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Holidays at B'nai Israel

Rosh Hashanah 2018 begins at sundown on Sunday, September 9, ushering in the Jewish year of 5779. The two days of Rosh Hashanah kick off a period known as the Days of Awe, or the Ten Days of Repentance, culminating in Yom Kippur, which begins at sundown on Tuesday, September 18. Click here for High Holiday information, ideas and inspiration.

High Holidays Schedule 2018

Rosh Hashanah

Sept 9, 10, 11

Erev Rosh Hashanah

Sunday Sept 9 @ 7pm

First Day of Rosh Hashanah

Monday Sept 10:

Shacharit – 9am
Family Service – 9:30am
Torah Service – 10:15am
Sermon – 11:15am
(Childcare 9:15am-1:30pm)

Tashlich: 4pm at Water Street Bridge

Second Day of Rosh Hashanah

Tuesday Sept 11:

Sacharit – 9am

Yom Kippur

Sept 18 & 19

Tuesday Sept 18

Kol Nidre – 6:45pm

Wednesday Sept 19

Shacharit – 9am
Family Services – 9:30am
Torah Service – 10:15am
Sermon – 11:15 am
Yizkor – 11:30am

  **Contemplative Prayer (in the sanctuary) – 12:30pm

Readings & Reflections – 4:14pm
Mincha – 5:30pm
Concluding Service – Neilah – 6:45pm
Break Fast 7:45pm
(Childcare 9:15am – 1:30pm)


B’nai Israel Jewish Center is a warm and welcoming community. Our services offer an inspirational spiritual setting for families and individuals to experience these Days of Awe. Family services are integrated into our main service and childcare is available to facilitate parents participation in services. While tickets are not necessary, we appreciate donations to help strengthen our community (suggested donation: $150 for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and $75 for one or the other).

Please email or call (707) 762-0340 for more information about our holiday services.