Beverly Hills News
The Kol Nidre service is part of a sequence of events scheduled for the “High Holy Days” that began on Wednesday, September 4 at 8 p.m. with the Erev Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year’s Eve. The Jewish New Year was celebrated at the Saban Theatre, on September 5 at 10 a.m.
The Kol Nidre is a ceremonial declaration recited in Aramaic in the synagogue before the beginning of the evening service on every Yom Kippur, or Day of Atonement. The Kol Nidre is a dramatic and emotional recitation that introduces the congregation to Yom Kippur. The Yom Kippur service will be hosted at the Saban Theatre on Saturday, September 14, at 10 a.m. According to Jewish tradition, Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year. It is revered by prayer and fasting by Jews around the world.
Special guests who are attending the event include Curt Lowens, a Holocaust survivor and resistance member who made his Broadway debut as an S.S. guard in the performance of Stalag 17, a story of a group of American airmen held in a German World War II prisoner of war camp who come to suspect that one of their members is an informant.
Another special guest is Steve Emerson, who is the executive director of the Investigative Project on Terrorism, Debra Lynn Fine, a business executive who helped to save another woman’s life by distracting a gunman even at the risk of being shot herself on June 7, in
The services are scheduled to take place at 8440 Wilshire Blvd. Tickets for the services begin at a tax-deductible donation of $350.
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The Yom Kippur service will be broadcast for the homebound and it will air through Jewish Life Television JLTV on Direct TV, Comcast and Time Warner Cable networks across the
For more information, please visit www.templeofthearts.org or call (323) 655-4900.
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