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Prepare for the Holidays

Siddur Request: If you would like to purchase or borrow a physical siddur for home use, please email sarah@bnaitorah.org. If you'd like to download the siddur, please click the following links:

  • Click here to download the siddur for morning services.
  • Click here to download the siddur for evening services.
  • Click here to download the hakafot for Simchat Torah.


Digital Yizkor Book: Click here to download a digital copy of this year's Yizkor Book.

Office Closures:

  • Sukkot - Monday, September 20 (Erev Sukkot): Office will close early at 2PM. Closed Tuesday, September 21 and Wednesday, September 22. 
  • Shemini Atzeret - Closed Tuesday, September 28.
  • Simchat Torah - Closed Wednesday, September 29.

5782 Service Schedule

All services are available in-person and on Zoom.

Asterisked services will take place outside in our Outdoor Chapel, and will be followed by a light snack in the sukkah (weather permitting). 

Sukkot
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Erev Sukkot - Monday, September 20
6:30PM - Sukkot Evening Service Mincha/Ma’ariv*

Sukkot Day 1 - Tuesday, September 21
9:00AM - Sukkot Morning Service Shacharit*
12:15PM - Virtual Lunch and Learn in the Sukkah
6:15PM - Sukkot Evening Service Mincha/Ma’ariv*

Sukkot Day 2 - Wednesday, September 22
9:00AM - Sukkot Morning Service Shacharit*
6:15PM - Evening Minyan Mincha

Thursday, September 23
6:45AM - Shacharit
6:15PM - Evening Minyan Mincha
 
Friday, September 24
6:45AM - Shacharit
6:30PM - Friday Night Services*
 
Saturday, September 25
9:00AM - Shacharit*
5:00PM - Evening Minyan Mincha & Study (Topic: Ecclesiastes, Almost as Grumpy as Me)
 
Sunday, September 26
8:45AM - Shacharit
6:15PM - Evening Minyan Mincha/Ma'ariv
 
Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah
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Hoshannah Rabba/Erev Shemini Atzeret - Monday, September 27
6:45AM - Hoshannah Rabbah Service with 7 Processions
6:15PM - Yom Tov Service

Shemini Atzeret and Erev Simchat Torah - Tuesday, September 28
9:00AM - Shemini Atzeret Service with Yizkor
6:30PM - Simchat Torah Evening Service

Simchat Torah - Wednesday, September 29
9:00AM - Yom Tov Morning Service with Hakafot and Aliyot
6:15PM Mincha

Event Schedule and Details

ECHAD Tot Sukkot - Thursday, September 23 at 5:00PM [Outdoors, Distanced, Masked]: Join your B’nai Torah friends in the Sukkah for Sukkot themed activities, participate in a Lulav station and more. Perfect for families with children up to 5 years of age. Click here to learn more and to register!

B'nai Torah Women Mahj in the Sukkah - Thursday, September 23 at 7:00PM [Vaccination Required, Outdoors, Masks Optional]: Bring your mahjong sets to the Sukkah and enjoy snacks, drinks, and fun with B'nai Torah Women. Click here to learn more and to register!

Family Sukkot Experience - Friday, September 24 at 5:30PM [Outdoors, Distanced, Masked]: Join your B’nai Torah friends for a STEAM activity from Challenge Island** followed by a family service led by Rabbi K. The activity will focus on water as Sukkot celebrates rain and the blessing of water. We will also have the opportunity to visit the sukkah, have a snack, and shake the lulav! This program is perfect for families with children in Kindergarten - 6th Grade. Click here to learn more and to register!
 
**Challenge Island is a one-of-a-kind enrichment program that focuses on STEAM education and 21st century learning. We take children on unique “island” adventures where they work in collaborative teams to tackle STEM/STEAM challenges using only the materials in their treasure chests and their boundless imaginations! 
 

Adults-Only Sukkot - Friday, September 24 at 6:30PM [Vaccination Required (for dinner), Outdoors, Masks Optional]: Join us for Shabbat Services (open to all) and stay for a lovely dinner in our sukkah with your B'nai Torah friends (for adults only). Click here to learn more and to register!

Poker in the Sukkah Brought to you by Brotherhood - Sunday, September 26 at 7:00PM [Vaccination Required, Outdoors, Masks Optional]: Cards fly in the sukkah tonight! Join your B'nai Torah Brotherhood friends for snacks, drinks, and poker in the sukkah. Click here to learn more and to register!

Simchat Torah Celebration, Tuesday, September 28 at 6:30PM [Outdoors, Distanced]: Join us outdoors for services and stay for a celebration of the Torah with a fun twist on Hakafot! There will be 7 snacks for our younger participants and 7 chances for "L'Chaim" for adults. Services at 6:30PM, Hakafot & L'Chaim at 7PM. Click here to learn more and to register!

 


Accessing Services

Zoom Link and Password will be updated here.

If you would like to watch our virtual services, you can do so via livestream here. Or on our Facebook Page.

To request access to our Virtual Synagogue, please submit this form, and a member of our staff will be in touch with more information. If you are a B'nai Torah Member, please check your email for the password.


Giving

Kol Nidre Appeal
At this time of year, as we come together to celebrate and welcome a New Year, it is traditional to make a Kol Nidre appeal to our membership, and those who join us for the High Holiday services. The Kol Nidre Appeal provides essential funding to build and sustains Jewish life and our community at Congregation B'nai Torah. To participate in our 5782 Kol Nidre Appeal, please click here.

Atlanta Community Food Bank
This year, Operation Isaiah Food Drive (where the Atlanta Jewish Community comes together to collect food donations during the High Holy Days) is collecting monetary donations. All donations benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Community Assistance Center, who strive to feed the hungry in and around Atlanta. Let us continue to work together and "share our food with the hungry." Please click here to make your donations.

Food Bank Donations

If you would like to make food donations to JF&CS Food Pantry, Solidarity Sandy Springs, and the CAC, you are welcome to bring canned and shelf-stable unopened food items to B'nai Torah and place them in the marked collection bins. The bins will be available throughout the High Holidays.


 

Mon, September 20 2021 14 Tishrei 5782