Ritual Information

Live Stream Link HERE.
Welcome to our service! The link above will take you to our Shabbat evening and holiday live stream.  You can also watch previous services, which are archived.

Book of Remembrance for Yom Kippur Yizkor Service

Click here to see the current Book of Remembrance listings and make sure your family’s information is correct. If it is not, click here to download and print a sheet on which you can make changes. Or you can fill it out and save it as a pdf on your computer and email it to Michelle in the office at [email protected] or print and drop off/mail or fax to 201-512-1586, or call Michelle at 201-512-1983 to give her the changes.

Lifecycle Emergencies
In case of lifecycle emergency during business hours, please contact Michelle Sherry or Iris Greenberg in the synagogue office at 201-512-1983. In case of lifecycle emergency when the office is closed, if you call the office number you will be directed to emergency contact instructions.

Beth Haverim Shir Shalom Mourner’s Guide
The Guide contains basic information about Jewish rituals and customs associated with grief and mourning. Please feel free to share it with anyone who you think might find it helpful. You are encouraged to contact Rabbi Ilana or Cantor Perper for pastoral support.

For Shiva Leaders – access prayer recordings and other information here (make sure you have the password): https://www.bethhaverim.org/ritual-2/for-shiva-leaders/

Yahrzeit Ritual
For guidelines for observing a yahrzeit at home, click here.

Shabbat Candle Lighting Times
For a list of weekly candle lighting times and Torah portions, click Worship Calendar.
Would you like to welcome Shabbat at home? Or say goodbye to Shabbat with Havdallah?  Click here for all the blessings you need!

Shabbat Morning Congregational Honors
Shabbat morning congregational honors are a tradition at BHSS. If you would like to participate in a Saturday morning service by doing a Hebrew or English reading, please let us know!
Call Michelle or Iris at the office at 201-512-1983 or email [email protected].

For Chanukah prayers, click here. More information about Jewish holidays can be found on URJ’s website.

For a downloadable pdf chart of the Jewish holiday dates for the next few years, click here.