Food Drive on Yom Kippur Morning

Using the shopping bag distributed to you on Rosh Hashanah morning, please bring non-perishable food items to Rodeph Shalom on Yom Kippur morning only for Philabundance. Thank you for continuing the tradition of tikkun olam at RS.

Yom Kippur

2:00 p.m., concurrent options

Meditation session: Join together for a Yom Kippur meditation session led by Ellen Poster and Betsy Ostrow. The curious and experienced are welcome.

Study Session:
Who By Violence: A Yom Kippur Conversation about Gun Violence Prevention
Monday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m., in-person and Zoom

Rodeph Shalom joins with other Pennsylvania Reform synagogues for a conversation considering the Jewish grounding and the High Holy Day themes of RAC-PA’s new campaign around gun violence prevention. RAC-PA is the new statewide initiative bringing Reform Jews together across Pennsylvania to stand for social justice. The conversation will be co-led by local rabbis and by Nancy Gordon, part of our Rodeph Shalom extended family and past president of CeaseFirePA, RAC-PA’s partner for the campaign. Register here. Click here to download the source sheet for this session.

A Great Shofar Blast

Congregants of all ages are invited to participate in “A Great Shofar Blast” at the end of the Concluding
Service on Yom Kippur (about 5:30 p.m.). Bring your shofar & help us create a beautiful sound.


Following the Neilah (concluding) Service on Yom Kippur, congregants are invited to gather in the Teller Auditorium to Break-the-Fast. Thank you to the Jamison Fund for its sponsorship.