Temple B’nai Sholem New Bern Welcomes Guests For The High Holy Days

Temple B’nai Sholem

Celebrate the High Holy Days

Join Temple B’nai Sholem for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Inscribe the names of your loved ones in the Temple B’nai Sholem Book of Remembrance

Temple B’nai Sholem, the historic synagogue at 505 Middle Street in New Bern, NC, welcomes members, unaffiliated Jews, their families, and friends to join the Temple community for the 2019 High Holy Days. Rabbi David Whiman and Cantorial Soloist, Sherry Cohen will be leading services during this special time.

Rosh Hashanah Services will begin on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 7:30 PM and will resume on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 10:30 AM. Yom Kippur worship will begin with the Kol Nidre service on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM and will resume on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10:30 AM. The Book of Jonah will be read on Yom Kippur afternoon, beginning at 3:30 PM, immediately followed by the Yizkor Memorial Service. Yom Kippur services will conclude at sundown with the traditional Blowing of the Shofar.

The Temple B’nai Sholem Book of Remembrance, which is distributed and read aloud at the Yizkor Memorial Service on Yom Kippur, is a special way to honor the memories of our loved ones and support the congregation’s major annual fundraising initiative. For questions, an In-Memoriam Request Form, and detailed instructions, please contact Paul Freid at pefreid@gmail.com or 703.855.9442 or visit the Temple B’nai Sholem Website (bnai-sholem.com, Education Tab). The deadline for Book of Remembrance submissions is August 30, 2019.

Constructed in 1908, Temple B’nai Sholem is located in the New Bern Downtown Historic District. This welcoming Reform Jewish congregation holds religious services each Shabbat and on the major holidays. Weekly lay-leader led Shabbat services are scheduled for Friday evenings at 7:30 PM, except for the first weekend of each month when Shabbat services are scheduled for Saturdays at 10:30 AM. For more information, please visit the Temple B’nai Sholem Website (bnai-sholem.com) and the Temple B’nai Sholem FaceBook Page.

Submitted by: Sherry Forrest, Secretary, Temple B’nai Sholem

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