Congregation Har Shalom
As recommended by our Reopening Task Force, updated May 25, 2021:
1. Non-B'nai Mitzvah Shabbat services: expanded to 150 individuals.
2. B'nai Mitzvah Shabbat services: limited to 12 individuals; more slots will be added with approval by each family.
3. We are counting on you to be responsible both for your own health and for the health of others when determining if it is safe to attend an in-person service. People who are in high-risk categories due to age, medical condition, compromised immunity, etc. are asked not to come in person at this time. Please do not come if you are not feeling well or if you answer YES to any of these questions:
- Experienced recent respiratory infection or cough?
- Had a fever of 100.0 or above?
- Had shortness of breath, chills, sore throat, headache, or new loss of taste/smell?
- Had gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea)?
- Had contact with someone with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19, awaiting results for a COVID-19 test, or is ill with a respiratory illness in the past 14 days?
4. All attendees, with the exception of the Shaliah Tzibbur (prayer leader), who will stand at a safe distance from the congregation, will be required to wear face masks the entire time. All attendees should bring their own masks, as the synagogue will not have them available.
5. All attendees will sit in assigned areas specially placed to ensure social distancing which will be enforced.
6. Tallitot and kippot will NOT be available. Siddurim and Humashim will be available and will be rotated between services. Please refrain from kissing the mezuzot upon entry.
7. Please enter through the doors by the Burke Sanctuary. At the conclusion of services, you will exit the sanctuary through the far right door (the clergy will point it out).
8. Bathrooms will be open, but limited to use by one person at a time.
|| Leslie Albershardt