High Holy Day services will be led by Rabbi Hannah Laner and Chazan Bruce Morris.
No charge for seats. All are welcome. Donations kindly requested.
Except for Tashlich, all services will be held at P'nai Or (Hillsdale Community Church), 6948 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Oregon 97219
Erev Rosh Hashanah - Sunday, Sept 29, 6:15 pm (upstairs)
Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - Monday, Sept 30, 10 am (upstairs) - Family Service led by Rivkah Coburn, 11 am (downstairs)
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - Tuesday, Oct 1, 10 am (upstairs)
Tashlich and potluck picnic in a park -Tuesday, Oct 1, 5 pm - Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, SE 28th, just north of Woodstock
Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre - Tuesday, Oct 8, 5:45 pm (upstairs)
Yom Kippur Wednesday - Oct 9, 10 am (upstairs) - Family Service downstairs, led by Rivkah Coburn, 11 am (downstairs)
P’nai Or celebrates Shabbat in many styles, including chanting, singing, live music, movement & meditation, storytelling, in-home Kabbalat Shabbat potlucks, family services, and more. Sometimes we meet on Friday nights, and sometimes we meet on Saturday mornings.
We typically meet for Shabbat once or twice a month. Check our calendar to see which days we're meeting.
On Friday nights, Kabbalat Shabbat services start at 7:30 pm. Our member leaders or guest rabbis guide us as we welcome Shabbat with services ranging from contemplative to ecstatic. We may start by singing niggunim (wordless melodies) and song and then gather at the front of the sanctuary to light candles together. Liturgy is woven with chant, music, and sometimes meditation, as we savor the sweetness of Shabbat.
On Saturdays, Shabbat morning services start at 10 am. Our leaders guide us with an abundance of songs, a Torah service, words of insight, and sometimes a story to touch the heart.