NORTH ADAMS -- The Congregation Beth Israel community welcomes everyone to their services during the Days of Awe. No tickets are required.
High Holiday services at CBI will be led by Rabbi Rachel Barenblat, accompanied by cantorial soloist and rabbinic student David Curiel of Jamaica Plain.
Selichot services will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 following a havdalah ritual which will formally end Shabbat (the Sabbath) that evening.
The community will offer services on both days of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year (Wednesday evening, Sept. 4; Thursday morning, Sept. 5; followed by Thursday evening and Friday morning services).
During Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, services will be held on the evening of Friday, Sept. 13, and the morning, afternoon, and evening of Saturday, Sept. 14.
On Yom Kippur afternoon, there will be a free mussar (ethical enrichment) class taught by Rabbi Pam Wax, and gentle Yom Kippur yoga led by Ann Clark Killam.
CBI is located at 53 Lois St. Information: (413) 663-5830 or www.cbiweb.org.