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YOM KIPPUR (Sunday, September 27-Monday, September 28)

Beth Or Members and High Holiday ticket holders will receive the link for the day’s events prior to the start of Kol Nidre.

On this Yom Kippur, immerse yourself in a full 25-hours filled with meditation, prayer, learning, movement and social justice to fully prepare your hearts, minds and souls for growth and self-discovery, teshuva and forgiveness in the new Jewish year, 5781. May you and our loved ones be written into the Book of life this year.

7:00 PM Kol Nidre services, September 27

8:00 AM Wake-up to a sunrise gratitude meditation from the mountains of Colorado with Rachel Fisher, as we welcome in this Day of Awe and set the stage for our soul work in the day ahead.

10:00 AM Yom Kippur morning service

12:30 Lunch and Learn (without the lunch!) Explore the deeper meaning of the Torah reading for Yom Kippur as we explore: Where is God to be found? How can I/we connect to our sacred teaching? Is it unknowable? Is it in our reach? (Deuteronomy 29:9–14, 30:11–20)

2:00 PM Conversation with Feeding South Florida-Join Rabbi Robyn and Sari Vatske, Executive Vice President of Feeding South Florida for a discussion on food scarcity in our community and the efforts to transition families from dependency to self-sufficiency. Micah 58:6 teaches us, “No, this is the fast I desire…. It is to share your bread with the hungry…” Particularly on this day of fasting and prayer, our tradition commands us to ask how we can turn our efforts into fulfilling this commandment.

3:00 PM Rejuvenating Movement with Carol Kaminsky

4:00 PM Unetane Tokef webinar with Rabbi Robyn Mi y’chiyeh u’mi yamut? Who will live and who will die, who shall see ripe age and who shall not, who shall perish by fire and who by water, … who by hunger and who by thirst, who by earthquake and who by plague …”. Do we believe that God is controlling our fate? Do we have any control over our fate?

5:00 PM Yizkor: Remembrance Enjoy a quiet hour of music and photos reflecting memories of our loved ones who are no longer with us physically but whose love and spirit continue to fill us with gratitude, comfort, inspiration and strength.

6:00 PM Neilah/Havdalah Closing the Book of Life and Transitioning from our 40-day introspective, soul-filled journey into the New Year with Neilah and Havdalah.

7:00 Communal Virtual Break Fast Let’s take our first bite of challah together and wish each other well in the new year.