Metro Washington, DC Synagogue Offers Ticket-Free High Holiday Services & Streams Services on Internet Radio Station

Aug 23, 2012, 14:23 ET from Temple Shalom

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Temple Shalom, a Reform Jewish congregation near the DC line in Montgomery County, Maryland invites the greater Jewish community, whether synagogue members or not, to attend select High Holy Day services for 5773, the Jewish new year.

No admission tickets required for the following Temple Shalom services on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement):

  • Rosh Hashanah Early Evening – more informal, family-oriented service, Sunday, September 16, 2012, 6:15 p.m.
  • Rosh Hashanah Afternoon Family Service, Monday, September 17, 2012, 2:00 p.m.  (followed at 3:00 p.m. by the traditional walk to water ceremony, called Tashlich – a symbolic casting away of both sins and the old year.)
  • Rosh Hashanah (Second Day) Morning – an adult-oriented service, Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 10 a.m.
  • Yom Kippur Afternoon Family Service, Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
  • Yom Kippur Healing Service, Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 3:30 p.m.
  • Yom Kippur Afternoon Memorial and Concluding Services (Yizkor and Ne'ilah), Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 4:30 - 7 p.m.)

Location:  8401 Grubb Road (Corner, East-West Hwy)
               Where Chevy Chase Meets Silver Spring, Maryland (Montgomery County)
               3 blocks from the DC Line and about a mile from the Silver Spring Metro             

"We open our doors to encourage and support people navigating their Jewish journeys," says Temple Shalom's Senior Rabbi, Michael Feshbach.  "We want to lower any barriers and open communal life to all who want to participate."

Entering its 53nd year, Temple Shalom is known as the area's most diverse synagogue.  Rabbi Feshbach describes Temple Shalom as a community that, "welcomes us as we are, challenges us to grow, and works in and with the world around us."

Those facing financial hardships may contact the Temple Shalom office to request information about affiliation assistance to participate in all temple activities.

Regardless of financial status, anyone who meets with Temple Shalom clergy to discuss personal Jewish needs and goals receives complimentary tickets to all of Temple Shalom's High Holiday Services.

Temple Shalom's High Holiday Services are broadcast on the Internet radio station,  Temple Shalom supports this new Jewish Voice for the National Capital Area. Tune in for services or for a great mix of music, culture, and talk– anytime – at or via the Live365 or TuneIn Radio apps.

SOURCE Temple Shalom