High Holidays at Kenesset Israel Torah Center
Join us for a meaningful & inspiring New Year
Everyone is welcome, services are open to all, free childcare available.

Shabbat Parshat Ki Tavo, Sept. 20-21
with visiting Chazan/Rabbi Samuel Klein
Musical Selichot Service with Rabbi Chasan Samuel Klein
Saturday, Sept. 21, 10:00 PM
Join us for a moving musical Selichot service with Rabbi Chasan Samuel Klein. The stirring melodies will help get you into the spirit and introspection of the High Holidays.

Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur
Chazan/Rabbinic couple Samuel Klein & Gilah Kletenik
Erez Rosh Hashana: Evening Sept. 29, 6:30 pm
Rosh Hashana: Day Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 8:45 am
Erev Yom Kippur: Evening Oct. 8, 6 pm
Yom Kippur: Day Oct. 9, 8:45 am
Free childcare.*

SUKKOT October 13-22

Sukkah Decoration Family Get Together
Arts and crafts, snacks and games
Sunday, October 13 at 10 am

Sukkot Lunch, Oct. 15

Melava Malka in the Sukkah!
NJOP Sukkot Across America
Saturday, October 19, 8 pm to 10 pm
Featuring Fenix….a performing troupe specializing in dance and drumming from West Africa, the Congo, and the Caribbean. Their high energy multi-generational, multi-ethnic group highlights the richness and complexity of traditional music of the African Diaspora. The journey begins in Africa then travels across the ocean to the Caribbean and the Americas.
Food, wine, and beer will be served.
This is a FREE event!

Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah, October 20-22 with guest students from Torah Tours, Yeshiva University
singing, dancing, ruach and diverei Torah

Services are open to all.

High Holidays babysitting available free of charge at the following dates and times
(donations welcome)
Rosh Hashana: Day Sept. 30 10 am to 2 pm
Rosh Hashana: Day Oct 1, 10 am to 2 pm (tentative)
Yom Kippur: Evening Oct. 8 6:45 to 9 pm
Yom Kippur: Day Oct. 9 10 am to 2 pm, 4 pm to 8 pm

Meet our visiting Rabbinic scholars and Chazan
Samuel Klein
is Director of Jewish Engagement for the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. A rabbi, chain, educator and artist, he holds Masters degrees in Theology from Cambridge University and History of Art from University College London. A lecturer and writer on religion and the arts, Rabbi Klein was the director of a contemporary art gallery in London and a specialist at Sotheby’s in Hebrew rare books and manuscripts.

Gilah Kletenik is a Jewish educator, rabbi, and academic. She is a doctoral candidate in Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University where she focuses on philosophy and Jewish Thought. Gilah was featured as a young leader re-imagining Jewish life. In The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36,” and is a recipient of The Covenant Foundation’s Pomegranate Prize, and a Wexner Graduate Fellow.