Requests for planned absences should be used for all absences known in advance ex:  any appointments, family commitments, events, travelling. 

The request for a planned absence must be sent at least 1 week in advance.

If you are making a request that is outside of the guidelines (less than 7 days in advance, before or after a break, more than 1 day in a month, more than 2 days in a row, if you have exceeded your bank of hours), please ensure to ask permission from Rabbi Grossman prior to submitting the form.