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High Holidays 5784

Except where noted, services will be held at Beth Israel Congregation, 291 Main Street in Waterville. If you have questions about anything related to services, please email Executive Director Melanie Weiss for more information at Other than the Rosh Hashana dinner, services are free and open to the public.

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Rosh Hashana

Selichot Services: Saturday, September 9, 7:45 pm.

Erev Rosh Hashana services and community dinner: Friday, September 15, 6:00 services and 7:00 dinner (See below for information on how to RSVP to the dinner)

Rosh Hashana morning services: Saturday, September 16, and Sunday, September 17, 9:00am

Tashlich, Sunday, September 17, 2:00pm at the boat launch across from Thayer Hospital (join us for a dairy potluck in between services and tashlich) 

Yom Kippur

Kol Nidre services: Sunday, September 24, 6pm

Yom Kippur morning services: Monday, September 25, 9am

Mincha/Neila: Monday, September 25, 6pm

Break the Fast dairy potluck: Monday, September 25, 7pm

Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah

Welcome in Sukkot/Erev Sukkot event: Friday, September 29, 6pm, Colby Sukkah (Directions to the Colby sukkah will be available in the weekly email, and the sukkah will be located in between the Foss and Mary Low buildings, as it has been in previous years.)

Shabbat Sukkot services in the Colby sukkah, followed by lunch: Saturday, September 30, 6pm.

Shemini Atzeret services, including Yizkor: Saturday, October 7, 10am

Simchat Torah services and celebration with special guests Rabbi Sruli and Rebbitzen Lisa: Sunday, October 8, 10am

To RSVP to the Erev Rosh Hashana community meal, please email Mel Weiss with your name, the number in your party, and any serious food restrictions other than kashrut and vegetarianism. The cost of the meal is $25/person (children under 12 are free). You can pay online through our website’s donation page, or send a check to POB 1882, Waterville, ME 04903. Please do not bring money to the dinner. Cost should not be a barrier.

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