Congregation Tikkun v’Or (Ithaca Reform Temple) is a vibrant congregation that strives for a warm personal bond among its members, quality education for the children, and a dynamic program for adults. We welcome those from diverse backgrounds, interfaith families, LGBTQ families, people who are newly discovering Jewish connections, as well as those with a wide range of Jewish experiences.
Our core values are best expressed by three words:
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View of Cayuga Lake from Congregation Tikkun v’Or
Rabbi Brian will be in residence at Tikkun v’Or in 2018-2019:
September 9-11 Rosh Hashanah
September 17-20 Yom Kippur
December 6-12 Chanukah
March 28-April 7
HIGH HOLIDAYS 2018 / DAYS OF AWE 5779
High Holy Day services will be held at the Hangar Theatre, 801 Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca, led by Rabbi Brian Walt. Membership and ticket are not required for any services. Donations are always welcome.
YOM KIPPUR KOL NIDRE Tuesday, September 18, 7:00 p.m.
YOM KIPPUR Wednesday, September 19
The building will be open all day. People are welcome to stay whether or not they are participating in services.
Morning Service 9:00-11:00 a.m
Torah Service 11:00 a.m -12:15 p.m.
Rabbi’s Sermon 12:15-12:45 p.m.
Children’s Services 12:15-12:45 p.m.
Returning Torah to Ark 12:45-1:00 p.m.
Break 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Yoga 1:30-2:15 p.m.
Meditation 2:15-2:45 p.m.
The Isaiah Challenge 3:00-4:15 p.m. Speaker: Dr. Nia Nunn
Discussion with the Rabbi 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Avodah Service 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Yizkor 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Neilah Closing Service 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Havdalah / Shofar 7:15-7:30 p.m.
Break the Fast (dish to pass) 7:30 p.m.
Click to read more:
“Lift Up Your Voice Like a Shofar” Rabbi Brian Walt, Rosh Hashanah sermon September 2018 / 5779
“On Antisemitism and Solidarity” Rabbi Brian Walt, Yom KippursSermon September 2017 / 5778
Statement from the TVO Presidents about Charlottesville August 17, 2017
Statement from Rabbi Brian about Charlottesville August 18, 2017
Letter from Rabbi Brian to Congregation Tikkun v’Or January 29, 2017
Aleinu: What Congregation Tikkun v’Or Stands For A Letter from the TVO Board, January 29, 2017
Where Have You Come From? Where Are You Going? Rabbi Brian Walt, Rosh Hashanah Sermon 2009 / 5770