Congregation Sons of Israel

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Virtual Minyan

Join our new CSI Virtual Minyan!

Starting March 22, 2020, Congregation Sons of Israel will be having our own Virtual Minyan every Sunday (9:15 am), Monday (8:00 am), and Thursday (8:00 am). Each service lasts about 30 minutes. It’s a great way to see fellow congregants and to allow members of our community and anyone else around the world to join us to say Kaddish.

Please join us from 9:00-9:15 am on Sunday and from 7:45-8:00 am on Monday/Thursday to chat and catch up, test your connection, and get settled. We will begin services promptly at the start time.

If you have never used Zoom before, you will need to download the Zoom app — either on your phone or computer. Clicking on the link should enable you to download and install the Zoom app.
You must use video and audio to be counted in the minyan, as we need to be able see each other, but you can also join by audio only if need be and still fully participate and say Kaddish.
Sunday (9:00 am)Mon/Thu (8:00 am)
Zoom LinkSunday MinyanMon/Thu Minyan
Dial-in+1 929 205 6099+1 929 205 6099
Meeting ID929-106-792#943-212-475#

For a Virtual Siddur (or one you can print): https://www.rabbinicalassembly.org/form-download-e-siddur-0. Fill in the options and choose:
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We will be calling pages for this Siddur (both the Siddur page and the PDF page). Here is a page guide to follow. It can be a bit confusing, so you can print this and follow along:
Siddur Sim Shalom for Weekdays PagePDF PagePrayerSpecial Instruction
616Birkot HaShacharContinue through top of 8
1432Mizmor Shir Hanukat HaBayit liDavidSkip from top of 8 (top) –>14
1534Mourner’s KaddishContinue to 16
1626Baruch She-amarSkip from 16–>20
2054Mizmor liTodahSkip from 20 (top)–>21
2146AshreiSkip from 22–>25 (middle)
2554Psalm 150Skip from 25(middle) –> 29
2962Yistabach SimchaContinue straight through…
3268Ahavah RabahContinue straight through 35
36b78Amidah (together through 37)Together through 37, silent through 44
4494End of AmidahReflect while everyone finishes
64130Hatzi KaddishSkip from 64–>78
78158AshreiContinue through 84
84170Mourner’s KaddishSkip to Psalm of the Day
85172Psalm for SundayGo back to 84
86174Psalm for MondayGo back to 84
89180Psalm for ThursdayGo back to 84
84170Mourner’s Kaddish Thank you and Yasher Koach!
3/26 is Rosh Chodesh Nissan. We will add the Psalm for Rosh Chodesh after the Psalm for Thursday (SSS p90, PDF p183) and we also add the Ya’aleh VYavo paragraph in the Amidah (SSS p41, PDF p88). There is also no Tachanun in Nissan.

It will be wonderful to see everyone and to enable our mourners or those observing yahrtzeits to say Kaddish!
If you have issues with Zoom, have questions, or comments, please contact Jack Zinn (math.zinn@gmail.com).
Outside of CSI, some other resources are listed here.
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