UPLIFTING YOM KIPPUR
SEPTEMBER 28 @ 10AM ET & 1:00PM ET
IN THE BOOK
Spiritually uplifting Reform-style services led by master prayer-weaver Rabbi Nikki DeBlosi, PhD and singer-songwriter Maya Elise, featuring students and special guests from around the world.
Reflect on who you want to be in this coming year through the music, themes and ideas of Yom Kippur. Hear student voices on the burning issues of the day, join together for aliyot to the Torah, and reflect on the role of mental health in our wellness and wellbeing with Dean Varun Soni, PhD, dean of religious life at the University of Southern California. Available with closed captions.
Songwriter & Folk Singer
RABBI NIKKI DEBLOSI
Prayer Weaver, PhD
Dean of Religious Life, USC
BEYOND THE BOOK
An audacious take on the High Holidays with some of the greatest thinkers, artists, authors and musicians of today.
Who will live and who will die… and how does this impact who we are and who we want to be? This Yom Kippur, join the Higher Holidays Beyond the Book experience as we tackle these questions and more with the help of futurist Jason Silva from Shots of Awe, music from singer Shaina Taub, conversation with Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor Cameron Kasky, Gotham star David Mazouz, actor Alex Lange and more
Gotham Star, Math Whiz
Songwriter & Performer
Shots of Awe Futurist
Survivor & Activist
In addition to our In the Book and Beyond the Book programs, we are pleased to offer access to Conservative Movement style services from the University of Washington and Princeton University.
Hillel International and Reboot are hosting these Higher Holidays events to connect students and other viewers to the High Holiday experience in a variety of creative and engaging ways. The views of all speakers are their own, representing a diverse spectrum of voices in Jewish life and beyond. No individual or their words necessarily represents Hillel International, our local Hillel partners or Reboot.