Do I need a ticket for the High Holy Days this year?
No, you will not need a ticket for the holy days this year.
How do I access services?
This information will be provided in the week prior to Rosh Hashanah.
Do I have to watch services live?
No, you do not have to watch services live. All services will be archived and can be watched after the fact.
How can I purchase a jar of honey?
Click here to purchase honey from HCRJ’s very own bee hive. 100% of the proceeds serve as a donation to HCRJ.
How can I add a name to the memorial book?
In lieu of a memorial book, this year HCRJ will be creating a video of remembrance to memorialize your loved ones who have passed. The video will be made available on Yom Kippur day and will be accessible thereafter. If you wish, you may also upload a photo of the person you are memorializing to be included in the video. Click here to add a name to the memorial book.
How can I purchase a memorial plaque?
Click here to purchase a memorial plaque.
Will there be a prayer book used for the Holy Days? How can I get a copy?
In order to make the worship experience more meaningful, we are creating a revised digital prayer book that you will be able to access on any device with internet access. You will also be able to download the prayer book. A link to the prayer book will be provided the week before Rosh Hashanah.
Will any services be in person?
Over the past few months we have continually sought guidance and considered the safest way to provide opportunities for connection amongst our HCRJ community. Throughout the process we have had to make some difficult decisions, but we have continually used the Jewish value of protecting and sustaining life as our guiding star. It is with this value in mind that the HCRJ board of trustees and staff support the decision to hold all of our High Holy Days services virtually this year. We are working diligently to rethink and recreate meaningful virtual worship opportunities which embody the beauty and grandeur of the High Holy Days. These worship experiences will be streamed directly to your home.
Will there be a break-fast?
While we will be unable to gather for a break-fast this year, we invite you to join us for a zoom gathering to welcome in the new year when services conclude on Monday, September 28. A zoom link will be provided.
I lost a loved one in the last year. How do I have their name read during the Yizkor/Memorial service?
During the Yizkor/Memorial service, Rabbi Gross will read aloud the names of those who have passed away in the last year. To ensure your loved ones name is included, please email Justin Deutsch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will there be a choir singing for the holy days this year?
Yes, there will be a choir singing for the holy days this year. Special measures will be taken to enforce strict social distancing ensuring the safety of all choir members, Rabbi Gross and others who may participate in services.
Please contact Melissa Wolfson at email@example.com