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Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Welcoming the New Year

Follow along with services by using our Rosh Hashanah Virtual High Holidays Companion. Click the link to download a PDF filled with prayers, meditations, activities and more.

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Rosh Hashanah Evening Service
Friday, September 18, 6 p.m.

Live-streamed from the Stiffman Sanctuary, join the Shaare Emeth Rabbis, Cantor and Lucy Greenbaum as they help us gather virtually to welcome the New Year, celebrate and reflect in music, prayer and meditation. Rabbi Goldstein will share a Rosh Hashanah sermon.

How to watch: Watch the recording of our Rosh Hashanah Evening Service below!

 


Shana Tova Yoga – Greeting the New Year with Strength
Saturday, September 19, recording available beginning at 8 a.m.
Presented by the Jewish Mindfulness Center of St. Louis.

Dani Glassman (RYT-500 Yoga Instructor and Wellness Professional) helps us welcome the new year with poses and movements embodying the themes of Rosh Hashanah: hope, renewal and the return to our truest selves. Watch and participate on Rosh Hashanah or any time throughout the High Holy Days.

How to watch: Watch below or on our Vimeo page.


Boker Tov Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service
Saturday, September 19, recording available beginning at 9 a.m.

This year’s Boker Tov Rosh Hashanah Service will be a high-energy, engaging and fun High Holy Day experience for families with very young children. We may not be able to be with Mitzvah Moose in person, but we’re still going to sing, pray, and celebrate as we head INTO THE NEW YEAR! The service will be led by the Shaare Emeth clergy and directors and will feature a special “skit” for Rosh Hashanah: “Into the New Year.”

How to watch: Watch below or on our Vimeo page.


Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m.

Live-streamed from the Stiffman Sanctuary, led by the Shaare Emeth Rabbis, Cantor and Lucy Greenbaum, we will focus on finding inspiration and hope as we enter the New Year with so much unknown. Rabbi Bennett will share a Rosh Hashanah sermon.

How to watch: Watch the recording of our Rosh Hashanah Morning Service below!

 


Rosh Hashanah Torah Reading
Saturday, September 19, 11:30 a.m.

Following services, you are invited to join us live or recorded for a Zoom Torah reading for the morning of Rosh Hashanah. Listen and watch as the Torah portion is read and explained, and as we honor all teachers as well as our Shaare Emeth volunteers who made caring phone calls during our time of quarantine this past spring.

How to watch: Watch the recording of our Rosh Hashanah Torah Reading below!


Rosh Hashanah Family Service
Saturday, September 19, 1:30 p.m.

Join with other families with elementary and middle school children for an age-appropriate, joyous family service to celebrate Rosh Hashanah together. Led by Rabbi Educator Lori Levine and Rabbi Rachel Bearman, we will explore the meaning, prayers, music and lessons of Rosh Hashanah in a moving and meaningful family worship experience. Rabbi Levine will share a Rosh Hashanah message.

How to participate: Join us on Zoom at this link and use the password Shofar to join! You can also view a livestream of the service below.


Prayer Lab Returns (for Second Day Rosh Hashanah)
Sunday, September 20 recording available beginning at 8 a.m.
Presented by the Jewish Mindfulness Center of St. Louis.

Our Prayer Lab leaders and singers have reunited (in a safe, socially distanced way) to craft a spiritual, hopeful, music-filled service with the theme Renew: The Old Will Be New and the New Will Be Holy.

How to watch: Watch below or on our Vimeo page.


 

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