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High Holy Day Enhancements

To Enhance Your High Holy Days,
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the High Holy Days!

Our Caring Community is Here For You

IHC’s Caring Community Corps is gearing up to connect with congregants during the High Holy Day season. If you, a member of your family, or a congregant you know, would appreciate a friendly phone call, we are here to help If you are homebound and do not have access to the digital formats of the High Holy Day prayer books and would like to borrow a set, we have a very limited number of sets to loan out. For assistance from our Caring Community, please contact our Caring Community Chair, Andrea Burnett below or leave a message for her by calling the IHC office at 317.255.6647.

Childcare During Services

Thanks to our Early Childhood Center, we are able to resume offering childcare kids ages 1-8 for a nominal fee. When you complete your High Holy Day ticket request form, you will have the option of reserving childcare for the services you plan to attend.

Start Your Year Off Right

IHC is dedicated to building a “congregation of learners.” Explore the many classes we’ve created just for you.

Happy Challah Days

For the second year, we are proud to offer round challahs for the High Holy Days, thanks to Brian and Sally Shapiro and Shapiro’s Delicatessen & Bakery. When you order these delicious loaves, you will not only be breaking delicious bread, but you will also be supporting our ECC. If you are reserving your seats to attend in person, you can add your challah order there. If not, click below for  all of the details, including variety and cost, ‘contact-limited’ pick up dates. Orders are due by August 27.

Send High Holy Day Greetings

Each year, Sisterhood offers you the opportunity to honor and show your appreciation for our clergy team, professional staff and their families. Money raised supports Women of URJ and IHC Sisterhood Youth, Education and Special Projects (Y.E.S.) Funds.


Sisterhood Gift Shop

 Just in time for the High Holy Days beginning August 30, the Sisterhood Gift Shop is reopening daily Tuesday – Friday from 10am-2pm. The Gift Shop is always open before Shabbat services on Fridays at 5:15pm and during Religious School on Sunday mornings. This year, we have added Wednesday nights during Derech Torah as additional hours to shop. And yes, concierge shopping is still available. Your Sisterhood personal shopper will guide you through the gift shop (by phone or video), help you make your selection, and even gift wrap your items. Schedule your concierge shopping experience below or by calling Bonnie Foster at 317.697.5642.


Kever Avot – Visiting the Graves of Loved Ones

IHC has made the decision that we will not be holding communal services at our cemeteries this year, but encourage you to visit your loved ones’ graves on your own. Click on the button below for helpful resources.
Click here to read more about this moving tradition for the High Holy Days.

DIY Tashlich

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Jews traditionally proceed to a body of running water, preferably one containing fish, and symbolically cast off their sins.

Creating Your Sanctuary At Home and Within

If you feel more comfortable joining us from home or from wherever you are, here are some ideas to help you create your sanctuary at home and within.

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