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Celebrate the High Holidays with the Chabad Jewish Center of Lincoln

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The High Holidays mark the start of the Jewish New Year, beginning with Rosh Hashanah and culminating 10 days later with Yom Kippur. 

Jews believe that Rosh Hashanah is celebrated on the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve and it emphasizes the special relationship between God and mankind. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the most solemn day on the Jewish calendar and is a day of repentance, introspection and forgiveness.

Rosh Hashanah begins with services at 6:30 p.m. this Sunday. On Monday and Tuesday morning, services begin at 9:30 a.m. with the sounding of the shofar at 11:30 a.m. 

Kol Nidrei services for Yom Kippur begin at 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 18. Services on Sept. 19 begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Yizkor memorial service at 11:30 a.m. and Ne'ila (closing services) at 6:15 p.m.

All services will be at the Holiday Inn at 155 Ferrari Ranch Road in Lincoln. Services will be led by Rabbi Yanki Hecht. No membership or tickets are required. Hebrew/English prayer books are used throughout the service. 

RSVP at www.JewishLincoln.com/HighHolidays for services and the Rosh Hashanah dinner. Call 475-238-4402 for more information.