High Holy Days 2021/5782

ימים נוראים  Yamim Nora'im  Days of Awe

5782 High Holy Day Greeting
High Holy Day Service Archive 
Schedule of Services
Schedule of Services for Families with Children
Tashlich
About Our Machzor

This year, High Holy Day services will be available online to all. CBST will offer a beautiful high-quality livestream broadcast of our High Holy Day services live from our West 30th Street home. All services will have captions provided by live captioners. Services for families with children will take place on Zoom; the Jonah and the Whale K'ilu Kit is available now. 

On August 22nd, we announced that we will not be offering in-person High Holy Day services this year as originally planned. Read the full announcement

Registration is required for everyone who plans to join us.
The livestream link and password will be sent prior to services.

For technical support, please text or call: 646-450-3556

Register now
Families with Children require a separate registration

Not a member? Join today.

Make a High Holy Day contribution
Questions? Contact us at highholydays@cbst.org or call Ruth at 212-929-9498 x815.

CBST is an LGBTQ+ synagogue for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
Our services are open to all, always free of charge. Your generous support makes this possible. 

Schedule of Services

S'lichot
   
Saturday August 28 9 p.m./10 p.m. Class/Service
Rosh Hashanah
   

Monday September 6

 

5:30 p.m.
6 p.m.
 

Welcome
Rosh Hashanah Evening I
Drashah: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Membership Talk: Ari Monts
Tuesday September 7
 
8:30 a.m.
9 a.m.
Welcome
Shacharit

 

10 a.m.

 

Rabbi Kleinbaum's Welcome
Torah Service
Drashah: Rabbi Ayelet Cohen
  1:30 p.m. Zoom Lunch

 
3 p.m.
 
Tashlich
(in person; register for details)
  6:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m.

 
Welcome
Rosh Hashanah Evening II

Drashah: CRRI Yael Werber
Wednesday September 8
 
8:30 a.m.
9 a.m.
Welcome
Shacharit
  10 a.m.
 
Torah Service
Drashah: Rabbi Yael Rapport
  1:30 p.m. Zoom Lunch
Shabbat Shuvah
   
Friday September 10

 

6 p.m.
6:30 p.m.

 
Welcome
Kabbalat Shabbat
Drashah: CRRI Dave Yedid
Saturday September 11

 

9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m.

 
Welcome
Shabbat Morning
Drashah: CRRI Yael Werber
Yom Kippur
   
Wednesday September 15

 

5:30 p.m.
6 p.m.

 

Welcome
Kol Nidre
Drashah: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Appeal: CBST President Sabrina Farber
Thursday September 16

 

8:30 a.m.
9 a.m.

 
Welcome
Shacharit
Drashah: CRRI Dave Yedid
  10 a.m.

 

Torah Service
Yizkor
Yizkor Appeal: Adria Benjamin
  12:30 p.m. Musaf
  3:00 p.m. Zoom Study Groups
  4:30 p.m. Mincha/Neilah
  7:50 p.m.
 
Shofar (followed by a
brief Ma'ariv service)
  8:00 p.m. Zoom Break Fast
Sukkot
   
Monday September 20 6 p.m. New Members Gathering
Tuesday September 21 9:30 a.m. Morning Services
Shmini Atzeret
   
Tuesday September 28 9:30 a.m. Morning Services/Yizkor
Simchat Torah
   
Tuesday September 28
 

6:30 p.m.

Ma'ariv/Hakafot
 

Schedule of Services for Families with Children

Registration is required. Zoom links and K'ilu Kit: Jonah and the Whale Audio Adventure will be emailed prior to services. 
For day-of questions or tech support, text or call 646-450-6801.

Rosh Hashanah
   
Tuesday September 7 9 a.m. Ages 0-5 - Infants, Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers 
  10 a.m. Ages 5-12 - Children's Service/Program
  Noon Teen Track: Civil Rights
Wednesday September 8 9 a.m. Ages 0-5 - Infants, Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers 
  10 a.m. Ages 5-12 - Children's Service/Program
   -  Tashlich Meet Up (see below)**
Yom Kippur
   
Thursday September 16 9 a.m. Ages 0-5 - Infants, Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers 
  10 a.m. Ages 5-12 - Children's Service/Program
  Noon Teen Track: Civil Rights
  Anytime Jonah and the Whale K'ilu Kit Audio Adventure (Ages 3-8; see below)

Jonah and the Whale K'ilu Kit Audio Adventure

**NEW** A 30-minute interactive play-based experience helps families with children bring the story of Jonah and the Whale to life at home. Audio tracks will guide 3-8 year olds and their grownups--no experience needed!

  • Act out the journey with a map & scavenger hunt
  • Create a message of hope, puppets & a sailing telescope
  • Sing along with the music and be part of the adventure!

Registered participants will receive access to the whole kit. Register now>>

Tashlich

Join Cooperberg-Rittmaster Rabbinical Interns Dave Yedid and Yael Werber on Rosh Hashanah Day I for our communal Tashlich Service as we cast off our sins by the Hudson River. We will gather on Tuesday, September 7th at 3 p.m. at a Manhattan location to be announced. Pre-registration is required.

Registered participants will receive confirmation and location details via email. All participants must be vaccinated, masked, and observe social distancing.

View our CBST Tashlich Guide if you are unable to attend in person and would like a ritual guide.

**We have decided not to hold a Tashlich Meet-Up for Families with Children this Wednesday. Stay tuned for emails about a fall meet-up. L'shana tovah u'metukah! Have a a good and sweet new year!

About Our Machzor

This year, we will again use the Lev Shalem Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Machzor. If you don't have a copy, consider purchasing the Machzor now directly from the publisher in order to have it delivered in time for the High Holy Days. A digital version of our Machzor is also available for purchase.