MCJC 5779 High Holy Days Schedule

Erev Rosh HaShanah
Sunday, September 9, 7:30 p.m.

Rosh HaShanah—Day 1
Monday, September 10, 9:00 a.m.
Children’s Service (ages 4-8) 10:15 a.m. (see below)
Tashlich Service 1:45 p.m.
Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Dr., Crystal Lake, IL
Family Service with Tashlich 4:30 p.m. (see below)
Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Dr., Crystal Lake, IL

Rosh HaShanah—Day 2
Tuesday, September 11, 9:00 a.m.

Kol Nidre
Tuesday, September 18, 7:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur
Wednesday, September 19, 9:00 a.m.
Children’s Service (ages 4-8) 10:15 a.m. (see below)
Mincha Service 4:30 p.m.
Neila Service 6:00 p.m.
Break-the-Fast 7:15 p.m. (see below)

Sukkot
Sunday, September 23, 9:15 a.m.
Sukkot Services with the Religious School

Monday, September 24, 8:30 a.m.
Sukkot Morning Services with Lulav & Etrog

Wednesday, September 26, 4:30 p.m.
Pizza in the Hut—Sukkot Program with the Religious School

Yizkor
Saturday, September 29, 9:30 a.m.
Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion with Yizkor

Simchat Torah
Sunday, September 30, 9:15 a.m.
Simchat Torah Celebrations with Religious School (see below)


Rosh HaShana & Yom Kippur Children’s Services
Monday, September 10 and
Wednesday, September 19 at 10:15 a.m.
Bring your family to our High Holy Day Children’s Services on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, as well as on Yom Kippur. These are wonderfully engaging, musical and fun services, and geared to younger children ages 4 through 8.


Family Service with Tashlich
Monday, September 10 at 4:30 p.m.
MCJC will be hosting a musical, family-friendly, High
Holy Day service. We’ll share songs, stories, a shofar blowing Shofar-palooza, and much more. This program is open to the public, so bring friends and family, Jewish or not.


Break-the-Fast 2018 at MCJC
Wednesday, September 19 at 7:15 p.m.
Join the entire MCJC community at
Break-the Fast after Yom Kippur Services:
$10 per person, $5 per child, $30 max per family
To register, please contact the MCJC office at 815-455-1810 or office@mcjconline.org
You can also pay securely on this site.


Simchat Torah
Sunday, September 30 at
9:15 am: Religious School
10:30 am: Hoshana Rabba & Simchat Torah Service & Celebration followed by light lunch and joining the Crop Walk

Simchat Torah is a joyous celebration when we end the last book
of the Torah and start again from the beginning.
Young and old, dor v’dor, generation-to generation,
we’ll sing and dance, together with the Torahs.

Pssssst . . . Don’t Miss The Next Diamonds Event: Food, Fund, Friendship

What? Next Diamonds Event

When? Sunday, October 21, 2018 – 1:00  pm

Where? The “Shul”

Why? Because it is time.

Join your Diamonds group for an afternoon of
Fun, Food, Film & Friendship . . .

Featuring our unlimited Salad, Pizza, & Dessert.
As always this event is open to all MCJC members, friends,
and anyone who cares to join us.

Suggested donation $7.50 pp.

Please help our chefs with your early response:
RSVP to Lois: loisshar@gmail.com

QUESTIONS?
Call Lois . . . 847-854-0584 or Burl 847-777-8119

Torah: The Certainty of Death — Judaism’s Embrace of the Cycle of Life

Ha’azinu

Please join us for Shabbat worship and Torah study, 9:30 am.

Rav Kook was famous for saying that you have to chew over a single word in the Torah at least 400 times before you can start to learn that word.

THE TROPE

Torah: Deuteronomy 32:1 – 32:52 – Click here.
Haftarah: II Samuel 22:1 – 22:51 – Click here.

This week our readings and Torah discussion focus on:

Torah:

  1. Deut. 32:1-6, p. 1185
  2. Deut. 32:7-12, p. 1186
  3. Deut. 32:13-18, p.1187

Haftarah:

II Samuel 22:1-22:51, p. 1197

Upcoming at MCJC Week of September 18, 2018

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Tuesday, September 18
7:00 pm: Kol Nidre Service

Wednesday, September 19
9:00 am: Yom Kippur Morning Service
9:30 am – 10:30 am: High Holy Day Discussion Group
10:15 am: Children’s Service (ages 4-8)
4:30 pm: Yom Kippur Mincha Service
6:00 pm: Yom Kippur Neila Service
7:15 pm: Break-the-Fast

Friday, September 21
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck & Services

Saturday, September 22
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, September 23
9:15 am: Erev Sukkot Services with the Religious School.
Sukkah Building with the Building & Grounds Committee
11:00 am: Adult Education with Rabbi Tom

Monday, September 24
8:30 am: Sukkot Morning Services with Lulav & Etrog

Wednesday, September 26
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Pizza in the Hut – Sukkot Program with the Religious School

Friday, September 28
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner and Services

Saturday, September 29
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion with Yizkor

Sunday, September 30
9:15 am: Hoshanna Rabba/Simchat Torah Celebrations with Religious School


SAVE THE DATES
Oct. 1: Shemini Atzeret
Oct. 2: Simchat Torah (see below)

Upcoming at MCJC Week of September 5

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, September 5
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School
4:30 pm: High Holy Days Set-Up

Friday, September 7
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck

Saturday, September 8
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, September 9 – Erev Rosh Hashanah
No Religious School – High Holy Days Set-Up
7:30 pm: Erev Rosh Hashanah Service with Yom Tov Kiddush to follow

Sept. 10: Rosh Hashanah – Day 1
9:00 am: Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
9:30 am – 10:30 am: High Holy Day Discussion Group
10:15 am: Children’s Service (ages 4-8)
1:45 pm: First Tashlich Service at Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Dr, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
4:30 pm: Tashlich Family Service at Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Dr, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Tuesday, September 11
9:00 am: Rosh Hashanah Morning Service – Day 2

Wednesday, September 12
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, September 14
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck

Saturday, September 15
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, September 16
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education with Rabbi Tom

Tuesday, September 18
7:00 pm: Kol Nidre Service

Wednesday, September 19
9:00 am: Yom Kippur Morning Service
9:30 am – 10:30 am: High Holy Day Discussion Group
10:15 am: Children’s Service (ages 4-8)
4:30 pm: Yom Kippur Mincha Service
6:00 pm: Yom Kippur Neila Service
7:15 pm: Break-the-Fast


SAVE THE DATES
Sept. 23: Sukkot – Erev
Sept. 24: Sukkot – Day 1
Sept. 25: Sukkot – Day 2
Oct. 1: Shemini Atzeret
Oct. 2: Simchat Torah

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