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Here is a look at our offerings from 5783:

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Quick Links for High Holy Days Programming

High Holy Days Tickets & Guest Tickets:

All Temple Emanu-El members will be receiving High Holy Days tickets/name badges in the mail. For security purposes, all High Holy Days attendees 13 years and up must have their name badges visible at all times. You may purchase guest tickets HERE or by calling the Temple office (401) 331-1616. Temple Emanu-El participates in the synagogue reciprocal program. You may arrange for reciprocal tickets by calling the Temple office.

Lulav & Etrog:
The Torah instructs us to take four species in hand to celebrate Sukkot – willow, palm, myrtle and citron. The first three are bound together and are collectively called a Lulav. The citron, or Etrog, is a sweet-smelling citrus fruit grown in Israel. The Lulav and Etrog are waved in the synagogue and in the sukkah. Lulav and Etrog sets are available for purchase HERE or by calling the Temple office. 

Order Deadline:  Monday, October 3, 2022 | Pickup: Sunday, October 9, 2022 10 AM-12 PM

Borrow or Purchase a Mahzor/Prayer Book:
If you plan to participate from home using the Livestream, having your own prayer book will make every aspect of the High Holy Days more accessible and meaningful. Please click HERE or call the Temple Office at: (401) 331-1616.


Yom Kippur Schedule 5783/2022
Yom Kippur Evening
Tuesday, October 4, 2022  Candle Lighting 6:04 PM
Kol Nidre - 5:45 PM - Main Sanctuary
Family Kol Nidre (Grades 1-6) - 6:15 PM - Goldberg Center

Yom Kippur Day
Wenesday, October 5, 2022
Sanctuary Service - 9:00 AM - 2:25 PM - Main Sanctuary  
Meeting House Musaf Service - 12:30 AM - 2:25 PM - Alperin Meeting House
YK Tot Service (Birth - K) - 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM - Goldberg Center
YK Family Service (Grades 1-6) - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM -  Goldberg Center
Teen Program - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Rosen Library

Minhah/Ne’ilah - 3:45 PM - 7:01 PM - Alperin Meeting Business
Ne’ilah Games (Ages 4-12) - 5:45 PM - Goldberg Center
Final Shofar Blasts/Fast Ends - 7:05 PM - Main Sanctuary

Soulful High Holiday 5783/2022 Information

Led by Rabbi Alan Flam and Judy Kaye, Soulful Services encourage people to
spiritually stretch – in prayer and in teshuva work (reflection). We slow down the
traditional pace of prayer and focus on key prayers and themes of the Holy Days.
Soulful prayer is a blend of traditional davening, silence, chant, movement and
poetry so that our whole selves – mind, body, breath and heart – can be engaged
in prayer. Drumming and guitar will accompany us in creating a joyous and
reflective Soulful community.

Yom Kippur Evening
(6:00 PM) The Evening Service - will include Kol Nidre. It will be a reflective service encouraging us to explore “the land of our souls.”

Yom Kippur Day
(9:30 AM) Yom Kippur Morning Service - will be similar to Rosh Hashanah
(11 AM) Soulful Torah Service - will feature an alternative Torah reading from Leviticus 19,
selections from Isaiah’s challenging Haftorah and the Yizkor Service.
(12:15 PM) The Soulful Musaf - will focus on the Unataneh Tokef prayer, reflections on sacrifice
and forgiveness and Selichot prayers.
(4:30 PM) Chanting and Meditation - led by Bruce Phillips
(6:00 PM) Neilah (Concluding) - is a climactic and joyous conclusion to our Yom Kippur prayers. Final Shofar blast is at 7:01 PM

Tue, January 31 2023 9 Shevat 5783