Yom Kippur Afternoon Programs

The time between the end of morning services and the beginning of Yizkor, N'ilah and Havdalah services on Yom Kippur afternoon presents our community with opportunities for learning, discussion and personal reflection.

Adult Programs:

2:30 p.m. -- Emerging from the Depths:

Join Rabbi Nickerson to learn more about the Book of Jonah and ways in which it relates to our lives and the world today.

2:30-4:30 p.m. -- Special Film Screening: Stories of Hope and Resilience

Two short films followed by a discussion:

JOE'S VIOLIN (24 min): A 91-year-old Holocaust Survivor donates his violin of 70 years to a local instrument drive, changing the life of a 12-year-old African American schoolgirl from the the Bronx, and unexpectedly, his own.

THE SYRIAN PATIENT (60 min): Under the cover of darkness, Israeli military ambulances transfer wounded Syrians across the border to Israeli hospitals. Majad, a young Syrian boy, has lost part of his face and is brought immediately to ENT specialist Dr. Eyal Sela, who operates on him for 9 hours. As Majad slowly recovers, the two of them develop a very special relationship.

3:00 p.m. -- Caring for Our Neighbors in the Time of COVID:

A Karsh Center Conversation with Rabbi Shapiro and Karsh Center Executive Director, Lila Guirguis.

3:30 p.m. -- Images in the Temple: Contemplating the Ballin Murals:

Tom Teicholz, award winning journalist and author of "150 years of Wilshire Boulevard Temple" explains exactly who and what is on our Sanctuary walls.

3:30 p.m. -- Meditation:

Join Rabbi Ben-Naim in a spiritual and meaningful meditation experience.

4:00 p.m. -- Civility in Uncivil Times: What Judaism Teaches with Rabbi Karen Fox

4:30 p.m. -- The 23rd Psalm - Is the Lord Really Our Shepherd?

Sometimes we fail to appreciate what is most familiar to us. Join Rabbi Leder as we learn why we read this familiar Psalm. Uncover its hidden messages of hope, peace, and faith...

Family Programs:

2:30 p.m. -- Jason's Holiday Music Grab Bag:

Join our song leader, Jason Mesches, LIVE as he musically prepares you for ALL of the upcoming holidays this year.

3:00 p.m. -- Family Program: Charlie's High Holy Day Jam Sesh:

Join our Musician in Residence, Charlie Kramer, LIVE as we jam and dance to some of the best High Holy Day tunes.


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