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Temple Brith Achim High Holy Days 5782

Temple Brith Achim will provide virtual High Holy Days services and there will be a few outdoor services. “High Holy Days Admission Cards” and information for online access will be provided to TBA Members.

TBA Guests and anyone with questions about High Holy Days should contact:
email -; phone - 610-337-2222 option 6

Rosh Hashanah Evening - Monday, September 6

7:15pm Gather and Chat
7:30pm Rosh Hashanah Evening Service (welcome the New Year with prayer)
8:30pm Music Program/Kiddush (enjoy music by TBA members)

Rosh Hashanah - Tuesday, September 7

9:00am *Outdoor Children’s Service (geared for 2nd grade and younger, and their families)
10:15am Morning Service (w/Torah, Shofar, Sermon)
1:00pm Tashlich Picnic (in-person at Norristown Farm Park; bring-your-own-food)
2:00pm Tashlich Service


Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day - Wednesday, September 8

10:00am *Outdoor RH Day 2 Morning Service

Kol Nidre - Wednesday, September 15

7:15pm Gather and Chat
7:30pm Kol Nidre Service (begins with the beauty of the Kol Nidre prayer)

Yom Kippur - Thursday, September 16

9:00am *Outdoor Children’s Service (geared for 2nd grade and younger, and their families)
10:15am Yom Kippur Morning Service (w/Torah, Sermon)
12:00pm Yizkor (a time to remember those we have lost)
3:15pm Rabbi led Text Study
4:15pm Torah Activity for all ages
5:30pm Ne’ilah & Shofar (concluding service, with final shofar blast)

*Weather permitting, otherwise indoors with masks


Mon, Sept 20, 6:00pm Outdoor Sukkot Evening Service
Tue, Sept 21, 9:00am Outdoor Sukkot Morning Service

Sukkot, a Hebrew word meaning "booths" or "huts", refers to the Jewish
festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest, as well as the commemoration
of the forty years of Jewish wandering in the desert after Sinai. Sukkot is celebrated five days after Yom Kippur on the 15th of Tishrei. A sukkah is often erected by Jews during this festival, and it is common practice for some to eat and even live in these temporary dwellings during Sukkot.

Simchat Torah

Mon, Sept 27, 6:30pm Simchat Torah Evening Service led by 5781 Confirmands
Tue, Sept 28, 9:00am Simchat Torah Morning Service w/Yizkor led by 5780 Confirmands


Simchat Torah, Hebrew for "rejoicing in the Law", celebrates the completion of the annual reading of the Torah. Simchat Torah is a joyous festival, in which we affirm our view of the Torah as a tree of life and demonstrate a living example of never-ending, lifelong study. Torah scrolls
are taken from the ark and carried or danced around the synagogue seven times. During the Torah service, the concluding section of Deuteronomy is read, and immediately following, the opening section of Genesis, or B'reishit as it is called in Hebrew, is read.

Thu, June 30 2022 1 Tammuz 5782