High Holiday Beginners Service

High Holidays Beginners Service

High Holidays Beginners Service

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Looking for something different for this year’s High Holidays?

If you are one of thousands of Jews around the country who are curious but wary or hesitant about High Holiday services, NJOP invites you to start here.

Below we have listed locations that are offering dynamic and accessible services, where an attendee can be comfortable, no matter their background. Use the map on this page to see if a High Holiday Beginners Service is taking place in your community, we hope you will consider attending this year.

Best wishes for a happy and sweet New Year!

High Holidays 2019

Rosh Hashana September 30-October 1

(Begins at sundown on September 29th.)

Rosh Hashana, known as the Jewish New Year, is the day on which the Jewish people declare God as King. It is also known as the Day of Judgement and starts a period of ten days during which it is customary to engage in a process of teshuva (repentance) in which a person acknowledges past wrongdoings and works to resolve them.

Yom Kippur October 9

(Begins with Kol Nidre at sundown on October 8th.)

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the last day of the Ten Days of Teshuva. A full fast day, Yom Kippur is the day on which the Jewish people as a whole and as individuals atone for their transgressions and ask God that their teshuva be accepted.

For additional resources and to learn more about the holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, please visit NJOP’s High Holiday Essentials.

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Temple Shalom Winnipeg

1077 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3M 1Y6, Canada

FREE


Contact Details

(204) 453-1625 tshalom1@gmail.com tshalom1@gmail.com


Rosh Hashana:
Tues, Oct 1, 10:00 AM


Directions

The Ramaz Middle School

114 East 85th Street, New York, NY 10028, USA


Contact Details

https://www.ckj.org/kjbseats
Cost: $75 Rosh Hashana: Mon, Sept 30, 8:00 AM Tues, Oct 1, 8:00 AM Yom Kippur: Tues, Oct 8, 5:55 PM Wed, Oct 9, 9:00 AM


Directions

Congregation Ohab Zedek

118 West 95th Street New York, NY 10025


Contact Details

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/high-holidays-afternoon-urban-retreat-at-oz-tickets-68747283977?aff=NY
$125 Rosh Hashana: Sun, Sep 29, 7:30 PM Mon, Sept 30, 2:00 PM Yom Kippur: Wed, Oct 9, 2:00 PM


Directions

Adventure Judaism @ Camp Granite Lake Retreat

11902 Camp Eden Road Golden, CO 80403

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<p>Rabbi Jamie Korngold
(303) 443-2642

<a href="mailto:jamie@adventurerabbi.org?subject=HHBS%20- %20NJOP%20Website%20Contact">jamie@adventurerabbi.org</a>  

 

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<p>$149 Per Person, Free/Kids under 3</p>

<p>Rosh Hashana:

<br>Sun, Sept 29, Evening
Mon, Sept 30, Afternoon
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Yom Kippur

 


Directions

The Flame

1228 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10804, USA

FREE


Contact Details

Rabbi Hoffman
(914) 481-7584

rabbimat@gmail.com


Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 9:30 AM
Tues, Oct 1, 9:30 AM

Yom Kippur:
Wed, Sept 19, 9:30 AM


Directions

Living Inspired Together @ Young Israel of Scarsdale

1313 Weaver St Scarsdale, NY, 10583

RSVP itatyis@gmail.com yisny@yisny.org

Suggested $50 person, $100 family Rosh Hashana

Sun, Sept 29, 6:30 PM
Mon, Sept 30, 9:30 AM

Yom Kippur
Tues, Oct 8, 6:05 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 9:30 AM, 5:00 PM
Tues, Oct 1, 10:00 AM


Directions

JLE Of Bergen County @ Maayanot High School

1650 Palisade Avenue Teaneck, NJ 07666


Contact Details

Rabbi Justin Wexler (201) 214-7742 RabbiWexler@jle.org   http://jle.org


Suggested donation: $30

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sep 30, 10:00 AM Tues, Oct 1, 10:00 AM
Yom Kippur:
Tues, Oct 8, 6:00 PM Wed, Oct 9, 10:00 AM


Directions

Congregation Agudas Achim

16550 Huebner Road, San Antonio, TX 78248, USA

 

Contact Details

(210) 479-0307

RSVP@agudas-achim.org

www.agudas-achim.org

 


$150

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 8:00 AM
Tues, Oct 1, 8:00 AM

Yom Kippur:
Wed, Oct 9, 9:00


Directions

Community Kollel of Greater Las Vegas

1755 Village Center Circle Las Vegas, NV 89134


Contact Details

Rabbi Nachum Meth
(702) 487-3133
office@lasvegaskollel.org

www.lasvegaskollel.org


Suggested donation: $150

Rosh Hashana:

Mon, Sep 30, 9:45-11:30 AM
Tues, Oct 1, 9:45-11:30 AM

Yom Kippur
Tues, Oct 8, 6:00-7:15 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 9:45-11:30 AM


Directions

Lincoln Square Synagogue Beit Medrash (2nd floor)

180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10023, USA

$75/Members, $125/Non-Members
No one will be turned away for lack of funds


Contact Details

(212) 874-6100
http://www.lss.org/beginners


Rosh Hashana:
Sun, Sept 29, 6:30 PM
Mon, Sept 30, 9:00 AM, 6:20 PM
Tues, Oct 1, 9:00 AM, 6:20 PM

Yom Kippur:
Tues, Oct 8, 6:10 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 9:00 AM


Directions

Santa Cruz Hillel

222 Cardiff Place, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA


Contact Details

(831) 431-3726 israel@santacruzhillel.org www.santacruzhillel.org https://www.facebook.com/groups/santacruzhillel/

FREE

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 7:00 PM
Tues, Oct 1, 10:00 AM
Yom Kippur
Tues, Oct 8, 6:00 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 6:00 PM


Directions

Adath Israel Poale Zedek

223 Harrow Crescent Hampstead, QC H3X 3X7


Contact Details

(514) 482-4252
rabbi@adath.ca


FREE
Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 5:00 PM


Directions

Bensalem Jewish Outreach Center

2446 Bristol Road Bensalem, PA 19020


Contact Details

(267) 225-7003

moshe@bensalem.org

www.bensalemoutreach.org/hh


FREE

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sep 30, 1:30 PM


Yom Kippur
Wed, Oct 9, 2:30 PM


Directions

Chabad Aleph House

2509 Decker Blvd Columbia, SC 29206

 

Contact Details

(803) 467-3456

Rabbihesh@chabadofsc.com`
www.ChabadofSC.com


FREE

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 10:00 AM

Yom Kippur:
Wed, Oct 9, 10:00 AM


Directions

Torah Links of Middlesex County @ The Marion & Norman Tanzman Center for Jewish Life

261 Dunhams Corner Road East Brunswick, NJ 0881


Contact Details

R. Shlomo Landau
908-770-0056
slandau@torahlinks.org

https://torahlinks.wufoo.com/forms/rt0f8ap0hgvfku/


Suggested Donation: $50

Rosh Hashana:

Sun, Sept 29, 6:30 PM
Mon, Sept 30, 9:00 AM, 7:00 PM
Tues, Oct 1, 9:00 AM
Yom Kippur

Tues, Oct 8, 6:00 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 9:00 AM


Directions

Bnai Israel Congregation

27 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA


Contact Details

(410) 732-5454

rabbietanmintz@gmail.com   www.jewishdowntown.org


FREE

Yom Kippur: Wed, Oct 9, 11:00 AM


Directions

Congregation Or Tikvah

285 E Washington St, Grayslake, IL 60030, USA


Contact Details

(847) 209-0744

nhohs@sbcglobal.net

www.ortikvah.weebly.com


FREE

Rosh Hashana:

Mon, Sept 30, 9:00 PM
Yom Kippur

Tues, Oct 8, 7:00 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 9:00 AM


Directions

Rabbi Yosef Shapiro ASK @ Brookhaven & Buckhead Torah Center

3529 High Grove Way Brookhaven, GA 30319


Contact Details

(678) 693-0365 ryosefshapiro@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/ASKBrookhavenTorahCenter

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 10:30 - 11:30 AM Tues, Oct 1, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Yom Kippur
Tues, Oct 8, 7:00 - 8:00 PM Wed, Oct 9, 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM


Directions

The Jewish Experience

399 South Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80224, USA


Contact Details

Yael Schweltzer
(303) 316-6412

www.theje.com
rvp@theje.com

www.theje.com


$18

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 10:00 AM
Yom Kippur
Tues, Oct 8, 6:15 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 10:00 AM


Directions

Adath Jeshurun Synagogue

401 City Center Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606, USA


Contact Details

(757) 559-1836 rabbi@ajshul.com http://www.ajshul.com
Rosh Hashana: Mon, Sept 30, 12:00 PM Yom Kippur: Wed, Oct 9, 1:00 PM


Directions

Aish Firehouse

457 N Woods Mill Road Chesterfield, MO 63017


Contact Details

(314) 862-2474
cwolff@aish.com
https://aishstlouis.org


Rosh Hashana:
Sun, Sept 29, 6:30 PM followed by dinner
Mon, Sept 30, 10:00 AM
Yom Kippur:
Tues, Oct 8, 6:15 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 10:00 AM


Directions

Rimon Center for Jewish Learning

483 Dutch Neck Road East Windsor, NJ 08520


Contact Details

Livia Mezritch 609 918 9750 livia@rimoncenter.org

Free

Yom Kippur
Tues, Oct 8, 6:10 PM Wed, Oct 9, 3:15-4:15 PM


Directions

MJE @ Fifth Avenue Synagogue

5 East 62nd Street New York, NY 10024


Contact Details

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mje-east-20s-30s-high-holidays-2019-rosh-hashanah-yom-kippur-services-meals-tickets-65419297881


$50/Rosh Hashana Services
$50/Yom Kippur Services

Special discount for FIRST TIME attendess
$25/Rosh Hashana
$25/Yom Kippur

Rosh Hashana:
Sun, Sept 29, 6:30 PM
Mon, Sept 30, 9:00 AM
Tues, Oct 1, 9:00 AM
Yom Kippur:
Tues Oct 8, 6:00 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 9:00 AM


Directions

Mesorah DC @ The Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (Downstairs)

600 I Street NW Washington, DC 20001

 


Contact Details

(202) 408-3100

https://www.sixthandi.org/highholidays/2019-high-holidays/mesorahdc-guided-service/


Rosh Hashana:
Sun, Sept 29, 7:00 PM
Mon, Sept 30, 10:30 AM & 7:30 PM
Tues, Oct 1, 10:30 AM
Yom Kippur:
Tues, Oct 8, 6:45 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM


Directions

Nusach Hari B'Nai Zion Congregation

650 North Price Road St. Louis, MO 63132


Contact Details

(314) 862-2474
cwolff@aish.com
https://aishstlouis.org


Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 10:00 AM
Tues, Oct 1, 11:00 AM
Yom Kippur:
Mon, Sept 30, 10:00 AM
Tues, Oct 1, 11:00 AM


Directions

Northeastern Hillel

70 St. Stephen Street Boston, MA 02115


Contact Details

(617) 373-3937
gilad@northeasternhillel.org

www.northeasternhillel.org


Suggested donation $18

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 9:00 AM

Yom Kippur

Tues, Oct 8, 6:00 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 10:30 AM


Directions

Malcolm Rosenberg Hillel Center @ Virginia Tech

710 Toms Creek Road Blacksburg, VA 24063


Contact Details

(303) 319-5428 doni@hillelvt.org www.hillelatvirginiatech.org


Free
Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 9:30 AM
Tues, Oct 1, 9:30 AM
Yom Kippur:

Tues, Oct 8, 7:30 PM

Wed, Oct 9, 7:30 PM


Directions

Congregation Beth Torah

720 W Lookout Drive Richardson, TX 75080


Contact Details

Beri Schwitzer 972-234-1532 beri@congregationbethtorah.org   http://www.congregationbethtorah.org/


free

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sep 30
Yom Kippur:
Wed, Oct 9


Directions

Towson University Hillel

8000 York Road Baltimore, MD 21208


Contact Details

Leora Match

(717)856-8966
leora@towsonhillel.org
http://towsonhillel.org/


Free

Rosh Hashana:
Sun, Sept 29, 6:00 PM
Yom Kippur:
Tues, Oct 8, 6:30 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 6:15 PM


Directions

Beth David Synagogue

804 Winview Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410, USA

Free, donations accepted


Contact Details

(336) 294-0007

info@bdgso.org

http://www.bethdavidsynagogue.org</P


Rosh Hashana: Mon, Sept 30, 10:00 AM   Yom Kippur: Tues, Oct 8, 6:15 PM Wed, Oct 9, 10:30 AM


Directions

Liumi

8720 156th Court South, Delray Beach, FL 33446, USA


Contact Details

Shayndel Plotkin (561) 929-0675 plotkinfamily@gmail.com http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4w4kobpab&oeidk=a07egf3cq804af0fff0

Cost includes both Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur $125/Adult, $36/Child No one will be turned away due to lack of funds

Rosh Hashana: Mon, Sept 30, 9:30 AM Tues, Oct 1, 9:30 AM

Yom Kippur: Tues, Oct 8, 6:00 PM Wed, Oct 9, 9:00 AM


Directions

The Richmond Hill Country Shul

9225 Bathurst Street Richmond Hill, ON L4C 6C2


Contact Details

(905) 709-7485
office@countryshul.org
www.countryshul.org/form/high-holidays-form.html


$100/Person, $180/Couple, $250/Family
Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 11:30 AM
Tues, Oct 1, 11:30 AM

Yom Kippur:
Wed, Oct 9, 10:30 AM


Directions

Young Israel of Bal Harbour

9580 Abbott Avenue, Surfside, FL 33154, USA


Contact Details

Steve Eisenberg

steveevents2019@gmail.com
bit.ly/SurfsideHighHolidays


Free Please RSVP

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tues, Oct 1, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Yom Kippur:
Wed, Oct 9, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Directions

Temple Emanu-El

984 Post Avenue Staten Island NY 10302


Contact Details

No RSVP necessary
Rabbi Gerald Sussman
(718) 442-5966


FREE

Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Oct 1, contact for time
Yom Kippur:
Wed, Oct, contact for time


Directions

Boca Raton Jewish Experience @ Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County,

Boca Raton Jewish Experience @ Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County,


Contact Details

Phone Number  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rosh-hashana-yom-kippur-high-holidays-in-boca-raton-2019-tickets-55627498345


$25/Person per seat (Max $100/Person)

ZINMAN HALL Rosh Hashana:
Sun, Sept 29, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Mon, Sept 30, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yom Kippur:
Tues, Oct 8, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Directions

Jewish Education Center of South Florida (see description for locations)

Boca Raton, FL, USA

Sept 30 & Yom Kippur: Grandview Preparatory School
336 NW Spanish River Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL, 33431

Oct 1: Torah Academy of Boca Raton
3881 NW 3rd Ave
Boca Raton, FL, 33431

 

$36/Adult
$18/Child


Contact Details

https://jecsouthflorida.org/highholidayregistration


Rosh Hashana:
Mon, Sept 30, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Tues, Sept 1, 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Yom Kippur:
Tues, Oct 8, 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Wed, Oct 9, 9:00 - 11:00 AM

 


Directions

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