Services slated for Havdalah, Selichot |

Services slated for Havdalah, Selichot

Provided to the Tribune

Everyone is welcome to attend a multi-congregational event, including Havdalah and Selichot services, marking the beginning of the Season of Awe, the most sacred time of year for Jewish communities, as well as other activities on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Temple Bat Yam, 3260 Pioneer Trail in South Lake Tahoe.

Activities will start at 4 p.m. with a hike and meditations; at 5:30 p.m. a potluck of fish, vegetarian or dessert dishes, and at 6:30 p.m. a song session. At 7:30 until approximately 9 p.m. there will be Havdalah and Selichot services.

The area’s Reform congregations and their rabbis who will participate, in addition to Rabbi Jonathan Freirich of Temple Bat Yam, are Rabbi Oren Postrel of the North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation in Tahoe Vista, Rabbi Myra Soifer of Temple Sinai in Reno and Rabbi Michael Oblath of Congregation B’nai Harim in Grass Valley.

For more information contact Rabbi Jonathan Freirich at (775) 588-4503 from Lake Tahoe , (775) 267-2761 from the Carson Valley, or e-mail to

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