Honoring Holidays at Congregation B'nai Israel

Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur –

Every fall, we begin the holy renewal process with prayerful introspection, aided by the

thought-provoking words of our Rabbi and the uplifting tunes of our organ and choir.

High Holy Days

 

Rosh Hashanah

 

Erev Rosh Hashanah (Evening)

 

  • 7:00 pm - Traditional worship service in Main Sanctuary

 

  • 7:00 pm - HHD Youth Engagement (A High Holy Day youth experience for elementary age children and younger during all Erev and Shacharit Services –

 

Rosh Hashanah (Day)

  • 9:00 am - Children’s Service (A fun interactive experience geared toward our youngest ones)

                         

  • 10:00 am - Traditional worship service in Main Sanctuary

  • 10:00 am - HHD Youth Engagement

  • 4:00 pm - Tashlich (symbolic casting away of our sins)

Join us for an experience of personal reflection and renewal guided by prayers, inspirational readings, and music.

(Open to all ages, proper outdoor attire is encouraged)

Cemetery Service to Honor our Ancestors

  • 4:00 pm (42nd Street Cemetery)

  • 4:45 pm (61st Street Cemetery)

Yom Kippur

 Kol Nidrei (Evening)

  • 7:00 pm - Traditional service in Main Sanctuary

  • 7:00 pm – HHD Youth Engagement

 

Yom Kippur (Day)

  • 9:00 am - Children’s Service

  • 10:00 am - Traditional worship service in Main Sanctuary

  • 10:00 am - HHD Youth Engagement

  • 2:00 pm - Afternoon Discussion with Rabbi Matt

  • 4:00 pm - Yizkor (Memorial) Service

  • 5:00 pm - N’ilah (Concluding) Service*

 

 *After N’ilah, all congregants and guests are invited to stay and break the fast together.

Sukkot – A holiday of transition, as we take our prayers outside the Temple but not yet into our homes, as a reminded of God’s sheltering presence.

 

Simchat Torah  Simchat Torah (joy of Torah) concludes the HHDs with lively music, dancing and even a little drinking. Fun for all ages!!!

 

Simchat Torah Shabbat

Chanukah – As a CBI family, we revel in this victory holiday with song, lights and plenty of latkes!

 

Chanukah Shabbat

Purim – On this day, centuries ago, the wicked Haman drew lots to see which day he would destroy the Jews of Persia. In rousing fashion, we retell the story of our survival in Persia.

 

Purim Service with Megillah Reading

Passover – We mark the emergence of our people from slavery to freedom with a festive meal called a Seder.* It is filled with ruach (spirit), songs, story-telling, eating and more. Come and bring your friends to our congregational seder!

 

Congregational Passover Seder

 

*There is a reasonable cost for this program.

Note: Unless stated otherwise, there are no costs for participating in these services and programs. However, donations to keep these programs and services going are always graciously accepted. You can bring cash or check and give them to CBI’s Rabbi,

President or Executive Assistant during the program.

 

Your contributions are what keep these CBI programs going!

Congregation
B'nai Israel
 

Phone 409.765.5796

Email info@cbigalveston.org

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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 8060

Galveston,Texas 77553

Services & Study

Friday - Shabbat: 6 PM

Saturday - Torah Study: 10 AM

 

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