High Holy Day 2021 Hosted by Temple Beth El from Boca Raton

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L'Shana Tova!

Welcome to High Holy Days at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton, FL! We are so excited to celebrate with you.

Rosh HaShanah begins in the evening of Friday, September 15.

Mysteries of the Machzor

3 Part Series with American Israeli Liturgist and Poet Alden Solovy, Live from Jerusalem
Thursdays, September 1, 8 and 15
10:00 - 11:00 am in Person at the Schaefer Family Campus or on Zoom

Alden Solovy will help us prepare for the High Holy Days with an exploration of treasures found in the Machzor, our High Holy Day prayer book. Each session will focus on one core prayer, and in conversation and exploration will help create a deeper understanding of the High Holy Day services. Rabbi Mates, Rabbi Rabishaw and Cantor Brock will supplement Solovy’s teachings.

Alden Solovy spreads joy and excitement for prayer. An American Israeli liturgist, poet, and educator, and the Liturgist-in-Residence for the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem, his teaching spans from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem to synagogues throughout North America, Leo Baeck College in London, and Limmud Conferences in the U.S., Canada, and the UK. He is the author of five books and writes for Ritualwell, RavBlog and the Times of Israel. Find his latest work at ToBendLight.com. In 2012, Alden made Aliyah to Jerusalem where he is the founder of ManKind Project Israel.

29 Words for 29 Days of Elul

There’s no need to make flash cards and there will not be a test, but throughout Elul, our clery will be bringing you daily vocabulary words that will help round out your High Holy Days. 
The month of Elul, which comes just before the High Holy Days, is traditionally a time to prepare yourself for the Days of Awe. What that preparation looks like can vary from hearing the shofar blasts, to visiting the graves of loved ones at the cemetery, to saying special prayers of repentance. Elul, this Hebrew month, is supposed to be a time of study of our actions over the past year. We can use this time to seek forgiveness from those we have wronged and figure out how we can better ourselves in the year ahead. 
Check Facebook, Instagram, as well as your phone for texts and emails for daily words to help you celebrate the month of Elul. We hope this month of Words for Elul will enlighten and enhance your High Holy Days and the year ahead.