High Holidays at Humanistic Judaism Congregations

2017 High Holiday Schedule TBABlowing the Shofar

 

We welcome you to celebrate the High Holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur at a Secular Humanistic congregation near you. Below is a list of locations for congregations affiliated with the Society for Humanistic Judaism in the U.S. and Canada:

 

UNITED STATES

 

ARIZONA

Or Adam, Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, Phoenix, AZ


Rosh Hashana – TBA

Kol Nidre – TBA

Yom Kippur Nizkor Memorial/Break-the-Fast Potluck 

Contact: (480) 663-7788, oradaminfo@gmail.com  www.oradam.com

 

Secular Humanist Jewish Circle, AZ


High Holidays Service & Luncheon – Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

St. Francis in the Foothills open to the public

Contact: www.secularhumanistjewishcircle.org, (520) 296-3762, schulmb@aol.com, or  (520) 577-7718, srubinaz@comcast.net


CALIFORNIA


Adat Chaverim, CHJ, Los Angeles, CA


High Holiday Celebration – Sunday, September 24, 2017 3:00 p.m.

Tarzana Community & Cultural Center 19130 Ventura Blvd Tarzana, CA 

Call 888-555-HJLA (4552)


Contact: www.humanisticjudaismla.org, info@humanisticjudaismla.org (888) 552-4552.

 

Kol Hadash, Northern California, CHJ


Erev Rosh Hashana – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:30 p.m.


Erev Yom Kippur – Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30 p.m. 

Location: Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Avenue Albany CA

For preregistration and cost see http://www.kolhadash.org

Contact: (510) 982-1455, http://www.kolhadash.org,  info@kolhadash.org

 

Pacific Community of Cultural Jews, Orange County, CA


Rosh Hashana –  TBA

Yom Kippur – TBA



Contact: (562) 592-0999, http://pccjews.org, PacifComm@aol.com


COLORADO

Beth Ami, Colorado Congregation for Humanistic Judaism


Rosh Hashana – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO 80303

Tashlikh  HIke and Meditation – Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Trailhead TBA Boulder, CO

Yom Kippur/ Kol Nidre - Saturday, September 30, 2017 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Meadows Library 4800 Baseline Rd Boulder, CO (Behind Safeway)

Contact and RSVP: RSVPBethAmi@gmail.com


CONNECTICUT


Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, Fairfield County, CT

Rosh Hashana Eve Service – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:30 p.m. 


Rosh Hashana Family Service – Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:00 p.m. 

Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre Evening Service – Friday, September 29, 7:30 p.m.

Yom Kippur Family Service - Saturday, September 30, 2017 1:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur Memorial and Closing Services – Saturday, September 30, 2017 4:30 p.m.

All services are held at Unitarian Church in Westport

Contact: (203) 293-8867; www.humanisticjews.org, info@humanisticjews.org


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Machar, The Washington Congregation for SHJ


Rosh Hashana Children’s Service – Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:30 a.m.

Rosh Hashana Main Service – Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:30 a.m.

Tashlich – Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:00 p.m. (outdoors at a park nearby TBA)

Kol Nidre - Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30 p.m. 

Yom Kippur Children’s Service - Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:30 a.m.

Yom Kippur Main Service - Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:30 a.m.

All Holiday Services will be led by soon-to-be Machar’s Rabbi Jeremy Kridel at

Ceder Lane UU Church 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814


Contact: (202) 686-1881, info@machar.org, www.machar.org


FLORIDA


Congregation Beth Adam, Boca Raton, FL

Erev 
Rosh Hashana – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 

Rosh Hashanah – Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Kol Nidrei Service – Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur Service – Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Yom Kippur Memorial Service – Saturday, September 30, 2017 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Renaissance Boca Hotel 2000 NW 19th St Boca Raton, FL  Tickets Required 

Break the Fast - Saturday, September 30, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

TooJays Deli, 5030 Champion Blvd Boca Raton, FL Reservations Required: Cost TBA

Contact: (561) 443-1769, info@bethadam.com

 

Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, Sarasota, FL


Rosh Hashana Service - Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:30 a.m.

Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre -  Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30 p.m.

Yom Kippur Memorial Service & Break-the-Fast - Saturday, September 30, 2017 3:00 p.m.

Contact: (941) 929-7771, chj-sarasota@hotmail.com,  www.chj-sarasota.org

 

Humanistic Jewish Havurah of Southwest Florida, Bonita Springs, FL

Rosh Hashana – TBA

Yom Kippur Service - TBA

Contact: (239) 254-1092, Joan Weinstein. joanbw17@outlook.com, www.hjhswfl.org


ILLINOIS


Beth Chaverim Humanistic Jewish Community, Deerfield, IL, Rabbi Jodi Kornfeld


Rosh Hashana – TBA

Yom Kippur – TBA.


Contact: Beth Chaverim office (847) 945-6512, info@bethchaverim.net



 

Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation, Highland Park, IL, Rabbi Adam Chalom


Rosh Hashana Evening Service – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Rosh Hashana Morning Service – Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Rosh Hashana Family Service – .Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Yom Kipper Evening Service 
Kol Nidre – Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur Morning Service – Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Yom Kippur Family Service – Saturday, September 30, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur 
Memorial Service – Saturday, September 30, 2017 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

North Shore Unitarian Church 2100 Half Day Road Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact: (847) 383-5184, info@kolhadash.com,   www.kolhadash.com


MARYLAND


Baltimore Jewish Cultural Chavurah, MD


Rosh Hashana & 
Yom Kippur –  Sunday, September 24, 2017 10:30 a.m. Pot Luck Brunch

For Location Contact: (410) 493-2473, baltimoresecularjews@gmail.com   www.baltimoresecularjews.org


MASSACHUSETTS

Kahal B’raira, Boston Congregation for HJ, MA


Rosh Hashana Eve Adult Service – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:30 p.m.

Rosh Hashana Morning Family Service – Thursday,September 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. 

Yom Kippur Evening Adult Service – Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30 p.m.

First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church 

630 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MA 02476 

Contact: (617) 431-3994; info@kahalbraira.org,   www.kahalbraira.org


MICHIGAN

The Birmingham Temple, Farmington Hills, MI, Rabbi Jeffrey Falick


Erev Rosh Hashana – TBA

Rosh Hashana Morning – TBA


Rosh Hashana Family Service – TBA


Kol Nidre – TBA

Yom Kippur Morning – TBA


Yom Kippur Family Service - TBA

Yom Kippur Memorial Service – TBA


Contact: (248) 477-1410, info@birminghamtemple.org, www.birminghamtemple.org


MINNESOTA


Or Emet Congregation, Minneapolis, MN


Rosh Hashana Service – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Tashlich Service – Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. Contact Or Emet Directly for Location



Kol Nidre – Friday, September 29, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur & Break the Fast - Saturday, September 30, 2017 4:00 p.m.

All Services are held at Sabes JCC 4330 Cedar Lake Road St. Louis Park, MN 55416 except otherwise noted 

Contact: (612) 275-7081, info@oremet.org ,  www.oremet.org 


NEW JERSEY


Kahal Chaverim, NJ Congregation for HJ, Chester, NJ

Erev Rosh Hashanah - TBA

Rosh Hashana - TBA

Yom Kippur Kol Nidre – TBA

Yom Kippur – TBA

Contact: (973) 927-0078, info@kahalchaverim.org, www.kahalchaverim.org

 


NEW YORK

Beth Haskalah, Rochester, NY

Rosh Hashana – TBA

Yom Kippur Break the Fast - TBA


Contact: Ellie Cherlin. (585) 271-2116.

 

The City Congregation, Rabbi Peter Schweitzer


Rosh Hashana –  Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Kol Nidre – Friday, September 29, 2017 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

All held at the Watson Hotel

Contact: (212) 213-1002, info@citycongregation.org

, www.citycongregation.org

 

Westchester CHJ, NY


Rosh Hashana – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:45 p.m.

Yom Kippur & Break-Fast – Saturday, September 30, 2017 4:00 p.m. 

Unless stated otherwise programs are held at the Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation 

468 Rosedale Ave, White Plains, NY 10605

Contact: (914) 713-8828, info@wchj.org,     www.wchj.org

 


NORTH CAROLINA

Kol Haskalah CHJ, Raleigh/Durham, NC

Rosh Hashana Eve – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Main Sanctuary, Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ERUUF)

4907 Garrett Road, Durham, NC

Rosh Hashanah Children’s Services – Sunday, September 24, 2017 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

UNC Chapel Hill, Murphey Hall
Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre - Friday, September 29, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Sanctuary, ERUUF 4907 Garrett Road Durham, NC

Yom Kippur Adult Discussion – Saturday, September 30, 2017 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Small Chapel,  ERUUF
Nizkor - Saturday, September 30, 2017 4:00 p.m.

Fellowship Hall, ERUUF 4907 Garrett Road Durham, NC

Potluck Break the Fast Pot Luck - Following Nizkor in the Fellowship Hall at 5:00 p.m. 

Contact: (919) 299-6227, www.kolhaskalah.org, info@kolhaskalah.org




OREGON

Kol Shalom, CHJ, Portland, OR

Erev Rosh Hashana – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 8470 Southwest Oleson Rd Portland, OR 97223

Yom Kippur & Break the Fast – Saturday, September 30, 2017 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 8470 Southwest Oleson Rd Portland, OR 97223

Contact: (503) 459-4210, info@kolshalom.org

, www.kolshalom.org


TENNESSEE

People of the Mountain (Am HaHar), Havurah, Sewanee, TN

Rosh Hashana Banquet and Celebration – Wednesday, September 20, 2017 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur- Friday, September 29, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Contact for Location  Will Melnyk, 423-521-2322, humanisticjewishsewanee@gmail.com.


 

WASHINGTON

Secular Jewish Circle of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA


Rosh Hashana  - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Kol Nidre (Erev -YK)  - Friday, September 29, 2017 6:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m.

Location will be provided with a RSVP confirmation



Contact: (206) 528-1944, www.secularjewishcircle.org, info@secularjewishcircle.org

 


CANADA

 

ONTARIO

Oraynu Congregation, Toronto, Ontario, Rabbi Denise Handlarski


Rosh Hashana – Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:30 a.m. 


Erev Yom Kippur – Friday, September 29, 2017 8:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:30 a.m.

Contact: (416) 385-3910, roby@oraynu.org. www.oraynu.org