Archive: September 2020

Teshuvah Outside of Communal Prayer

Posted on September 1, 2020

Approved on September 1, 2020 by a vote of 13-0-0. Voting in favor: Rabbis Jaymee Alpert,Pamela Barmash, David Booth, Suzanne Brody, Nate Crane, Elliot Dorff, David Hoffman,Jeremy Kalmanofsky, Jan Kaufman, Amy Levin, Micah Peltz, Avram Reisner, RobertScheinberg, and Deborah Silver. Voting against: none. Abstaining: none.1 She’eilah (Question) Our communal davenning on Yom Kippur includes liturgy Continue Reading »

Hoikhe Kedushah on Yamim Noraim

Posted on August 31, 2020

Prepared by Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky Please note that this is not an official responsum of the CJLS. The exigent circumstances of the Covid pandemic challenge Masorti communities on how to manage tefillot this Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. The CJLS has offered several optional formats for truncating and streamlining services. Some of this guidance on abbreviated services Continue Reading »