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Synagogues make changes to High Holy Days service to protect against COVID-19

With the start of the Jewish High Holy Days this week, traditions are being reinvented due to COVID-19.

News 12 Staff

Sep 17, 2020, 2:17 AM

Updated 1,373 days ago

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With the start of the Jewish High Holy Days this week, traditions are being reinvented due to COVID-19.
On Thursday, a tent will go up outside the Fairfield Museum for Rosh Hashana services to accommodate more people with social distancing.
The congregation says it plans to offer an extra "short and sweet" service that is just an hour long. For people who prefer to observe the holiday at home, there are also bags with traditional foods and even a mini-horn.
For Yom Kippur, there is a similar plan with outdoor service and special bags with foods for breakfast.


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