Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

Schedule of Services

Erev Yom Kippur

Erev Yom Kippur – Kol Nidre, Tuesday, October 4th
6:00 – 7:45 pm Sanctuary service and Zoom

As the sun sets, begin the solemn Day of Atonement in community, led by Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman and cantorial soloist Kochava Munro.

Yom Kippur, Wednesday, October 5th

Sanctuary services and Zoom, 9:00 am–1 pm, 4:45–7:00 pm

Morning services for the Day of Atonement begin at 9:00 am, led by Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman and cantorial soloist Kochava Munro. We will take a break from 1:00 pm to 4:45 pm, when we resume services with Mincha, chanting from the story of Jonah, Neilah, and the final shofar blast. After Havdalah, stay to break fast with a catered kosher meal in the Social Hall.

Service begins 9:00 am
Torah 10:40 am
Sermon 11:35 am
Yizkor 11:50 am
Break 1:00–4:45 pm
Mincha/Jonah 4:45 pm
Neilah 6:00 pm
Final shofar blowing/Havdalah 6:59 pm
Break the Fast 7:15 pm

Register here to request the Zoom link, or contact the office.

Yizkor Book Link

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.

Yom Kippur for Families

Preschool story time (ages 2-5) will be held from 9:30am-10:00am in the Chapel.

Family service geared for children in grades 1-5 will be led by Ilene Kanoff in the Social Hall at 10:15am.

Baby sitting will also be available. Email or call the Temple Office for details

Break the Fast

7:00 pm
Please join us for a catered kosher Break the Fast in our Social Hall. Advance registration is required.

Register for Break the Fast

Annual High Holiday Food Drive - Erev Yom Kippur

On Erev Yom Kippur, we will dedicate our annual food collection to Seacoast Family Promise.

SFP is a neighbor helping neighbor organization for families with children experiencing homelessness. Please consider filling a bag (or two!) to help. Non-perishable items only may be left in the Sanctuary Lobby (State Street) between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

You can also choose to send a check to: SFP, 27 Hampton Rd, Exeter, NH 03833. Please include Temple Israel Member in the memo line of the check.

Items requested:

  • Canned tuna
  • Individually wrapped snacks such as cookies, Cheese-its, Fig Newtons, fruit gummies, Goldfish, etc.
  • Boxed mac & cheese
  • Pancake Syrup and/or Pancake Mix
  • Special K cereal and/or Honey Nut Cheerios
  • Coffee filters
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Liquid laundry detergent: Please no pods

Please check the expiration dates on food items before donating! Thank you!

Donate to Seacoast Family Promise