The Jewish New Year 5765 began Wednesday evening Sept. 15, marking a 10-day observance of the Jewish High Holy Days. Beginning with the celebration of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, and culminating with the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, on Sept. 24-25, Jews in the Finger Lakes and all over the world will gather in synagogues to pray.
Temple Beth-El invites the Finger Lakes Jewish community to attend High Holy Day services together with its student members from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Services for Yom Kippur (Kol Nidrei) begin at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24. On Saturday, Sept. 25, services will commence at 9:30 a.m., with a short children's service at 9:45 a.m. The concluding service will be at approx. 6:30 p.m., followed immediately by a community meal (“Break-the-Fast”) at about 7:30 p.m. Services will be led by Cantor Richard Rosenfield. Complete schedule and ticket information may be obtained by calling Ellen Ferrara at 315-781-0170.
The congregation is located at 755 South Main Street (Route 14), along Seneca Lake, in Geneva. The building is handicapped-accessible. Interfaith couples are welcome.