In anticipation of the upcoming Jewish New Year (Sept. 5 and 6), Chabad of South Brunswick has announced its High Holiday Services schedule, with Yom Kippur events in East Brunswick.
This will be the twelfth year of services for this growing organization.
They will be "warm, friendly and traditional" according to Chabad's Executive Director, Rabbi Levi Azimov. Organizers say that last year's services were a phenomenal success, with large crowds in attendance.
Unlike many congregations, membership is not required to join. All are welcome, free of charge, regardless of background or affiliation. In addition, a special children's program will accompany the adult Services.
All prayers will combine the original Hebrew, as well as translated English. This, coupled with modern Jewish melodies, meaningful insights, humor and an easy to read prayer book translation will make this year’s High Holidays an enjoyable and meaningful experience.
"According to Tradition, at the New Year the Doors of Heaven are open; G-d accepts all prayers, from anyone," explains the Rabbi. "The least we can do is open our doors as well, to the entire community."
Services will be held on Rosh Hashana - the Jewish New Year (Sept. 4, 5 and 6), as well as Yom Kippur - the Day of Atonement (Sept. 13 and 14).
Rosh Hashana Services will be held at various times (as indicated below) at the Chabad Jewish Center, 1 Riva Avenue, North Brunswick, and Yom Kippur Services at the Hilton of East Brunswick.
For more information regarding High Holiday Services, or about Chabad, please call: 732-398-9492, www.chabadsouthbrunswick.com.
Rosh Hashana services will be held at the Chabad Jewish Center at 1 Riva Avenue, and offered on Sept. 4, at 7 p.m., followed by the traditional "apple-in-honey-dipping" New Year tradition, a favorite of children.
Yom Kippur services will be held at the Days Hotel and Conference Inn, on Route 18 S. East Brunswick offered on:
- Sept. 13 Kol Nidrei service at 6:45 p.m.
- Sept. 14 at 10 a.m.
The closing prayer for Yom Kippur, Neilah, will be held from 630 p.m. to 7:50 p.m. and will be followed by a Break Fast Ceremony.
For more information or to reserve a seat please call Chabad at 732-398-9492 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.