L’Shanah Tovah!
Congregation Beth Israel welcomes the entire community to our inclusive High Holy Day services. We look forward to celebrating the new Jewish year 5781 together.
At this time, all of our High Holy Days services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur will be online. Don’t panic if you run into technical trouble, even on the holiday. Call the office at 860-233-8215 and we will have support available.
May the new year bring with it every hope and prayer for renewal, forgiveness, good health and peace. If you have any questions or concerns, please be in touch.

Friday, September 18

Erev Rosh Hashanah* 6:00 pm
Welcome in the New Year! Sign interpreted for the deaf, available on Zoom only.
Option 1: Watch on TV: Nutmeg TV serving Avon, Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, Farmington, New Britain, Plainville
COMCAST: Channel 1070 or Channel 5 or FRONTIER: Channel 6060
West Hartford Community Television serving West Hartford
COMCAST: Channel 5 or FRONTIER: Channel 6098
Option 2: Watch HERE or
Option 3: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 553 036 099    Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)
Option 4: You can also find the service on YouTube. Click HERE to watch.


Saturday, September 19

Young Children’s Service 9:00 am
Suggested for ages 8 and under. Join us on Zoom for a family program with story telling and songs that celebrate the New Year. Watch the video of Rabbi Andi and her son, Matan, so you can be ready to sing along! Click HERE to watch the video.
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 878 6557 7186    Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)


Rosh Hashanah Music Highlights 10:00 am

Featuring Cantor Kupfer accompanied by Natasha Ulyanovsky & the High Holy Days Choir, these musical highlights will include traditional prayers and songs from our sanctuary service.
Option 1: Watch HERE

Rosh Hashanah Sanctuary Service* 10:30 am
Features our Mishkan HaNefesh prayer book, a High Holy Days choir and historic Austin organ.
Option 1: Watch on TV: Nutmeg TV serving Avon, Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, Farmington, New Britain, Plainville
COMCAST: Channel 1070 or Channel 5 or FRONTIER: Channel 6060
West Hartford Community Television serving West Hartford
COMCAST: Channel 5 or FRONTIER: Channel 6098
Option 2: Watch HERE or
Option 3: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 975 1412 8601    Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)
Option 4: You can also find the service on YouTube. Click HERE to watch.

Rosh Hashanah Theme Service 10:30 am
An alternative service in our Haas Hall tradition. Sign interpreted for the deaf available only on Zoom
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 898 2092 8509    Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)

Rosh Hashanah Study Sessions 12:00 pm
Using the Zoom Meetings platform, we will host break out rooms for further study and discussion on the day’s sermon.
Option 1: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 924 1527 6309    Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)
Option 2: You can also find the service on YouTube. Click HERE to watch.

Community Tashlich Service 2-5:00 pm
A short in-person service to symbolically cast away our sins. We will have several sessions and we ask that you pre-register so that we are able to safely gather and hear the shofar call. Weather dependent. REGISTRATION required, go to www.cbict.org or call the office at 860-233-8215.


Sunday, September 27

 

Cemetery Visit 9:30 am in Hartford, 11:00 am  in Avon
We ask those who are not feeling well in any way to stay home. All participants
in attendance must
 comply with our safety guidelines.
REGISTRATION for in-person required so we are able to gather safely together,go to www.cbict.org or call the office at 860-233-8215.
In-person will be cancelled if there is inclement weather.
Option 1:  Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 993 5253 2952    Password: 1948

Candle Lighting  5:00 pm
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 995 3323 7290    Password: 1948

Kol Nidre Sanctuary Service*  7:30 pm
Features our Mishkan HaNefesh prayer book, a High Holy Days choir, cello and historic Austin organ.  Sign interpreted for the deaf.
Option 1: Watch on TV: Nutmeg TV serving Avon, Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, Farmington, New Britain, Plainville
COMCAST: Channel 1070 or Channel 5 or FRONTIER: Channel 6060
West Hartford Community Television serving West Hartford
COMCAST: Channel 5 or FRONTIER: Channel 6098
Option 2: Watch HERE
Option 3: or join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 923 1113 7239 Password: 1948
Option 4: You can also find the service on YouTube. Click HERE to watch.

Monday, September 28

Young Children’s Service 9:00 am
Suggested for ages 8 and under. Join us on Zoom for family program with story telling and songs.
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 831 4104 0547 Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)


Yom Kippur Music Highlights 10:00 am

Featuring Cantor Kupfer accompanied by Natasha Ulyanovsky & the High Holy Days Choir, these musical highlights will include traditional prayers and songs from our sanctuary service.
Option 1: Watch HERE

Yom Kippur Sanctuary Service* 10:30am
Features our Mishkan HaNefesh prayer book, a High Holy Days choir and historic Austin organ.
Option 1: Watch on TV: Nutmeg TV serving Avon, Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, Farmington, New Britain, Plainville
COMCAST: Channel 1070 or Channel 5 or FRONTIER: Channel 6060
West Hartford Community Television serving West Hartford
COMCAST: Channel 5 or FRONTIER: Channel 6098
Option 2: Watch HERE or
Option 3: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 844 9697 4151 Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)
Option 4: You can also find the service on YouTube. Click HERE to watch.

Yom Kippur Theme Service 10:30am
An alternative service in our Haas Hall tradition. Sign interpreted for the deaf available only on Zoom.
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 946 1234 1647 Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)

Yom Kippur Study Sessions 12:00 pm
Using the Zoom Meetings platform, we will host break out rooms for further study and discussion.
Option 1: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 971 8776 6100 Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)

Congregants’ Hour 1:00 pm
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 992 2421 8408 Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)

Afternoon Service 2:00 pm
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 992 2421 8408 Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)

Healing Service 3:00 pm
Join us as we collaborate with area Reform synagogues.
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 899 9747 4087 Password: 0828
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)

Yizkor Service 4:00 pm
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 992 2421 8408 Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)

Neilah Service 5:00 pm
Option 1: Watch HERE or
Option 2: Join us on ZOOM
Meeting ID: 992 2421 8408 Password: 1948
Or call in: 929 205 6099 (The meeting ID is the same for the phone too)