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Non-Member Tickets (See schedule below):

Non-members may purchase tickets for $360.00 each adult (children under 18 included on their parents/caregivers tickets). Non-members can apply this fee towards Emanuel membership dues until 12/31/2021. Non-member tickets can be purchased online using the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/high-holy-days-non-member-tickets-tickets-166185751055

Family Service Tickets at (9am September 7th and 16th)

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Family Services are aimed to engage families with young children, but all are welcome! A suggested donation of $90 per family when attending both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services is kindly requested. Please register in advance at https://ecfamilyservices5782.eventbrite.com

Sign up for our High Holy Day information emails at tinyurl.com/EmanuelEmailSignup

High Holy Days Service Schedule 5782/2021

Emanuel Congregation Welcomes non-members!

Our doors are open for you to find your new spiritual home, share tradition with your children,
feel the embrace of our expansive, inclusive, warm, and welcoming community.

Emanuel Congregation is excited to be able to offer both in-person and virtual services this year!

Your health and safety is important to us. Everyone attending in-person services must wear a face mask that covers the nose and mouth at all times regardless of vaccination status. To view Emanuel's current Covid operating guidelines, click the link at the top right of this page. (Family Services are in-person only)

All in-person and virtual services and events are subject to change.

We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we strive to keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible.

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Tickets

Tickets are required for the following in-person congregational services (refer to the schedule above to see dates and times): Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah Day 1, Rosh Hashanah Day 2, Kol Nidre, and Yom Kippur. If you have questions, please call the Emanuel office at 773.561.5173.

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Saturday, August 28 / 20 Elul, 5781

In person only:

9:00 pm - BYO-Nosh and study session at Colvin House

~10:00 pm - Service at Emanuel Congregation

Erev Rosh HaShanah

Monday, September 6 / 29 Elul, 5781

8:00 pm - Service, In-person and Virtual

Tuesday, September 7 / 1 Tishrei, 5782

9:00 am - Family Service, In-person and Virtual

10:15 am - Childcare drop off begins. Registration is required

10:45 am - Congregational Service, In-person and Virtual

Rosh HaShanah Day 2

Wednesday, September 8 / 2 Tishrei, 5782

10:30 am - Service, In-person only

Kol Nidre

Wednesday, September 15 / 9 Tishrei, 5782

8:00 pm - Service, In-person and Virtual

Yom Kippur

Thursday, September 16 / 10 Tishrei, 5782

9:00 am - Family Service, In-person and Virtual.

10:15 am - Childcare drop off begins. Registration is required

10:45 am - Congregational Service, In-person and Virtual

~1:00 pm - Afternoon Engagement opportunities.

Click HERE to see a schedule.

~3:15 pm - Afternoon services: Ne'ilah, Yizkor, Havdalah

Erev Sukkot

Monday, September 20 / 14 Tishrei, 5782

6:00 pm - In-person BYO-Picnic dinner, crafts and a family friendly Sukkot service in the Sukkah

Sukkot Day 1

Tuesday, September 21 / 15 Tishrei, 5782

10:30 am - Service, Virtual only. RSVP coming soon.

Erev Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

Monday, September 27 / 21 Tishrei, 5782

6:00 pm - In-person, Family friendly service culminating in the unrolling of the Torah

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

Tuesday, September 28 / 22 Tishrei, 5782

10:30 am - Service, Virtual only. RSVP coming soon.

 

Machzor (Prayer Books)

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Emanuel Congregation uses Mishkan HaNefesh, Machzor for the Days of Awe. Should you wish to purchase your own copy, they may be purchased from the publisher, CCAR Press, or they might also be available at Rosenblum's in Skokie, 773-262-1700.

 

Emanuel Congregation has some machzorim to loan to those who will be attending services in person. Large print versions are also available.

Childcare

Emanuel Congregation offers childcare during congregational services for children ages Pre-K through 3rd grade on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mornings. Drop-off begins at 10:15 am, immediately following the Family Service. Please note that children must bring their own nut-free brown-bag lunch and must be potty trained. Cost: $15 per child per day. For more information, contact mandy@emanuelcong.org, or 773.561.5173. Pre-registration is required: https://echhdchildcare5782.eventbrite.com

 

Parking and Transit

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Off-site parking locations near Emanuel Congregation are available at the following locations for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.

  • St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church, 5649 N Sheridan Road (cross street Hollywood)

  • Sacred Heart Schools, 6250 N Sheridan Road & 6215 N. Kenmore (enter off of the alley)

Please check the schedule below for availability. Shuttle Buses will make continuous trips between Emanuel Congregation, Sacred Heart, and St. Andrews. Please note that there will be no off-site parking or shuttle buses on the second day of Rosh Hashanah, Wednesday, September 8.

Off-site Parking and Shuttle Bus Schedule:

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Monday, 9/6

St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church and Sacred Heart School from 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Rosh Hashanah: Tuesday, 9/7

St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church and Sacred Heart School from 8:00am – 2:00pm

Rosh Hashanah Day 2: Wednesday, 9/8

Emanuel parking lot only on a first-come, first-served basis.

Kol Nidrei: Wednesday, 9/15

St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church from 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Yom Kippur: Thursday, 9/16

St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church from 8:00am – 6:00pm

Mobility Accessible Parking: Limited parking is available in the Emanuel lot for those with mobility concerns on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the Emanuel office to request an Emanuel lot parking pass: info@emanuelcong.org or 773-561-5173. Please reserve parking in advance, even if you have parked in the Emanuel lot in previous years.

 

Public Transportation: For those wishing to avoid the hassle of traffic and parking, Emanuel Congregation is easily accessible by public transportation. This includes the CTA Red Line (Thorndale Station) and multiple bus lines including bus #151, #147, #136, and #36. Please visit www.transitchicago.com to view routes, schedules, and plan your trip.

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If you have questions or need assistance, email us at info@emanuelcong.org or give us a call at 773-561-5173. We're here to help!