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Click here to view our High Holiday Schedule.

Upcoming Events

Rosh Hashana

Friday, Sept 18: Erev Rosh Hashana

Saturday, Sept 19: Rosh Hashana Day I   

Sunday, Sept 20: Rosh Hashana Day II

 

Click here to view our complete High Holiday Schedule.

Supplementary materials have been compiled

by Lisa Plotkin and Rabbi Ron Muroff to explore this thoughtful time: Being Present on the High Holidays and Beyond: A Collection of Reflections.

Click here to download this resource. 

If you were unable to pick up your High Holiday gift bag, please contact Susan at the synagogue office info@chisukemuna.org or 717-232-4851.

Click here to read more. 

Join us for

Shabbat Morning Services

10:00am via Zoom

Please join us tomorrow morning. Wishing you all a Shabbat Shalom!

I am really grateful to all of you who participated in Shabbat morning services last week. Your constructive feedback is helping us to prepare for Shabbat and High Holiday services.

 

With your help we can continue a Chisuk Emuna Shabbat highlight - our sharing of good news at Kiddush every week. Please email me your good news by 4 pm Friday, Sept 11 -rabbi@chisukemuna.org.

This modified service (75-90 minutes long) will include prayers in Hebrew and English.

BYOK - Bring your own kiddush. :)

Saturday, September 12th

10:00am 

Or to participate by phone:

Dial +1 312 626 6799

Webinar ID 893 5251 6194

Password 278923

Gesher School

Sunday, September 13th​

10:00 am

Gesher Back to School

Meet & Greet with the Rabbis 

Gesher families will join Rabbis Capptauber and Muroff to talk about the beginning of this very different school year and reflect on the experience of parenting during a pandemic. There will be an opportunity to get to know one another and study some Jewish wisdom to guide us through the challenges of parenting during this time.

For questions about Gesher, please contact Hilary Greenberg, Gesher Director of Lifelong Learning at  

hilary.gesherdirector@outlook.com

 

For a registration form, please email Susan at info@chisukemuna.org.

Remember the Hungry:

Kol Nidre Food Drive

In lieu of our annual, in-person high holiday food drive, please consider participating in a virtual drive to support the Central PA Food Bank (CPFB) and the Jewish Family Service (JFS) Kosher Food Pantry.

The Central PA Virtual Food Drive allows you to donate as part of the Chisuk Emuna group on its website. It's easy and fun to do. Click here to get started.  

While Jewish Family Service is accepting food donations, their preference is for people to make monetary contributions at this time. This can be done via their website or by sending a check.  

Gesher Adult Education

Open to all adult learners.

Preparing Our Souls for the Days of Awe

(In the Midst of a Pandemic)

 

with Rabbis Ariana Capptauber and Ron Muroff

Wednesdays, August 26th,

September 2nd, 9th and 16th

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Join Rabbis Ariana Capptauber and Ron Muroff for reflection and learning as we prepare ourselves for the high holidays in this unprecedented time. We will look at  traditional and contemporary Torah of the "Mussar" movement, examining human traits and Jewish values. This learning will guide us as we take stock of our lives over the past year and discern ways to meet our challenges, individually and collectively, in this time of pandemic. 

RSVP to Patty at Beth El Temple, patty@bethelhbg.org, to receive study materials for these sessions. 

This Week, Sept 11-17

Chisuk Emuna continues to meet virtually through the online video conferencing site, Zoom.  Please see below or explore this homepage to join one of our many gatherings. 

Friday 11

5:00pm | Gan Shabbat for families with young children.

6:30pm | Kabbalat and Erev Shabbat

7:03pm | Candlelighting 

Saturday 12

10:00am | Shabbat Morning Service. Join us for our second week of our modified service, lasting approximately 90 minutes. It will be a webinar style with views into the sanctuary as Rabbi Muroff, Gerry Gorelick, Maggie Grotzinger and David Spector lead services. 

8:30pm Havdallah and Selichot Program.

Taking leave of Shabbat together and, "Being Present: A Therapist, A Rabbi and You." Join Lisa Plotkin and Ron Muroff in an interactive discussion about the challenges and opportunities of this moment. 

9:30pm Selichot Service. Led by David Spector. Click here for a copy of the Selichot service. Note: Selichot will remain on the same zoom meeting as Havdallah.

Sunday 13

8:30am | Morning Service. Please join us for this weekday virtual service, which runs approximately 35 minutes.  Prayer books are available for purchase and delivery; contact Susan at the office at  info@chisukemuna.org or call us at

717-232-4851.

9:30 - 11:00am | Gesher School

10:00am | Gesher Back to School Meet and Greet with the RabbisGesher families will join Rabbis Capptauber and Muroff to talk about the beginning of this very different school year and reflect on the experience of parenting during a pandemic. There will be an opportunity to get to know one another and study some Jewish wisdom to guide us through the challenges of parenting during this time.

10:00am | Chisuk Emuna Chats. With Ellie Friedman who will introduce, "The Soul Cleanse 10 Day Challenge" - one of the resources in your High Holiday gifts bags to guide you through the reflective work of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Click here for an online copy of the Challenge.

11:30am | Sisterhood Book Club. The group will meet on Zoom to discuss Milton Steinberg's As a Driven Leaf. 

2:00-4:00pm | LAST opportunity to pick up High Holiday gift bags at the shul. We look forward to greeting you -masked and socially distanced greeting- on Sunday. 

Just pull up to the main entrance of the synagogue, and the bag will be placed in your back seat or trunk.  

7:15pm | Evening Mishna Study

Please join this virtual gathering of prayer and learning.

Monday 14

7:15pm | Evening Mishna Study

Please join this virtual gathering of prayer and learning.

Tuesday 15

10:00am Gan TuesdayStorytime and songs for young children with Rabbi Muroff.

7:15pm | Evening Mishna Study

Please join this virtual gathering of prayer and learning. 

Wednesday 16

11:00am - 12:15pm | Gesher Adult Education Series. "Preparing Our Souls for the Days of Awe (In The Midst of a Pandemic)".

7:15pm | Evening Mishna Study

Please join this virtual gathering of prayer and learning.

Thursday 17

7:15pm | Evening Mishna Study

Please join this virtual gathering of prayer and learning.

Shabbat Virtual Gatherings

Gan Shabbat

for young families

Fridays at 5:00pm

Kabbalat Shabbat

Fridays at 6:30pm

Shabbat Morning Service

Saturdays at 10:00am

Havdalah

Taking leave of

Shabbat together.

Saturday at 8:30pm

Weekday Gatherings of Prayer and Learning

Sunday-Thursday evenings

7:15pm via Zoom

Or call in: +1 646 558 8656 
Meeting ID: 976 345 498
Password: 864460

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.

Chisuk Emuna Congregation

3219 Green St

Harrisburg, PA 17110