September 7, 2000
Ticket prices are for the full series, including Rosh Hashanah evening and morning, Yom Kippur evening, and all day on Yom Kippur. Many synagogues offer tickets for single services, and many will nego-tiate. And remember, whatever you pay for holiday tickets is a tax-deductible charitable contribution.
Arbeter Ring/Workmen's Circle
Temple Beth Israel
Aish Los Angeles
Sholem Community (Kol Nidre)
Temple Beth Emet
B'nai Ami Synagogue
B'nai Tikvah Congregation
Etz Jacob Congregation
Jewish Learning Exchange ($50 children)
Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue
Cong. N'vay Shalom
Cong. Or Ami ($25 children)
Beth Chayim Chadashim
Temple Beth Hillel ($100 seniors, $40 students)
Beth Shir Shalom
Cong. Kol Ami
Leo Baeck Temple
Makom Ohr Shalom
UCLA Hillel (other than UCLA students)
Adat Shalom ($140 for people under 25)
Temple Beth Am (less for alternative BAIT Tefillah service)
Cong. Beth Ohr
Temple Isaiah (seniors $150)
Stephen S. Wise Temple ($50 membership ages 21-32)
Congregation Ner Tamid in Rancho Palos Verdes does not sell tickets to nonmembers but offers a three-month membership.
Free services and programs
All holiday services at Southwest Temple Beth Torah in Gardena are free and open to the public.
Leo Baeck Temple offers a free service for families with very young children at 2 p.m. on the first day of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur, and a Rosh Hashanah "family program" with music, art and drama activities at 10 a.m. on the second day of Rosh Hashanah.
Cong. Or Ami offers free family services at 2 p.m. on the first day of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur.
Many synagogues that hold services on the second day of Rosh Hashanah (most do, except for some Reform temples) do not require tickets. Similarly, many congregations do not require tickets for Yom Kippur services late in the day, following an after-noon break. Call around to locate temples offering these open services.
Chabad offers free holiday services all over Southern California; see synagogue listings for West Coast headquarters and specific congregations. Also, the Chai Center will hold free services near LAX.