Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Schedule of Services

Erev Rosh Hashanah

Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sunday, September 25th, 7:00-8:00pm

Join us to welcome the New Year in prayer and song, led by Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman and cantorial soloist Kochava Munro. Attend in person in the historic Sanctuary or over Zoom.

Rosh Hashanah Day 1

Monday, September 26th

Sanctuary Service and Zoom 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Services will be led by Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman and cantorial soloist Kochava Munro.

Services begin: 9:00 am
Torah Service: 10:25
Sermon: 11:10
Shofar Service: 11:30
End: 12:15 pm

The zoom link will be sent via email, or contact the office.

Digital Mahzor

The link to access the digital mahzor will be emailed to all registered guests. If you did not receive the link or have questions please contact the office.

Resources for Rosh Hashanah


Tashlich and Outdoor Shofar Service 

1:00 pm, Prescott Park, Portsmouth

3:30 pm, Swasey Park, Exeter (boat launch)

3:30 pm, Henry Law Park, Dover

Resources for Tashlich

Rosh Hashanah Day 2

Tuesday, September 27th
Sanctuary Service and Zoom 9:15 am – 12:15 pm

Services begin: 9:00 am
Torah: 10:20 am
Sermon: 11:10 am
Shofar: 11:25 am
End: 12:15 pm

Rosh Hashanah for Families

Rosh Hashanah Day 1, Monday, September 26th:

9:30–10 am Preschool story time (Chapel) for children ages 2-5 and their parents will be led by Dinah Berch, Loren Selig and Elian Tackeff. 

10:15 –11:15 am Family service (Social Hall) geared towards children in grades 1-5 will be led by Ilene Kanoff.

Babysitting will be available in the preschool classrooms for children ages 2-5.

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