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Services

General information about CBE's worship services are shown on this page. More details about this month's services, including holidays, monthly family service, children's services and special services, can be found or the calendar or in the Shofar.  Also, the weekly schedule is e-mailed on Thursday to the Beth Emeth members and prospective members.

The Regular (Non-Holiday) Schedule:

  • Friday, 8:00 PM: Shabbat Evening Service
  • Saturday, 9:00AM: Shabbat Morning Services
  • Sunday, 9:00AM: Morning Minyan
  • Wednesday, 8:00PM: Evening Minyan

Worship services

Currently, all Beth Emeth worship services are conducted both in person, and are also accessible online.

Visitors to our services are always welcome! It is not necessary to let us know in advance, but if you want us to know you're coming or have questions, email office@bethemeth.org.

COVID19 Policy

Vaccinations: Congregation Beth Emeth requires that all medically eligible persons be fully vaccinated to enter our facilities or participate in CBE-hosted, in-person events. If you haven't already, we ask that you please upload an image of your vaccination card, or have proof of vaccination with you. (Uploaded images will stay in a private and secure area within ShulCloud; you are invited to resubmit following boosters.) Beth Emeth reserves the right to verify vaccination status.

Masks are optional with the following exceptions: Masks are required (1) In the school wing when school is in session, (2) at events where size/circumstances require masks,  and (3) in offices at discretion of staff. When required, those under age 2 or unable to remove own mask are exempt.

Zoom Link for All Shabbat Services & Weekday Minyanim 

Friday Kabbalat Shabbat Service - September 30
  • Candlelighting Time: 6:38 PM
  • 8:00 PM, Kabbalat Shabbat Service (Friday night services are now in-person AND Zoom!) 
  • Siddur: Most Friday nights we use the Lev Shalem Siddur (email office@bethemeth.org if you are interested in purchasing one). Occasionally we will use our family service booklet, which can be downloaded or viewed online: CBE Kabbalat Shabbat Booklet
Saturday Shabbat Morning Service - October 1
  • 9:00 AM, Shabbat Morning Service (in person and Zoom)
  • Torah Service info:
    • Torah Reading: Vayeilech, Deuteronomy 31:1-30 (Etz Hayim p. 1173)
    • Haftarah: Special for Shabbat Shuva -- Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20; Joel 2:15-27 (Etz Hayim p. 1235)
    • Torah & Haftarah readings online (triennial year 3)
    • Torah Sparks - Commentary on this week's Torah portion. You can subscribe to the weekly Torah Sparks email - free version is at the bottom.
  • We use the Lev Shalem Siddur—email office@bethemeth.org if you are interested in purchasing one.

Regular Weekday Minyanim

Sunday Morning Minyan, October 2
  • 9:00 AM every Sunday (Now regularly in person and on Zoom!)
  • Please help make a minyan for members of our community who are saying Kaddish.

Yom Kippur

Key times for Yom Kippur are shown below; and you can download a pdf of the detailed service & event schedule, with information all the way from September 15 through Shabbat Bereishit on October 22! (Full High Holiday information is on the High Holidays page, and information to join online is on the High Holidays Online page.)

Thumbnail image of High Holiday service and event schedule-click for pdf

Yom Kippur Services & Events

Tuesday, October 4
  • 6:30 PM, Kol Nidre (Food drive starts 5:30)
Wednesday, October 5

• 9:00 AM, Yom Kippur Morning Service

  • Morning Youth Services
    • Preschool-K, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM**
    • Grades 1- 5, 10:30 AM –12:00 PM
    • Teens (Grades 6-12) In Teen Tent 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • 12:15 PM, Yizkor (time is approximate)
  • 4:00 PM, Study Session
  • 5:00 PM, Mincha
  • 6:10 PM Ne’ila (time is approx)
  • 7:30 PM Shofar blowing

Shiva Minyan

During this time when we will be holding some shiva minyanim online or in-person and online. Zoom links will vary and will be shared via email. You can view and download the prayerbook, A Minyan of Comfort online in order to participate fully from home.

Zoom Background:

Zoom allows users to implement a photo as a background. If you would like to use the sanctuary photo shown here, click for a larger image to download


 

Children and Services:

NOTE: Children's services are on hiatus during Covid-19, except for special occasions. Children are of course welcome to come to any services!

Learn About Participating in Services

  • Learn to lead or participate in services using our audio files.
  • Learn to leyn (chant Torah) – check the Adult Education schedule or call the office to locate a tutor.  If you already know how to leyn, contact the Ritual-Shabbat co-directors to get signed up.
  • Learn to be a gabbai or to chant Haftarah – contact David Cerny.

September Yahrzeits at Beth Emeth

Week of September 2-8

   Frances Jackson, Mother of Karan Robinson
 *Milton Leavitt, Father of Mike Leavitt
   Stan Paroly, Father of Lauren Moses
 *Stuart Schornstein, Father of Heidi Schandler
   Tellie Solomon, Grandmother of Jim Sloan
   Julius Polansky, Grandfather of James Norman
 *Edward Weinstein, Father of Eric Weinstein
   Ruth Dingenthal, Aunt of Richard Bergman
 *Aleksandra Liberman, Mother of Michael Liberman
   Florian Bertram Warschauer, Grandfather of Josh Winston
 *Claire Dubinsky, Mother of Diane Novick
 *Sam Garfinkel, Grandfather of Suzanne Goldlust
   Joel Avigan, Father of Ruth Mann
 *Andrea Glazer, Wife of Rabbi Steven Glazer
   Jacob Sosne, Father of Ken Sosne
   Murray Brown, Father of Pamela Rubin

Week of September 9-15
 *Caroline Rafii, Daughter of Polly Rafii
   Jack Pressman, Father of Eileen Rosenthal
   Lillian Sloan, Mother of Jim Sloan
   Mark David Bell, Brother of Susan Reilly
   Jack David, Grandfather of Debra David
 *Chana Malka Kohane, Mother of Debora Levine
   Leon Reif, Father of Martin Reif
   Thelma Simkowitz, Mother of Josh Simkol
   Aba Ward, Father of Sarita Kaplan
   Sydney Blaskey, Father of Sondra Dorfman
   Leon Brownstein, Father of Alan Brownstein
 *Selma J. Hirsch, Mother of Brian Hirsch
   Frances Immerman, Mother of Perry Immerman
 *Frances Rubel, Mother of Miriam Goldin
   Morton Rubin, Grandfather of Paul Levine

Week of September 16-22
 *Michael Hamburger, Brother of Joan DeSantis
   Janice Santamassino, Sister of Josh Simkol
   Sam Shraga, Father of Paul Shraga
   Sheila Nathan, Cousin of Irving Rosenberg
   Ghamar Rafii, Mother-in-law of Polly Rafii
   Edward Taylor, Step-father of Charles Bernstein
   Millie Hoffman, Grandmother of Susan Friedman
   Edward Lipson, Grandfather of Susan Berger
 *Nathan Rosenthal, Father of Joanne Levine
   Bonnie Wollek, Mother of Scott Wollek
   Anjel Benromano, Aunt of Sapat Mitrani
   Pat Schreiber, wife of David Schreiber

Week of September 23-29
   Anita Baker, Mother of Stephen Baker
   Harold Cliffer, Father of Ken Cliffer
* Marshall Tanhoff, Father of Denise Moldover
   Clara Pressman, Mother of Eileen Rosenthal
   Martin Rosenzweig, Father of Lisa Stern
   Nathan Wasserman, Father of Valerie Cohen
 *Margaret Schreiber, Mother of Marion May
   Rose Schuster, Mother of Joanne Wyman
   Florence Dashelf, Grandmother of Joy Walsh
   Myron Cohen, Brother-in-Law of Anita Cohen
   Pearl Hendin, Mother of Linda Harber
   Ann Neilsen, Grandmother of Eric Epstein
   George Simball, Father of Arlene Rosh

Week of September 30-October 6
 *Robert J. Seid, Brother of Howard Seid
 *Harry Feuerberg, Brother of Stan Feuerberg
 *Evelyn Gruber Klayton, Mother of Ronald Klayton
   Robert Mayer, Father of Lynn Mayer
   Benjamin Snyder, grandfather of David Cohen
 *Sidney I. Cohen, Father of Mitch Cohen
 *Jean B Gershner, Mother of Jan Woodhead
   Yosif Duchovny,  of Alina Kirshon-Goldman
   Shirley Jackofsky, Great-Aunt of Jennifer Nisoff
   Samuel Nebelkopf, Grandfather of Judy Bergman
   Rose Reilly, Mother of Neil Reilly
 *Aleksandr Vaindiner, Father of Irina Vayndiner
 *David Alliker, Brother of Ben Alliker
   Annabelle Glazer, Mother of Rabbi Steven Glazer
   Semen Krasnoschekov, Father of Yelena Borovoy and Ninel Galperin
   Jeannette Siegel, Mother of Debbie Immerman

* denotes a Memorial Plaque in the sanctuary

Thu, October 6 2022 11 Tishrei 5783