemiah 8.
Join the program here:

Operation Isaiah

…Offer your bread to the hungry and satisfy the famished - Isaiah 58

Congregation Beth Emeth will once again conduct Operation Isaiah, our annual High Holiday food drive, to benefit Joseph’s Pantry, CBE’s food pantry which distributes food and personal items to food insecure individuals in our community. The need continues to grow, so your generosity is much appreciated..

Empty bags will be distributed at Rosh Hashanah. Please return filled bags when you come to Yom Kippur services. Bags may also be dropped off any weekday between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

While all donations are welcome, our ongoing needs include:

Our needs include:


  • Cereal
  • Shelf-stable milk and juice
  • Canned fruit and vegetables
  • Canned tuna and chicken
  • Peanut butter
  • Beans
  • Pasta and rice
  • Pasta sauce
  • Baby formula, detergent, and hygiene products

Sukkot Programming

Sunday, September 19, 9:00 AM: Help build the Beth Emeth Sukkah with Brotherhood

Monday, September 20, 5:30-8:00 PM Sukkot Program and Dinner
Katherine Locke will speak about their work as an author of children's literature, and how writing Jewish children's literature has changed their view of literature how inclusive literature can be a tool for activism and progress. RSVP is required: and-dinner.html

Tuesday, September 21, Noon: Pizza in the Hut. Take a break from your day, wave lulav and etrog and have lunch in the sukkah at Beth Emeth. No RSVP necessary.


Songs for the High Holidays