High Holidays at Humanistic Judaism Congregations

2019 High Holiday ScheduleBlowing 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:





Or Adam, Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, Phoenix, AZ

Rosh Hashana Evening – TBA

Kol Nidre Evening -  TBA

Memorial Afternoon Service -  TBA

Break the Fast pot-luck dinner: TBA

Location: TBA

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


Secular Humanist Jewish Circle, AZ

High Holidays Service & Luncheon -  TBA

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


Adat Chaverim, CHJ, Los Angeles, CA

High Holiday Celebration – TBA

Location: TBA

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


Kol Hadash, Northern California, CHJ

Rosh Hashana – TBA

Location: TBA

Yom Kippur – TBA

Location: TBA

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


Pacific Community of Cultural Jews, Orange County, CA

Rosh Hashana – TBA

Location: TBA

Yom Kippur -TBA 

Location: TBA

Contact (714) 739-1366 http://pccjews.org, PacifComm@aol.com



Beth Ami, Colorado Congregation for Humanistic Judaism

Rosh Hashana – TBA

Location: TBA

Yom Kippur- TBA

Location: TBA

Break- the-fast – TBA

Location: TBA

Contact and RSVP: RSVPBethAmi@gmail.com


Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, Fairfield County, CT

Rosh Hashana Evening Service -  TBA

Rosh Hashana Family Service -  TBA

Rosh Hashana Day Programming -  TBA

Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre Evening Service -  TBA

Yom KIppur Family Service -  TBA

Yom Kippur Day Programming – TBA

Yom Kippur Memorial and Closing Services – TBA

Break-Fast -  TBA

Location: TBA

Admission and Break – TBA

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




Machar, The Washington Congregation for SHJ

Rosh Hashana Children’s Service – TBA

Kol Nidre -  TBA

Yom Kippur TBA

Location: TBA

Contact: (202) 686-1881, info@machar.org, www.machar.org  https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=309ff2 


Congregation Beth Adam, Boca Raton, FL

Rosh Hashanah -  TBA

Kol Nidrei Service – TBA

Yom Kippur Service – TBA

Yom Kippur Memorial Service – TBA

Location: TBA

Tickets: TBA

Break the Fast - TBA

Location: TBA

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


Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, Sarasota, FL

Rosh Hashana Service - TBA

Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre -  TBA

Yom Kippur Memorial Service: TBA

Break-the-Fast - TBA

Location: TBA

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


Humanistic Jewish Havurah of Southwest Florida, Bonita Springs, FL

Yom Kippur Service - TBA

Location: TBA

Contact: (239) 594-5123 for further information contact marabil4@aol.com www.hjhswfl.org



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

Rosh Hashana -  TBA

Yom Kippur – TBA

Location: 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 – TBA

Rosh Hashana Morning Service – TBA

Rosh Hashana Family Service -  TBA

High Holidays for Tots -   TBA

Yom Kipper Evening Service 
Kol Nidre -  TBA

Yom Kippur Morning Service -  TBA

Yom Kippur Family Service -  TBA

Yom Kippur 
Memorial Service -  TBA

Location: TBA

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


Baltimore Jewish Cultural Chavurah, MD

Holiday Program:  TBA

Contact BJCC for location  (410) 493-2473, baltimoresecularjews@gmail.com   www.baltimoresecularjews.org


Kahal B’raira, Boston Congregation for HJ, MA

Rosh Hashana Eve Adult Service - TBA

Rosh Hashana Morning Family Service – TBA

Yom Kippur Evening Adult Service -  TBA

Yom Kippur Morning Family Service – TBA

Yom Kippur Adult Service -  TBA

Location: TBA

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


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

Erev Rosh Hashana – TBA

Rosh Hashana Morning – TBA

Rosh Hashana Children’s Service – TBA

Yom Kippur 
Kol Nidre – TBA

Yom Kippur Morning -  TBA

Yom Kippur Children’s Service - TBA

Yom Kippur Memorial Service – TBA

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


Or Emet Congregation, Minneapolis, MN

Rosh Hashana Service – TBA

Tashlich Service – TBA

Contact: highholidays@oremet.org.

Kol Nidre – TBA

Yom Kippur & Break the Fast - TBA

Location: TBA

Contact: (612) 787-7812, info@oremet.org ,  www.oremet.org 


Kahal Chaverim, NJ Congregation for HJ, Randolph, NJ

Erev Rosh Hashanah -  TBA

Rosh Hashana Day Service - TBA

Erev Yom Kippur  -  TBA

Yom Kippur Day Service - TBA

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



Beth Haskalah, Rochester, NY

Rosh Hashana – TBA

Yom Kippur Break the Fast - TBA

Location:  TBA

Contact: Barry Swan (585) 329-3305 

www.shj-roc.org/  baswan@aol.com  


The City Congregation, Rabbi Peter Schweitzer

Rosh Hashana -  TBA

Kol Nidre – TBA 

Yom Kippur – TBA

Location: TBA

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

, www.citycongregation.org


Westchester CHJ, NY

Rosh Hashana – TBA

Yom Kippur & Break-Fast – TBA

Location: TBA

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



Kol Haskalah CHJ, Raleigh/Durham, NC

Rosh Hashana - TBA

Yom Kippur / Kol Nidre - TBA

Yom Kippur Adult Discussion – TBA

Nizkor - TBA

Potluck Break the Fast Pot Luck - TBA

Location: TBA

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


Kol Shalom, CHJ, Portland, OR

Erev Rosh Hashana – TBA

Yom Kippur & Break the Fast -  TBA

Location: TBA

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

, www.kolshalom.org


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

Erev Rosh Hashana Blow the Shofar & Potluck Supper - TBA

Erev Yom Kippur Quiet Meditations- TBA

For Locations contact  Will Melnyk, 423-521-2322, humanisticjewishsewanee@gmail.com. www.amhahar.com



Secular Jewish Circle of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA

Rosh Hashana  - TBA

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





Oraynu Congregation, Toronto, Ontario, Rabbi Denise Handlarski

Rosh Hashana – TBA

Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre and Nizkor service) – TBA

Yom Kippur TBA

Location: TBA

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