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Holiday Date
September 18 - 28, 2020

Shanah Tovah!

Celebrate the High Holidays among friends and connect with your inner self. Services will be interspersed with explanations and page guidance. In short, you will feel at home.

Due to limited capacity with Covid health and safety guidelines, we will require an RSVP to each service and meal. Meals are open to students only; however, if you would like to find a service near you, visit: chabad.org.

Please bring your masks to all events, keep to physical distancing, and please do not attend any events if you are not feeling well or have been exposed someone who is not feeling well or has tested positive for Covid-19. The safety of all attending is our highest priority!  

Wishing you and yours a very happy and sweet new year!

Special High Holiday 2020 Info and Options

This year will be unlike any other. Our mission is to be here for you, and provide you with the most meaningful, authentic and uplifting High Holiday experience possible. To achieve this we will be providing a number of High Holiday options, which you may view below.

  • Traditional High Holiday Services: Rabbi will lead us in socially distanced, but spiritually uplifting entire holiday service. There will be limited, socially-distanced seats available, and no walk-ins will be allowed. You must reserve a seat for each service you plan to attend in person. Masks will be required.
  • Outdoor Shofar Blowing: At multiples times during the second day of Rosh Hashana we will be providing outdoor service that will include a Shofar Blowing, 
  • Pre-Holiday Classes & Inspiration: Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 2:00 pm (AZ time), Rabbi Shmuel will be teaching a Rosh Hashanah 101 class for inspiration and learning about what Rosh Hashanah is really all about. Join via Zoom by clicking here. 
Service Schedule
Rosh Hashanah Meals
Yom Kippur Service
What Are the High Holidays?
The two-day holiday of Rosh Hashanah is the head of the Jewish year, the time when G‑d reinvests Himself in creation as we crown Him king of the universe through prayer, shofar blasts, and celebration. A week later, the High Holidays reach their crescendo with Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). Like angels, we neither eat nor drink for 25 hours. Dressed in white, we pray in the synagogue—united as one people, children of One Father.
High Holiday Appeal
Donate
Increase your generosity of tzedakah (charity) during the High Holiday season. “Repentance, prayer, and charity take away the severity of the decree”.