High Holidays 5781

  • High Holidays 5781

Join Harvard Hillel for a joyous, meaningful, and memorable High Holiday season.
 

For current Harvard students, no ticket or pre-registration is required.


All others can register here for access to all of the items listed below.
Links will be sent to you in advance of the holidays.


Should you wish to make a donation by check, it can be mailed to:

Harvard Hillel
Attn: Development
52 Mt. Auburn St. 
Cambridge, MA 02138
 

*Please include your email address so we can send you the Zoom link.*

 

For answers to commonly asked questions, please visit our High Holidays FAQ's page.
 

For the separate online services of the Worship & Study Minyan, follow this link for a listing of those services and to register.
(If you would like the links for both Hillel and Worship & Study services, please email Jessica.)

 

Schedule of Online Activities
 

All activities will take place in Eastern Daylight Time.
Services will be multi-denominational and inclusive.
All necessary texts will be available on-screen during services.
Join us for any or all of the following.

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Evening - Friday, September 18th

Evening Service - 5:30 p.m. -  6:20 p.m.
Welcome the New Year with Harvard Hillel in a pre-dinner service of melody, worship, and reflection.

Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Morning - Saturday, September 19th

Dawn Chants - 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Verses of Song and Morning Blessings

Morning Service - 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

Torah Reading and Torah Discussion - 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Shofar from Harvard Yard - 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Listen as the Shofar is blown from the center of Harvard.

Additional Service (Musaf) - 11:45 a.m.
Grandeur, Memory, and Calling Out  

Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Afternoon - Saturday, September 19th

Embodied Practice - Embracing the New Year - 4:30 p.m.
Welcome the New Year in body as well as spirit with a welcoming and inclusive session of gentle movement and guided meditation.

Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Evening: Saturday, September 19th

Evening Service - 5:30 p.m.
Explore the evening liturgy in  a pre-dinner meditative guided tour.

Rosh Hashanah Day 2: Morning - Sunday, September 20th

An Experiental Guided Tour of the High Holiday Prayer Book - 9:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Learning From the Binding of Isaac - A Torah Discussion - 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Evening of Learning and Reflection Between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Thursday, September 24th - 8:00 p.m.

Join Harvard Hillel for a special high holiday season event honoring the Days of Awe. Join students, alumni, faculty, parents, special guests, and friends, as we gather for a memorable evening of reflection, music, and learning.

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur Day 1: Evening - Sunday, September 27th

Kol Nidre Evening Service - 6:00 p.m.


Yom Kippur Day 1: Morning - Monday, September 28th

Dawn Chants - 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Verses of Song and Morning Blessings

Morning Services - 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

Torah-Reading and Torah Study - 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Yizkor - 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Memorial Service

Avodah - 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
The Ancient Service and the Sacred 'Time Travel' of Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur Day 1: Evening - Sunday, September 28th

The Depths of Forgiveness - 4:30 p.m.
An Exploration of the Book of Jonah

Ne'ilah - 6:20 p.m.
Concluding Prayers and Shofar

Worship & Study MinyanFor the separate online services of the Worship & Study Minyan, please follow this link for a listing of those services and to register.