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Where to Worship for the High Holidays

appleshoneyThe High Holidays are upon us with Rosh Hashanah beginning on Sunday night October 1 followed by Yom Kippur, which starts on Tuesday evening October 11. Many local synagogues welcome the public to worship, even if you are not a member. Here are their schedules:

Chabad of Scarsdale will hold services for the High Holidays at The Scarsdale Woman's Club, 37 Drake Road. The schedule is as follows:

Rosh Hashanah: Sunday, October 2: Light Candles at 6:17 pm/Evening Services: 7:00 pm
Monday, October 3; Morning Services: 9:30 am/Children's Program 10:30 am/Shofar sounding 11:00 am
Tuesday, October 4: Morning Services: 9:30 am/Children's Program 10:30 am/Shofar Sounding 11:00 am

Yom Kippur :
Tuesday, October 11: Light Candles/Fast Begins 6:03 pm/Kol Nidrei: 6:00 pm
Wednesday, October 12: Morning Services: 9:30 am/Children's Program: 10: 30 am/Yizkor: 11:30 am/Afternoon Service: 5:30 pm/Fast Ends: 7:00 pm

For more information or to RSVP contact Chabad of Scarsdale at 914.527.2077 or email Walk-ins are welcome and services are free of charge.

High Holy Days at Congregation Kol Ami:
Over 90 years old, Congregation Kol Ami is a White Plains Reform synagogue that welcomes a broad spectrum of backgrounds, ages and lifestyles. Kol Ami worship services integrate both traditional and contemporary practices. Services are led by Rabbi Shira Milgrom, Rabbi Tom Weiner and Cantor David Rosen.

You are invited to join the following services which are open to the public:

Rosh Hashanah Family Service : October 3, 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm, Reception following
Second Day Rosh Hashanah : October 4, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Reception following
Yom Kippur Afternoon Service (Schulman Chapel): October 12, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Yom Kippur Family Service : October 12, 3:15 – 4:00 pm
Yom Kippur Memorial and Concluding Service: October 12, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A limited number of High Holy Days tickets are available for purchase to other services. For more information call Jess Lorden, Executive Director at 914-949-4717 x 101. Visit, or 252 Soundview Avenue, White Plains, New York 10606.

Scarsdale Synagogue Temples Tremont & Emanu-El is a reform, inclusive temple located in the heart of Scarsdale at 2 Ogden Road. They invite you to visit the synagogue and congregation, join them for a service and learn more by contacting our Executive Director, Roberta Aronovitch at All of these services are open to the public:

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sunday, October 2: 8:00 p.m. - Evening Service
First Day Rosh Hashanah, Monday, October 3: 2:30 p.m.
High Holy Day Family Experience
Blessing for new babies

Second Day Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday, October 4
10:00 a.m. - Morning Service, Main Sanctuary
10:00 a.m. - Religious School Family Service in Hershaft Lounge

Yom Kippur: Wednesday, October 12
1:30 p.m. - High Holy Day Family Experience
3:00 p.m. - Afternoon Service
4:45 pm - Yizkor followed by Neilah and Break Fast

Looking for holiday foods and tableware from local sources? Here are just a few links to consider:

Balduccis is offering a special Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur menu from September 20 to October 15. See what you can order here

Matt Mill Culinary Productions in Port Chester also has a special holiday menu – learn more on their Facebook Page here: 

Current Home in the Golden Horseshoe has a full selection of holiday items for a sweet new year.

La Dentelliere on East Parkway in Scarsdale will be open on Sunday October 2 from 10 am to 4 pm for table top items and holiday gifts.

Shanah Tovah!

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