Synagogue President Sue R. Baum said, “On behalf of the Officers and Board of Directors of the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, we wish each of our members, their families and the Jewish community a Happy, Healthy, Prosperous and Peaceful New Year.”
Two new happenings for the Jewish New Year 5777, which begins at sundown on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 8 PM. The service will be conducted using the recently published prayer books, Mishkan haNefesh, (“Sanctuary of the Soul”) for the first time.
The second new happening will be the first Holy Days that Rabbi Mark Gross will be conducting at the JCMI. Rabbi will lead the congregation in song and prayer with Cantorial Soloist Hari Jacobsen and Dr. Ron Doiron, as well as Lucille Gaita on Rosh Hashanah morning.
Rabbi Gross is Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Orr in Coral Springs, Florida, where he served for twenty-nine years. An outstanding community leader, he served as Chaplain of the Coral Springs Medical Center and Chaplain for the Police Department. Rabbi Gross was ordained at theHebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio and received his Doctor of Divinity from the Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles.
Everyone is welcome to join the JCMI for worship in celebration of the New Year. There is no cost for members of any synagogue, locally or elsewhere, to attend High Holy Day worship, nor for college students with ID. For non-members who are not affiliated, the cost is $100. For more information or to secure a seat at worship, call 239-642-0800.
|9/24 – S’lichot Dinner 6:30PM reservation required||10/09 – New Year cemetery visit 11:30AM|
|9/24 – S’lichot Dessert program & service 7:30PM||10/11 – Pre Kol Nidrei Dinner 5:30PM reservation req.|
|10/02 – Rosh haShanah Eve 8PM||10/ 11 – Yom Kippur Eve, “Kol Nidrei” 8PM|
|10/03 – Rosh haShanah 10AM||10/12 – Yom Kippur 10AM & 3PM|
|10/04 – Tashlich ceremony 11AM||10/12 – Break the Fast following service reservation req.|
|10/07 – Eve of Shabbat “Shuvah” 8PM||10/21 – Sukkot Festival Service 8PM|
|10/08 – Shabbat “Shuvah”10:30AM||10/28 – Simchat Torah celebration 8PM|