Tuesday, Oct 03rd

Where to Worship for the High Holidays

jewishholidaysPhoto credit: Katarzyna HurovaOnce we get through this heat wave, thoughts will move on to the high holidays, with Erev Rosh Hashanah on Friday September 15 and Kol Nidre on September 24, 2023. If you belong to a synagogue you probably already have your tickets for services. However if you’re not a member and want to attend services, several local synagogues invite the public for select services during the holidays.

Here is the schedule of services open to the public from three local synagogues. If you would like to attend, they all ask that you email them in advance. See below for instructions.

Congregation Kol Ami
255 Soundview Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606

Kol Ami services open to the public include:

Rosh Hashanah Family Service: Saturday, Sept 16 at 3:30pm
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Service: Sunday, Sept 17 at 10:00am
Yom Kippur Family Service: Monday, Sept 25 at 3:30pm
Yom Kippur Yizkor/Neilah Service: Monday, Sept 25 at 5:00pm

Sukkot and Simchat Torah Services are also open to the public:

Erev Sukkot service: Friday, Sept 29 at 6:15pm
Sukkot Morning service: Saturday, Sept 30 at 10:00am
Erev Simchat Torah: Friday, Oct 6 at 6:15pm
Simchat Torah Morning service: Saturday, Oct 7 at 10:00am

Pre-registration is required for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Click here to sign up:

Scarsdale Synagogue Temples Tremont and Emanu-El
2 Ogden Road
Scarsdale NY 10583

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Friday, September 15
8 PM Sanctuary

Rosh Hashanah: Saturday, September 16
Young Family Service 9-9:30 AM Sanctuary (for families with children 2nd grade and younger)

Second Day Rosh Hashanah: Sunday, September 17
Morning Service 10:30 AM Sanctuary

Yom Kippur: Monday, September 25
Young Family Service 9-9:30 AM Sanctuary (for families with children 2nd grade and younger)
Afternoon Healing Service 3:00 PM Sanctuary
Yizkor 4:45 PM followed by Neila & Havdalah Service - Sanctuary

To sign up, email fawn@sstte.org and write “Services open to the public” in the subject line.

Westchester Reform Temple
255 Mamaroneck Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583

HHD 300x250Westchester Reform Temple offers certain community-wide services for the community. (Members and non-Members are welcome) to attend at no charge (see the schedule of services). Registration is required for anyone who wishes to attend.

Rosh HaShanah Day 1
Saturday, September 16
2:15 pm: *Tot Service (Beit Midrash)

Rosh HaShanah Day 2
Sunday, September 17
10:00 am: *Morning Service (Sanctuary)
10:30 am: *FAMILY Apple Picking at Wilkens Farm (off-site)
5:30 pm: *Tashlich with Young Israel of Scarsdale at Carpenter Pond

Yom Kippur Day
Monday, September 25
2:15 pm: *Tot Service (Beit Midrash)
2:45 pm: *Musical Meditation (Sanctuary)
4:15 pm: * Yom Kippur Afternoon Service (Sanctuary)
includes Yizkor and Ne’ilah

Register here:

Chabad of Scarsdale

Chabad of Scarsdale will celebrate the high holidays at the Scarsdale Woman's Club at 37 Drake Road, Scarsdale. See their full schedule of events at ChabadofScarsdale.com ChabadofScarsdale.com and RSVP at info@chabadofscarsdale.com.

Rosh Hashanah:

Friday, September 15
Evening Services: 7:00 pm
(Light Candles at 6:47 pm)

Shabbat, September 16ChabadSept2021
Morning Services: 9:30 am
Children's Program 10:30 am
Torah Reading 11:00 am

Sunday, September 17
Morning Services: 9:30 am
Children's Program 10:30 am
Shofar Sounding 11:30 am

Yom Kippur:

Sunday, September 24
Kol Nidrei: 6:45 pm
Light Candles/Fast Begins 6:31 pm

Monday, September 25
Morning Services: 9:30 am
Children's Program: 10:30 am
Yizkor: 11:30 am

Afternoon Service: 6:00 pm
Neilah Service: 6:30 pm
Fast Ends: 7:28 pm

Services are free of charge. Walk-ins welcome


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