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Service Schedule

Ritual Inspired by Selichot • Saturday, September 16

8:00 p.m. Rabbi Knopf's backyard (rain location Grove Ave. Kiddush Room

Erev Rosh Hashanah • Wednesday, September 20

8:00 p.m.     Main Sanctuary

First Day Rosh Hashanah • Thursday, September 21

Main Sanctuary (except where noted)
Service times following Shacharit are approximate
8:30 a.m.     Shacharit 
9:30 a.m.    Torah Service
10:30 a.m.    Shofar Service
11:00 a.m.     Sermon 
11:30 a.m.     Musaf
7:30 p.m.    Minyan (Okun Chapel)
8:00 p.m.    Evening Service: Rosh Hashanah Live with Susan Greenbaum
        & Chris Parker

Social Hall
Family Services (children with parents)
Grades 3-7   10-11:30 a.m.

Kids’ Activities (kids only) Children may bring a dairy lunch
Grades K-6    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.    Social Hall

Second Day Rosh Hashanah • Friday, September 22

Main Sanctuary  Service times following Shacharit are approximate
    8:30 a.m.   Shacharit
    9:30 a.m.   Torah Service
    11:00 a.m.  Sermon
    11:30 a.m.  Musaf
    6:00 p.m.    Erev Shabbat Service

Cemetery Services & Tashlikh • Sunday, September 24
(Parallel Services)

10:30 a.m.  B’nai Shalom Cemetery at Greenwood Memorial Gardens
10:30 a.m.  Richmond Beth-El Cemetery at Forest Lawn 


Rock Hashanah! Bring your own bread!
12:30 p.m. at the Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary St. Richmond

Kol Nidre • Friday, September 29

Main Sanctuary
6:30 p.m.    Prelude with Harp
7:00 p.m.    Service

Yom Kippur • Saturday, September 30
Wear White!

Main Sanctuary  - Service times
following Shacharit are approximate    
    9:30 a.m.     Shacharit         
    10:30 a.m.   Torah Service    
    12:15 p.m.   Sermon & Yizkor
    1:15 p.m.     Musaf
    2:30 p.m.     Avodah Guided Meditation
    3:30 p.m.     Restorative Yoga (K.Room)
Ark will be open during this hour for 
personal prayer and reflection
    4:30 p.m.     Mincha
    5:30 p.m.    Story for Children
        with Ramona Brand
    6:00 p.m.     Neilah
    7:15 p.m.    Ma’ariv
    7:45 p.m.    Blowing of the Shofar
    8:00 p.m.    Bridge Break Fast

Family Services (children & parents)
Childcare at Roseneath 9:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. (see page 4)
    Grades K-6  10-11:30 a.m.  Social Hall    
Kids’ Activities (kids only)
Children who have not been bar/bat mitzvahed may bring a dairy lunch
    Grades K-6    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Social Hall

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Sukkot & Simchat Torah

The Sukkah is located at Grove Ave. in the breezeway between the Temple and Administration buildings.

Sukkah Building & Decorating • Sunday October 1
10:00 a.m.    Breezeway at Grove Ave. 

Erev Sukkot - Wednesday, October 4
6:00 p.m.    Service in Okun Chapel followed by Kiddush in the Sukkah

Sukkot - Day 1 • Thursday, October 5
10:00 a.m.    Main Sanctuary

Sukkot - Day 2 • Friday, October 6
10:00 a.m.    Kiddush Room

Erev Shabbat Sukkot - Southern in the Sukkah • Friday, October 6
6:00 p.m.    Services in Main Sanctuary followed by Southern in the Sukkah congregational dinner

Shabbat Sukkot • Saturday, October 7
10:00 a.m.    Main Sanctuary  

Sippin’ in the Sukkah • Saturday, October 7
5:30 p.m.    Sukkah (breezeway)

Hoshana Raba • Wednesday, October 11
6:00 p.m.    Services, Okun Chapel (Grove Ave.)

Shemini Atzeret/Yizkor • Thursday, October 12
10:00 a.m.    Main Sanctuary 

Erev Simchat Torah • Thursday, October 12
6:00 p.m.     Minyan (Social Hall)
6:30 p.m.     Consecration Service followed by ice cream sundaes (Social Hall)
7:00 p.m.    Family-friendly Celebratory Service/Dancing with the Torah, (Social Hall)

Simchat Torah • Friday, October 13
10:00 a.m.     Service (Main Sanctuary) followed by Honorees’  Luncheon (Social Hall)

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Aliyah & Honor Requests

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Yom Kippur Appeal 2017
in support of Temple Beth-El
Thank you for your donation!  Any amount, large or small, is instrumental in the continued success of the synagogue. Your donation is fully tax deductible.



For ages 0-6 years.  Children older than 5 are encouraged to attend designated services or sit with their parents.

Childcare is free of charge.



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