High Holy Day Services 5779 - 2018

Rosh Hashana:
Sunday, September 9th (Erev)
First Day - Monday, September 10th
Second Day - Tuesday, September 11th

Yom Kippur:
Tuesday, September 18th (Erev)
Wednesday, September 19th



This is a list of congregations and organizations welcoming non-members to their services. For complete information, please contact the congregations directly as noted below. 

On behalf of UJA Federation, we wish you a Healthy, Happy and Peaceful New Year.  Shana Tova.


Conservative Congregations


Beit Rayim Synagogue  
Services held at TanenbaumCHAT Kimel Education Centre
Lebovic Jewish Community Campus
9600 Bathurst Street, Vaughan


admin@beitrayim.org   www.beitrayim.org

$300 adult

$180 young adults (13-24)

Children 0-12 are free when accompanied by a paying adult 
Family oriented. Egalitarian. Comprehensive youth program
Wheelchair accessible; barrier free washrooms


Beth Sholom Synagogue 
1445 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto

barbara@bethsholom.net   www.bethsholom.net


Traditional service $350 adult. All seats reserved.
Family Service $600 for the family.

NEW! Learning programs and Panel Discussions. Also: Embrace your Spiritual Journey – a unique alternative service.

Youth and Teen programs.
Something for everyone.



Orthodox Congregations


Aish Toronto, Thornhill Community Shul 
949 Clark Avenue West, Thornhill


theshul@aish.com    www.thornhillshul.com

Services held at Shul location 949 Clark Avenue West
Main Sanctuary: $250/adult; $200/student; $135/child
Auxiliary service: $180/adult; $80/student; $60/child (Jerusalem Hall)
Children’s program $50

Family Experience Program $54/person @ and Reena Building, 927 Clark Ave West
Wheelchair accessible; barrier-free washrooms; elevator; bimah accessible


Chabad Romano Centre 
Elgin West Community Centre
11099 Bathurst St, Richmond Hill


chabad@chabadrc.org   www.chabadrc.org

$150/adult main sanctuary (regular service)
Children’s youth service up to age 16 - No charge
Wheelchair accessible


Chabad - Uptown Chabad

Services held at B’nai Brith Building
15 Hove Street, Toronto


uptownchabad@gmail.com   www.uptownchabad.com

All seats for non-members are $100/adult; $25/child
Children’s program from toddler age until 13
Wheelchair accessible


Chabad on the East Side
55 Rawlinson Avenue

Rabbi Shmuly Grossbaum




Jewish Russian Community Centre
Services geared to the Russian community


416-222-7105 x 221

$100/adult; $80/senior
All locations have Hebrew/English/Russian Prayer Books
Some locations have a sermon in Russian

Childcare available at some locations
Check individual location regarding accessibility


  • Richmond Hill/Maple 
    Bathurst & Weldrick 
    50 Marc Santi Blvd.

Rabbi Avrohom Zaltzman

  • Concord
    411 Confederation Dr. Unit 14

    Rabbi Avrohom Erlenwein
  • Thornhill Woods
    North Thornhill C.C.
    300 Pleasant Ridge Ave.

Rabbi Chaim Hildeshaim

  • West Thornhill
    Centre for the Arts
    525 New Westminster Dr.

    Rabbi Levi Jacobson
  • East Thornhill
    JRCC East Thornhill
    7608 Yonge Street, #3

    Rabbi Mendel Zaltzman
  • South Thornhill 
    1 Cordoba Dr. (Party room) 

    Rabbi Levi Blau


  • Steeles & Hilda 
    175 Hilda Ave. (Party Room)

Melekh Brikman

  • Rockford 
    18 Rockford Rd., North York

    Rabbi Yoseph Zaltzman
  • Bathurst & Sheppard 
    4455 Bathurst Street, Toronto

    Roman Goldstein
  • Bathurst & Lawrence 
    3174 Bathurst Street, Toronto 

    Mordechai Natarov


Chabad of Downtown

49 Spadina Avenue (Directly across Chabad)

416-546-9770   info@jewishdt.com

To reserve seats please visit: www.jewishdt.com

Seats are $99/adult; children are free


Sunday, September 9

Evening Services: 7:15 pm

Rosh Hashanah Dinner by online RSVP only

Monday, September 10

Morning Services: 9:30 am

Shofar Blowing: 12:00 pm

Mincha: 7:00 pm

Followed by Tashlich @ The Waterfront - Spadina Quay

Evening Services: 8:00 pm

Tuesday, September 11

Morning Services: 9:30 am

Shofar Blowing: 12:00 pm


Tuesday, September 18

Kol Nidrei: 7:00 pm

Wednesday, September 19

Morning Services: 9:30 am

Yizkor Service: 12:15 pm

Afternoon & Neilah Services: 6:00 pm

Sounding of the Shofar & Fast Ends: 8:02 pm

A light break-fast will be served

Warm & Friendly Environment

English-Hebrew Prayer Books

Inspirational & Meaningful Services

No membership or affiliation necessary!


Knesseth Israel (Junction Shul)
56 Maria Street, Toronto


info@junctionshul.org   www.junctionshul.org

No ticket sales; first come, first serve; limited space


The Richmond Hill Country Shul

9225 Bathurst Street, Richmond Hill


office@countryshul.org   https://www.countryshul.org/

1. Sunday, September 9, 2018

7:20 PM - 10:00 PM 2 days after

2. Tuesday, September 18, 2018

7:05 PM - 10:00 PM Next Day

Tickets include seating for both Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur.

Individual $100, Couple $180, Family $250

Tickets can be picked up at the Shul, Sunday Sept 2nd at the Shul BBQ from 4-7pm, or alternatively Sunday Sept 9th from 10-11am.

Payment of ticket must be made prior to issuing tickets either online with credit-card or in person via cash or cheque.

***No one will be turned away for financial need, please contact rabbi@countryshul.org to discuss further***


Thornhill Woods Shul in Partnership with Aish Toronto
Services held at Ace Daycare Building, 941 Rutherford Road, Thornhill

Rabbi Elisha Mandel


info@Thwshul.com   www.thwshul.com

$180/adult; $150/senior; $120/age 7-14; $90/children 3-6
Youth Programming, Alternative Services;
Wheelchair accessible; barrier-free washrooms; elevator


Yavne Zion Congregation (The Marlee Shul)

788 Marlee Avenue, Toronto (Entrance is in the back of the building)


rabbi@marleeshul.com  www.marleeshul.com

$400/family; $100/adult; $50/under 18
Babysitting available
Wheelchair accessible



Reform Congregations


Am Shalom Congregation
767 Huronia Street, Barrie


amshalomcongregation@bellnet.ca   www.amshalom.ca

$180/adult; $90/child, including dependent children in full-time college or university
Children's program
Wheelchair accessible


City Shul 
Services at 300 Bloor Street West, Toronto


highholidays@cityshul.com  www.cityshul.com

Both Rosh Hashanah (includes Erev Rosh Hashanah) and Yom Kippur:
$336/adults; $195/senior; $136/student w. student card;
$136/youth 2-17; $36/babies to age 2

Either Rosh Hashanah (includes Erev Rosh Hashanah) or Yom Kippur:
$250/adult; $136/senior; $85/full time student with card, $85/youth 2-16
$18/babies to age 2

Tickets - https://highholidays-regular-2018.eventbrite.ca

Babysitting and Family service
Wheelchair accessible


Har Tikvah Congregation
Services at 380 Bovaird Drive East, Unit 22, Brampton


info@hartikvah.org   www.hartikvah.org

Fees are $150 per adult, under 18 - No charge
Child care available
Fully accessible


Solel Congregation
Solel Congregation
2399 Folkway Drive, Mississauga

905-820-5915 x 71

Info@solel.ca   www.solel.ca

For both Holidays:
$210/adult; $130 Senior; $36/student (8 – 17); and 7 and under free
$150/adult Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur; $90/senior; $36 student (8-17); 7 and under free
Family services available.  Free tickets for Family Services – Call the Solel office to Register
Wheelchair accessible.  Those with hearing impairments can sit with reserved seats at the front of the sanctuary - by request to Carol @ 905-820-5915 x 71


Temple Har Zion
7360 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill

We are a vibrant Reform congregation in Thornhill - a diverse and multigenerational congregation—just like the country we call home.  We embrace people from every corner of the Jewish world: newcomers to Canada, interfaith families, LGBTQ Jews and their families, people of different abilities, empty nesters, families with young children, and Jews who have grown up very traditional or not traditional at all!

905-889-2252 -  info@harzion.ca - harzion.ca

Tickets available for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur @ $250/person l Children 7 and under @ no charge

Family Service Tickets available 1st Day Rosh Hashanah @ 3:30 pm and Yom Kippur afternoon @ 2:30 pm @ no charge


Wheelchair accessible, barrier-free washrooms, elevator


Temple Kol Ami

Our High Holy Day Services are warm, participatory, and egalitarian. Our rabbi is respected widely for his thought-provoking sermons. Our services are lifted by the music of our fantastic volunteer choir and our wonderful Cantorial Soloist.

Services at Avani Event Centre
8400 Jane St., Vaughan

Ticket prices:

$210 for adults (13 and up)
$100 for children (5-13)

Price for children 5 and under is whatever donation parents deem appropriate.

Babysitting is provided at no extra cost throughout the holidays.
Family Services are free and open to the public! For families with children, we offer an interactive Family Service with music, stories, and family holiday activities.

Visit www.kolami.ca/worship/high-holy-days for our complete schedule or call us at our office

905-709-2620 and we'll be happy to answer your questions.



Secular Humanistic Congregations


Oraynu Congregation for Humanistic Judaism


info@oraynu.org   www.oraynu.org

Services at The Avenue Banquet Hall, 1600 Steeles Avenue West, Concord
Rosh Hashanah: Monday, September 10, 10:30am $90/adults, $45/students, $30/children's program; $20/babysitting

Kol Nidrei & Yizkor: Tuesday September 18, 8pm $90/adults; $45/students; no children's program or babysitting

Yom Kippur Day: Wednesday September 19, 10:30am $70/adults; $35/students, $30/children's program; $20/babysitting

Package price to attend all 3 observances: $200/adult; $100/student

Wheelchair accessible


Winchevsky Centre

585 Cranbrooke Avenue, Toronto

416-789-5502; info@winchevskycentre.org

Rosh Hashanah: Monday, Sept 10 – 10:30 a.m.
Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre: Tuesday, Sept. 18 - 7:30 p.m.
Each service: $55/adult; $20/children 3-12; $25/low income and youth 13-30.

Children's program for children 3 - 12.

Our observances include the traditional shofar blowing, readings, poetry and music in Yiddish, Hebrew and English, led by well-known Toronto musicians, David Wall (vocals) and Marilyn Lerner (piano).

Chairlift available.

Website: www.winchevskycentre.org

FB: www.facebook.com/WinchevskyCtr

Twitter: @WinchevskyCtr

Instagram: www.instagram.com/winchevsky_centre



Sephardic Congregations



Unaffiliated Congregations


Annex Shul

Egalitarian, Carlebach style participatory Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services

at The Wolfond Centre
36 Harbord St, Toronto

info@annexshul.com   www.annexshul.com/high-holy-days/

Sliding scale pricing starting at:
$125/adult one service; $250/Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur
$75/student one service; $125/Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur
$25/under 18 one service; $50/Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur


Congregation Shir Libeynu

Egalitarian, inclusive services held at First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto


shirlibeynu@yahoo.ca   www.shirlibeynu.ca

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 or Kol Nidrei or Yom Kippur morning - $200/service; $65/service limited income
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - $54
Children under 13- $5 or $10/family; $75/Youth 13-30 for entire High Holy Days. Children's programs, family services and childcare available.
Wheelchair accessible; barrier-free washrooms


Danforth Jewish Circle

Service at Eastminster United Church
310 Danforth Avenue, Toronto


info@djctoronto.com   www.djctoronto.com

Online registration available for tickets & membership/*Advance registration by August 31*
No registration at service.
$200 /single ticket * Membership packages include all High Holy Day services / discounted fees for new memberships / by August 31 - Kids free with parents
Free Childcare available


The First Narayever

Services at Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
750 Spadina Avenue, Toronto


www.narayever.ca/form/5779-hhd-ticket-form.html   www.narayever.ca/high-holidays


Adult: Early bird paid by August 10, $215; After August 10, $245; tickets for either Rosh Hashanah only or for Yom Kippur only: $160; Full-time student under age 30, $70; Teen post-Bar/Bat Mitzvah $70; Child pre-Bar/Bat Mitzvah and babies $50.

Babysitting for younger children; meaningful family services; inspiring age-specific child and youth programs; engaging in teen programs. Both traditional services and immersive alternative sessions for adults.

Wheelchair accessible; wheelchair accessible bimah; barrier-free washrooms; Braille and large-print machzorim; reserved seating for those with hearing impairments or other disabilities.


Lodzer Centre Holocaust Congregation
12 Heaton Street, Toronto



$160/adult, $80/student, $36/child (5-13), Under 5 free
Babysitting available
Wheelchair accessible; elevator.