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Kesher Pittsburgh Rosh Hashanah

You are invited to join Kesher Pittsburgh for Rosh Hashanah services on Monday 3 October 2017 (1 Tishrei 5777).

WHAT: We will come together to celebrate, and reflect – through prayer, song, meditation and chanting – as we welcome the Jewish New Year 5777. There will also be craft activities available for the littlest ones among us so that they can be engaged in something fun and creative (while hopefully taking in some of the words and songs).

WHO: We are transgenerational and everyone friendly! This means that all people who wish to attend are welcome, and wanted, regardless of age, race, lineage, faith path (or lack thereof), political persuasion, gender-identification, sexuality, Belief in G-D, or stance on Israel. If you know anyone who might be interested in joining us, please invite them (either via Facebook or by forwarding them the forthcoming flyer)!

WHY: Because we believe that there’s no better way to start a new Jewish annual cycle than by creating a space for each of us to reclaim Rosh Hashanah in a way that’s warm, connective and meaningful. Plus, we love apples and honey!

10:00am Shacharit (morning) services
*UPDATE* – We are excited to be welcoming Kirtan Rabbi Andrew Hahn who will be bringing his beautiful chant-style to our service
11:15am Torah* / Shofar service (joint with Makom haLev)
12:30pm Kiddush

*The Torah service will include Tim Fife’s Bar Mitzvah during which he will chant from the Torah for the first time!

All are welcome and nobody will be turned away for financial reasons…however, there are costs associated with organising this event and we ask that each family contribute to offsetting those costs. Requested donations are:
$18 – individual
$36 – couple
$54 – family with up to 3 children
$180 – the whole family (all the generations with up to 12 people)
Contributions above and beyond these amounts will be graciously accepted with the funds going toward enhancing our celebration (and future events). To squeeze in one more mitzvah and contribute before the new year, visit http://www.kesherpittsburgh.com!