The most solemn day on the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur begins Friday Oct. 7 at sunset (10 Tishrei.) Many area synagogues are holding services Saturday that are open to families and the community.
Some local businesses will close early Friday and remain closed through Saturday.
Here is a list of public events at our various synagogues and community centers, with links to the various temples' web sites.
Local events open to the community:
Saturday: free Tot Service at 8:45 am, a free Family Service at 1:30 p.m., and a free Yizkor service to begin at approximately 4:30 pm.
Oct. 7, Erev Yom Kippur: JCC Closes at 3 p.m.
Oct. 8, Yom Kippur: JCC Closed.
Yom Kippur family service is Saturday Oct. 8, from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.
Yom Kippur children's service Oct. 8, at 2 p.m.
Yizkor Service at noon Saturday, Oct. 8.
Young families are encouraged to come in for complimentary tickets to the children's services, but no ticket is necessary for Yizkor.
Yizkor Service, Yom Kippur afternoon, Oct. 8 at 3 p.m.
The Orthodox congregation is holding multiple services. See their website for details.
Send any updated information, photos, additions, questions, requests and other needs to Joe Dowd at Joe.Dowd@patch.com.