The Temple Har Shalom's High Holy Days schedule
09/11/2012 05:09:03 PM MDT
16 Erev Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, 7:30 p.m.17 Yom Rosh Hashanah service includes the sounding of the shofar, baking round challah (Jewish braided bread) and eating apples and honey for a sweet new year, 10 a.m.17 Family services for families with children through sixth grade, 1:45 p.m.25 Kl Nidre is also known as the Erev Yom Kippur, one of the most moving of the Jewish services, 7:30 p.m.26 Yom Kippur is the Jewish Day of Repentance. Service begins at 10 a.m.26 Youth programming: Rabbi Joshua Aaronson will discuss the idea of atonement and repentance to youth from grades one through five. Activities start at 1 p.m.26 Community Break-the-Fast will conclude Yom Kippur between 6:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The meal will follow immediately. RSVP deadline is Sept. 17. For RSVP forms, call the Temple Har Shalom at (435) 649-2276.
OCTOBER1 Sukkot refers to the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest. The word sukkot means booth or hut. 6:30 p.m.8 Simchat Torah is Hebrew of "rejoicing in the Law," and is a joyous festival that celebrates the completion of the annual reading of the Torah. The scrolls are taken from the ark and carried around the synagogue seven times. Service starts at 6:30 p.m. compiled by Scott Iwasaki