High Holiday Services 2019 (5780)

Temple Aliyah holds evening and morning services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, as well as for Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah.


The High Holiday schedule is listed below, and also noted on our Temple Aliyah calendar.


We look forward to welcoming you at Temple Aliyah in the New Year!


To purchase High Holiday tickets:

New this year! Members can purchase guest tickets for family and friends on Chaverweb: 
Click here to purchase tickets on Chaverweb.

Non-members/guests not affiliated with a Temple Aliyah member, please click here to purchase tickets via Eventbrite.


For your children ages 0-5 (for both current members and those new to Temple Aliyah/not yet members):

To register for Young Family High Holiday Services, High Holidays Preschool Programming, and/or Babysitting, click here

Full information about these programs for young children and their families can be found here.


Pre-registration is not required for children K-12. Information about our Youth and Teen services can be found here.


Can't attend services for some reason? You can stream services from the Main Sanctuary to your computer or mobile device via this link.


High Holiday booklets (these are pdf files, which will download or open in a new window or tab, depending on your browser settings):

High Holiday Information and Greetings Booklet

Yizkor and Remembrances Booklet


     2019 - HIGH HOLIDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE - 5780

Please note: All services will begin promptly at indicated starting times. All other times are approximate.

Selichot
Saturday, September 21
Havdalah and Selichot Program 8:00 pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah
Sunday, September 29
Minchah/Maariv 6:00 pm

Rosh Hashanah - First Day

Monday, September 30

Shacharit

8:30 am

   Temple Tots Service

9:30 am

   Torah Service

9:30 am

   Youth and Teen Services

10:00 am

   President's Appeal

10:30 am

   Sounding of Shofar

10:45 am

   Sermon

11:00 am

   Musaf

11:30 am

   Conclusion of Adult/Teen/Youth Services

1:00 pm

   Temple Tots Family Gathering

3:30 pm

   Get-Together Under the Tent

4:00 pm

 

 Tashlich

5:00 pm

 

 Minchah/Maariv

6:00 pm

Rosh Hashanah - Second Day

Tuesday, October 1

Meditation Service

8:15 am

 

Shacharit

8:30 am

 

Temple Tots Service

9:30 am

  Torah Service 9:30 am
 

 

Youth and Teen Services

 

10:00 am

 

Sounding of the Shofar

10:30 am

  Sermon

10:45 am

 

Alternative Musaf Service

11:00 am

 

Conclusion of Adult/Youth/Teen Services

12:30 pm

 

Staying Connected Get-Together

4:15 pm

 

Rosh Hashanah Minchah/Shabbat Maariv

6:00 pm

Shabbat Shuvah

Saturday, October 5

Shacharit 

9:15 am

  Study Session with Rabbi Perkins 12:00 pm

Erev Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 8

Minchah

6:00 pm

 

 Kol Nidre

6:15 pm

Yom Kippur

 Wednesday, October 9

Shacharit

8:30 am

 

Temple Tots Service

9:00 am

 

Torah Service

10:00 am

 

Youth and Teen Services

10:00 am

 

Appeal for Israel

10:45 am

 

Sermon

11:00 am

 

Yizkor

11:30 am

 

Musaf, Martyrology and Avodah Services

12:00 pm

 

Musaf concludes 

2:00 pm

 

High Holiday Discussion 

3:30 pm

 

Minchah

5:00 pm

 

Neilah

6:00 pm

  Maariv

6:45 pm

 

Havdalah and Shofar

7:00 pm

   

 

Erev Sukkot

Sunday, October 13

Maariv in the Sukkah

6:00 pm

First Day Sukkot

Monday, October 14

Yom Tov Shacharit with Hoshanot 

9:00 am

 

Youth Services

10:30 am

 

Kiddush in the Sukkah

12:00 pm

Erev Second Day Sukkot

Maariv in the Sukkah

6:30 pm

Second Day Sukkot

Tuesday, October 15

Yom Tov Shacharit with Hoshanot

9:00 am

 

Kiddush in the Sukkah 

12:00 pm

Hol Hamoed Sukkot

Saturday, October 19

Shabbat Shacharit with Hallel

9:00 am

 

Shabbat Meditation

9:15 am

 

Chanting of Kohellet

11:00 am

 

Kiddush in the Sukkah

12:00 pm

Hoshanah Rabbah/Erev Shemini Atzeret

Sunday, October 20

 Shacharit with Hallel and Hoshanot

9:00 am

Shemini Atzeret/Erev Simchat Torah

Monday, October 21

Yom Tov Shacharit 

9:00 am

 

Yizkor recited

10:45 am

 

Maariv (with Hakafot)

7:00 pm

Simchat Torah

Tuesday, October 22

Yom Tov Shacharit (with Hakafot)

9:00 am

 

Final Festive Kiddush

12:00 pm

                                     

 

 

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Shabbat and Weekday Services

 

Shabbat Morning Services  9:15 am
Sunday Morning Minyan* 9:00 am
Monday Morning Minyan   7:00 am
Weekday Evening Minyan 7:30 pm

* During the summer, minyan meets on Monday morning and on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.


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Under the direction of our Adult Education Committee and as part of our commitment to lifelong learning, Temple Aliyah offers a wide range of opportunities for our members and others to enrich their Jewish lives throughout education.  Click here to see all of our current Adult Education offerings.


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