An Inspirational Selihot Service – Open our Hearts


September 17, 2022    
8:00 pm

An Inspirational Selihot Service – P’tah Libeinu ~  פְּתַח לִבֵּינוּ Open our Hearts

Join us as we usher in the 5783 High Holy Day season with melodies and prayers from around the world including Sephardi, Ashkenazi, Persian, Babylonian and Moroccan traditions. In partnership with SHAI (Sephardic Heritage Alliance).

Saturday, September 17

8:00 p.m. – Refreshments

9:00 p.m. – Selihot Service in the Sanctuary

Led by Hazzan Brian Shamash, Rabbi Howard Stecker, and Rabbi Daniel Schweber with the participation of students and adults and musical accompaniment.

Deep gratitude to Dr. Chaim Moshe Ostad for teaching us ancient Persian selihot traditions, Ms. Parvaneh Sarraf for her guidance and participation, and to our exquisite musicians, Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas, musicologist, oud, ney, and John Murchison, qanun and bass.

The service will be streamed on YouTube Live.