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Local Beth Jacob organizes services for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur

September 16, 2001

The Imperial Valley's Congregation Beth Jacob has organized high holy days services for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

Rosh Hashana services, the celebration of the Jewish New Year, will start at 7:30 p.m. Monday and continue at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the congregation's synagogue at 530 Adams Ave. in El Centro.

A Tashlich service will follow the Tuesday morning service. Tashlich, a service in which bread is thrown into water to cleanse sins, will be at the canal near the Barbara Worth Golf Resort.

Yom Kippur services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and 10 a.m. Sept. 27 at the synagogue. Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, will end with a Yiskor service at 5:30 p.m. and a brake-the-fast meal.

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Student Rabbi Sarah Meyrowitz of Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles will lead both Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services and will continue to serve the congregation throughout the year.

For more information contact Vicky Cook at 356-4198 and Cynthia Harvie at 344-3436.

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