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

905.303.5471

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

416.783.6103

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.
Egalitarian.

 

 

Orthodox Congregations

 

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

905.764.1891    

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

905.303.1880

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

416.635.9696

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
647.677.0665

rabbi@chabadontheeastside.com

www.ChabadontheEastSide.com
 

 

Jewish Russian Community Centre
Services geared to the Russian community

www.jrcc.org

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
 

Locations:
 

  • 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

ROSH HASHANA

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

YOM KIPPUR

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

416-961-5556

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

905-709-7485

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

647-778-2744

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)

416-732-6212

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

705-792-3949

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

416-613-1309

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

905-792-7589

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

PLEASE CALL FOR INFORMATION AND TICKETS – EVERYONE ENTERING THE BUILDING MUST HAVE A TICKET

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

416-385-3910

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

416-465-5488

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

416-580-6303

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

416-927-0546

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

www.narayever.ca

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

416-636-6665

lodzercentre@rogers.com

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