Review the full schedule of events from My Jewish Learning on Yom Kippur, beginning with the evening Kol Nidrei service and concluding with Neila, the final service of the holiday. We hope you’ll join us for a memorable and meaningful holiday experience.
Yom Kippur Evening Program
Sunday, September 27, 2020
Kol Nidrei Service
7:00 pm ET
Welcome Yom Kippur with this moving, haunting evening service. Led by Cantor Hayley Kobilinsky. Streamed live on My Jewish Learning’s Facebook page.
Yom Kippur Sermon: Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi
9:00 pm ET
Watch a Yom Kippur sermon delivered by Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi of Ohavay Zion Synagogue in Lexington, Kentucky, as part of My Jewish Learning’s Days of Awe Sermon Slam. Streamed live on My Jewish Learning’s Facebook page.
Yom Kippur Day
Monday, September 28, 2020
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Yom Kippur Morning Service
11:00 am ET
Learn about and recite all the must-know Yom Kippur prayers and songs, and even hear some of the Torah portion, all in an hour’s time! Don’t miss this unique prayer service led by Rabbi Benjamin Resnick.
Yom Kippur Sermon: Rabbi Ari Hart
12:30 pm ET
Watch a Yom Kippur sermon delivered by Rabbi Ari Hart of Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue in Skokie, Illinois, as part of My Jewish Learning’s Days of Awe Sermon Slam. Streamed live on My Jewish Learning’s Facebook page.
Class on Jonah: A Prophet Who Argues With God
1:00 pm ET
Explore the Book of Jonah, traditionally read on Yom Kippur afternoon. This class will focus on the character of Jonah, a prophet who hears God, but doesn’t much like what he hears. Led by Rabbi Sara Brandes.
Class: The History and Mystery of Yizkor
2:00 pm ET
Yizkor provides people with a chance to remember and honor deceased loved ones, especially on a day we are reminded of our vulnerability and mortality. Learn more about the tradition of Yizkor with Reb Simcha Raphael.
Song Workshop: Traditional Poems of Repentance for Yom Kippur
3:30 pm ET
The Yom Kippur liturgy is filled with beautiful piyutim, or poems chanted during services. Learn some of these and sing with Margo Hughes-Robinson.
Yom Kippur Sermon: Rabbi Chai Levy
5:00 pm ET
Watch a Yom Kippur sermon delivered by Rabbi Chai Levy of Netivot Shalom, as part of My Jewish Learning’s Days of Awe Sermon Slam. Streamed live on My Jewish Learning’s Facebook page.
Neila: Yom Kippur Concluding Service.
7:15 pm ET
The final service of Yom Kippur, which marks the closing of the day, culminates in one long Shofar blast. Complete your holiday experience with this beautiful prayer service led by Rabbi Benjamin Resnick.
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