Temple Beth-El offers a variety of programs and services during the High Holidays. Free childcare is provided for children ages 1 through 1st grade during the day and evening High Holiday services. Although there is no charge for childcare, you must register your child to reserve his or her spot no later than 1 week prior to the service. Click here to register for childcare.

If you would like to volunteer to be an usher during the High Holidays, click here.

Below is a schedule of High Holiday programs and services:

Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, Oct. 2

5:45 am, Erev Rosh Hashanah service

 Monday, Oct. 3

8:15 am, Main Sanctuary: Service

9:30-11 am: Holiday friendly children’s activities (Pre-K through 6th grade)

10-11 am, Filler Social Hall: “Tot Not Shabbat” family service (ages 5 and younger)

10-10:45 am, Conference Room: Teen schmooze (ages 13-14)

10-10:45 am, Youth Lounge: Teen schmooze (ages 15-17)

11 am, Filler Social Hall: Contemporary service for children and adults

5:30 pm, Railroad Park: Tashlich and Mincha/Ma’ariv

Tuesday, Oct. 4

8:15 am, Main Sanctuary: Service

10 am, Kimerling Chapel: Youth Minyan (ages 6-12)

5:30 pm: Mincha/Ma’ariv

 

Sunday, Oct. 9

10 am: Religious School Family Tashlich at Homewood Park

 

Kever Avot

Sunday, Oct. 9

10 am, Old KI/Beth-El

11 am, Elmwood: Dedication of Barbara Touger Memorial Bridge

 

Kol Nidre

6 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 11: Service

 

Yom Kippur

Wednesday, Oct. 12

9 am, Main Sanctuary: Service

9:30-11 am: Holiday friendly children’s activities (Pre-K through 6th grade)

10-11 am, Filler Social Hall: “Tot Not Shabbat” family service (ages 5 and younger)

10-10:45 am, Conference Room: Teen schmooze (ages 13-14)

10-10:45 am, Youth Lounge: Teen schmooze (ages 15-17)

11 am-Noon, Filler Social Hall: Contemporary service for children and adults

Noon, Kimerling Chapel: “The Case of Body vs. Soul” text study with Rabbi Joseph

Noon: Yizkor memorial service

2 pm: Recess/Ask the Rabbi

4:15 pm, Mincha/Neilah

6:15 pm, Filler Social Hall: Children’s processional gathering

6:30 pm: Ma’ariv/Havdala*

6:45 pm: Final shofar

Break-the-Fast, sponsored by the Temple Beth-El Foundation, Filler Cultural Center

 

Sukkot

Sunday, Oct. 16

5:30 pm: Erev Sukkot service

Monday, Oct. 17

9:30 am: Service; Maftir: Ed Fineberg

5:30 pm: Mincha

Tuesday, Oct. 18

9:30 am: Service; Maftir: Julian Brook

5:30 pm: Mincha

 

Friday, Oct. 21

5:45 pm: Family Shabbat Ruach Unplugged with dinner in the Sukkah to follow

 

Hoshanah Rabah/Erev Shemini Atzeret

Sunday, Oct. 23

8 am: Hoshanah Rabah

5:30 pm: Erev Shemini Atzeret

 

Shemini Atzeret/Yizkor Memorial Service

Monday, Oct. 24

9:30 am: Service; Maftir: Chevra Kadisha

6:30 pm: Erev Simchat Torah service, Hakafot and sundaes

 

Simchat Torah

Tuesday, Oct. 25

9:30 am: Service; Maftir: Larry Brook

5:30 pm: Mincha/Ma’ariv

 

*Service times are approximate.