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Holiday Services

Holiday Services 5780-5781…2020-2021

Holiday Services 2020

marra gadSelichot: September 12, 7:30 PM, via Zoom

On September 12, at 7:30 PM, via Zoom, in observation of Selichot, with Rabbi Daniel M. Cohen, Cantor Rebecca Moses, Rabbi Allie Klein, Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg, Cantor Jessica Epstein and Rabbinical Assistant Max Edwards, please join us for an incredibly special and important conversation as we welcome award winning author, Marra B. Gad! This event is co-sponsored by Temple B’nai Abraham of Livingston and Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel of South Orange.   Havdalah will be conducted at this event.

Selichot, literally “forgiveness,” is the service held on the Saturday evening before Rosh Hashanah to help usher us into the themes of the Holy Days. Selichot is a time of reflection and preparation for the Holy Days. As we engage in personal acts of teshuva, tzedakah and tefila, repentance, charity and prayer, we explore the meaning of our lives.

Author Gad’s book, The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl, has been described as “a story of our moment, ripe with themes of identity, racism, family politics, and more.” Her story is powerful, and hearing her speak about her experiences will surely renew our shared determination to make the new year more peaceful, compassionate, inclusive, and equitable.  The Color of Love (hardcopy and ebook), winner of the 2020 Midwest Book Award for Autobiography/Memoir, can be purchased directly though the publisher at this link: For more information email

For those attending the Marra Gad program, beginning Saturday evening at 7:30 pm, via Zoom. 

 The selichot service will begin around 8:45 pm, via Zoom. 

For Zoom links, please email



High Holy Day Virtual Services 5781

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Friday, September 18

  • Erev Rosh Hashanah Services, 7:30 PM

Rosh Hashanah First Day: Saturday, September 19

  • Rosh Hashanah Young children’s service, 8:00 AM
  • Rosh Hashanah Family Service, 9:00 AM
  • Rosh Hashanah Services, 10:00 AM

Rosh Hashanah Second Day: Sunday, September 20

  • 2nd day Rosh Hashanah Family Service, 9:00 AM
  • 2nd day Rosh Hashanah Services, 10:00 AM

Our annual B’nai Abraham Memorial Park service of remembrance takes place on Sunday, September 27, 12:00 PM.

Erev Yom Kippur-Kol Nidre: Sunday, September 27
Kol Nidre, 7:30 PM

Yom Kippur: Monday, September 28

  • Yom Kippur Young Children’s Service 8:00 AM
  • Yom Kippur Family Service 9:00 AM.
  • Yom Kippur Services 10:00 AM
  • Meditation period
  • Healing Service
  • Minchah
  • Yizkor (followed by Neilah, Maariv, Havdalah)

Erev Sukkot: Friday, October 2
6:30 PM Sukkot/Shabbat Services

Simchat Torah: Saturday, October 10
7:00 PM Simchat Torah Service


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