Sep
12
Thu
High Holy Day Prayer Hebrew
Sep 12 @ 10:00 pm - 11:15 pm

Text: Mishkan HaNefesh (prayer books for Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah)

This class will focus on reading and understanding the prayers and the prayer variations that are unique to the High Holidays. We will look at key vocabulary words, the meaning and context for the prayers, as well as practice reading in Hebrew. Prayers covered will include Avinu Malkeinu, Zokreinu, Untaneh Tokef, Kol Nidre, and Pitchui Li.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with Hebrew alphabet and ability to read Hebrew phonetically (Beginning Hebrew or equivalent)

Sep
13
Fri
Talmud of the High Holy Days Elul Study
Sep 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Prepare the mind and soul for the Holy Days with study of key portions of the two tractates dedicated to this season.

Erev Shabbat Worship Service
Sep 13 @ 11:00 pm - 12:15 am

Friday evening is your chance to disconnect from the outside world, join with family and friends, and welcome Shabbat!  Following our worship service we have a delicious oneg (cookies, fruit and sweets to bring in Shabbes joy)!

Sep
14
Sat
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into soul-filled sustenance, that may vary some from week to week, including mindful experiences of prayer, music, meditation or yoga. The remainder of our time together with be sustenance for the mind, a time of conversation and insight. Come for the food, stay for the spirit – we hope you will join us on this nourishing Shabbat morning journey!

Sep
15
Sun
Living Our Jewish Values
Sep 15 @ 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Sundays in the Sanctuary
Sep 15 @ 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Sep
18
Wed
Conversations on Race in Our Commonwealth
Sep 18 @ 11:00 pm - 12:30 am

Virginia has a special place in the story of American racism. In May 2019, Rabbi Holzman went on a clergy pilgrimmage across the Commonwealth to encounter people and places that tell this story. How can our location help us grow as citizens and human beings, as we explore this difficult topic?

Sep
19
Thu
High Holy Day Prayer Hebrew
Sep 19 @ 10:00 pm - 11:15 pm

Text: Mishkan HaNefesh (prayer books for Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah)

This class will focus on reading and understanding the prayers and the prayer variations that are unique to the High Holidays. We will look at key vocabulary words, the meaning and context for the prayers, as well as practice reading in Hebrew. Prayers covered will include Avinu Malkeinu, Zokreinu, Untaneh Tokef, Kol Nidre, and Pitchui Li.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with Hebrew alphabet and ability to read Hebrew phonetically (Beginning Hebrew or equivalent)