High Holiday Planning

By end of June:

Honors Committee works on assignments: Arlene, Mark, Joanie Cohen

Request board members for honorees' names: Janet Davis

Request police security for HH: Steve Mirsky and Becky Hirsch

Review scripts for services and deliver to Mark and Arlene: Rabbi


President's Letter to Phil Williams for inclusion in HH mailing: Phil Williams

Rabbi's Letter to Phil Williams for inclusion in HH mailing: Rabbi

Publicize opting out of receiving HH mailing, accepting e-mail instead: Nancy

-- for response to Finance@MishkanTorah.org

Go over forms in HH mailing: Phil


Get HH mailing packet to Mark: Phil

Packets mailed by U.S. Mail: Phil, and e-mailed: Mark, six weeks before RH

Talitot to dry cleaners, Galaxie Cleaners (David Draimen): Chris Doyle

Thank you note to Galaxie Cleaners: Bill

Plan for Selichot

End of August:

Notify board members that side rooms unavailable starting on chair set-up date: Janet D

Notify cleaning staff of holidays RH through Sukkot: Nancy

Get parade permit and request police presence for Simchat Torah: Janet Mirsky

Request for volunteers to set up chairs, restore chairs, build sukkah, take down sukkah: Bill and Bret??

Polish silver (Charry-Fishman family), polish wood on bima (Becky/PMI)

Prepare Yizkor book: Marilyn, Arlene

Order Lulavim and Etrogim: Yoni

Check sound system: Yoni

After Selichot:

Prepare Torahs for HH: change mantels, roll: Yoni, Rabbi

Set up chairs: Bill, Bret, Becky

Machzorim place on seats: Janet Davis/Arlene Gottlieb after Shabbat services corralled folks to put them on seats. Should be done on the Shabbat preceding RH.

Signs for handicapped seats: Becky

Pledge cards (no envelopes) placed on tables: Arlene

Silk flowers: Becky

RH Day-of Tasks:

Tickets: Arlene. 50 is enough for folks who want to know all the dates.

Greeters: Joanie

Shamas: Arlene

Israel appeal: Jeffrey and Josh Rosen

Synagogue appeal: President

Shofar blowers: Gary Kohn organize

Before YK:

Place Yizkor books on seats: Arlene with help from Kol Nidre folks

Purchase food for break-fast. Barbara Bennett.

YK Day-of Tasks:

Read Yizkor names: Sue Stregack and Jan Bloom

Shofar blowing: Gary and Robert, including final t'kiyah g'dolah

Break-fast set up: Sue Zuk and Tomecek-Cavigelli family

Break-fast clean-up: need volunteers to help Sue, T-Cs

havdallah prep: Sue Zuk

Before Sukkot:

Restore seats and put away machzorim: Bill and volunteers

Build sukkah: Bret and school parents


Sukkot Eve in sukkah (not in 2016)

Sukkot First Day: services

Sukkot Second Day: no services, but blackout day for scheduling

Shemini Atzeret and Yizkor

Simchat Torah parade: blessing of the children, Torah reading, but shortened evening service

-- Israeli folk dancing: Jackie and Arnold Kling

food and drinks for Erev Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah Day: no services, but blackout day for scheduling

After Sukkot:

Take down sukkah: School parents