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Click here to view our complete High Holy Days

and Fall Festival Schedule.

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Lulav & Etrog

Enhance your celebration of Sukkot by fulfilling the mitzvah of lulav and etrog. Place your order by contacting the office (717-232-4851 or info@chisukemuna.org) by September 13th.

Cost is $55. Please make checks payable to Chisuk Emuna Congregation, or click to here and designate “lulav”.

Upcoming Events

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Remember the Hungry:
STAT Kol Nidre Food Drive

Please participate in our food drive to support the Central PA Food Bank and the Jewish Family Service (JFS) Food Pantry. You may donate to the Central PA Food Bank Virtual Food Drive as part of the Chisuk Emuna group here. This virtual food drive will enable the food bank to purchase food such as fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy in bulk at less than wholesale prices.

 

Jewish Family Service is accepting both food and monetary donations, although it has expressed a preference for monetary donations. Regardless of the way you donate, JFS is appreciative of your donation and will put it to good use. On Rosh Hashanah, there will be grocery bags available in the lobby for food donations of non-perishable items.

 

Please bring your food donations to the Kol Nidre service- or earlier in the week. For those making monetary donations to JFS, please visit the JFS website, www.jfsofhbg.org/ or send a check to JFS (3333 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110). Your monetary donation will enable JFS to purchase and distribute perishable foods such as bread, milk, cheese, eggs and poultry to families facing financial hardship. 

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Gesher Gan

Gesher Gan is the a NEW class for grades K-1 monthly on Sunday mornings.  In Gesher Gan our youngest students will enjoy joyful exploration of holidays through art, food and song and introduction to alef bet lessons. We are delighted to announce that Diane Seigel will the teacher of Gesher Gan. Gesher Pray & Play welcomes our community Silver Academy students!

Gesher Pray & Play

Monthly Shabbat morning program with beloved Gesher teacher Jodie Raffensperger for children under the age of seven. This Shabbat Class is held at Beth El Temple and at Chiusk Emuna Congregation. Locations are listed on the Gesher Calendar. Gesher Pray & Play welcomes our community Silver Academy students!

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This Week, Sept 21-30

COVID-19 UPDATE

Masking is optional but recommended in all parts of the building except the office and the kitchen where it is required. The CDC advises that it is the responsibility of individuals to protect themselves and that mask-wearing provides some level of protection to the wearer.

 

Vaccination against Covid-19 is not required to enter the building. Our medical task force members support CDC recommendations for vaccination for protection from serious and life-threatening disease. 

Thursday 21

7:15pm | Mincha-Ma'ariv/Afternoon and Evening Services

In-person only.

Friday 22

6:00pm | *Kabbalat Shabbat

Zoom only.

Candle lighting, 6:46pm.

Saturday 23

9:30am | Shabbat Morning Services

In-person and on Zoom.

6:50pm | Mincha/Afternoon service followed by learning and Maariv/ Evening Service 

In-person only

8:00pm | Havdallah

In-person and on Zoom.

Sunday 24 - Erev Yom Kippur

6:30pm | Kol Nidre & Yom Kippur Evening Service

In-person and on Zoom.

Candle lighting 6:43pm.

 

Monday 25 - Yom Kippur

9:00am | Yom Kippur Morning Services

10:00am-1:00pm | Programming for children 12 and under. Read here for more details by age group.

5:10pm | Mincha / Afternoon Service

6:40pm | Ne'ilah including blowing the shofar. To be followed by Ma'ariv, Havdalah and a break fast, sponsored by Bruce & Barbara Bazelon and Faye Doctrow, in memory of Marty Doctrow z"l.

7:43pm Fast concludes.

Tuesday 26

9:00am | Shacharit/Morning Services

Zoom only.

7:15pm | Ma'ariv/Evening Service

In-person only.

Wednesday 27

7:15pm | Get Ready to Shake :) Preparing for Sukkot with Rabbi Muroff.

Zoom only.

 

Thursday 28

7:15pm | Ma'ariv/Evening Service

In-person only.

 

Friday 29 - Erev Sukkot

6:00pm | Erev Sukkot Service

In-person and on Zoom.

Candle lighting, 6:35pm.

Saturday 30 - Sukkot Day 1

9:30am | Rosh Hashana and Shabbat Morning Services

In-person and on Zoom..

6:40pm | Mincha/Afternoon service followed by Maariv/Evening Service

Monthly Community Food Packing Initiative

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Monday, Oct 23rd
4:00pm ​
at Chisuk Emuna

Join the Chisuk Emuna volunteers who, along with our friends from Journey Church, pack hundreds of emergency food bags for homeless shelters in Harrisburg.

Click here to see a recent ABC-27 profile of our food packing initiative.

Questions? Contact Mark Glick.

Membership

We warmly invite you to any one of our numerous online events or services!
 

Interested in finding out more?

Email Rabbi Muroff at rabbi@chisukemuna.org or call 717-232-4851.

Click the button to download and print our membership application.

Please return the completed form to the office at 3219 Green St. Harrisburg, Pa 17110.

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