Rosh Hashanah


For those observing Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year:

This year, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, occurs during MiddView. Services will be held on campus in Mead Chapel on Sunday evening, September 13, at 7:00 PM and Monday morning, September 14, at 9:30 AM. For those observing the second day of Rosh Hashanah, there are services at the local Havurah on Tuesday, September 15, at 9:30 AM.

For students who plan to observe Rosh Hashanah, please refer to go/highholidaysschedule for the full schedule of events.  Those students who are observing the second day of Rosh Hashanah  (on Tuesday, September 15) and who wish to participate in services at Havurah House should plan to attend the afternoon session of Living Well at Middlebury. Additionally, an alternate session of the Active Threat Training will be offered on Tuesday, September 29 from 12:30–1:00 PM in Axinn 232 and a Common Reading discussion group will convene on Tuesday, September 15 from 6:30-7:30 PM in Mitchell Green Lounge.

If you plan on attending any of the services, please send an e-mail note to Associate Chaplain/Rabbi Ira Schiffer He is coordinating with Middlebury Hillel to make your Orientation and holiday experience as smooth and meaningful as possible.