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Free High Holy Days services 2011

by Adam Wills and Ryan Torok

September 21, 2011 | 1:01 pm

WED., SEPT. 28

EREV ROSH HASHANAH

Chai Center. Wed. 6:25-8:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve party follows. Free. Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 391-7995. chaicenter.org.

Sinai Temple’s Rosh Hashanah Live, a musical service featuring Rabbi David Wolpe, Cantor Joseph Gole, Craig Taubman, Theodore Bikel, opera singer George Komsky and the Life Choir. Wed. 8-9:30 p.m. Free. Sinai Temple, 10440 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 474-1518. sinaitemple.org.

Hillel at UCLA. Wed. 6:30 p.m. (Orthodox), 7 p.m. (Traditional), 7:30 p.m. (Reform). Free (students). 574 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 208-3081. ucla.hillel.org.

Hillel at USC. Wed. 6:30 p.m. Free (students). Hillel at USC, 3300 S. Hoover St., Los Angeles. (213) 747-9135. uschillel.org.


THU., SEPT. 29

ROSH HASHANAH — FIRST DAY

Temple Israel of Hollywood. Family service (toddler-second grade). Thu. 8:30 a.m. Free. 7300 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 876-8330. tioh.org.

Hillel at UCLA. Thu. 9 a.m. (Traditional), 9:15 a.m. (Orthodox), 9:30 a.m. (Reform). Free (students). 574 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 208-3081. ucla.hillel.org.

Hillel at USC. Thu. 9:30 a.m. Free (students). 3300 S. Hoover St., Los Angeles. (213) 747-9135. uschillel.org.

Chabad House at UCLA. Thu. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (service), 11:30 a.m. (shofar). Free. Chabad of Westwood, 741 Gayley Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 208-1613. chabadwestwood.com.

JConnectLA’s Days of Awesome Un-Service. Thu. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (interactive service, including classes, yoga, stories, meditation and song). Free. Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, 9120 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 277-5544. daysofawesome.com.

Beth Chayim Chadashim. Family service. Thu. 10:30 a.m. Free. Temple Isaiah, 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 931-7023. bcc-la.org.

Chai Center. Thu. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (services), 12:30 p.m. (shofar). Free. Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 391-7995. chaicenter.org.

Laugh Factory. Thu. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 8001 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. RSVP, (323) 656-1336, ext. 1. laughfactory.com.

Sholem Community. Thu. 11 a.m. Free. Rancho Park, Picnic Area No. 1, 2551 Motor Ave., Los Angeles. (818) 760-6625. sholem.org.

Congregation Or Ami. Family service. Thu. 2:15 p.m. Free. Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Fred Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. (818) 880-4880. orami.org.

Kehillat Israel. Family service. Thu. 3-4 p.m. Free. Wadsworth Theater, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 459-2328. kehillatisrael.org.

Temple Judea. Tot services. Thu. 3:30 p.m. Free. 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. (818) 758-3800. templejudea.com.

Jewish Learning Exchange. Thu. 4:30-6 p.m. (beginner’s service). Free (registration required). 512 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles. (888) 908-0338. jlela.com.

TASHLICH

Congregation Kol Ami. Thu. 1:30 p.m. Free. MacArthur Park, 2230 W. Sixth St., downtown. (323) 606-0996. kol-ami.org.

Nashuva’s Tashlich by the Sea. Thu. 4:45 p.m. Free. Tashlich, drumming circle and shofar blowing. Venice Beach, 1 N. Venice Blvd., Venice. nashuva.com.

Leo Baeck Temple. Thu. 5 p.m. Will Rogers State Beach, 15800 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades. (310) 476-2861. leobaecktemple.org.

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills. Thu. 5-9 p.m. Free. South Will Rogers State Beach, Lifeguard Station 8, 15800 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades. (310) 409-4644. tebh.org.

Kehillat Ma’arav. Thu. 5:30 p.m. Free. End of the Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica. (310) 829-0566. km-synagogue.org.


FRI., SEPT. 30

ROSH HASHANAH — SECOND DAY

Hillel at UCLA. Fri. 9 a.m. (Traditional), 9:15 a.m. (Orthodox), 6:30 p.m. (Orthodox). Free (students). 574 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 208-3081. ucla.hillel.org.

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills. Fri. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. (310) 288-3737. tebh.org.

Beth Chayim Chadashim. Fri. 10 a.m. Free. 6090 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 931-7023. bcc-la.org.

Chabad House at UCLA. Fri. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (service), 11:30 a.m. (shofar). Free. Chabad of Westwood, 741 Gayley Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 208-1613. chabadwestwood.com.

Ohr HaTorah’s Second Day Rosh Hashanah Special Musical Performance. Fri. 10 a.m. Free. Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4401 W. Eighth St., Los Angeles. (310) 915-5200. ohrhatorah.org.

Temple Israel of Hollywood. Chapel service. Fri. 10 a.m. Free. 7300 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 876-8330. tioh.org.

Hillel at USC. Fri. 10 a.m. Free (students). 3300 S. Hoover St., Los Angeles. (213) 747-9135. uschillel.org.

TASHLICH

Beth Chayim Chadashim. Fri. 4 p.m. Free. Venice Beach, near Figtree’s Café and Grill, 429 Ocean Front Walk, Venice. (323) 931-7023. bcc-la.org.


SUN., OCT. 2

KEVER AVOT

Eden Memorial Park. Sun. 10 a.m. Free. 11500 Sepulveda Blvd., Mission Hills. (818) 361-7161. eden-memorialpark.com.

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary. Sun. 10 a.m. Free. Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary, 6001 W. Centinela Ave., Los Angeles. (800) 576-1994. hillsidememorial.org.

Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries—Hollywood Hills. Sun. 10 a.m. Free. 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. (800) 600-0076. mountsinaiparks.org.

Home of Peace. Sun. 11 a.m. Free. 4334 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 261-6135. homeofpeacememorialpark.com.

Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries—Simi Valley. Sun. 1 p.m. Free. 6150 Mount Sinai Drive, Simi Valley. (800) 600-0076. mountsinaiparks.org.

Sholom Memorial Park. 10 a.m. Free. 13017 N. Lopez Canyon Road, San Fernando. (818) 899-5216. sholomchapels.com.

TASHLICH

Adat Chaverim. Cantorial soloist Terry Lieberstein leads this outdoor, interactive Tashlich service. Sun. 11 a.m. Free. Los Encinos Park, 16756 Moorpark St., Encino. (888) 552-4552. humanisticjudaismla.org.

Shomrei Torah Synagogue. Sun. 12:30 p.m. Free (for Birthright Israel alumni). Beach in Malibu. For more information, call (818) 346-0811 or visit shomreitorahsynagogue.org.

Tashlich: A Jewish Ritual of Renewal. Hosted by HaMercaz, Vista Inspire Program, Miracle Theatre and Nes Gadol. Sun. 2-4 p.m. Free. Annenberg State Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica. (866) 287-8030 or (310) 836-1223, ext. 322.

IKAR. Sun. 4:30 p.m. Free. Santa Monica State Beach, Lifeguard Station 26, just south of Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica. ikar-la.org.

JConnectLA’s Sunset Tashlich by the Sea. Sun. 6 p.m. Free. Santa Monica Pier, halfway down pier, Santa Monica. (310) 277-5544. daysofawesome.com.


WED., OCT. 5

FREE SENIORS HIGH HOLY DAY LUNCHEON
Chabad Jewish Community Center in conjunction with the Ventura Townhouse.  Wed., Oct. 5, 11:30 am. Free.  Chabad Jewish Community Center, 5040 Telegraph Road.  To RSVP please call Sarah at 805.660.1836.


FRI., OCT. 7

KOL NIDRE

Kol Nidre LIVE BROADCAST. Fri. 6:15 p.m. Rabbi Naomi Levy and Nashuva will appear on livestream over jewishjournal.com.  Click here to watch.

JConnectLA’s Days of Awesome Un-Service. Fri. 5:30 p.m. (non-traditional service). Free. Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, 9120 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 277-5544. daysofawesome.com.

Hillel at UCLA. Fri. 6 p.m. (Traditional), 6:15 p.m. (Orthodox), 7:30 p.m. (Reform). Free (students). 574 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 208-3081. ucla.hillel.org.

Laugh Factory. Fri. 6-8 p.m. Free. 8001 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. RSVP, (323) 656-1336, ext. 1. laughfactory.com.

Chai Center. Fri. 6:30-8:30 p.m. (services). Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 391-7995. chaicenter.org.

Hillel at USC. Fri. 6:30 p.m. Free (students). 3300 S. Hoover St., Los Angeles. (213) 747-9135. uschillel.org.


SAT., OCT. 8

YOM KIPPUR

Temple Israel of Hollywood. Family service (toddler-second grade). Sat. 8:30 a.m. Free. 7300 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 876-8330. tioh.org.

Hillel at UCLA. Sat. 9:15 a.m. (Shachrit, Orthodox), 9:30 a.m. (Morning, Traditional), 9:30 a.m. (Morning, Reform), noon (meditation, Reform), 1 p.m. (Yizkor, Traditional), 2 p.m. (text study, Reform), 4:30 p.m. (Mincha, Traditional), 5:15 p.m. (Neilah, Orthodox), 5:30 p.m. (Yizkor/Neilah, Reform), 6 p.m. (Neilah, Traditional), 7:13 p.m. (Shofar sounded). Free (students). 574 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles. (310) 208-3081. ucla.hillel.org.

Hillel at USC. Sat. 9:30 a.m. (services), 1 p.m. (Yizkor), 4:30 p.m. (Mincha), 6 p.m. (Neilah), 7:06 p.m. (Break the fast). Free (students). 3300 S. Hoover St., Los Angeles. (213) 747-9135. uschillel.org.

JConnectLA’s Days of Awesome Un-Service. Sat. 10 a.m. Free (non-traditional service and break-the-fast). Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, 9120 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 277-5544. daysofawesome.com.

Beth Chayim Chadashim. Family Service. Sat. 11 a.m. Free. Temple Isaiah, 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 931-7023. bcc-la.org.

Chai Center. Sat. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (services), 3-5 p.m. (“Stump the Rabbi” program), 5:30-7:06 p.m. (Neilah). Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 391-7995. chaicenter.org.

Laugh Factory. Sat. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 6-8 p.m. (Neilah). Break-the-fast follows. Free. 8001 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. RSVP, (323) 656-1336, ext. 1. laughfactory.com.

Sholem Community. Sat. 11 a.m. Free. Rancho Park, Picnic Area No. 1, 2551 Motor Ave., Los Angeles. (818) 760-6625. sholem.org.

Ohr HaTorah’s Yom Kippur Special Musical Performance. Sat. 2 p.m. Free. Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4401 W. Eighth St., Los Angeles. (310) 915-5200. ohrhatorah.org.

Congregation Or Ami. Family service. Sat. 2:15 p.m. Free. Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Fred Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. (818) 880-4880. orami.org.

Kehillat Israel. Family service. Sat. 3-4 p.m. Free. Wadsworth Theater, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 459-2328. kehillatisrael.org.

Temple Judea. Tot services. Sat. 3:30 p.m. Free. 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. (818) 758-3800. templejudea.com.


SUN., OCT. 9

KEVER AVOT

Sholom Memorial Park. 10 a.m. Free. 13017 N. Lopez Canyon Road, San Fernando. (818) 899-5216. sholomchapels.com.

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