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A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

v PREFACE When I was first serving in the pulpit in the 1980s, the only readily available references for synagogue practice were a wall calendar and a sloppily cut-and- pasted booklet. To this day, both require the use of a magnifying glass to read. They are difficult to comprehend and do not reflect Conservative Jewish practices, such as the commemoration of the establishment of the State of Israel and the increased participation of women in liturgical life. United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism solved the problem beginning in 1994 by publishing its own luaḥ. This publication served as a tool for those interested in leading services but not skilled in reading the existing synagogue calendars, and it incorporated Conservative practices. Some years later, when I was working for United Synagogue, I commis-sioned an update of the Luaḥ to make it conform with current standards for reference guides. I contacted Rabbi Miles Cohen, who possesses a unique combination of knowledge of synagogue practice, computer programming expertise, and typesetting experience. Miles re- envisioned what was already a popular reference work within the Conservative Movement. His redesign introduced enhanced content, at- a- glance instructions, concise steps, and the strategic use of color throughout the book. ( My major contribution was sug-gesting that each year a different color be used for the cover, so a user can quickly identify the current volume.) Now, more than six years later, the Luaḥ continues to serve as an easy- to-use guide for rituals in the synagogue and the home. The authors, Rabbi Cohen and Leslie Rubin, are now the publishers of Luaḥ Hashanah. They continue to teach thousands of synagogue leaders— lay and professional alike— not only the appropriate liturgical instructions for distinguished days throughout the year, but also the subtleties of worship, Torah reading, halakhah, and customs. Those of us in leadership positions and the worshipers who pray with us are indebted to Miles and Leslie for their continued work. Paul Drazen Rabbi, Temple Adath Yeshurun Syracuse, New York We express our thanks once again to Rabbi Joel Roth of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Rabbi Roth makes himself available throughout the year to clarify and resolve challenging questions of halakhah and practice. In addition, he frequently suggests innovations and actively participates in the finalization of each edition. Luaḥ Hashanah 5777 includes for the first time page references to the new Siddur Lev Shalem for Shabbat & Festivals, published by the Rabbinical Assembly. We are grateful to Richard Weisman for his careful work of verifying the accuracy of these page references.

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Tips for Using eLua? 5777Front MatterFront coverTitle PageCopyright PageContents PageElectronic ResourcesAbout the AuthorsPrefaceGuide to TransliterationsGuide to Symbols and ConventionsJewish Commemorations 57775780About the Year 5777HEBREW CALENDAR 5777Elul 5776Rosh ?odesh Elul Day 2Shabbat ShofetimShabbat Ki tetseShabbat Ki tavoLeyl Seli?otShabbat NitsavimTishrey 5777Rosh Hashanah Day 1Rosh Hashanah Day 2Tsom GedalyahShabbat Vayelekh? Shabbat ShuvahYom KippurShabbat Ha'azinuSukkot Day 1Sukkot Day 2Shabbat ?ol Hamo'ed SukkotHosha'na RabbahShemini AtseretSim?at TorahShabbat BereshitRosh ?odesh ?eshvan Day 1?eshvan 5777Rosh ?odesh ?eshvan Day 2Shabbat Noa?Shabbat Lekh lekhaShabbat VayeraShabbat ?ayyey sarahKislev 5777Rosh ?odesh KislevShabbat ToledotShabbat VayetseShabbat Vayishla?Shabbat Vayeshev?anukkah Day 1?anukkah Day 2?anukkah Day 3?anukkah Day 4?anukkah Day 5Tevet 5777Rosh ?odesh Tevet ?anukkah Day 6Shabbat Mikkets ?anukkah Day 7?anukkah Day 8Shabbat VayiggashAsarah BetevetShabbat Vay?iShabbat ShemotShevat 5777Shabbat Va'era Rosh ?odeshShabbat BoShabbat Beshalla? Shabbat ShirahChanting Shirat HayamShabbat YitroChanting Aseret HadibberotShabbat Mishpatim Shabbat ShekalimRosh ?odesh Adar Day 1Adar 5777Rosh ?odesh Adar Day 2Shabbat TerumahTa'anit EsterShabbat Tetsavveh Shabbat ZakhorPurimShushan PurimShabbat Ki tissa Shabbat ParahShabbat Vayakhel + Pekudey Shabbat Ha?odeshNisan 5777Rosh ?odesh NisanShabbat VayikraShabbat Tsav Shabbat HagadolBi'ur ?amets Destruction of the ?ametsTa'anit BekhorimPesa? Day 1Pesa? Day 2?ol Hamo'ed Pesa?????Days 1 and 2Shabbat ?ol Hamo'ed Pesa??ol Hamo'ed Pesa?????Last DayPesa? Day 7Pesa? Day 8Shabbat SheminiYom Hasho'ah VehagevurahRosh ?odesh Iyyar Day 1Iyyar 5777Rosh ?odesh Iyyar Day 2Shabbat Tazria + MetsoraYom HazikkaronYom Ha'atsma'utShabbat A?arey Mot + KedoshimPesa? Sheni The 2nd Pesa?Shabbat EmorLag Ba'omer Day 33 of the OmerShabbat Behar + Be?ukkotayYom YerushalayimSivan 5777Rosh ?odesh SivanShabbat BemidbarShavu'ot Day 1Shavu'ot Day 2Shabbat NasoShabbat Beha'alotekhaShabbat Shela? lekhaShabbat Kora? Rosh ?odesh Tammuz Day 1Tammuz 5777Rosh ?odesh Tammuz Day 2Shabbat ?ukkatShabbat BalakShiv'ah Asar BetammuzShabbat Pine?asShabbat Mattot + Mas'eyAv 5777Rosh ?odesh AvShabbat Devarim Shabbat ?azonTish'ah Be'avShabbat Va'et?annan Shabbat Na?amuChanting Aseret HadibberotTu Be'avShabbat EkevShabbat Re'ehRosh ?odesh Elul Day 1Elul 5777Rosh ?odesh Elul Day 2Shabbat ShofetimShabbat Ki tetseShabbat Ki tavoLeyl Seli?otShabbat Nitsavim + VayelekhSECULAR CALENDAR 20162017Sep 2016Sat 3 Sep (evening)Sun 4 SepSat 10 SepSat 17 SepSat 24 Sep (daytime)Sat 24 Sep (night)Oct 2016Sat 1 Oct (daytime)Sat 1 Oct (evening)Sun 2 Oct (morning)Sun 2 Oct (evening)Mon 3 Oct (morning)Mon 3 Oct (evening)Tue 4 Oct (morning)Tue 4 Oct (evening)Wed 5 Oct (morning)Wed 5 Oct (evening)Thu 6 Oct (daytime)Thu 6 Oct (evening)Fri 7 Oct (daytime)Fri 7 Oct (evening)Sat 8 Oct (morning)Sat 8 Oct (evening)Sun 9 Oct (daytime)Sun 9 Oct (evening)Mon 10 Oct (daytime)Mon 10 Oct (evening)Tue 11 Oct (morning)Tue 11 Oct (evening)Wed 12 Oct 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19 Apr (daytime)Wed 19 Apr (evening)Thu 20 AprFri 21 AprSat 22 Apr (morning)Sat 22 Apr (evening)Sun 23 AprMon 24 Apr (morning)Mon 24 Apr (evening)Tue 25 Apr (daytime)Tue 25 Apr (evening)Wed 26 Apr (morning)Wed 26 Apr (evening)Thu 27 Apr (morning)Thu 27 Apr (evening)Fri 28 AprSat 29 Apr (daytime)Sat 29 Apr (evening)Sun 30 AprMay 2017Mon 1 May (daytime)Mon 1 May (evening)Tue 2 May (daytime)Tue 2 May (evening)Wed 3 MayThu 4 MayFri 5 MaySat 6 May (morning)Sat 6 May (evening)Sun 7 MayMon 8 MayTue 9 May (daytime)Tue 9 May (evening)Wed 10 May (daytime)Wed 10 May (evening)Thu 11 MayFri 12 MaySat 13 May (daytime)Sat 13 May (evening)Sun 14 May (daytime)Sun 14 May (evening)Mon 15 MayTue 16 MayWed 17 MayThu 18 MayFri 19 MaySat 20 May (morning)Sat 20 May (evening)Sun 21 MayMon 22 MayTue 23 May (daytime)Tue 23 May (evening)Wed 24 May (morning)Wed 24 May (evening)Thu 25 May (daytime)Thu 25 May (evening)Fri 26 May (daytime)Fri 26 May (evening)Sat 27 May (morning)Sat 27 May (evening)Sun 28 May (daytime)Sun 28 May (evening)Mon 29 May (daytime)Mon 29 May (evening)Tue 30 May (daytime)Tue 30 May (evening)Wed 31 May (morning)Wed 31 May (evening)Jun 2017Thu 1 Jun (morning)Thu 1 Jun (evening)Fri 2 JunSat 3 JunWed 7 JunSat 10 JunSat 17 JunFri 23 JunSat 24 (morning)Sat 24 Jun (evening)Sun 25 JunJul 2017Sat 1 JulSat 8 JulTue 11 JulSat 15 JulSat 22 JulSun 23 Jul (daytime)Sun 23 Jul (evening)Mon 24 JulFri 28 JulSat 29 Jul (morning)Sat 29 Jul (evening)Mon 31 Jul (daytime)Mon 31 Jul (evening)Aug 2017Tue 1 Aug (morning)Tue 1 Aug (evening)Sat 5 Aug (daytime)Sat 5 Aug (evening)Sun 6 Aug (daytime)Mon 7 Aug (daytime)Sat 12 AugSat 19 AugMon 21 Aug (daytime)Mon 21 Aug (evening)Tue 22 Aug (morning)Tue 22 Aug (evening)Wed 23 AugSat 26 AugSep 2017Sat 2 SepSat 9 SepSat 16 Sep (daytime)Sat 16 Sep (evening)Sat 16 Sep (night)Wed 20 Sep (daytime)HOLIDAY OBSERVANCESSeli?ot Penitential PrayersRosh HashanahLooking Ahead to Rosh HashanahTeki'at Shofar Hearing the Sounds of the ShofarPreparing to Celebrate with a New Fruit or with New ClothesBefore Rosh HashanahPreparing a Flame for Yom TovRosh Hashanah Day 1 and Day 2Candle Lighting Day 1Candle Lighting Day 2Rosh Hashanah Meals Day 1 and Day 2TashlikhCandle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 2Celebrating with a New Fruit or New ClothesYom KippurBefore Yom KippurLast Meal before the FastMemorial CandleResting CandleYom Kippur Prohibitions and PracticesBefore Leaving for the SynagogueCandle Lighting for Yom KippurBlessing the ChildrenBefore Kol NidreySukkotLooking Ahead to SukkotBuilding a SukkahAcquiring Lulav and EtrogPreparing for SukkotThe Lulav AssemblyPreparing a Flame for Yom TovMitsvot throughout SukkotEating in the SukkahTaking the Lulav (not on Shabbat)Sukkot Day 1 and Day 2Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 2Kiddush Day 1, Day 2, and Shabbat ?ol Hamo'edYom Tov Meals Day 1 and Day 2Waving the Lulav during Hallel (not on Shabbat)Circling the Sanctuary with Lulav and Etrog?ol Hamo'edWearing Tefillin during ?ol Hamo'edHosha'na RabbahHosha'na Prayers and ProcessionsAravot The 5 Willow BranchesShemini Atseret and Sim?at TorahPreparing for Yom TovPreparing a FlameYom Tov Day 1 and Day 2Candle LightingYom Tov Meals Day 1 and Day 2Mashiv Harua?Celebrating with the Torah on Sim?at TorahAttah Hor'eytaHakkafotReading the Torah on Sim?at Torah MorningThe 1st Scroll: Completing the Reading of the TorahThe 2nd Scroll: Beginning the Reading of the Torah Anew?anukkahGeneral Instructions for Candle Lighting at HomeCandle Lighting TimesSetup for the ?anukkiyyah (Menorah, Candelabra)Lighting and BerakhotSpecial Instructions for the SynagoguePurimThe 5 Mitsvot of PurimProcedure for Chanting Megillat EsterBefore Chanting the MegillahChanting the MegillahAfter Chanting the MegillahPesa?In PreparationSearching for ?ametsDisposing of ?ametsFast of the FirstbornSiyyum and Se'udat MItsvahPreparing a Flame for Yom TovPesa? Days 1 and 2Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 2Shabbat and Yom Tov Meals Day 1 and Day 2Morid Hatal?ol Hamo'edWearing Tefillin during ?ol Hamo'edPreparing a Flame for Yom TovPesa? Day 7 and Day 8Candle Lighting for Pesa? Day 7Candle Lighting for Pesa? Day 8Pesa? Meals Day 7 and Day 8Yom Ha'atsma'utShavu'otBefore Yom TovPreparing a Flame for Yom TovShavu'ot Day 1 and Day 2Arvit Day 1: Completing 7 Full Weeks of the OmerCandle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Day 2Yom Tov Meals Day 1 and Day 2Tikkun Leyl Shavu'otRosh Hashanah 5778Seli?ot Penitential PrayersLooking Ahead to Rosh HashanahTeki'at Shofar Hearing the Sounds of the ShofarPreparing to Celebrate with a New Fruit or with New ClothesBefore Rosh HashanahPreparing an Eruv TavshilinPreparing a Flame for Yom TovOTHER COMMEMORATIONSTsom GedalyahAsarah BetevetTa'anit EsterYom Hasho'ah VehagevurahYom HazikkaronLag Ba'omerYom YerushalayimThe 3 WeeksShiv'ah Asar BetammuzThe 9 DaysRestrictionsThe 10th of AvTish'ah Be'avThe Afternoon before Tish'ah Be'avTish'ah Be'av ProhibitionsProcedures in the SynagogueCreating the Tish'ah Be'av MoodChanting Megillat EykhahReciting KinotSPECIAL SHABBATOTShabbat ?anukkah Day 7Shabbat ShirahChanting Shirat HayamShabbat ShekalimShabbat ZakhorShabbat ParahShabbat Ha?odeshShabbat ?azonShabbat Na?amuAppendixesSefirat Ha'omerBirkat KohanimDetermining the Date of a Yortsayt
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