Congregations Begin High Holy Day Season with Selichot Programs, Services

All local congregations will be marking Selichot, the official start to the High Holy Day season with programs and services late on Saturday night, September 24 or early Sunday morning, September 25. Traditionally, this is the first time the special holiday melodies will be heard this year.
The following information was provided by the congregations.

Adath Jeshurun
Saturday, September 24
8 p.m. Havdallah followed by Americana Community Center presentation and music.
9:30 p.m. Refreshments
10 p.m. Traditional Selichot Service
At Adath Jeshurun, Selichot is an opportunity to learn about local organizations doing mitzvot. This year, the Americana Community Center will visit. Americana is a non-profit organization that provides services to Louisville refugees, immigrants and those born in the U.S. Learn about this great organization and enjoy wonderful music. The Stuart A. Handmaker L’Dor Vador Fund for helped make this program possible.
This program is free of charge and open to the community. For more information, please call the AJ office at 458-5359.

Anshei Sfard
No information available.

Chabad House
Sunday, September 25
1 a.m.
Selichos Service

Keneseth Israel
Saturday, September 24
9 p.m. Music program
10 p.m. Selichot services
KI’s musically-talented teens will present a special concert, performing their favorite pieces from a variety of genres. Local jazz guitarist Pat Lentz will accompany Cantor Sharon Hordes during the service, using traditional and contemporary melodies.

The Temple
Saturday, September 24
7:30 p.m. Oneg
8 p.m. Service
9 p.m. Tikkun Selichot.
The Temple’s Tikkun Selichot will be a text study with Amy-Jell Levine.

Temple Shalom
8 p.m. Program
Refreshments and service to follow.
Temple Shalom’s program will be “Spiritually Preparing for the High Holidays.” All are welcome and there is no charge for this event. Please RSVP to 502-458-4739 to ensure there is enough food for all.

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