ONLINERosh Hashanah Services

Next Event: September 18, 2020 $180.00 - $500.00
Apples, pomegranate and honey for Rosh Hashanah
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Join Harvard Hillel for a joyous, meaningful and memorable High Holiday season. For current Harvard students, no ticket or pre-registration is required. All others can register for access to all of the items listed below. Links will be sent to you in advance of the holidays.

For answers to commonly asked questions, please visit our High Holidays FAQ page. Services will be multi-denominational and inclusive. All necessary texts will be available on-screen during services. Donation amounts are suggested and are inclusive of all High Holiday services.

Join us for any or all of the following:

Friday, Sept. 18:

  • 5:30-6:20 p.m. Evening Service: Welcome the New Year with Harvard Hillel in a pre-dinner service of melody, worship and reflection

Saturday, Sept. 19:

  • 9-9:30 a.m. Dawn Chants: Verses of song and morning blessings
  • 9:30-10:15 a.m. Morning Service
  • 10:15-11:15 a.m. Torah Reading and Discussion
  • 11:15-11:45 a.m. Shofar from Harvard Yard: Listen as the shofar is blown from the center of Harvard
  • 11:45 a.m. Musaf Service: Grandeur, Memory and Calling Out
  • 4:30 p.m. Embodied Practice – Embracing the New Year: Welcome the New Year in body as well as spirit with a welcoming and inclusive session of gentle movement and guided meditation
  • 5:30 p.m. Evening Service: Explore the evening liturgy in a pre-dinner meditative guided tour

Sunday, Sept. 20:

  • 9-10:45 a.m. An Experiential Guided Tour of the High Holiday Prayer Book
  • 11-11:45 a.m. Learning From the Binding of Isaac: A Torah Discussion

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Fact Sheet
Friday, September 18, 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Sunday, September 20, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$180.00 Individual suggested donation
$360.00 Couple suggested donation
$500.00 Family suggested donation

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