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Guest Tickets
Aliyah & Honor requests
Book of Remembrance
Lulav & Etrov

Dinner Reservations:
Pizza in the Hut, Sunday Sept. 23
Southern in the Sukkah, Friday, Sept. 28


Service Schedule

S'lichot Program

Saturday, September 1
8:30 pm 213 Roseneath Road (behind the Temple), multi-purpose room

Erev Rosh Hashanah •
Sunday, September 9

8:00 pm Main Sanctuary

First Day Rosh Hashanah •
Monday, September 10

Childcare available; see form at right

Main Sanctuary (except where noted)
Shacharit  8:30 am
Torah Service
Shofar Service
Sermon  Approx. 11:15 am

7:30 pm Minyan (Okun Chapel)
8:00 pm Rosh Hashanah Underground Service

Family services  (children & parents)
All services held in Social Hall and will begin promptly at the time indicated. Please arrive a few minutes early to get seated. 

9:30–10:00am   Tot Hashana (0– 4 years) A touch and movement friendly service

10:30-11:45am  Grades K-6 -  Social Hall    

Kids’ Time:  grades K-6 (no parents), Social Hall

Children may bring a dairy lunch – Birthday Cake for the World will be served

11:45am until end of Main Sanctuary Service


Second Day Rosh Hashanah • Tuesday, September 11

Main Sanctuary
Service times following Shacharit are approximate
8:30 am Shacharit
Torah Service
Sermon  Approx. 11:15 a.m.


Tashlikh & Cemetery Services • Sunday, September 16

New Year's Festival & Picnic
12:30pm at Deep Run Park, Shelter 2
9900 Ridgefield Pkwy, Henrico 23233
Shelter 2 is next to the first parking lot on the right. Click here for Park Map.

Parallel Cemetery Services
3:00 pm B’nai Shalom Cemetery at Greenwood Memorial Gardens
3:00 pm Richmond Beth-El Cemetery at Forest Lawn


Kol Nidre • Tuesday, September 18

Childcare at Roseneath (form at right)

Main Sanctuary 
7:00 p.m. Instrumental Music Prelude
7:30 p.m. Service


Yom Kippur •
Wednesday, September 19

Main Sanctuary
Shacharit  9:30 am     
Torah Service    
Sermon & Yizkor approx. 12:00pm
Avodah Guided Meditation

Neilah 6:00 pm
Blowing of the Shofar  8:00 pm 

Family Services (children & parents) - Social Hall
Childcare at Roseneath 9:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. (form at right)

Tot Kippur (parents with children birth – 4 years)
 9:30am – 10:00am/ A touch and movement friendly service

Family Service (parents with children grades K-6)
10:30am – 11:45am

Kids’ Time: Supervised activities for kids only (grades K-6)
(Children may bring a dairy lunch – snacks will be available for pre-B’nai Mitzvah children) 11:45am – 1pm

Mini Na’ilah: Stories, Songs, and Havdallah prep (kids only) 
At the end of Mini Neilah, kids will proceed to the Main Sanctuary Havdalah service

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Sukkot & Simchat Torah

All events are at Grove Ave., and the Sukkah is located in the breezeway between the Temple and Administration buildings.

Erev Sukkot • Sunday, September 23
Sukkah Decorating & Pizza in the Hut 
4:00 pm  in the Sukkah Register Here
Service  6:00 pm, Okun Chapel (followed by kiddush in the sukkah)

Sukkot - Day 1 • Monday, September 24
10:00 am   Main Sanctuary

Sukkot - Day 2 • Tuesday, September 25
10:00 am    Kiddush Room

Erev Shabbat Sukkot - Southern in the Sukkah • Friday, September 28
6:00 p.m.   Services in Kiddush Room
7:00 p.m.  Southern in the Sukkah congregational dinner Register Here
afterwards: Sippin’ in the Sukkah for adults

Shabbat Hal Ha-Mo'ed • Saturday, September 29
10:00 am  Kiddush Room

Hoshana Raba • Sunday, September 30
6:00 pm  Services, Religious School

Shemini Atzeret/Yizkor • Monday, October 1
10:00 am Main Sanctuary 

Erev Simchat Torah • Monday, October 1
6:00 pm  Pajama Party for all ages  with ice cream sundaes (Social Hall)
7:30 pm Adult Celebration Continues

Simchat Torah • Tuesday, October 2
10:00 am Service (Main Sanctuary) followed by Honorees’  Luncheon (Social Hall)

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Lulav and Etrov Order Form

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Aliyah & Honor Requests

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Deadline for Aliyah & Honor requests is August 17

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Yom Kippur Appeal 2018
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 and requires advance reservations.

Mikveh Schedule

Spiritually Prepare for the High Holidays

half hour limit; bring a towel and shower supplies (shower needed beforehand)

Sunday, September 9
(Erev Rosh Hashanah)
Men 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Women 12:30 - 4:30 pm

Tuesday, September 18 (Kol Nidre)
Women 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Men 12:30 - 4:30 pm

Sun, August 19 2018 8 Elul 5778