High Holidays in Beijing: 5780
Come and welcome in a sweet new year with Beijing’s Jewish community.
Location is always the 3rd floor of the Capital Club Athletic Center (directions here).
This year we are delighted to have Rabbi Na’ama Kelman, dean of HUC in Jerusalem, as our visiting rabbi.
You can buy tickets for meals in advance or at the door with cash or wechat. If you're not buying in advance we would still hugely appreciate RSVPs.
Note that attendees must be foreign passport holders or spouses. Thanks for your understanding.
- Mini-Retreat by the Great Wall, September 13th-15th
The whole community is welcome! (free of charge, donation encouraged)
Friday, September 13th at 17:00 depart from Capital Club, return Sunday afternoon
Must RSVP to jcourt on wechat
- Erev Rosh Hashana - Sunday, September 29th
18:00 – Doors Open for ticket selling and mingling
19:00 – Services Begin
Dinner to follow
- Rosh Hashana - Monday, September 30th
09:45 – Services begin
Noon-ish – Tashlich behind the Capital Club
Lunch at a nearby restaurant to follow. we’ll all walk over together.
- Shabbat Shuva - Friday, September 4th
19:00 - Kabbalat Shabbat - at an alternative location. email email@example.com for details or add ‘jcourt’ on wechat
Followed by a communal dinner
- Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre) - Tuesday, October 8th
16:30 – Pre-Fast Meal
17:45 – Kol Nidre Services begin
- Yom Kippur - Wednesday, October 9th
10am-1pm – Morning Services (shacharit/yizkor)
1pm-3pm - Break
3pm-4pm - discussion with the Rabbi
4pm - 6:50pm Final Services (Musaf/Mincha/Neila/Havdallah)
6:50pm – Break-the-Fast meal
If you've got any questions, feel free to send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org