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High Holy Days 5781

Schedule of Services

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YOM KIPPUR DAY - Monday, September 28
9:00 am - Pre-readers Service (livestream at )
9:30 am - Virtual Rotunda on Zoom 
10:00 am - Morning Service (Rabbi Weiss will speak) (livestream at

After services: Virtual Rotunda on Zoom 
12:15-4:15 pm - Afternoon Programming (see below*) 
1:30-3:00 pm - Meetups in local parks (see below**)
4:30 pm - Creative Afternoon Service: "In the Belly of the Whale" (livestream at
5:30 pm - Yizkor, Neilah, and Havdalah (livestream at

** - Head outside for a relaxing Yom Kippur afternoon. An OPT family has volunteered to meet you at one of the following parks; they'll have a nature Eye Spy for kids and reflective poetry for adults. Families may arrange to arrive together for a shared activity. Please observe normal COVID precautions.

Lindberg Park (Marion @ Greenfield, Oak Park) - Coordinated by Bob family
Humboldt Park (Meet at Fieldhouse) - Coordinated by Jones-Hassenfeld family
Fullersburg Woods (3609 Spring Road, Oakbrook, meet at far end of parking lot) - Coordinated by Marshall-Bergman family

* - We have created four hours of pre-recorded content to sustain the Yom Kippur ambiance throughout the day. These will stream online at Please note that the following times are approximate:

11:45 am - Photography and music of Jay Boersma and Coleen Dieker
12:15 pm - Yom Kippur adult learning with Hebrew Union College faculty
1:30 pm - Niggunim melodies with Aaron Burnstein
2:00 pm - Yiddish song with Mike Bass
2:15 pm - Ten Themes of Yom Kippur: Reflections and art from our community
3:15 pm - Rabbi Weiss teaching
3:45 pm - Rabbi Kirzane teaching

Wed, November 25 2020 9 Kislev 5781