B’nai Amoona – High Holiday services 2013

324 S. Mason Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63141-8029

314-576-9990 • email: [email protected]




Saturday, Aug. 31: 

Light refreshments: 8:30 p.m. 

Special Program with Jick Kallah Scholar-in Residence Dr. Daniel Matt, followed by Selichot Service:  10 p.m. 

Rosh Hashanah I

Wednesday evening, Sept. 4 (Guller Chapel): 6:15 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Shacharit: 8 a.m.

Torah Service (Intros by Jennifer Newfeld and Rabbi Ari Kaiman): 9 a.m. 

Shofar Service: 9:30 a.m.

Children/Teen Tefillot & Programs: 10:15 a.m.

Musaf: 10:15 a.m.

Sermon (approximately) – Rabbi Carnie Shalom Rose: 11:15 a.m.

Depart for Tashlich:  5 p.m.

Tashlich & Shofar Band: 5:15 p.m.

Refreshments, Mincha and Ma’ariv: 5:45 p.m. 

Rosh Hashanah – II

Friday, Sept. 6

Shacharit:  8 a.m.

Torah Service (Intros by Jamie Skog, USY and Cheryl Maayan, SMJCS): 9 a.m.

Shofar Service: 9:30 a.m.

Children/Teen Tefillot and Programs: 10:15 a.m.

Musaf 10:15 a.m.

Sounding of the Shofar: noon

—“ROSH U” program—

• Shir Delight with Hazzan Sharon Nathanson: 8 a.m.

• Torah for Today with Rabbi Josef Davidson: 9 a.m.

• “Conversations about the Jewish Future”: 10 a.m.

• Greetings by Dr. Andrew Rehfeld (President & CEO of the Jewish Federation): 11:45 a.m.

Shabbat Shuvah 

Friday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 7 at 9 a.m.

Mincha, Seudah Shlisheet and Ma’ariv 6 p.m.

Fast of Gedalia

Sunday, Sept. 8

Shacharit 9 a.m.

Mincha and Ma’ariv: 6:15 p.m.

Kever Avot and Shemot

Sunday, Sept. 8 

Memorial Service & Burial of Sacred Texts. Pre-Yontif Visitation to the Burial Places of our Ancestors: 10:30 a.m. (B’nai Amoona Cemetery –meet at the gravesite of our beloved teacher, Rabbi Bernard Lipnick, Z”L)

Yom Kippur

Friday, Sept. 13

Mincha: (promptly) 6:30 p.m.

Kol Nidrei: (promptly) 6:45 p.m.

Children/Teen (K-6): 7:40 p.m.

Ma’ariv & Sermon – Rabbi Kaiman: (approx.) 7:45 p.m.

The musical introduction of the Kol Nidrei Service starts promptly

at 6:45 p.m.. We invite congregants to be in their seats by that time, before the doors to the Sanctuary are closed.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Shacharit: 9 a.m.

Torah Service – Intros by Rabbi Ari Kaiman and John Delautre,

Head of School, Whitfield: 10 a.m.

Children/Teen Tefillot and Programs: 11:15 a.m.

Musaf: 11 a.m.

Sermon (approximately) – Rabbi Rose 12:30 p.m.

Yizkor (approximately) 1:30 p.m.

Recess 2:15 p.m.

Annual Healing Service with Hazzan Nathanson 2:30 p.m.

Hearing Men’s Voices with BA Men’s Club:3:15 p.m.

Annual “Schmooze with Rabbi Rose”: 4 p.m.

Minchah and Neilah: 4:45 p.m.

Children’s Programming (grades K-6): 6 p.m.

Ma’ariv, Havdalah and Sounding of the Shofar: 7:30 p.m.

followed by Break-the-Fast refreshments sponsored by BAUSY

For High Holiday services after Sukkot, see attached PDF.