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High Holy Days 5781 Yom Kippur Details

 
Pre-Yom Kippur Yizkor Service with Hazzan Albrecht, 11 am 
Join together as a community to pay tribute to our loved ones who have passed away. Rabbi Wohlberg and Rabbi Posner will offer words of commemoration and will dedicate this year's memorial plaques. Afterwards, Hazzan Albrecht will lead us in the Yizkor prayer.

WATCH HERE

Kol Nidrei Livestreamed Services Open To Entire BT Community, 5:45 pm

Please join your BT family for a special livestreamed Kol Nidrei service prior to the start of Yom Kippur. We are grateful to Marvin H. Weiner and Family for sponsorship of Kol Nidrei services so that the entire BT community can participate together. 

WATCH HERE

IN PERSON SERVICES I VIRTUAL SERVICES

Below is everything you need to know about participating in Beth Tfiloh's High Holy Day Experience, both in person or online.

IN PERSON SERVICES

In-Person Services Tickets & Online Access
  • The tickets you received via email for Rosh Hashanah will be used for Yom Kippur as well.
  • If you purchased High Holy Day in-person seats, sign up for the specific in-person Yom Kippur services you plan to attend. SIGN UP HERE
  • In-person ticket holders will receive full access to all virtual services as well.
In-Person Services Precautions and Procedures
  • It is of paramount importance that anyone diagnosed with COVID-19, quarantined due to exposure, or otherwise under suspicion for developing infection, NOT ATTEND. This includes anyone exhibiting any symptoms of illness.
  • Those over 65, or those with chronic medical conditions — including the severely obese, as well as those with lung disease, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, severe kidney or liver disease, neurological disorders, and the immunocompromised — who are at high risk of severe COVID-19 are highly discouraged from attending.
  • Please plan to arrive early to get to your seat.
  • Please plan to stay for the duration of the service to avoid excess movement in the services for everyone's safety.
  • Your temperature will be taken before entering the building
  • You must wear a mask that covers your mouth and nose the entire time you are in the building
  • All social distancing guidelines must be observed
  • Socializing is not permitted
  • You must bring your own tallit
  • Bathrooms will be open, but we encourage you to use the bathroom at home prior to services and refrain from using the shul bathrooms if possible
  • All water fountains will be shut off
If you purchased High Holy Day in-person seats, you must sign up for all in-person Yom Kippur services you plan to attend. SIGN UP HERE
 
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
MINCHA
Outdoors, 1:30 pm

KOL NIDREI
Kol Nidrei Services Sponsored by Marvin H. Weiner and Family 
Dahan Sanctuary + Livestreamed, 5:45 pm
• 5:45 pm: Cellist Amit Peled performs instrumental Kol Nidrei
• 5:55 pm: Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg delivers Kol Nidrei sermon, followed by the Blessing of the Children
• 6:10 pm: Hazzan Avi Albrecht leads Kol Nidrei service with piano accompaniment
• 6:30 pm: Kol Nidrei livestream ends
• 6:36 pm: Yom Kippur begins/Ma'ariv service

WATCH THE LIVESTREAMED KOL NIDREI SERVICES HERE

Hurwitz Hall, 6:20 pm
Full Kol Nidrei service including a brief sermon, followed by Ma'ariv

If you purchased High Holy Day in-person seats, you must sign up for all in-person Yom Kippur services you plan to attend. SIGN UP HERE

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
SHACHARIT/MUSSAF

Full Indoor High Holy Day Service 

Hurwitz Hall, Davening starts at 8:00 am, doors open at 7:30 am
 
• Davening will start from "Hamelech," please say Pesukei Dzimra on your own
• Service includes Shacharit, Torah reading, brief Yizkor sermon, and Mussaf.
• Service will last approx. 3 hours
The tickets you received via email for Rosh Hashanah will be used for Yom Kippur as well, but you must register for each Yom Kippur service that you plant to attend.
 
Abridged Indoor High Holy Day Service 
Dahan Sanctuary, Davening starts at 11:00 am, doors open at 10:30 am
• Please proceed straight to your seats
• This will be an abbreviated service. There will be no shacharit or Torah reading. There will be a 20 minute sermon and Yizkor.
• Service will last approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The tickets you received via email for Rosh Hashanah will be used for Yom Kippur as well, but you must register for each Yom Kippur service that you plant to attend. 
 
MINCHA
Dahan Sanctuary, 6:00 pm 

NEILAH
Dahan Sanctuary, 6:45 pm
 
A second concurrent service may be added for Mincha and Neilah in the Hurwitz Hall, depending on the number of registrations for Yom Kippur evening services. If you purchased High Holy Day in-person seats, you must sign up for all in-person Yom Kippur services you plan to attend. SIGN UP HERE

VIRTUAL SERVICES AND PROGRAMS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Rabbi Wohlberg's Shabbat Shuva Drasha MeZOOMin
Zoom or Facebook live, 8-9 pm 
 
• ACCESS ONLINE: bit.ly/BTdavens, password: BethTfiloh
• CALL IN using either of these numbers: (253) 215-8782 OR (301) 715-8592, Meeting ID: 229 593 260, password: 270592

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Pre-Yom Kippur Yizkor Service with Hazzan Albrecht, 11 am
Join together as a community to pay tribute to our loved ones who have passed away. Rabbi Wohlberg and Rabbi Posner will offer words of commemoration and will dedicate this year's memorial plaques. Afterwards, Hazzan Albrecht will lead us in the Yizkor prayer.

WATCH THE LIVESTREAMED YIZKOR SERVICE HERE

Pre-Recorded Yom Kippur Service Highlights and Sermons Email
You will receive an email with links to our pre-recorded Yom Kippur Service highlights featuring our BT rabbis and Hazzan Albrecht, plus Rabbi Wohlberg's pre-recorded Yizkor sermon.
Beth Tfiloh Congregation
Roz & Marvin H. Weiner Family Campus | 3300 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 | 410-486-1900 | mail@bethtfiloh.com
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One of the leading Modern Orthodox synagogues in America, with a diverse membership, and an extensive offering of religious services, classes and year-round Jewish programming for all ages.