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Tashlich

DUE TO THE STORMY WEATHER, RABBI ELDER WILL DO TASHLICH VIA FACEBOOK LIVE ON THE SECOND DAY OF ROSH HASHANAH - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 - AT 3 PM.

Tashlich (TAHSH-leekh) is a popular custom during Rosh Hashanah. Created more than six hundred years ago, it is the act of going to a place with natural flowing water, such as a creek or river, on the afternoon of the first day of Rosh Hashanah to symbolically cast off our sins by tossing small pieces of bread into the water. Tashlich is a wonderful way to teach our children about t’shuvah (repentance) and forgiveness, but it is most definitely appropriate for people of all ages!

This year, we are not able to meet together to perform Tashlich. Instead:

1) Take time on Rosh Hashanah afternoon to find a body of water into which to toss your small pieces of bread. Feel free to use this reading/prayer if you would like. 

Be sure to take a selfie and send it to Rabbi Elder so that we can post a collage that will allow us to unite our Tashlich experiences into a collective whole.

2) 
We realize that not everyone will be able to get to a body of water. Whether you will be able to or not, and as a way for us to symbolically be together for Tashlich, Rabbi Elder will be taking small pieces of bread to toss on behalf of everyone and will stream this on Facebook at 3:00 p.m. on Rosh Hashanah afternoon (September 7). NOTE: Moved to Wednesday, September 8 due to the stormy weather.

Sun, September 19 2021 13 Tishrei 5782