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Click here to listen to the 5781 High Holiday Sermons

*The following services and program will NOT be available at
The 4 PM Intergenerational Services, The 2:30 PM Yom Kippur Program, and the Family and Teen
Services. Check your email for these links or contact

View the main High Holiday services at:


Selichot Service

Saturday, Sept. 12, at 9 PM Set the mood for the High Holy Days and experience Selichot. 

The music of the Selichot service  engages our hearts, minds and souls providing us with an opportunity for personal contemplation and reflection. 

Selichot is a hopeful beginning to our season for soul searching. 

Tune in at:

You can download the Selichot prayerbook here.

Family Experience

9 - 10 AM on Rosh Hashanah (Sept. 19 & 20) and Yom Kippur (Sept. 28)


Join Adath Israel families and Debbie Lempert as together we create special holiday experiences virtually. We will come together both mornings of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur to create special moments focused on Shema, Shofar, Tashlich, Rememberance, Healing, and Rerouting our Mistakes. You will receive holiday items to enhance the family High Holiday experiences in the celebration bags that you can pick up at Adath Israel's Holiday Drive-Thru on Sunday, Sept. 13. 

Click here for info on how to prepare your sacred space for this experience.

Check your email for the Zoom link or contact:

Behind the

High Holiday Music

Thursday, Sept. 3, 7:30 PM

With Mitch and Shayna!
Mitch Cohen will sing melodies and share the stories behind his original compositions that you will hear on the High Holy Days. Shayna Kling will also share a number of popular congregational tunes! Check your email or contact for Zoom link.

Intergenerational Services

Don't miss the 4 PM Concerts on Rosh Hashanah (Sept. 19 & 20) and Yom Kippur (Sept. 28)!  

These are Intergenerational Services and Concerts for Adath Israel with special guest musicians Rick Recht, Shira Kline, & Rabbi Josh Warshawsky.

Click here  to watch live.

Yom Kippur Break

Tikvah: Sources of Hope, A Special Yom Kippur Program
Monday, Sept. 28, 2:30 PM via Zoom.
What gives us hope and inspiration during this time? What helps us look forward? What tools do people have to persevere? Our panelists having overcome adversity in their lives, will discuss what has given them strength to persevere, their sources of hope for the future, and what inspires and uplifts them. Breakout rooms will follow. Panelists include Dan Hoffheimer, Melanie Mcclea, and a member of the Pilder family. Check your email for Zoom link or contact

Rosh Hashanah Seders

Rosh Hashanah Seders
What?!? Yes, the Rosh Hashanah Seder is a wonderful way of entering the new year, with delicious food and dear friends. This year, Adath Israel is going to be organizing several Virtual Rosh Hashanah Seders led by community members. Everyone is welcome to sign up as either a host or a guest.
For hosts and guests, choose one of the following dates for your Virtual Seders: Tuesday, September 22; Wednesday, September, 23; or Thursday, September 24. Email Kathy with your preference.

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3201 E. Galbraith Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45236

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