Fall Holiday Service Times - 5779/2018

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  • Tickets are required for all Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.

  • Members purchase tickets as part of the membership renewal process (in August).

  • We happily provide complementary tickets to prospective members and anyone else who will be attending Beth Israel Center High Holy Day services for the first time. Please contact Executive Director Elissa Pollack at (608) 256-7763 or elissa@bethisraelcenter.org to request tickets or with any questions about our ticket policy, membership, etc.

  • After August 31, it will be too late to mail tickets. Please come to services and ask for Cheri, who will ask for your name and contact info and hand you a ticket.

S'lichot Program & Service
Saturday, September 1

Erev Rosh Hashanah
Sunday, September 9

Rosh Hashanah
Monday & Tuesday, September 10 & 11
Children's programs (K-7) 10:30am - 1:00pm
Preschool Family Service 11:00-12:00
Monday, September 10 only:  Tashlich Nosh, 4:00pm at Vilas Beach; Mincha, 5:30 pm at BIC

Kol Nidre
Tuesday, September 18
Mincha 6:15pm
Kol Nidre 6:45pm

Yom Kippur
Wednesday, September 19
9:00am (services include Yizkor)
Children's programs (K-7) 10:30am - 12:30pm
Preschool Family Service 11:00am - 12:00pm

3:00pm study with Rabbi Forester
4:15pm Mincha
7:50pm Final Shofar, break fast follows in the social hall.
9:00pm - NEW: "Lucky Start." Young adults (if you think that's you, then it is!) meet up with each other and Rabbi Forester at Lucky's 1313 on Regent Street, just a few blocks from BIC.

Monday & Tuesday, September 24 & 25
9:30am, followed by lunch in the sukkah

Hoshanah Rabbah
Sunday, September 30

Shemini Atzeret
Monday, October 1
9:30am (services include Yizkor), followed by a light lunch

Erev Simchat Torah
Monday, October 1
5:30pm dinner (RSVP by Sept. 21!)
6:00pm program, services & hakafot -- unroll and later dance with the Torah!

Simchat Torah
Tuesday, October 2
9:30am; children's program at 10:30. More dancing with the Torah!
Stay for a light festival lunch!