Jewish Journal


August 23, 2010

Free High Holy Services 2010


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Rosh Hashanah Sept. 8-10
Yom Kippur Sept. 17-18

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Second Day of Rosh Hashanah Service at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills
Friday, September 10, 2010
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills (8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211)

A formal service with thoughtful sermons geared to adults and children in 6th grade and above. The service will be led by Rabbi Laura Geller, Rabbi Jonathan Aaron, Rabbi Jill Zimmerman and Cantor Yonah Kliger as well as the Temple Emanuel Family Choir.

Tashlich at the Beach with Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills
Thursday, September 9, 2010

5:00 PM, Pacific Coast Highway & Temescal Canyon

Join our community as we symbolically cast away our sins into the water…

We’ll watch the sun set over the Pacific while singing and eating together on the beach. Please bring a picnic dinner, blanket and warm clothes. This is a wonderful way to meet new people and bond as a community.

PARKING: At the corner of Temescal Canyon and PCH, there is a large lot. Cost is $7. Look for our signs, as there are many synagogues that meet at this location. We gather close to lifeguard station 8.


Get High on the Holidays (Save the Date!)

Join JConnectLA for an inspiring, delicious & friendly Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur experience. Enjoy a friendly, joyous, participatory, celebration of the High Holidays with meaning, melody, and humor. Services led by Rabbi Yonah Bookstein with many special guests. Includes New Year’s Kabbalistic Feast, Neo-traditional & Alternative services, Special break-out sessions & classes. All levels and backgrounds welcome. Hebrew reading skills not required. Delicious Kiddush following services. Additional Shofar Services. Morning coffee and honey cake. Registration required – Space limited. Excellent play-care for children available. Free for full-time students; graduate students half-off. Adults: $50 for both High Holiday services, $36 for one service. http://www.jconnectla.com.

Chabad of the Conejo

To join Chabad of the Conejo for the High Holidays is to enjoy an inspiring synthesis of delights for body and soul. Held at the elegant and spacious Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, the atmosphere is as
physically comfortable as it is spiritually warm and inviting.  Services are not only about prayers and rituals, but moreover about celebrating one’s Judaism as a dynamic and enriching community experience; an experience harmoniously shared by Jews of any and allbackgrounds. Whether you’ve joined Chabad at the Westlake Hyatt for High Holidays past or whether this is your first time celebrating with us, you and your family can look forward to ushering in the New Year enveloped by the uplifting spirit of joy, discovery and solidarity that is the hallmark of this unique program.

Free. www.chabadconejo.com.
Rosh Hashanah: September 8th; evening.
Yom Kippur: September 17th; evening. 818-991-0991.


Whether you are bored every year… and go for family, guilt, or nostalgia…or haven’t gone for years, give it one more chance. (OK, at least show up at 9PM for our annual “New Years Eve Singles Party” following services & you’ll get the Mitzvah of making your Jewish mother happy!). Services are in English with meaning, melody, & humor by Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz & Olivia. Books Provided. All services will take place at The Writers Guild THEATER of America (WGA)  135 South Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

- Rosh Hashanah Services: Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
- Candle lighting for the FIRST night of the year: 6:53 PM.
- Largest Jewish New Years Eve Party: 8:30 - 10:30 PM.
- Services: Thursday, September 9, 2010: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM .
- Shofar - 12:30 PM.
- Yom Kippur Services: Friday, September 17, 2010, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
- Services: Saturday, September 18, 2010: 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM.
- “Stump the Rabbi”. This is our very popular and well attended
program intensely animated bcz 100’s of ppl are bursting with Q’s
they’ve had stuck in their Kishkehs since age 12 or 13 etc. and now
they get their chance: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
- The very moving “Closing of the gates” prayer (“Neila”): 5:30 - 7:34
P.M. (when the fast ends)
- Free Suka Party: Wednesday, September 22, 7:00 - 10:00 PM.

(310) 391-7995. www.chaicenter.org.


[Hollywood, CA] – The Laugh Factory, L.A.’s premiere comedy club, ushers in the Jewish New Year with its joyous gift to the Jewish community – free High Holiday services.  This will be the 28th year the Laugh Factory will open its doors to the Jewish community for the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Reform Jewish tradition, Rabbi Bob Jacobs.  Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated on Thursday, September 9th from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm with refreshments to follow.  The following week, Yom Kippur will begin with the Kol Nidre service on Friday, September 17th from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  The services will continue on the morning of Saturday, September 18th at 11:00 am until 1:00pm, concluding with Neilah service at 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  A “break-the-fast” will follow.  No contributions are accepted and tickets are not required. 8001 Sunset Blvd in Hollywood, two blocks west of Fairfax.


Community High Holy Days services free. A service of the heart with tradition, inspiration, music, poetry and spoken word to bring about harmony and peace through the spirit of friendship and unity.
http://estherleon.com/events.html. 323-653-7420

Temple Ramat Zion

Free Erev Rosh Hashanah Tickets
Northridge, Calif. (Aug. 24, 2010) – Temple Ramat Zion in Northridge is offering free tickets for the Erev Rosh Hashonah service on Wednesday, September 8. Tickets must be picked up in person at the temple office and contact information is required. For more information, call the temple office at 818-360-1881.  There is open seating and ticket supplies may be limited. The temple is open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Erev Rosh Hashanah services begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be led by Rabbi Ahud Sela and Cantor Paul Dorman.  The community is also invited to attend the temple’s open house on September 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Temple Ramat Zion, the North San Fernando Valley’s only conservative temple, is located at 17655 Devonshire St., Northridge, CA, 91325. It is a full-service synagogue featuring Shabbat and holiday services, an on-site pre-school, a fully accredited religious school, an award-winning USY youth chapter as well as educational and social programming for all ages. For more information, contact the temple at 818-360-1881 or visit the Website at www.trz.org.


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