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High Holidays 2020/5781

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Beit Am’s High Holiday services will be held online this year. Our plan is to offer the full schedule of our customary High Holiday programming over Zoom, along with resources for home rituals and learning throughout the month of Ellul preceding the holidays. Please watch for more information in the coming weeks. Questions and suggestions about creating a meaningful High Holiday experience this year are welcome, please contact Amy Young ( or Rabbi Phil (                

If you are unable to access any of our online High Holiday programming, please contact the Beit Am office ( or 541-753-0067). We are glad to assist with technology or explore other accommodations. Depending on conditions, including current public health regulations, we may be able to arrange limited in-person attendance for some services. 

All services will be streamed over Zoom, links will be provided closer to the service dates. 

Also note that the attachments at the bottom of this page provide forms for adding a name to our book of remembrance published for the High Holidays and.or for ordering lulav and etrog for Sukkot.

Friday, September 18: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Candle lighting and services, 7:00 pm

Saturday, September 19: Rosh Hashanah Day 1

Morning services (pesukei d'zimra and shacharit), 9:00 am

Torah service and musaf, 10:30 am

Youth activity, time TBD

Sunday, September 20: Rosh Hashanah Day 2

Morning services (pesukei d'zimra and shacharit), 9:00 am

Torah service and musaf with shofar, 10:30 am

Click here for a pre-recorded guided ritual for Tashlich

Shofar Across Oregon,coordinated shofar ritual with Oregon Jewish communities
Options for in-person and Zoom participation, details TBD and depending on public health conditions

Friday, September 25: High Holiday inspired Tot Shabbat, 5:30 pm

Saturday, September 26: Shabbat Shuvah services, 10:00 am

Sunday, September 27: Erev Yom Kippur, Candle lighting and Kol Nidre, 6:30 pm

Monday September 28: Yom Kippur

Morning services (pesukei d'zimra and shacharit), 9:00 am

Torah service and musaf, 10:30 am

Youth activity, time TBD

Study session, 1:00 pm

Yizkor memorial service, 3:00 pm

Mincha, 5:00 pm

Concluding prayers and Ne’ilah, 7:00 pm

Havdalah, followed by breaking the fast, 7:45 pm

Beit Am community members are invited to offer online or resources for at-home learning and contemplation throughout the day of Yom Kippur. Please contact Amy Young or Rabbi Phil if you have an idea to share. 


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