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EREV YOM KIPPUR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4

Yom Kippur Shir Chadash Service
5:30 – 7:00 PM

Kol Nidrei Formal Service
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

YOM KIPPUR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

Young Families Service
9:00 – 9:30 AM
SummerStage at Central Park

Morning Yom Kippur Formal Service
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
With abbreviated Yizkor
SummerStage

Morning Yom Kippur Formal Service
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

Study Session: Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman
“Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die”: Really?
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Greenwald Hall

Study Session: Dr. Joel Hoffman
Do Only the Wicked Suffer? Reward, Punishment and the Hidden Message of the High Holidays
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Beth-El Chapel
This Study Session will not be livestreamed, but will be recorded and available later On Demand.

Study Session: Warren Klein, Bernard Museum Curator
Through the Archives: Our Crowd
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Wise Hall
This Study Session will not be livestreamed, but will be recorded and available later On Demand.
Click here to learn more about the speakers.

Teen Service
12:30 – 1:30 PM
SummerStage

Avodah
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

Family Service
2:00 – 3:15 PM
SummerStage

Yom Kippur Afternoon, Memorial & Concluding Services
3:30 – 6:00 PM
Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

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COVID-19 Guidelines

We continue to review our Covid policy to ensure it follows New York City and State, CDC and WHO guidelines.  Please note this policy is subject to change.

Congregants, Guests and Visitors

  1. All entrants to the temple, ages five and older, will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate in temple programs and events. Boosters will no longer be confirmed.
  2. Masks will be recommended and optional for all congregants, guests and visitors. The temple will continue to provide KN95 masks at entry and at programs.
    1. There will no longer be a mask-only section at worship and events.
    2. Members should stay home when they do not feel well or are exhibiting signs of Covid.
    3. Members may return to 5 days after onset of symptoms, or 5 days after the date of the positive test if symptoms are improving and they have not had a fever for 24 hours (without antipyretic medications such as aspirin or Tylenol).
    4. Members do not have to test to return, but must wear a tight-fitting mask for 10 days after they return.
    5. Members who are immunocompromised or in high-risk categories should consult with their medical doctors prior to participating in worship or other programs.
  3. B’nei Mitzvah families and families marking lifecycle events (baby naming, bris, funeral, wedding) do not need to wear masks on the bimah or test prior to services or events.
    1. Family members who travel to the temple from outside NYC and will be on the bimah are encouraged to rapid test prior to services and to wear masks if they had significant exposure during their travels.
    2. Photo sessions may take place prior to services or events.

Religious School Students

  1. The Religious School remains mask optional.
    1. All students must present proof of vaccination prior to the start of school unless they have provided proof of vaccination.
    2. For students who have not yet turned five years old, proof of the first vaccination shot must be provided prior to the start of religious school.
    3. Students may return to class 5 days after onset of symptoms, or 5 days after the date of the positive test if symptoms are improving and they have not had a fever for 24 hours (without antipyretic medications such as aspirin or Tylenol).
    4. Students do not have to test to return, but must wear a tight-fitting mask for 5 days after they return.
    5. Please note that the nursery school will have additional specific statutory guidelines per the NYC Department of Health guidelines.

If you need anything or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our membership office: membership@emanuelnyc.org, 212-507-9514.

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