At Temple Emanu-El, it is our tradition during Yom Kippur
to read a list of names of the recently deceased from our temple family.
To have a name added to our Roll of Remembrance, please complete our online form. Requests for 5777 must be submitted by September 28, 2016. Note: Only the names of those who have passed away since September 23, 2015, can be read on Yom Kippur.
QUESTIONS? Contact the Temple Office.
Almighty God, we thank Thee for the gift of memory which unites generation to generation. This season of memorial bids us be mindful of the supreme hour which will call us to the realm of eternal rest and gather us to our fathers, to all the unnumbered generations that have gone before us. We remember all our beloved who have already reached the goal whither we are tending. We think of the days when they were with us and we rejoiced in the blessing of their companionship and affection. They are near us, even now.
— From the Memorial Service, Union Prayer Book, Vol. II
As an added service to our congregants, Temple Emanu-El has begun tracking yahrzeits — the anniversaries of members’ deaths and those of their family members. Reminder notices then will be sent so that the anniversary may be marked at the temple’s Daily Sunset or Shabbat services. Temple members who would like to have a Yahrzeit Reminder sent to them should complete our online form.
In order to track this information in our membership system,
the following information is needed:
• Name of deceased
• Date of death (Gregorian or Hebrew date)
• Relationship to member
QUESTIONS? Contact our Membership Department.
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