High Holidays 2018 (5779)

Most of our High Holiday services are held at the Herbst Theater (401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102).

Selichot and Rosh Hashanah Day 2 will take place at Sha’ar Zahav (290 Dolores St, San Francisco, CA 94103)

Taschlikh will take place at Crissy Field

Annual Cemetery Service at Hills of Eternity (1301 El Camino Real. Colma, CA 94014)

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

8:00 p.m.             Selichot Service – at Sha’ar Zahav, 290 Dolores Street


Sunday, September 9, 2018                    

7:30 p.m.              Erev Rosh Hashanah

9:30 p.m.              Oneg (refreshments)

Monday, September 10, 2018             

9:30 a.m.              Rosh Hashanah Day 1

9:30 a.m.             Rosh Hashanah Family Service (children in preschool through 3rd grade + parents)

2:00 p.m               Tashlikh picnic – East Beach at Crissy Field

3:00 p.m.              Tashlikh service – East Beach at Crissy Field

Tuesday, September 11, 2018                  

9:30 a.m.              Rosh Hashanah Day 2 –  Sha’ar Zahav, 290 Dolores Street


Sunday, September 16, 2018                   

10:00 a.m.              Annual High Holiday Cemetery Service – Hills of Eternity, 1301 El Camino Real, Colma 94014


Tuesday, September 18, 2018                   

7:30 p.m.              Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre

Wednesday, September 19, 2018                

9:30 a.m.             Yom Kippur Day

9:30 a.m.             Yom Kippur Family Service (children in preschool through 3rd grade + parents)

1:30 p.m.              Mincha

2:30 p.m.             Niggun Service

3:30 p.m.             Breakout/Study Sessions

5:30 p.m.             Yizkor & Neilah*

7:30 p.m.             Break the Fast meal 


We will be offering free professional childcare services for children ages 3 though 9 (preschool up to 3rd grade).  Registration: Please let us know if you will be needing childcare so we can staff accordingly.

  • Family Services:
    • Children in childcare will attend Family Service
    • Services will begin at 9:30am on Rosh Hashanah Day 1 and Yom Kippur Day
    • At least one adult/parent must accompany any child/ren for the service
    • Services will be led by Education Director, Sue Bojdak
    • Childcare will open immediately after the Family Service
  • Childcare Hours:
    • Erev Rosh Hashanah: 7:00-9:30pm
    • Rosh Hashanah Day 1: 10:30am-1:00pm
    • Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre: 7:00-9:30pm
    • Yom Kippur Day: 10:30am-1:00pm & 5:30-7:30pm
  • Light snacks will be provided at childcare

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