CJJ is proud to connect our members to other Jewish communities' High Holiday programming to help us reflect on 5782 and look forward toward a new year.
And who knows? You may even come across a friendly face from your chapter or build a new connection!
To learn more and register for online and in-person High Holiday services and ritual:
- for events hosted by Kol Haskalah, click on this link.
- for events hosted by JVP Triangle, click on this link.
- for events hosted by Jews in All Hues, click on this link.
- for events hosted by Workers Circle, click on this link.
- for events hosted by the New Synagogue Project, click on this link.
- Come explore learning text in a short, embodied spiritual dive based on the practices of the Jewish Studio Project (JSP) and explore Sephardi/Mizrahi foods and practices at Exploring Elul with CJJ on September 18th in Durham. Learn more at this link.
- End your Sunday with a full virtual Rosh Hashanah Seder centered around Mizrachi and Sephardi traditions on September 18 at 7:30pm. Sign up here to get the Zoom link.
- Check out this daily Elul Shofar Cohort happening through Wilderness Torah. If you’re looking to get your shofar fix in, consider popping in, just 15 minutes each morning.
- Take a tour with Rabbi Elie Kaunfer from Hadar Institute of the Mahzor (prayer book used on the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur) at this YouTube link.
- Check out Defund the Police/Invest in Communities Sermon Seeds, a crowdsourced Torah offering on divest, invest, and policing, as well as support and resources.
- Review Avodah's new Institute for Social Change's Transformative Teshuvah: A High Holiday Resource for a More Just World, a collection of text studies, tools for reflection, artistic interpretations, and activities providing different pathways to explore the question: How do we turn towards change?
- Revisit High Holy Days in Pandemic Times: Finding Awe in the Unravel from 5781 by Dori Midnight, with contributions from Annie-Rose London among others.
- Learn about Sephardic life in Iberia pre-Christian conquest and expulsion in this Yom Kippur Insert for Remembering Sepharad.
Virtual workshops following North African traditions
Want even more?
Check out this round-up of high holyday resources from the JVP Havurah Network.