High Holy Days 5784

The Days of Awe summon and awaken us. This season offers us time to be present, reflect, and refocus on our purpose in the world. In 5784, let us continue to create our Jewish home together.

Sukkot & Simchat Torah

Thursday, September 28 from 4-6 PM
Help Build the Beth Am Sukkah

in the Temple Beth Am Courtyard, all are welcome! Sponsored by the Beth Am Brotherhood

Saturday, September 30 at 10:30 AM
Sukkot Shabbat Morning Service
at Temple Beth Am & Livestreamed

Friday, October 6 at 5:30 PM
Family Kabbalat Shabbat in The Sukkah
At Temple Beth Am

Saturday, October 7 at 10:30 AM
Shabbat Morning Service with Yizkor
at Temple Beth Am & Livestreamed

Saturday, October 7 at 6:15 PM
Simchat Torah & Havdallah

Sunday, October 8 
10 AM-1PM
Sukkot Fall Festival
at Temple Beth Am
RSVP Required, RSVP Today!

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Sermons 

Kol Nidre:
Watch Rabbi Ruth’s sermon on YouTube!

Yom Kippur Morning:
Read Rabbi Jason’s sermon here. Or watch it on YouTube!

Yom Kippur All Ages Service:
Watch on YouTube today.

Erev Rosh Hashanah:
Read Rabbi Ruth Zlotnick’s Sermon Here: Creating Home Together.

or watch it on YouTube today!

Rosh Hashanah:
Read Rabbi Jason Levine & Rabbi Dana Benson’s Sermon Here: Building Relationships: Using Words For Good

or watch it on YouTube today!

Frequently Asked Questions

RSVPs & Guest Tickets:

Our High Holy Day services are limited to the public this year. If you are not a member and would like to come to our services, please email temple@templebetham.org. 

If you are a Beth Am member and would like to bring a non-member guest please indicate so on our RSVP form

For Families:

Yes! Our All Ages services at 11:30 AM on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are designed for school aged people to seniors. For parents of younger children, childcare is available during our 9 AM traditional morning services. Our young children afternoon services will feature music and fun with clergy and Morah Shoshanah!  

High Holy Day Worship:

Yes. We have a Yizkor service for Yom Kippur and Sukkot. 

Yes, all of our High Holy Day services will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel here. There is no log-in or password required to live-stream our services!

After a service takes place, it will continue to be available to watch at any time on our YouTube channel. 

The Mishkan Hanefesh Machzor for the Days Awe is not available online this year.

If you will be joining us via live stream and would like to borrow a prayer book from the temple, please email temple@templebetham.org.

Food Drive:

Yes, Temple Beth Am is once again collecting donations for JFS’ High Holy Day Food Drive!

Food Drive bags will be available for pick-up at the Beth Am office starting Tuesday, September 5th or at our Rosh Hashanah Services.

What to donate:

Canned Goods (Low Sodium), Grains and pasta, Proteins (Tuna and Peanut Butter), and Toiletries. Please no glass containers, opened packages, or expired food.

Filled bags can be dropped off at temple starting Tuesday, September 19th, or during Yom Kippur Services.

The Food Sort of happening on October 15th in North Kent. Learn more and register to volunteer here.

Don’t see your question answered above? Email us at temple@templebetham.org.