Festivals and Holidays

2017/5778 High Holiday Services and Seat Price Schedule

We look forward to having you worship with us during the High Holidays.

If you do not recall the seat(s) you occupied last year, or have any questions, contact us at the office or email hjanover@spsnyc.org or mschneider@spsnyc.orgClick Here 2017-5778 Seat Price Schedule

(1) Main Sanctuary Service: led by Rabbi Rachel Ain and Cantor Dov Keren with the Shirah Choir. This service is available only to Synagogue members and their immediate families. Assigned seating.

(2) High Holy Days Parallel Service in the Sassower-Schneider Auditorium led by Rabbi Irving Spielman and Cantor Marshall Wise with the Shirah Quartet. Available to Synagogue members and non-members. Open seating. Click here to purchase tickets.

(3) Young Professionals (20s & 30s) High Holiday Services
Young Professional Services are led by Rabbi Dave Levy & JTS student Daniel Novick. $54/one holiday and $72 for both holidays. Tickets are available here for people in their 20’s & 30’s. Synagogue membership not required.

The Young Professionals Services will again be taking place at PS 59 at 233 E 56th St (56th street between 2nd and 3rd avenues)

Service Times:
Rosh Hashanah Morning Services – September 21st and 22nd from 11 am-1 pm
Kol Nidre – September 29 at 6:15 pm
Yom Kippur morning – September 30th at 10:30 am

Young Professionals are also invited to join our congregation’s sanctuary service:
Rosh Hashanah Evening Services – September 20th and September 21st
Yom Kippur Concluding Services (Neilah) – September 30th

(4) Children’s High Holy Day Programs:

  1. Tot Service (birth – 3 yrs old) Parent(s) attendance required:
    Rosh Hashanah Day 1 & Yom Kippur: 9:00 am – 9:45 am
    Rosh Hashanah Day 2: 10:00 am – 10:45 am (combined with Family Service)
  2. Family Service (4 – 6 yrs old) Parent(s) attendance required:
    Rosh Hashanah Day 1 & Yom Kippur: 10:00 am – 10:45 am
    Rosh Hashanah Day 2:  10:00 am – 10:45 am
  3. Children’s Program (grades K – 6): Children will be divided into same-grade groups and rotate between holiday activity rooms.
    Rosh Hashanah Days 1 & 2: 11:00 am – 1:15 pm
    Yom Kippur: 11:00 am – end of Yizkor
  4. Teen Program (grades 7 – 12):
    Rosh Hashanah Day 1, 2 & Yom Kippur: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

FULL HIGH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Key: * No ticket required    ** Separate Ticket required – PS 59 (East 56th St.)

ROSH HASHANAH
Wednesday, September 20
Evening Service 6:15 pm

ROSH HASHANAH (First Day)
Thursday, September 21
Morning Service 8:30 am

  • Tot Rosh Hashanah Service (birth – 3 yrs) 9 – 9:45 am *
  • Family Service: (4 – 6 yrs.) 10 – 10:45 am *
  • Children’s Program: K – 6th grade 11 am – 1:15 pm
  • Teen Program: 7 – 12th grade 11 am – 1 pm
  • Young Professionals Service 11 am – 1 pm**
  • Tashlich Service (E. 57 Street & East River) 5 – 5:30 pm
  • Minchah/Ma’ariv Service 5:45 pm

ROSH HASHANAH (Second Day)
Friday, September 22
Morning Service 8:30 am

  • Family Service: (birth – 6 yrs.) 10 – 10:45 am *
  • Children’s Program: K – 6th grade 11 am – 1:15 pm *
  • Teen Program: 7 – 12th grade 11 am – 1 pm *
  • Young Professionals Service 11 am – 1 pm**
  • Minchah/Ma’ariv Service 6:15 pm

YOM KIPPUR
KOL NIDRE
Friday, September 296:15 pm
Young Professionals Service 6:15 pm**

Saturday, September 30
Morning Service 9:30 am

  • Tot Yom Kippur Service (birth – 3 yrs,) 9 – 9:45 am *
  • Family Service: (4 – 6 yrs.) 10 – 10:45 am *
  • Children’s Program: K – 6th grade 11 am – end of Yizkor *
  • Teen Program: 7 – 12th grade 11 am – 1 pm*
  • Young Professionals Service 10:30 am – 1pm**
  • Yizkor Service approximately Noon
  • Musaf Service 1 pm
  • Recess 3:00 – 4:15 pm
  • Minchah Service 4:30 – 5:45 pm
  • Neilah/ Ma’ariv/ Havdallah Services 5:45 pm
  • Blowing of the Shofar 7:22 pm

Baby-sitting available Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur 10:30 am – 1:15 pm.


* SUKKOT
Wednesday October 4

  • Evening Service 6:15 pm followed by Congregational Dinner in the Sukkah

Thursday October 5
Morning Service 9:15 am

  • Evening Service 5:45 pm

Friday, October 6
Morning Service 9:15 am

  • Friday Night Shabbat Service & Jackson Religious School Sukkot Dinner 6:15 pm

* HOSHANAH RABBAH

Wednesday October 11

  • Morning Service 7:30 am

* SHEMINI ATZERET

Wednesday October 11, Evening Service 5:45 pm
Thursday October 12

  • Morning Service 9:15 am
  • Yizkor Service approximately 11:15 am

* SIMCHAT TORAH

Thursday October 12, 5:45 pm

  • Torah Processional – Fun for everyone, tots – seniors

Friday October 13, 9:15 am

  • Gala fun-filled Torah Celebration of Leadership honoring Gabrielle Alper & Jeffrey Jacob