High Holydays

2023/5784 High Holyday services
will be Multi-Access

Multi-access services are both in-person and available online.


Services are conducted in both the Reform tradition and the Conservative tradition. At TBA, we know that there are many ways to express one’s Judaism. There are also different ways to worship and celebrate. We offer a variety of prayer services and holiday programs designed to encourage our members to experiment and stretch. We not only have services that speak to adults on their level, but also services aimed at toddlers and school-age children.

We invite everyone to join us at our High Holyday services.
We have a variety of worship experiences and services
for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and the intervening days

It is our hope that these High Holydays strengthen our community and provide meaning as we reflect on the year past and the one to come. In the spirit of the Holyday season and to support Temple Beth Abraham’s full array of services and programs – now and throughout the year – we encourage everyone who joins us at the High Holydays to make a contribution.
Thank you and Shana Tova!

  • Rosh Hashanah begins September 15, 2023, at sundown and it concludes at nightfall on September 17, 2023.
  • Yom Kippur begins at sunset on September 24, 2023 (the evening service begins with Kol Nidre) and ends at nightfall on September 25, 2023

2023/5784 Schedule of Services

KOL NIDRE (EREV YOM KIPPUR): Sunday, September 24
7:30pm      Reform Service6:15pm      Conservative Service
YOM KIPPUR:  Monday, September 25
9:30am      Reform Service9:00am      Conservative Service including Yizkor
1:00pm      Conversations and Meditations*                    Conversations and meditations on High Holyday themes to enhance your Yom Kippur observance. Please join us for a deeper dive into the Rabbi’s sermon; conversations on Teshuvah (returning to something you’ve turned or looked away from); or private reflection in both the chapel and the sanctuary.
3:00pm      Family Service**                    A fun and engaging service geared towards families with children Pre-K through 8 years of age.  Hear the shofar, sing holiday music, and listen to a Torah story.  Led by Rabbi Holtz and Cantor Fogelman
4:00pm      Healing Service*                    Communal prayers for peace and healing at this sacred time of the year.
4:45pm       Reform afternoon, Yizkor (Memorial Service) & Neilah (Concluding) Service**5:00pm       Conservative Neilah (Concluding) Service**
*Combined Reform and Conservative Services take place for Conversations and Meditations, Family Service and Healing Services. **These services are open to the community and there is no charge for non-members to attend. Bring your friends! Please be sure to register in advance.
Junior Congregation services combine liturgy, song, connection, and learning, are a fun way to celebrate the holydays for children! Junior Congregation is led by TBA’s Director of Education and Youth Engagement, Stessa Peers, and Songleader, Adam Hart.
Monday, September 25
9:45am – 11:00am: 2nd – 4th Grades 11:15am – 12:30pm: 5th and 6th Grades

2023/5784 Yom Kippur at Temple Beth Abraham

Please note: The temperature in the Sanctuary and the Chapel are deliberately kept cool for the benefit of those presiding.  Please dress accordingly. Please leave all cell phones and other electronic devices either off or at home.

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