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High Holy Days sched­ule re­leased

The “Days of Awe” (Yamim Nora’im) be­gin with Rosh Hashanah on the first day of the He­brew month of Tishrei (the eve of Sept. 20) and end 10 days later af­ter Yom Kip­pur, the Day of Atone­ment.

The Jewish Con­gre­ga­tion of Maui in­vites all mem­bers of the com­mu­nity to at­tend the High Holy Days ser­vices at Beit Shalom Sy­n­a­gogue, 634 Alu­like St. in Ki­hei. The ser­vices will be led by Rabbi David Glick­man and Sam Sh­nider, along with can­to­rial soloist Amichai Le­vitz.

The sched­ule is as fol­lows: Ser­vices for Rosh Hashana be­gin at 6 p.m. Wed­nes­day (doors open at 5:30). They con­tinue at 9 a.m. Thurs­day for the First Day Rosh Hashana with To­rah read­ing and tra­di­tional blow­ing of the sho­far. There will be tash­lich at the beach fol­low­ing this ser­vice. Evening ser­vice for Sec­ond Day Rosh Hashana will be at 6:30. Then on Sept. 22, the Sec­ond Day Rosh Hashana ser­vice will be­gin at 9 a.m.

Ser­vices for Yom Kip­pur be­gin at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 (doors open at 5:30) with Kol Nidre at 6:30. They con­tinue at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 30. Mincha will be at 4 p.m. with Yizkor at 5 p.m. and Ne’ila at 6 p.m. Hav­dalah and Break Fast will be at 7 p.m.

A com­mu­nity Sukkah build­ing and dec­o­rat­ing party will be­gin at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1. Ev­ery­one is in­vited to bring dec­o­ra­tive leaves and flow­ers to add to the Sukkah. Erev Sukkot ser­vice, the Fes­ti­val of Booth, will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 with kid­dush in the sukkah. The First Day of Sukkot ser­vice will be at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 5 with Hal­lel and Hoshanot. At­ten­dees are asked to bring their lulav and et­rog. Then on Oct. 6, the Sec­ond Day of Sukkot ser­vice will be at 9:30 a.m., in­clud­ing Hakafot. At­ten­dees are again asked to bring their lulav and et­rog.

The last of the High Holy Days ser­vices will in­clude a Erev Sh­mini Atzeret ser­vice at 6 p.m. Oct. 11. At 9:30 a.m. Oct. 12, there will be a Shi­mini Atzeret ser­vice in­clud­ing Geshem, the prayer for rain, and Yizkor. At 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, there will be a Erev Sim­chat To­rah ser­vice in­clud­ing Hakafot and danc­ing. And lastly, at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 there will be a Sim­chat To­rah ser­vice with ev­ery­one called to the To­rah, in­clud­ing the chil­dren.

For more in­for­ma­tion and a full High Holy Days sched­ule, visit www.maui­jews.org or call 874-5397.

New reverend to be in­stalled

The Rev. Joel T. Mar­tyn will be in­stalled as pas­tor of Ki­hei Lutheran Church at 10 a.m. Satur­day. Mar­tyn brings 15 years of ex­pe­ri­ence as a pas­tor within the Evan­gel­i­cal Lutheran Church of Amer­ica.

The com­mu­nity is in­vited to at­tend the in­stal­la­tion ser­vice and meet Mar­tyn.

Meet­ing set for Israel pil­grim­age

There will be another regis­tra­tion for the Holy Land Pil­grim­age be­ing or­ga­nized by Faith In Je­sus Church from 9:30 a.m. to noon Satur­day at 432 Waiehu Beach Road in Wailuku.

The pil­grim­age will take place April 11-26, 2018. The meet­ing will in­clude a sec­ond study class. The classes fa­mil­iar­ize pil­grims with the itin­er­ary as well as the ar­chae­ol­ogy, bib­li­cal his­tory and ge­og­ra­phy of the area. The classes are free and open to the pub­lic.

The 15-day fi­nal­ized itin­er­ary in­cludes all the high­lights of Je­sus’ life and min­istry, a memo­rial cer­e­mony to honor fallen sol­diers, and par­tic­i­pa­tion in the 70th birth­day of the na­tion of Israel.

Added to the orig­i­nal itin­er­ary is a two-day trip to Jor­dan. One day will be ded­i­cated to Pe­tra, a United Na­tions Ed­u­ca­tional, Sci­en­tific and Cul­tural Or­ga­ni­za­tion World Her­itage site and one of the New 7 Won­ders of the World. Pil­grims will be bap­tized at the site where Je­sus was bap­tized in the wilder­ness, which is on the Jor­da­nian side of the River Jor­dan. The itin­er­ary in­cludes a visit to Mt. Nebo from where Moses viewed the Promised Land and a swim on the Jor­da­nian side of the Dead Sea.

A one-day stopover in San Fran­cisco will en­able peo­ple to take an op­tional city tour and have lunch at Fish­er­man’s Wharf.

The cost of the pil­grim­age from Maui will de­pend on the num­ber of peo­ple who are go­ing, but will not be more than $5,400, ac­cord­ing to an an­nounce­ment. It will in­clude air­fare, ho­tels, food, guided tours in air-con­di­tioned buses with fre­quent stops, en­trance fees, taxes and tips.

In­ter­ested pas­tors will have a dis­counted rate. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Pas­tor Bar­bara Ten­gan at 276-1005.

Lo­cal Re­li­gion in Brief

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