Services planned for High Holy Days

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There will be several services held on campus to mark the Jewish High Holy Days.

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown Sunday, Sept.16. Israeli service leader Carmiel Frutkoff will lead a transdenominati​onal evening service at 6 the Nott Memorial. It will be followed by a 7:15 p.m. kosher dinner in Old Chapel. Both are hosted by Union College Hillel, directed by Bonnie Cramer.

Frutkoff will lead services at 10 a.m. Monday in the Nott. A lunch will be served at 1 p.m. in Hillel’s Kosher Kitchen at West College. The Tashlich service will leave from the Hillel Lounge at 2 p.m.

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at sundown Tuesday, Sept. 25, and continues on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Hillel will sponsor a pre-Kol Nidre dinner at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at Hale House. Frutkoff will lead the Kol Nidre service at 6:15 p.m. in the Nott.

The Wednesday morning Yom Kippur service will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Nott, with closing services at 5 p.m. A break-fast is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Kosher Kitchen.

In addition, Chabad at Union College will hold a Rosh Hashanah service and dinner Sunday and a service and lunch Monday. Rabbi Shmuly and Laiky Rubin are the co-directors of Chabad, whose Rohr Jewish Student Center is located at 225 Seward Place.