high Holidays at Shaare Zedek

2019 / 5780

Shaare Zedek's High Holiday services will be led by Rabbi Jonah Geffen with Rabbi Joshua Rabin and SZ member Efrem Epstein. The complete service schedule is included on this webpage.

We will be holding services at the Franciscan Community Center, 214 W. 97th Street. Seating is general and unassigned. Please contact the office before the holidays if you require further assistance due to mobility, etc.

Tickets will provide access to services on both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.


Ticket sales are now closed. Please email the office if you have any questions.

Tickets are included for all members of your household with Shaare Zedek membership. Members, you are automatically registered for holiday services when you join or renew your membership here. Below you can also purchase tickets for your guests, submit names to the 5780 Yizkor Memorial Book, and make an additional contribution.

Non-members may purchase tickets at the following rates, available on a first-come, first-served basis:

  • Adults: $72

  • Full-time students: $36

  • Two-parent families with one or more children: $200 (includes children's programming)

  • Single-parent families with one or more children: $100 (includes children's programming)

Additionally, anyone can add their loved ones' names to the 5779 Yizkor Memorial Book with a donation of $18 per name.

service schedule

Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, September 29
Candle lighting – 6:23 pm
No Minchah & Ma’ariv

Monday, September 30
Shacharit & Musaf – 8:30 am
Children's Programming – 10:30 am
Tashlich at the Hudson (Meet at the FCC at 4:45 pm): 5:00 pm
Minchah & Ma'ariv @ Ansche Chesed (251 W. 100th St) – 6:15 pm
Candle lighting – 7:29 pm

Tuesday, October 1 
Shacharit & Musaf – 8:30 am
Children's Programming – 10:30 am

Tzom Gedaliah

Wednesday, October 2                                                                   Fast begins  – 5:33 am
Fast ends  – 7:17 pm

Shabbat Shuvah

Friday, October 4
Candle lighting – 6:14 pm
(No service)

Saturday, October 5
Shacharit & Musaf – 9:30 am
Children's Services – 11:00 am
Kiddush lunch to follow
Minchah, Seudah Shlishit, & Ma’ariv – 5:45 pm
Havdalah – 7:23 pm

Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 8
Candle lighting up to 6:08 pm
Children's Child Care Begins – 5:30 pm                                      Fast begins - 6:08 pm Children’s Programming begins - 6:00 pm
Kol Nidrei – 6:15 pm

Wednesday, October 9
Shacharit, Yizkor, & Musaf – 8:30 am
Children's Programming – 10:30 am
Minchah & Neilah – 5:00 pm
Ma’ariv & Havdalah – 7:06 pm
Fast ends – 7:06 pm

Come back to celebrate Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah beginning Monday morning, October 14 through Tuesday, October 22. See the full schedule here.