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Sunrise Selichot Makapu'u Shofar Hike Sept. 22


                                         

AWAKEN TO THE JEWISH NEW YEAR 5780

SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE ROSH HASHANNAH
 

FOURTH ANNUAL MAKAPU'U SUNRISE HIKE

SHOFAR GATHERING

PRAYER FOR TIKUN OLAM
 

WHEN: Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 5:10 AM 

(Sunrise is 6:20 AM and it will take time to hike to the top)
 

WHERE: Meet at the entrance gate

(Gates open at 7:00 AM, so we have to park outside the gate and walk in)
 

WHAT: Hike to the top of Makapu'u above the lighthouse
 

WHO: Anyone who wants to blow a shofar* or share the moment
 

Bring: Flashlights, water, apples and/or honey to share.

Shofars are optional
 

*BYOS: Bring Your Own Shofar
 

Shofar practice dates at Temple Emanuel: Date and Time TBA
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More information from: Barry Langlieb

(brrynhaw@hawaiiantel.net)

Rosh Hashanah Service Information  

              

Rosh HaShanah Evening Service 
Sunday, September 29 l 7:30 PM

Rabbi Ken Aronowitz, joined by our magnificent High Holiday Choir under the direction of Sangeet Gellhorn, will guide you on a spiritual journey to an awesome New Year. No tickets are required to attend our High Holiday services, however guests are encouraged to register so that a name badge may be prepared. Kid-friendly activities will be available for children ages 4-11 in the Weinberg Learning Center. (Registration required.)

Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood will provide apples, honey and challah after the service.

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Rosh HaShanah Morning Service 
Monday, September 30 l 10:00 AM

Each of is commanded to hear the sound of the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah and, thanks to the members of our Shofar Corps, you can do this mitzvah. No tickets are required to attend our High Holiday services , however guests are encouraged to register so that a name badge may be prepared. Rachel Garcia, Temple Emanu-El’s Director of Education, will be offering kid-friendly activities in the Weinberg Learning Center (Registration required.)

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Tashlich 
Monday, September 30 l 4:00 PM

Cast your sins into the sea by meeting at the Ewa side of Magic Island overlooking Ala Moana Beach Park on Monday, September 30 at 4:00 PM for Tashlich. While the fish enjoy the bread crumbs we toss into the water, we will have a potluck on the beach.

Everyone is encouraged to bring a Vegetarian, Turkey, Chicken or Fish dish to share…Please do not bring beef! You can also bring a salad or dessert item or something to drink. Remember to bring your bathing suit so you can take a dip in our refreshing Mikveh!

 

Yom Kippur Service Information

               

Kol Nidre Service
Tuesday, October 8 l 7:30 PM

Howard Wolff and Cellist Sung Chan Chang join Rabbi Aronowitz and the High Holiday Choir for a poignantly moving experience. Our service will begin at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, October 8. Note: Once the chanting of Kol Nidre begins, no one will be seated until the recitation is concluded.

No tickets are required to attend our High Holiday services, however guests are encouraged to register so that a name badge may be prepared. Rachel Garcia, Temple Emanu-El’s Director of Education, will be offering kid-friendly activities in the Weinberg Learning Center (Registration required.)

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Yom Kippur Morning Service
Wednesday, October 9 l 10:00 AM
 

Our service will start at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, October 9 while the heavenly gates are still open for our prayers. No tickets are required to attend our High Holiday services , however guests are encouraged to register so that a name badge may be prepared. Rachel Garcia, Temple Emanu-El’s Director of Education, will be offering kid-friendly activities in the Weinberg Learning Center (Registration required.)

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Yom Kippur Afternoon Study Sessions and Services
Wednesday, October 9 

"Practicing Mindful Living Through Seeking and Granting Forgiveness" Join Rabbi Ken in the Weinberg Learning Center for a discussion on a path to peace and happiness in the New Year at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, October 9 following our Yom Kippur morning service.

L'dor VaDor: An Intergenerational Jewish Dialogue: : What does the future hold for the Jewish community? Young and old are invited to meet in the Social Hall to share different perspectives on aspects of Judaism Wednesday, October 9 at 2:30 PM.

Afternoon Torah and Haftarah Readings: We’ll have a whale of a time telling the story of Jonah on Wednesday, October 9 at 4:00 PM. Rachel Garcia, Temple Emanu-El’s Director of Education, will be offering kid-friendly activities in the Weinberg Learning Center (Registration required.)

Yizkor Memorial Service: We take time to remember all of our departed loved ones, hearing from those who experienced a painful loss since last Yom Kippur and depositing stones in our makeshift memorial. Wednesday, October 9 at 4:45 PM.

N'ilah Concluding Service: Having sought forgiveness from others and God we celebrate the gift of a New Year and the opportunity to be better men and women in 5780! Final call of the Shofar at approximately 6:10 PM followed by Havdalah and our community Break the Fast Wednesday, October 9 at 5:30 PM.

Sukkot and Simchat Torah 

             

We connect with our ancestors who dwelled in temporary shelters during their journey through the wilderness and who gave thanks for their harvest. On Sunday, October 13, it is our intention to strengthen our connection with the Family Promise families for whom we provide temporary shelter and food by inviting them to join us.

A family friendly Sukkot service will begin at 5:30 PM followed by a Korean BBQ dinner at 6:15 PM.

    

                                          

Simchat Torah Morning Service: Sunday, October 20

The community is invited to join with our School of Jewish Studies families for a breakfast nosh at 10:30 AM followed by a family friendly Simchat Torah celebration. All hands are needed to completely unfurl a Torah scroll almost totally around the sanctuary.

Wed, September 18 2019 18 Elul 5779