Holidays at BJEP
The High Holidays are a time to joyfully gather our community together, share stories, sing songs and reflect on the year. Our services, which are open to the public, combine tradition and creativity.
Rosh Hashanah 5779, Monday, September 10, 2:30 pm
Yom Kippur 5779, Wednesday, September 19, 2:30 pm
Family Services (Children of all ages welcome)
These services include Hebrew and English prayers, Jewish songs, and a creative Torah reading. Both services meet in the International Lounge in the Usdan Student Center.
Services run a little over an hour. While children of all ages are welcome, the experience will be most meaningful for children ages 4 and up. On Rosh Hashanah, there will be a light Kiddush following the service.
Both High Holiday Services meet in the Napoli Trophy Room in the Gosman Athletic Center, right off of South Street Road on the Brandeis Campus. Services will be led by Stephen Brickman.
- Please register by filling out this short form.
- Ticket Price is $136 per BJEP family and $180 per non-BJEP Family. Please pay online via PayPal or bring a check payable to BJEP.
We are always looking for parents to help with set-up and outreach. Don’t be shy! For more information or to register, please contact Cantor Jeri Robins at firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 386-7278.
Holidays @ BJEP
Whether through formal or informal curricula activities, our children experience all of the Jewish holidays in an engaging and fun style. For example, our students celebrate Sukkot on a farm (join us on Sunday, September 30th at Powisset Farm in Dover), sufganiyot (jelly donuts) and candle lighting during our school-wide Chanukah party or use noisemakers while playing games at our annual Purim carnival. You can be sure that whether planting seeds for Tu B’shvat or enjoying matzoh and macaroons at a mock Seder, our children are experiencing the magic of the Jewish year.