Mishkan HaNefesh Videos for All Communities
Introducing a new machzor
to your congregation may be challenging, as well as re-introducing it every
year all over again! Below are ready-to-use videos from CCAR and examples of
creative ways communities chose to address this challenge to ensure that their
congregants have a meaningful High Holy Days experience.
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Mishkan HaNefesh Videos from CCAR:
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Shalom, Brandon, FL:
Rabbi Betsy Torop walks her community through the new machzor
. From explaining the meaning of
the title, Mishkan HaNefesh,
showing of the variety pages in the book, Rabbi Torop covers the “need to know”
basics about the new machzor:
In this video, Rabbi Torop talks about the idea of “sin”
and the way it is presented in the new machzor:
Rabbi Torop discusses some of the art in the machzor as pathways to reflection:
The clergy team and the staff at Temple Sinai, sing, rap,
and dance in this video, welcoming their community to the new year in a fun,
Temple Israel, New
Enjoy a sneak peak of Temple Israel’s High Holy Days!
Temple Beth El,
St. Petersburg, FL:
“Wait, wait, wait! It’s not Orange Is the New Black, it’s
Gold and Silver Is the New Red!” Rabbi Michael Torop sets it straight in this
explanatory video about the new machzor.
- Gold and Silver Is the New Red
Rabbi Jeff Sirkman, Rabbi Bethie Miller, and Cantor Tracey
Scher, are dealing with a new menu in their favorite restaurant, and learn and
teach their community how to handle changes.
Or, Maple Glen, PA:
Rabbi Gregory Marx introduces the new machzor in preparation for the High Holy
Sha'aray Shalom, Hingham, MA:
Join Rabbi Shira Joseph, Cantor Steven Weiss, and a few
congregants as they discuss the debut of Mishkan
HaNefesh in Congregation Sha'aray Shalom for the High Holy Days.
Learn "Return Again" from the Rosh HaShanah
service in Mishkan Hanefesh with
Cantor Steven Weiss!
Jewels of Elul - Return Again
Temple-Tifereth Israel, Beachwood, OH:
Rabbi Richard Block tells us why the High Holy Days at The
Temple-Tifereth Israel are going to be very exciting!
Rabbi Stuart Gerson helps us be more comfortable with the
new machzor in this series of videos.
A High Holy Day message from Temple Emanu-El: