Chabad of Greenwich holds High Holiday Services

Chabad of Greenwich will again hold free High Holiday services for all, regardless of level of observance or affiliation. No membership, tickets, or reservations needed.

“At Chabad, we celebrate the high holidays in a warm and family-friendly atmosphere for everyone, with programming for children of all ages,” said Chabad Rabbi Yossi Deren. “Our services are accessible to both beginner and advanced, and we keep tots engaged with lively programming to allow parents to attend services separately if they so choose. What’s most important is that everyone enjoys this important time of the year, which is both solemn and joyous.”

Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services for 2016 will be held at Carmel Academy, 270 Lake Avenue in Greenwich. Services for Rosh Hashana — the Jewish New Year — begin Sunday, Oct. 2 at 6:30, and continue Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 3-4. Kol Nidrei, the opening prayer of Yom Kippur — the Jewish Day of Atonement — begins at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, and services continue the next day until 7 p.m. Yom Kippur closes with a 5:30 family service on Oct. 12, followed by shofar blowing and a break-fast for all.

For the full holiday schedule, visitchabadgreenwich.org and click on “Upcoming Events” and “High Holiday Schedule.”

About Chabad of Greenwich

Chabad of Greenwich provides families from all Jewish backgrounds with fun and educational programs and celebrations. The Chabad Center for Jewish Life, located at 75 Mason Street in the heart of Greenwich, houses weekly Sabbath services for all ages, Mommy & Me classes, adult learning classes, and the off-site offices for the preschool and summer camp. Visit www.chabadgreenwich.org for more about these programs, upcoming community events, the Gan of Greenwich Preschool, the Chabad Hebrew School, Bar & Bat Mitzvah preparation and celebration, CTeen’s Greenwich Chapter, and Camp Gan Israel of Greenwich at Carmel Academy. Chabad-Lubavitch is a major movement within mainstream Jewish tradition, and embraces all Jews, regardless of denomination, background or observance. Today, over 3,500 Chabad institutions are located in over 85 countries, with a new center opening approximately every month. In South Africa, South America, Russia, Australia, the United Kingdom, and many parts of the United States, Chabad has become a welcoming, spiritual and dynamic force in the Jewish community. Contact: Bentzi Shemtov, (203) 629-9059, [email protected]

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