Rosh Hashanah Service and Lunch


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Monday, September 30, 2019


11:00 am


Ely Hall AULA

Join us to eat, sing, and pray our way into the Jewish New Year! All events will be in the Aula, with the exception of Tashlich, which will be held at Sunset Lake. Please find more information and register for all holiday meals on the website:

Sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Contemplative Practices.

Sunday, September 29th:
6pm: Erev Rosh Hashanah Evening Service, Aula
7:00pm: Catered Dinner, Aula

Monday, September 30th:
11am-1pm: Rosh Hashanah Service, Aula
1pm Rosh Hashanah Lunch, Aula
4pm Tashlich Ritual & Singing, Sunset Lake

About the Tashlich Ritual:
Together with Vassar Temple, we will throw bread crumbs into the water at Sunset Lake to symbolize the things we want to let go of from the past year.

Annie Sampugnaro

Religious and Spiritual Life Office