HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICE INFORMATION
Services (775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater, NJ):
Monday, September 14: Rosh Hashanah services 10:30 am
Tuesday, September 22: Kol Nidre services 7:30 pm
Wednesday, September 23: Yom Kippur services (including yizkor) 10:30 am
Monday, September 14: Tashlich at Watchung Lake gazebo 4:30 pm
(no tickets needed – open to the community)
Ticket Costs (for all 3 services):
Chai Center members and family (immediate & extended) $100
Children under 18 (must be pre-registered) Free
Click on the link below and print the order form. Please complete this form and mail it with a check payable to:
Chai Center for Jewish Life – 20 Shawnee Dr., Suite C - Watchung, NJ 07069
RABBI BILL KRAUS serves as the Rabbi-in-Residence for Chai Center, leading Shabbat morning worship and study sessions. Additionally, Rabbi Kraus does chaplaincy work at Holy Name Hospital, assisting hospice patients and their families. He leads bereavement counseling groups, and has developed a variety of older adult support programs. His past employments have included positions as a congregational rabbi, off-Broadway theater work, and an executive positon with the Jewish scouting program of National Boy Scouts of America.
STEVEN DROPKIN has been actively involved in Jewish music for over 30 years and is highly regarded as a major composer of contemporary Jewish music and liturgy. He has been a guest lecturer at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion School of Sacred Music in New York for more than 10 years and has served as a panelist at the American Conference of Cantors National Convention. Many of his songs are considered standards in synagogues, religious schools, and Jewish summer camps.