>Temple B’Nai Sholem in New Bern will be conducting services in celebration of the Jewish New Year and Yom Kippur holidays beginning with the Rosh Hashanah evening service Wednesday, September 8, at 7:30 pm. Rosh Hashanah services continue on Thursday, September 9 at 10:30 am. Services for Yom Kippur begin with the Kol Nidre service on Friday September 17 at 7:30 pm. Yom Kippur day, September 18th, services will begin at 3:30 pm and conclude with the blowing of the Shofar and a community break-the-fast.
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. It falls once a year during the Hebrew calendar’s month of Tishrei and occurs ten days before Yom Kippur. This year celebrates the beginning of the year 5771. Together these holidays are often referred to as the High Holy Days. Residents of our area including members of the active military wishing to attend services are welcome. Founded in 1908, Temple B’nai Sholem is located at 505 Middle Street in New Bern’s beautiful Historic District, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The temple serves over 121 members residing in six coastal counties.
For additional information, please contact Larry Weiss at 252-514-0788.
Submitted by: Larry Weiss, Publicity Chair for Temple B’nai Sholem, 505 Middle Street, New Bern, NC