We are pleased to provide you with information about our Congregation Beth Shalom 5782 Yamim Noraim — High Holiday — services. Rabbi Marc Rudolph and Cantor Hasha Musha Perman will lead our community in prayer through hybrid services, where community members will be welcome to join together in-person in our sanctuary or via Zoom on Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah mornings, Kol Nidre, and Yom Kippur.  

Our full schedule of High Holiday activities can be found on our website at High Holidays 5782 – Congregation Beth Shalom (napershalom.org)

CLICK HERE to read and/or download this year’s High Holiday Program which includes acknowledgement of congregants who have volunteered on behalf of CBS in numerous capacities over the past year. 

Note: Confirmation of registration for Zoom services will be sent immediately upon registration; confirmation for in-person community services, including any updated safety guidance, will be sent out shortly before each event.

 to register to attend VIRTUAL services via Zoom on Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah First and Second Days, Kol Nidre, or Yom Kippur [If you have already registered for the Zoom services, you do not need to do so again]

 CLICK HERE to register to attend services in-person in our sanctuary on Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah First and Second Days, Kol Nidre, or Yom Kippur. Prior to registering, all participants are asked to review our Indoor Service Safety Protocols, and participants aged 12 and over must attest to their status as fully-vaccinated for COVID-19 as part of the registration process. Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 may attend these services.

 to register for our Kibbutz Katan Outdoor Activities for Kids 0-8 with Parents, which will occur at 9am on Tuesday, September 7 and Thursday, September 16

 to register for our Rosh Hashanah Outdoor Community Service with Shofar Blowing, which will occur at 3pm on Tuesday, September 7 

Email lohlhausen@yahoo.com to receive a Zoom link for Junior Congregation Services, which will occur at 9:00am on Tuesday September 7 and Thursday, September 16 

Pre-registration is not required for Taschlich, which will occur on Tuesday, September 7 at 4:30pm at Naperville City Hall Plaza. Bring your own bird seed or use what will be provided (bread not allowed). Any questions? Contact Tom Wolff (phone: +1 630-305-9131; text: +1 630-699-1724; email: tewolff@alum.mit.edu

As a reminder, we will hold a “drive-through” food donation collection/prayer book pick-up/member gift event THIS Sunday, August 29 from 3-5pm at CBS. High Holiday prayer books (Machzorim) will be available for members who want to borrow them, we will collect food or a monetary (cash/check) donation for Loaves & Fishes, and we will have a special treat for every member family (thanks to a generous donation from Avery & Jan Spunt). 

We still need volunteers! CLICK HERE to volunteer during any of our in-person and/or Zoom services. We need ushers and darshans (greeters) for the in-person events and eGabbais for the Zoom services.

 CLICK HERE for a link to the 5782 High Holiday donation page. Your support during the High Holidays is important to our community. In times like these, we need you more than ever. Your valuable time and monetary donations directly enable Congregation Beth Shalom to hold worship services, provide adult educational programs, to educate our youth, and to maintain a Jewish presence in the Western Suburbs. We appreciate all of your generous time, talent, and monetary contributions that keep our Jewish community thriving. Thank You! 

We are looking forward to sharing a meaningful holiday season with you. Please do not hesitate to contact the synagogue office at 630-961-1818 with any questions.