Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur Services Starting Wednesday Evening September 24 - Happy New Year, L'Shana Tova

 Image Of Masai Blowing Rosh Hashanah Shofar From You Tube Video

From Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation President Nina Lublin:
We invite everyone to celebrate the High Holy Days with the Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation, serving the Island community for over 30 years
Ms. Lublin provided the following RIJC Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur schedule:
Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation
Rabbi Leanna Moritt

Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, September 24 7:30 pm
Rosh Hashanah – Evening Service

Thursday, September 25
9:15 am 1st Day Rosh Hashanah – Morning Service
9:15 am Child Care
11:00 am Children’s Service – With Music
1:30 pm Approximately -- Tashlich
7:30 pm Evening Service

Friday September 26
9:15 am 2nd Day Rosh Hashanah – Morning Service
9:15 am Child Care

Yom Kippur
Friday, October 3 6:00 pm Sharp – Kol Nidrei Service
Saturday, October 4
9:15 am Morning Service
9:15 am Child Care
10:30 am Children’s Service
5:00 pm Afternoon Service, with Ne’ilah & Havdalah

All 2014 High Holy Day Services to be held at the Manhattan Park Community Center / Theatre – 8 River Road
 Image Of RIJC Torah From Judy Berdy

History.com explains Rosh Hashanah:
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is one of Judaism’s holiest days. Meaning “head of the year” or “first of the year,” the festival begins on the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar, which falls during September or October. Rosh Hashanah commemorates the creation of the world and marks the beginning of the Days of Awe, a 10-day period of introspection and repentance that culminates in the Yom Kippur holiday, also known as the Day of Atonement. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the two “High Holy Days” in the Jewish religion...

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Happy New Year, L'Shana Tova

UPDATE 7:50 PM - Roosevelt Island Chabad went apple picking for a sweet Rosh Hashanah and share their schedule for services too.