High Holy Days

 

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HILLEL AT UCLA: YOUR HOME FOR THE HOLY DAYS


October 2-12, 2016 / 5777

This year, we're offering three service options: Orthodox, Conservative and Reform. Here are the Top 7 Reasons to Join Us for 5777!

  1. Spiritually Uplifting: Hit the refresh button on your year and reconnect with what really matters
  2. Intellectually Stimulating: Challenge your mind in a thought-provoking space
  3. Musically Inspiring: Stir your senses with familiar and contemporary melodies
  4. Engaging and Dynamic: Immerse in energizing and multi-faceted prayer experiences
  5. Challenging yet Accessible: Explore Jewish tradition among fellow life-long learners
  6. Welcoming and Inclusive: Be in community with Jews from all walks of life
  7. Multi-denominational Options: Pray in the way that speaks to you

SERVICES OFFERINGS AND SCHEDULES


Orthodox Services

An inviting opportunity to enjoy the traditional holiday prayers, following the Hebrew text of the Machzor (prayer book). The Tefilah (prayer) will be enriched by frontal teachings, providing a meaningful High Holy Day experience.

ROSH HASHANAH

Erev: Sunday, October 2 – 6:20pm
Day One: Monday, October 3 – 9:30am
Day Two: Tuesday, October 4 – 9:30am

YOM KIPPUR

Kol Nidre: Tuesday, October 11 – 6:15pm
Day: Wednesday, October 12 – Morning 9:00am | Neilah 5:20pm
Shofar will be sounded at 7:00pm

Conservative Services

A spiritually uplifting, traditional service with beautiful, familiar music. Jewish text study and opportunities for reflection. Accessible Conservative Machzor (prayer book) mostly in Hebrew, with English and transliteration interspersed. Sermon topics: Rosh Hashanah – The Personality Myth; Kol Nidre – A Recipe for the Jewish Future; Yom Kippur – The Happiest Day of the Year?

ROSH HASHANAH

Erev: Sunday, October 2 – 7:00pm
Day One: Monday, October 3 – 9:30am
Day Two: Tuesday, October 4 – 9:30am

YOM KIPPUR

Kol Nidre: Tuesday, October 11 – 6:15pm
Day: Wednesday, October 12 – Morning 9:30am | Yizkor 12:00pm | Mincha 5:00pm | Neilah: 6:00pm
Shofar will be sounded at 7:00pm

Reform Services

A highly interactive, musical, and spiritual service will feature instruments and use technology. Accessible prayer style with progressive text in both Hebrew (transliteration provided) and English.

ROSH HASHANAH

Erev: Sunday, October 2 – 7:00pm
Day One: Monday, October 3 – 9:30am

YOM KIPPUR

Kol Nidre: Tuesday, October 11 – 6:15pm
Day: Wednesday, October 12 – Morning 9:30 | Mincha 4:30pm | Yizkor 5:30pm | Neilah 6:00pm
Shofar will be sounded at 7:00pm

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY, SPACE IS LIMITED


HIGH HOLY DAYS TEAM


Conservative Services

RABBI AARON LERNER, Hillel’s Executive Director, focuses community-building and integrating Jewish wisdom into modern life. He also has more than a decade of commercial real estate finance experience. He and his wife, Dr. Rachel Lerner, are blessed with three daughters, Lily, Gavriella and Ziva.

RABBI ANDY SHUGERMAN is a pluralistic educator based in Brooklyn. He received semicha from JTS in 2009 and led Michigan Hillel’s high holiday services for five years. He runs marathons and enjoys leading uplifting and participatory prayer services.

DANIELLE NATELSON is Hillel’s Simha and Sara Lainer Director of Jewish Learning and Leadership. A day school and UC Berkeley graduate and California Camp Ramahnik, she lives and breathes Jewish communal work. She loves sports, has a passion for singing, and helps lead Hillel’s A Capella group, Jewkbox.

Reform Services

SARAH JOSELOW is a fifth year rabbinical and Jewish nonprofit management student at HUC-JIR and is a rabbinic intern and community organizer at Temple Isaiah in Los Angeles. Sarah grew up in Ossining, NY and worked as a Teach for America teacher in New Orleans. Previously, she led High Holy Day services at her alma mater, Harvard University, and the University of Arizona.

DAVE COHN is a second year master’s student in Jewish nonprofit management at HUC-JIR and public administration at USC, and has been privileged to join Hillel at UCLA’s year-round staff team as a graduate intern. As a musician and song leader, Dave has facilitated prayer and communal singing across the United States. Previously, Dave led High Holy Day services at his alma mater, the first Hillel, University of Illinois.

Orthodox Services

RABBI ARYEH KAPLAN & SHARONA KAPLAN, MSW (Orthodox Services) are serving in their 12th year representing the Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) at Hillel at UCLA. JLIC is a national partnership between Hillel and the Orthodox Union that places an Orthodox, Rabbinic couple on select campuses to serve as Torah Educators and mentors for Jewish students. Bringing with them expansive experience in Jewish education, programming, community building and engagement, the Kaplans’ warmth and passion inspire students and community members alike.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY, SPACE IS LIMITED


 PARKING AND DIRECTIONS


DETAILED PARKING INSTRUCTIONS CAN BE PRINTED HERE

All Services will be held at Hillel at UCLA, 574 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles 90024. MAP

PARKING OPTION #1 - Limited Street Parking

Illegally parked vehicles will be towed at owners’ expense.

- No Parking at Hillel                                  - No Parking on the 600 block of Thayer Avenue

- No Parking on the 600 block of Westholme          No Parking in red zones or at street meters 

- No Parking on Strathmore Drive between Hilgard and Warner

Limited restricted parking is EXEMPT for the High Holy Day Services on the streets surrounding Hillel (except for streets above) between the boundaries of Hilgard, Wyton, Le Conte, Woodruff, and Holmby.

PARKING OPTION #2 - UCLA Parking Lots 2 and 3

Parking for Hillel at UCLA is located at UCLA’s Lot 2 at the corner of Hilgard and Westholme, just south of Hillel on the opposite side of the street. Please see the attendant at the kiosk for daily rates ($8-12/day or $6/day for handicap placards) or proceed to pay-by-space areas by following the signs.

In times of high traffic, you may be directed to Lot 3 at the north end of Hilgard.

 


CHILDCARE


We are happy to provide childcare for children ages 6 months to 10 years of age during our services. Advance registration is required to confirm availability. $18 per child per day. Please see the REGISTER NOW link above to reserve.


QUESTIONS


If you can't find the answers to your questions here, please contact us at 310-208-3081 or gisele@uclahillel.org.

Services are available on a sliding scale for those in need. All are welcome.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY, SPACE IS LIMITED

 

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