High Holidays

Secrets of the Synagogue Sanctuary

Secrets of the (Synagogue) Sanctuary Most Americans have never been inside a synagogue. Those that have may not know the parts of the sanctuary and their meaning. What is the bema? What’s the Eternal Light and is it really eternal? Do Jews kneel? Where should you sit? Should visitors wear head coverings? What about prayer…

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Rosh Hashanah is Here!

This is it! Rosh Hashanah arrives this evening. If you are still considering where you’ll go and have no plans there are a few places where you can drop in. Look at the events list below and also check here. If you are not up to services then think about how to have a warm,…

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Kol Nidre service only

Join the East Bay Minyan for the evening of Kol Nidre for a very modest fee. Kol Nidre – Yom Kippur Evening Join the East Bay Minyan for the Kol Nidre service. East Bay Minyan is an independent minyan in Berkeley and Oakland that values tradition and inclusivity and strives to accommodate both Egalitarian and…

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Greatest Hits of the High Holy Days — are back!

Don’t have time to go to shul for the holidays? But you’d like to do a little something… Got a friend who can’t make it to synagogue; has to go to work? Then Greatest Hits is for you! Once again Rabbi Dardik is offering: Greatest Hits of the High Holy Days Join Rabbi Judah Dardik…

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More High Holiday Options (Some free)

I got this from Temple Israel, the only synagogue in Alameda: We are pleased to offer complimentary tickets during the High Holy Day services, though a donation is requested. The tickets are good for all services throughout the Days of Awe. Tickets will be held at Will Call and a photo ID is required. When…

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