High Holidays: Day by Day

Please keep an eye out for confirmed timing and links as they become available!

Elul (The High Holiday pre-game)

Before fall quarter begins

During Wildcat Wellness

(9/6 - 9/20)

Sign up for High Holiday meals and programs

Set up a 1:1 with a Hillel staff member

Friday Sept 11 6pm CT Virtual Shabbat on Zoom

 

 

Sept 9, 11, 14, 16, 18

11:00 am

Making the Most of the Elul (a 5-part series with Rabbi Jessica Lott)

Click to Register

Thurs Sept 17 

7:30pm CT

How to Braid Round Challah with Challah for Hunger

Contribute to our Virtual Rosh HaShanah Graffiti Wall throughout the week before Rosh HaShanah

Sorry! Join Rachel Hillman and Rabbi Jessica Lott for a High Holiday podcast club on How to Apologize. 

Click to register

Download recipes, readings, and more from our website

 

Set up a 1:1 with a Hillel staff member

Sign up for our virtual High Holiday meals here

 

Erev Rosh HaShanah (The Birthday of the World!)

9/18

6:00 pm

Spiritual Sweetness: Mindful Eating Meditation with Emily 

Registration Here 

Meal Pickups at Hillel (sign up for a pickup time and location)
 

Sign up to have dinner in a Zoom Room with friends or strangers (AKA new friends)


Let us help you find a synagogue that fits your style

 

Rosh HaShanah Day 1

9/19

10:00-11:00 am CT

Rosh HaShanah’s Greatest Hits Service with Rabbi Jessica Lott.

Please register for the zoom link.

 

9:00 am or 12:30pm CT 

Higher Holidays with Hillel International.

Please Register at www.higherholidays.org. 

There will be 3 options:

  • “In the Book” are spiritually uplifting Reform-style services led by master prayer-weaver Rabbi Nikki Deblosi, PhD and singer-songwriter Maya Elise, featuring students and special guests from around the world. 

  • “Beyond the Book” is an audacious take on the themes of the High Holidays with some of the greatest thinkers, artists, authors and musicians of today.

  • Conservative Services will be livestreamed from Princeton University (Eastern Time) or University of Washington (Pacific Time)

Let us help you find a synagogue that fits your style

 

2:00-3:00 pm CT

Listening + Crying = Shofar, with Rabbi Jessica Lott using this zoom

 

3:00-4:00 pm CT 

Real Talk About The S*** I Did This Year with Natalie using this zoom 

 

Take a walk by the lake (or your local body of water) and listen to Rabbi Jessica Lott’s Guided Tashlich podcast

 

Watch recorded sermons from Michael Simon and Rabbi Jessica Lott

 

Rosh HaShanah Day 2

9/20

9:30 am CT

Conservative Services will be livestreamed from Princeton University

1:00-2:00pm CT

From Teshuva to Tzedakah Part 1: What the High Holidays Can Teach Us About Repentance, Justice, and Anti-Racism.

Register here

Watch yesterday's broadcast of Higher Holidays "In the Book" or "Beyond the Book" at www.higherholidays.org

Let us help you find a synagogue that fits your style

 

Roving Shofar Blowers (stay tuned for a list of times and locations on campus) 

 

Watch recorded sermons from Michael Simon and Rabbi Jessica Lott

 

The Days Between (AKA the first full week of classes)

9/21 - 9/26

Wed 9/23

A Day Without Social Media & Sh*t-talking.

Sign up with Rabbi Jessica Lott to participate.

Fri 9/25

6:00pm CT

Virtual Shabbat Shuvah 

Join the Northwestern Hillel Book Club to discuss Just Mercy with fellow NU Jews.

Click here to sign up.


Pick up a set of notecards from Hillel to write notes of gratitude, apology, or forgiveness to friends and family. Email Ilana to arrange card pick-up or delivery!

Set up a 1:1 with a Hillel staff member

Answer Daily reflection questions with 10Q


Contribute to our Virtual Yom Kippur Graffiti Wall

Watch our Instagram for HHD themed stories

Download recipes, readings, and more from our website

 

Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre

9/27

Friday, September 25th

3:00 pm CT 

Food Justice: Sustainability and Social Justice Coming Together 

Register for the Zoom link!

4:30 pm or 7:30 pm CT

“The Highest Kol Nidre” - Livestream featuring Northwestern alum, Broadway and television star, Adam Kantor.

Register at www.higherholidays.org

6:30 pm CT

Kol Nidre with Rabbi Jessica Lott

Please register for the Zoom link.

Meal Pickups (sign up for a pickup time and location)

Let us help you find a synagogue that fits your style

 

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

9/28

10:00-11:30 am CT

Yom Kippur’s Greatest Hits Service with Rabbi Jessica Lott 

Please register for Zoom link

 

9:00 am or 12:00 pm CT  

Higher Holidays with Hillel International.

Please register at www.higherholidays.org. 

There will be 3 options:

  • “In the Book” are spiritually uplifting Reform-style services led by master prayer-weaver Rabbi Nikki Deblosi, PhD and singer-songwriter Maya Elise, featuring students and special guests from around the world. 

  • “Beyond the Book” is an audacious take on the themes of the High Holidays with some of the greatest thinkers, artists, authors and musicians of today.

  • Conservative Services will be livestreamed from Princeton University (ET) or University of Washington (PT) - check the website for details

 

Let us help you find a synagogue that fits your style

1:00-2:00 pm CT

From Teshuva to Tzedakah Part 2: What the High Holidays Can Teach Us About Repentance, Justice, and Anti-Racism.

Click here to register. 

 

2:00-3:00 pm CT

Yizkor Processing Group with Rabbi Jessica Lott

Please register for the Zoom link.

 

3:00-4:00 pm CT

Reinventing Ourselves in the New Year with Ilana Bleich and Rabbi Jessica Lott. Please register using this link.

6:00 pm CT

Yom Kippur Yoga and Meditation with Northwestern alum Caroline Spikner

sign up (and please indicate you are a Northwestern student)

 

6:30pm CT

Neilah service with Mishkan Chicago - students may register here 

7:18pm CT

Break Fast (sign up for a pickup time and location)

 

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