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High Holy Days

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and for our concern for the safety and health of our community, Congregation Beth Emeth will be welcoming 5781 in a virtual manner.  Every effort will be made to make this as meaningful an experience possible. 

PREPARING FOR THE HIGH HOLY DAYS:
* JEWELS OF ELUL WITH SHARA: CLICK HERE & scroll down
   

* Friday, September 11th - 5:30 PM - CHANGING TORAH SCROLL COVERS at our Erev Shabbat Service 
   CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream.

* Saturday, September 12th - 8:00 PM  
  SELICHOT PROGRAM  with Cantor Kohn & Rabbinic Intern, Alexandrs Stein
   
Selichot, which means "forgiveness," refers to the poems & prayers traditionally recited in the lead up to the
   High Holy Days.  We will be dong a short text study, poetry and song.  CLICK HERE to join Zoom.  If prompted to
   provide a password, it is CBE     Questions?  Contact Deb Sokoler

ROSH HASHANAH
Please note that for all Live Stream viewing, you will be prompted to provide your name & email address first:

Monday, September 14th - Noon
CHILDREN'S ROSH HASHANAH PROGRAMMING - CLICK HERE 
(To register to receive a Materials Bag for supplies to compliment our programming, CLICK HERE)

Tuesday, September 15th
*Deadline to register to receive a Materials Bag for supplies to compliment our  High Holy Days Children's Programming.  Questions?  Contact Shara Siegfeld

Wednesday, September 16th
* Deadline for photo submissions for our CBE In Memoriam video to be shown at Yom Kippur afternoon          service.  Send a maximum of 4 photos with names to Deb Sokoler

Friday, September 18th 
* 7:00 PM - PRE-SCHOOL ROSH HASHANAH PUPPET SERVICE - CLICK HERE
* 8:00 PM EREV ROSH HASHANAH SERVICE  CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream
                                      
Saturday, September 19th:
* 10:00 AM - ROSH HASHANAH SERVICECLICK HERE to join via Live Stream 
*  1:00 PM - CHAUFFER YOURSELF TO CBE TO HEAR THE
SHOFFAR! 
   
Get in your car and join us for Shofar blowing in the parking lot of CBE!! 
   1:00 PM - Family's With Children Under Age 14; 
   1:45 PM - Congregants with Last Name Beginning A ->G; 
   2:30 PM - Congregants with Last Name Beginning H-> P; 
   3:15 PM - Congregants with Last Name Beginning Q-Z. To register,  
   CLICK HERE to register.  Please - a separate registration for each car! Please register by Sept 16th.  Questions?
   Contact Deb Sokoler or 518 436-9761 x230
  8:00 PM - ONEG SHABBAT SHMOOZE via Zoom - ALL are invited to join TRG for a shmooze after Rosh Hashanah    services and your dinner. To join, CLICK HERE  If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE
  Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler


Sunday, September 20th - 11:00 AM  - Cemetery Memorial Service
Due to Covid-19 and the need for social distancing, there will not be a service at the Beth Emeth Loudonville Cemetery. Instead, there will be a Live Streamed service and the names of those who died in the last year and who are interred in our cemetery will be read. CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream .  This service will be archived in our Live Stream archives.  Questions?  Contact Deb Sokoler

YOM KIPPUR

Please note that for all Live Stream viewing, you may be prompted to provide
your name & email address first:

Wednesday, September 23rd - Noon
CHILDREN'S YOM KIPPUR PROGRAMMING POSTED HERE!  

Friday, September 25th - 5:30 PM - Shabbat Shuvah/Board Consecration - CLICK HERE for Live Stream.

Sunday , September 27th
7:00PM - PRE-SCHOOL YOM KIPPUR PUPPET SERVICE POSTED HERE!

7:50 PM ~ Prior to Kol Nidre Service we will be Live Streaming, the BRUCH KOL NIDRE played by cellist, Susan                          Debronsky for those who wish contemplative prayer prior to the beginning of our service.   
                CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream.

8:00 PM - Kol Nidre Service;  CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream

Monday, September 28th:
11:00 AM - YOM KIPPUR MORNING SERVICE;  CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream
  1:00 PM - GUIDED MEDITATION via Zoom with Rabbinic Intern, Alexandra Stein;  CLICK HERE to join in the
                 Zoom Meeting;  If prompted to provide a password, it is CBE
 2:00 PM - SERVICE OF RENEWAL conducted by members of the Ritual Committee;
                CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream;  CLICK HERE for the Service of Renewal Booklet;
                CLICK HERE for an additional prayer during COVID - 19 times.
 3:00 PM - Afternoon Service led by CBEYG; CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream
 4:15 PM ~ Showing of the CBE Memorial Video;  CLICK HERE  to join via Live Stream
4:30 PM - Yizkor Memorial Service/Ne'ilah/Havdalah;  CLICK HERE to join via Live Stream

HIGH HOLY DAY PRAYER BOOKS
The prayer books can be accessed via a link on the Live Stream page.  
* You may split screen (viewing the service and prayer book on one device)
* You may use a separate device for viewing and reading along (computer and tablet, eg.)
* You may borrow a set of Prayer Books from Beth Emeth

We are more than happy to lend out copies of our High Holy Day Prayer Books, Mishkan HaNefesh, to congregants of Congregation Beth Emeth. These prayer books are a very special part of our Beth Emeth Community and must be handled with special care.  To request a set, CLICK HERE  or call the CBE office 518 436-9761 x222 to arrange a time.  Pick up will be on Wed, Sept 23rd Noon -->2:00 PM.
* When you arrive at temple, pop your trunk and a volunteer will place the books inside.
* Please keep them in the bag while not in use.
* Return Prayer Books in Labeled Bag
Prayer Books must be returned by Thursday, October 15, 2020.
An email will be sent to you to schedule a time to return them.
The cost for replacement of one copy of each the Mishkan HaNefesh is $75. ($150 per set)

*Live streaming underwritten by Marge and Barry Hollander
*Recording of High Holy Days Services Underwritten by Donna & Lee Rosen in Appreciation of CBE Clergy, Staff, Officers & Board
*High Holy Days Children's Programming is Underwritten by Nancy Yaffee & Family in Memory of Eric Yaffe
*Kol Nidre Cellist Underwritten by Karen & Mark Glaser

* Service of Renewal underwritten by Rose Golden & John Nicoletta, Steven Ostroff, Robin & Ted Sobol, Laurie Stein & Michael Bigley
*Apples in Gift Bags Donated by New York Apple Sales 
*Carnegie Deli Black & White Cookies in Gift Bags Donated by the Shuket Family
*Thank You to Brotherhood & Sisterhood for Underwriting the Rest of Our Gift Bags

Thu, October 29 2020 11 Cheshvan 5781