Schedule for High Holy Days 2015/5776
Jewish students at Elon University observe and celebrate the High Holy Days on campus. Services are free and open to the community, and no tickets are required. All meals are free for students, and we ask that you RSVP by Friday, September 11. Class absences due to observance of Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, or Simchat Torah are excused by submitting Religious Absence Forms.Rosh HaShanah in the Numen-Lumen Pavilion
For a third year, services will be led by Cantor Katy Claussen and Elon students, who will be joined this year by Rabbi Meir Goldstein. Cantor Claussen received her cantorial investiture and Master's of Sacred Music at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. Cantor Claussen has served congregations in Rhode Island, New York and Pennsylvania. She is a chaplain at Women's Hospital in Greensboro and she does programming, primarily for seniors, through Jewish Family Services around music and the arts. She and her husband, Elon professor Geoffrey Claussen, have two daughters.
This is the updated schedule for 2015/5776:
Sunday, September 13 - Erev Rosh Hashanah
- Erev Rosh HaShanah dinner, 6:00 pm, Upstairs Lakeside. Dinner is free, but reservations are requested. Please RSVP here.
- Erev Rosh HaShanah services, 7:00 pm, Sacred Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.
Monday, September 14 - Rosh Hashanah
- Rosh HaShanah services, 10:00 am, Sacred Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.
- Lunch, 12:30 p.m, McBride Gathering Room in the Numen Lumen Pavilion. Please RSVP here.
- Tashlich Ritual, 5:00 pm, Lake Mary Nell. A group will walk over from the Hillel Center.
Tuesday, September 15 - Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day
- Second Day Rosh HaShanah services, 10:00 am, Sacred Space in the Numen-Lumen Pavilion.
- Second Day Rosh HaShanah lunch, 12:30 pm, McBride Gathering Room in the Numen Lumen Pavilion. Please RSVP here.
Tuesday, September 22 - Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre
- Erev Yom Kippur Dinner, 6:00 pm, Upstairs Lakeside. Dinner is free, but please RSVP here.
- Kol Nidre services, 7:00 pm, Sacred Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.
Wednesday, September 23 - Yom Kippur
- Yom Kippur morning services, 10:00 am, Sacred Space in the Numen-Lumen Pavilion.
- Learning and Reflection opportunities throughout the afternoon.
- Yom Kippur Evening Services, 7:00 pm, Sacred Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion; immediately followed by Final shoafar blast, and Break-fast meal.
- Break-the-fast meal, 7:47 pm, McBride Gathering Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion. Will be co-hosted with Muslim students who are beginning their feast of Eid al-Adar. Please RSVP here.
Thank you to Congregation Beth David in Greensboro for loaning us a Torah."If Hillel hadn't made Rosh HaShanah services so accessible, I don't think I would have gone to services this year. Thank you." Spencer Kaplan '15
"I just wanted to say thank you for making my Yom Kippur special. It's always hard to be away from home the day of Yom Kippur but you and Hillel made it a beautiful one and for that I thank you!" Maia Szulik '15
The Sklut Hillel Center is located at 401 E. College Avenue, at the corner of E. College & Antioch, across from the tennis courts
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Elon, NC 27244