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High Holy Days

A GUIDE TO HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICES


Rabbi Wolpe

RUTH & ALLEN ZIEGLER SANCTUARY AND ZIEGLER HALL/STAGE

Pouran & Parviz Nazarian First Floor
Rabbi David Wolpe | Cantor Marcus Feldman | Aryell Cohen and Choir
Reserved Seating, Choir, Organist Accompaniment
Continuing the traditions of Sinai Temple with a contemplative, educational and inspiring experience. Teaching and sermon by Rabbi David Wolpe, with the rich, liturgical music of Cantor Marcus Feldman, accompanied by organist and Choir Director Aryell Cohen and our Sinai Temple professional choir.

 

BARAD HALL

Pouran & Parviz Nazarian First Floor
Rabbi Brad Artson | Cantorial Intern David Childs | Ty Woodward and Choir
Reserved Seating, Limited Open Seating, Choir, Organist Accompaniment
Traditional liturgy with the musical nostalgia of the Yom Tov, accompanied by new melodies of prayer. Rabbi Brad Artson leads with insightful sermons and engages the congregation in dialogue, exploring the spiritual themes of the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe). Barad Hall features an octet choir, lay participation, re-enactment of the Duchenin (Priestly Blessing), and personal prayers before the ark and during the Yom Kippur break.

 

SHOFAR BLAST IN WEINBERG GYMNASIUM

Etty & Claude Arnall Third Floor
Rabbis Nicole Guzik, Erez Sherman & Sam Rotenberg | Cantorial Soloist Ellen Sugerman
Open Seating, Children’s Service, Contemporary Instrumental Accompaniment
Singing, dancing, and storytelling! Bring your shofar as we blast in the New Year together. Suggested for young children up to 3rd grade or age 8.

 

FAMILY MINYAN IN GOLD HALL/KOHN CHAPEL

Pouran & Parviz Nazarian First Floor
Rabbi Erez Sherman | Martin Neumann
Open Seating, Families with Children Welcome
Family Minyan is a welcoming, traditional service characterized by lay participation, explanations and teachings, with a warm sense of community and connection. Individuals, couples and families with children are invited to attend. To participate in our services, please contact Rabbi Sherman at esherman@sinaitemple.org.

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TORAH IN THE ROUND IN WEINBERG GYMNASIUM

Etty & Claude Arnall Third Floor
Rabbis Nicole Guzik & Sam Rotenberg | Cantorial Soloist Ellen Sugerman
Open Seating, Families with Children Welcome, Contemporary Instrumental Accompaniment
A blend of traditional and contemporary liturgy, this engaging, reflective, and musical High Holy Day service is designed for the entire community. Adults and families with children are welcome. To participate in our services, please contact Rabbi Guzik at nguzik@sinaitemple.org.

 

ATID 20s & 30s ALTERNATIVE SERVICES (AGES 21-39) IN KOHN CHAPEL/GOLD HALL

Pouran & Parviz Nazarian First Floor
Rabbi Sam Rotenberg | Rabbinic Intern Alex Rosenbaum
Open Seating, Young Adults, Contemporary Instrumental Accompaniment
Honoring the themes of the High Holy Days, we seek a modern take on our traditions, by highlighting the ways they connect to modern life. In the signature style of Orden Family Friday Night Live, this service integrates traditional music with new compositions from our Atid community. To attend, you may become a Sinai Temple Young Professional member or purchase a-la carte tickets. To participate in the service (music, prayer or readings), please contact Rabbi Rotenberg at srotenberg@sinaitemple.org.

 

3RD–6TH GRADE (AGES 8-12) SERVICE

Kohn Chapel
Rabbi Andy Feig | Religious School Director Danielle Kassin
Open Seating, Children’s Service, Contemporary Instrumental Accompaniment
A musical, interactive and engaging service for students.

 

7TH-12TH GRADE (AGES 12-18) SERVICE

Kohn Chapel
Millennial Director Matt Baram | Rabbinic Intern Alex Rosenbaum
Open Seating, Children’s Service, Contemporary Instrumental Accompaniment
A modern exploration of the themes and liturgy of the High Holy Days for teens.

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LEGEND

High Holy Days Legend

Monkarsh Family Erev Rosh Hashanah Live Service
MONKARSH FAMILY

EREV ROSH HASHANAH LIVE SERVICE


Welcome in the New Year with song and story with Rabbi David Wolpe, Craig Taubman, and Cantor Marcus Feldman. Open to the community.

Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.

STUDENT
PROGRAMMING


During the High Holy Days, specially designed programming is available for students ages 3 – 18. All student activities end at the conclusion of adult services. Parents must immediately pick up their children (ages 3 – 6th grade) at their program locations. Every child must have a ticket.

Age 3 – 2nd Grade (Age 8)
We welcome our youngest students to the Douglas Family ECC on G level, where they will enjoy music and activities led by professional staff. All children must be potty-trained.

3rd – 6th Grade (Ages 8–12)
Students are immersed in educational stations, arts and crafts, meaningful activities, and age-appropriate services, led by Rabbi Andy Feig and Danielle Kassin.

7th – 12th Grade (Ages 12–18)
Teens are invited for singing, informal learning, prayer, and games, as we dissect the High Holy Days through a youthful lens.

Religious School Tashlich at the Beach
Sunday, September 16 at 10:30 am
Sinai Temple members and friends are invited to join the Religious School community for morning Tashlich at the beach in Santa Monica. Please contact (310) 481-3271 for location and to RSVP.

Student Schedule

LULAV & ETROG SALE


Order your Lulav & Etrog through Sinai Temple by Friday, September 7, 2018. 100 sets have been ordered and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Learn more here and click here to order.

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MEMBERSHIP


Sinai Temple High Holy Day services are open to Sinai Temple members.
Interested in membership? Click Here for more information.