Drash: Creative Service – Day 1

September 19, 2020 | 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Rabbi Alexander Davis Cantor Audrey Abrams

Opening the Book of Life to 5781

This creative service will contain 4 Chapters – Come for part or stay for all!

Chapter 1: Awaken | 9:30 – 10:15 am

Blessings of gratitude to greet the day and the New Year

Chapter 2: Learn | 10:15 – 10:45 am

Torah Reading and Sermon by Rabbi Davis – The Most Important Word in 5781
*ASL interpreter available during the sermon

Chapter 3: Pray | 10:45 – 11:30 am

For our Lives, Our Community, Our world

Chapter 4: Offer | 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Musaf prayers interspersed with Kavannot



Achot K’tana

Enjoy learning this beautiful piyut (poem) for Rosh Hashanah that will be used for first day Drash service.  Click HERE for lyrics and sheet music.

Written by R. Abraham Hazan Girundi; Spain, 13th century

Sung by Cantor Abrams

The little sister – her prayers she prepares and proclaims her praises. O God, please heal now her ailments. Let the year and it’s curses conclude! Let the year and it’s blessings begin!

Wish each other a Shanah Tovah at the end of this service – create a Shanah Tovah sign to share from your Zoom window! 




The Most Important Word of 5781