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Selichot in Contemporary Israeli Poetry
with R. Yonatan Cohen & R. Joshua Ladon
Saturday Night, September 1
9:30 pm – 11:00 pm Pre-Selichot Study & Song
11:00 pm Selichot Service
Modern Israeli poets offer intriguing insights into the Selichot service through poetic renditions and commentary. Join us as we delve into these intimate expressions as a preparation for the night’s Selichot service. In between poems, we’ll join for niggunim and song, creating an additional space for focus and intention.

WEEKDAY SELICHOT
Monday-Friday, September 3-7
Selichot 6:15 am

ROSH HASHANAH
Sunday night-Tuesday, September 9-11

EREV ROSH HASHANAH
Sunday, September 9
Selichot & Shacharit 8:00 am
Annulment of Vows 9:30 am
Mincha & Ma’ariv 7:00 pm
Yom Tov Candle Lighting* 7:08 pm
*Note: Before a two-day Yom Tov, it is advisable to light a 24-hour yahrzeit candle or a seven-day candle, so that on the second evening the candles may be lit by transferring the flame from this preexisting flame.

1ST DAY ROSH HASHANAH
Monday, September 10
Morning Service 8:00 am
Youth Programming 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Torah Reading 10:00 am
Shofar* not before 10:30 am
Communal Tashlich @ Strawberry Creek 5:00 pm
Mincha followed by Ma’ariv 7:00 pm
Light candles from pre-existing flame after 8:04 pm
*Note: Hearing 30 blasts of the Shofar is a Biblically ordained commandment traditionally fulfilled by both men and women. Those who are within reasonable walking distance and cannot be at CBI and wish to hear the Shofar should contact Rabbi Cohen.

2ND DAY OF ROSH HASHANAH
Tuesday, September 11
Morning Service 8:00 am
Youth Programming 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Torah Reading 10:00 am
Shofar* not before 10:30 am
Yom Tov Mincha 7:10 pm
Ma’ariv, Havdalah, & Yom Tom ends ** 8:02 pm
*Note: Hearing 30 blasts of the Shofar is a Biblically ordained commandment traditionally fulfilled by both men and women. Those who are within reasonable walking distance and cannot be at CBI and wish to hear the Shofar should contact Rabbi Cohen.
**Note: Havdalah is comprised of the blessing over the wine (borei pri ha’gafen) followed by the particular blessing of Havdalah (hamavdil bein kodesh l’chol). We omit the blessing over incense and candle.

FAST OF GEDALIAH
Wednesday, September 12
Fast begins 5:26 am
Selichot & Morning Service 6:15 am
Mincha w/Torah Reading & Haftorah 6:55 pm
Ma’ariv & Fast ends 7:50 pm

SHABBAT SHUVA PARSHAT VAYELECH
Friday night & Saturday, September 14-15
Candle Lighting 7:00 pm
Mincha & Kabbalat Shabbat 7:00 pm
Morning Service 9:15 am
Childcare 9:15 am
Formal Group Time 10:30 am
Shabbat Mincha 6:35 pm
Seudah Shelishit 6:55 pm
Ma’ariv, Havdalah & Shabbat ends after 7:56 pm

WEEKDAY SELICHOT
Sunday, September 16 8:00 am
Monday, September 17 6:15 am

YOM KIPPUR
Tues. & Wed., September 18-19

EREV YOM KIPPUR
Tuesday, September 18
Selichot and Morning Service 6:20 am
Mincha with Vidduy . 4:00 pm
Tefillah Za’aka 6:50 pm
Candle Lighting 6:54 pm
Childcare 7:00-9:00 pm
Kol Nidrei 7:08 pm
Fast Begins at 7:08 pm

YOM KIPPUR
Wednesday, September 19
Morning Service 8:00 am
Educational Programming 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Yizkor 11:15 am
Mincha 4:30 pm
Childcare 5:00-7:30 pm
Neilah 6:00 pm
Shofar 7:49 pm
Ma’ariv & Havdalah* after 7:49 pm
*Note: One is obligated to hear Havdalah after Yom Kippur before eating or drinking.

SHABBAT PARSHAT HA’AZINU
Friday night & Saturday, September 21-22
Candle Lighting 6:49 pm
Mincha & Kabbalat Shabbat 6:50 pm
Morning Service 9:15 am
Childcare 9:15 am
Formal Group Time 10:30 am
Shabbat Mincha 6:30 pm
Seudah Shelishit 6:50 pm
Ma’ariv, Havdalah & Shabbat ends after 7:45 pm

SUKKOT
Sunday, September 23 – Tuesday, October 2

EREV SUKKOT
Sunday, September 23
*Yom Tov Candle Lighting 6:46 pm
Mincha & Yom Tov Ma’ariv 6:50 pm
Communal Sukkah Meal 7:30 pm (click here to register)
*Note: Before a two-day Yom Tov, it is advisable to light a 24-hour yahrzeit candle so that on the second evening the candles may be lit by transferring the flame from this pre-existing flame. Eating on the first two nights of Sukkot a minimum of a portion of bread and reciting the kiddush in the sukkah is a Biblically ordained commandment. If you do not have access to a sukkah, and wish to perform this mitzvah, please contact the CBI office ASAP or join CBI’s Sukkah Meal on the first night. (If you have a space in your sukkah for guests, kindly let the office know.) Throughout the 7 days of Sukkot please avail yourselves of the CBI sukkah. As always, no home cooked food may be brought into the CBI kitchen, but the sukkah is open to all.

YOM TOV – 1ST DAY OF SUKKOT
Monday, September 24
*Morning Service 9:15 am
Educational Programming 10:30 am
Yom Tov Mincha and Ma’ariv 6:40 pm
Communal Sukkah Meal 7:30 pm (click here to register)
Light candles from pre-existing flame after 7:42 pm
*Note: Please remember to bring your four species to shul.

YOM TOV – 2ND DAY OF SUKKOT
Tuesday, September 24
*Morning Service 9:15 am
Educational Programming 10:30 am
Yom Tov Mincha 6:40 pm
Maariv, Havdalah and Yom Tov ends 7:40 pm
Note: Please remember to bring your four species to shul.

1st -3rd DAY OF CHOL HA’MOED SUKKOT
Wednesday-Friday, September 26-28
Morning Service 6:30 am

SHABBAT CHOL HA’MOED SUKKOT
Friday & Saturday, September 28-29
Candle Lighting 6:39 pm
Mincha & Kabbalat Shabbat 6:40 pm
Morning Service 9:15 am
Educational Childcare 10:30 am
Kohelet with extended childcare 11:30 am
Shabbat Mincha 6:20 pm
Seudah Shlishit 6:40 pm
Ma’ariv, Havdalah and Shabbat ends 7:34 pm

HOSHANA RABBA
Sunday, September 30
Morning Service 8:00 am
Hoshanot (willow bundles) will be available for sale @CBI.

SHEMINI ATZERET
Sun. night – Mon., September 30-October 1
*Yom Tov Candle Lighting 6:35 pm
Mincha & Yom Tom Ma’ariv 6:35 pm
Morning Service 9:15 am
Educational Programming 10:30 am
Yizkor 10:30 am
*Note: Before a two-day Yom Tov, it is advisable to light a 24-hour yahrzeit candle or a seven-day candle, so that on the second evening the candles may be lit by transferring the flame from this pre-existing flame.

SIMCHAT TORAH
Mon. night & Tues., October 1-2
Yom Tov Mincha 6:35 pm
Yom Tov Ma’ariv & Light Yom Tov Meal
followed by Hakafot @CBI 7:31 pm
Light Candles from pre-existing flame after 7:31 pm
Morning service 9:15 am
Hakafot 9:45 am
Multiple Torah readings 12:00 pm
Kiddush 12:45 pm
Completion and Beginning of the Torah 1:15 pm
Mussaf 1:30 pm
Yom Tov Mincha 2:00 pm
Maariv, Havdalah and Yom Tov ends 7:29 pm