Sign In Forgot Password

HH 5781 Youth Programming

High Holiday Youth Service Information

We are excited to see all of our 3rd - 12th graders at our High Holiday Youth Services via Zoom. We will have "live" virtual services Rosh Hashanah Day 1, Rosh Hashanah Day 2 and Yom Kippur.

For students 2nd grade and younger we encourage you to check our our On Demand Programming section below each of those days for new material as a way for your child to be engaged while you are "in services".

The schedule & Zoom links for these days are:

3rd & 4th Grade - 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM -

7th & 8th Grade - 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM -

9th – 12th Grade -11:00 AM – 11:45 AM -

5th & 6th Grade - 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM -

For our 3rd - 6th graders on 2nd Day Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur they are asked to bring the small bags from their High Holiday youth bag to their session as there will be activities run with them.

High Holiday Celebrity Book Readings

New Year at the Pier read by Naomi Tilman

The Apple Tree's Discovery read by Cantor Matt Axelrod

Even Higher read by Rabbi Howard Tilman

The Hardest Word read by Dan Halpern

Ari the Rosh Hashanah Engineer read by Aaron Kessler

Additional content currently in production. Please check back soon and throughout the high holiday season for updates.

Rosh Hashanah On Demand Youth Programming

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - Creation of the World

Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - Apples and Honey


[Back to main High Holidays 5781 page]

High Holiday Grade Gatherings

With religious school starting in October now is a chance for your child to get to spend some time with their friends from CBI at a fellow grade member’s home. The grades will gather 5:30 PM for a chance to see friends, spend time with a member of the CBI clergy/staff, personalize their religious school “backpack” and have a high holiday season learning experience. Location information will be included in your confirmation email.

Still to come:

Previously Occurred:

  • Kindergarten – Wednesday, September 9th
  • 2nd Grade – Wednesday, September 9th
  • 3rd Grade – Tuesday, September 8th
  • 4th Grade – Thursday, September 17th
  • 6th Grade – Tuesday, September 15th
  • 7th Grade  – Wednesday, September 16th

30 Ways to Experience High Holidays - CBI 5781 Edition Programs

With so many things happening at CBI for the High Holidays throughout September and families thinking about how they are going to make the holidays special this year below is a list of ways for your family to be able to experience the holidays either with socially distanced in person experiences with CBI or things to do as a family to bring the holidays into your home.

We encourage you to share your experiences with the greater CBI community by tagging Congregation Beth Israel on Facebook and using #CBI81 in the post.

If you complete at least 20 of the experiences you can hand in the hard copy by Sunday, October 18th with the date of completion to win a CBI prize.

Note:Each program below links to additional information on how to attend/experience the program. *Indicates that there will be supplies provided as part of the Mahzor & Gift Bag program

1. Create a High Holiday Music/Video Playlist

2.  Make Shanah Tovah Cards for JFS

3.  Black & Gold (Hopes & Fears) Boxes

4.  Order/Make Your Own Lulav & Etrog

5.  Hold a Family High Holiday Fashion Shoot

6.  Complete the CBI High Holiday Bingo

7.  Go on a Fall/High Holiday Scavenger Hunt

8.  Attend Grade Gathering with Religious School Class

9.  Hear the Traveling Shofars with CBI

10.  Go Apple Picking with CBI

11.  Pick up your Mahzors & Gift Bags from CBI

12.  Create a Tzedakah Box & Begin Collecting Tzedakah for JFS

13.  Make “flowers” for your Rosh Hashanah table*

14.  Listen to a High Holiday Story by a CBI Celebrity

15.  Create a Family Jewish Holiday Planner for 5781*

16.  Create a Apple Family Tree

17.  Bake something from the CBI Religious School Apple Cookbook

18.  Have a Rosh Hashanah Seder

19.  “Attend” Rosh Hashanah Services with CBI

20.  Hold a Birthday Party for the World

21.  Create Your Family Tashlich Rocks*

22.  Create a Yetzer Tov/Yetzer Rah “Meme”

23.  Attend Tashlich with CBI

24.  Visit the Ark in the Sanctuary

25.  Have a Meaningful Mindful Moment

26.  Make & “Deliver” Apology Notes

27.  Choose Your Own Adventure – Jonah and the Whale

28.  “Attend” Yom Kippur Services with CBI

29.  Create your CBI Sukkah Piece

30.  Make plans to visit the CBI Sukkah

Sun, September 27 2020 9 Tishrei 5781