High Holy Days

High Holy Days Events

Aviv Erev Rosh Hashanah Cocktail Hour

Venue: Rooftop Location: 270 West 89th Street

Let’s toast to the New Year! Join the Aviv community for sips and bites following first night Rosh Hashanah services.

Rosh Hashanah Morning Services (First Day)

Venue: Various Locations

Join us for Rosh Hashanah Morning Services. This service will be held in person in the BJ sanctuary and Jazz at Lincoln Center for members in good standing.

Community Learning and Tashlikh

Venue: Riverside Park

Join Rabbinic Fellow Alissa Platcow for pre-Tashlikh learning before making our way to the edge of Riverside Park for Tashlikh.

Rosh Hashanah Morning Services (Second Day)

Venue: SPSA, 263 West 86th Street Location: 263 West 86th Street

Join us for Rosh Hashanah Morning Services. This service will be held in person at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew for members in good standing.

Rosh Hashanah Mindfulness Service

Venue: Community House – 3rd Floor Location: 270 West 89th Street

Led by Rabbi Shuli Passow, Rabbi Marc Margolius, and Cantor David Mintz, this service is meditative, soul-stirring, and deeply powerful. Each of us is invited to engage in a personal way, supported by the beautiful melodies of the season.

Family Mahzor Project

Venue: Reception Room Location: 270 West 89th Street

Join us for a lunch-and-learn/create with soferet (scribe) and artist, Rachel Jackson. Together, we will create art based on one of the central prayers and themes of the High Holy Days season.

A Night of Remembrance

Venue: Remote Access Only

As we approach Yom Kippur, BJ Social Worker Jane Blumenstein will lead a bereavement group for those who are experiencing the High Holy Days without a loved one for the first (or second, or third) time.

Aviv Kol Nidre

Venue: Community House – 3rd Floor Location: 270 West 89th Street

The Kol Nidre service is a powerful, stirring transition into Yom Kippur.

Kol Nidre

Join us for Kol Nidre, the beginning of the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. The service will be held in the Sanctuary and Jazz at Lincoln Center for members in good standing

Kol Nidre Services: Families (6+)

Venue: SPSA, 263 West 86th Street Location: 263 West 86th Street

Join us for a family service on Kol Nidre, the beginning of the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. The service will be held at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew for members in good standing and will also be streamed live for all

Yom Kippur Morning Services

Venue: Various Locations

Join us for Yom Kippur services, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. This service will be held in person in the BJ Sanctuary and Jazz at Lincoln Center for members in good standing and will also be livestreamed.  

Yom Kippur Morning Services: Early Childhood Families (Birth-5)

Venue: SPSA, 263 West 86th Street Location: 263 West 86th Street

Join us for a family service on Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. The service will be held at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew for members in good standing and will be livestreamed.  

Yom Kippur Morning Services: Families (6+)

Venue: SPSA, 263 West 86th Street Location: 263 West 86th Street

Join us for a family service on Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. The service will be held at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew for members in good standing and will be livestreamed.

Yom Kippur: Seder Ha-Avodah Service

Venue: Sanctuary Location: 257 West 88th Street

The service will be held at in the BJ Sanctuary for members in good standing—click here for more information about how to register. It will also be streamed live for all—register here.

Yom Kippur: Minha and Ne’ilah

Venue: Various Locations

Join us for the closing of Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. This service will be held in person in the BJ Sanctuary and Jazz at Lincoln Center for members in good standing and will be livestreamed.

Community Break Fast

Venue: Community House – 3rd Floor Location: 270 West 89th Street

After twenty-five hours of prayer and devotion, join the BJ community as we break our fast with good food, good friends, and good wishes for the year ahead. This event is open to members and non-members alike.

Early Childhood Sukkot Brunch

Venue: Rooftop Location: 270 West 89th Street

Get into the festive energy of Sukkot with family brunch and activities in the Sukkah!

Join our High Holy Days livestream

Let us usher in this new year and these Yamim Noraʾim, together. Register to join us for a deeply meaningful and spiritual High Holy Days livestream, no matter where you are.