CLIFTON PARK– The Clifton Park Chabad of Southern Saratoga County has scheduled High Holiday Services and programs will be at 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. Traditional Rosh Hashanah services will usher in the new year, 5784, on Friday, Sept. 15, at 6:45 p.m. and the service will be followed by a communal Rosh Hashanah full-course dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah morning services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Shabbat and Sunday, Sept. 16 and 17.
A children’s program will be on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m.
A Shofar and Tashlich service will be held at Barney Rd. Park Sunday, on Sept. 17, 5 p.m.
Yom Kippur services will begin at 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, with Kol Nidre and continue the next day, Monday, Sept. 25, with morning services at 10 a.m. followed by Yizkor. A children’s program will take place from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Afternoon services will begin at 5 p.m. followed by Neilah and a full spread break-fast at 7:30 p.m.
Clifton Park Chabad will also host several Sukkot program during the weeklong holiday.
A “Sukkot Dinner under the Stars,” a multi-course Sukkot dinner has been slated for Friday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m.
The Sukkot Holiday Service on Shabbat, Sept. 30, starts at 10 a.m. Holiday services will be in the sukkah, followed by a grand kiddush lunch.
“The Sukkot World” Kids’ Sukkot Party is set for Sunday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. Each child attending will have an opportunity to design and build a mini sukkah and participate in activities celebrating the importance of unity. The party will include group challenges and decorating a “unity cake” for all participants to enjoy.
All are welcome to join the 14th annual “Sushi in the Sukkah” party at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, featuring kosher sushi, soups and salads, lulav and etrog shakes, and music.
A program for teens has been set for Thursday, Oct. 5, in the sukkah at 5 p.m. The art of kreplach making, games and discussions will be highlighted.
Those in need of a Sukkah home visit may request a mobile sukkah visit.
“According to Jewish tradition, on the Jewish new year, the doors of heaven are open. God accepts prayers from everyone! Our doors are open to all as well, with many opportunities to celebrate together,” said Rabbi Yossi Rubin, co-director of Clifton Park Chabad. “There is no charge for joining and no affiliation or membership is necessary. Advance reservations are requested and donations are appreciated,” he added.