High Holy Day Services 5779 - 2018
Sunday, September 9th (Erev)
First Day - Monday, September 10th
Second Day - Tuesday, September 11th
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.
Beit Rayim Synagogue
Services held at TanenbaumCHAT Kimel Education Centre
Lebovic Jewish Community Campus
9600 Bathurst Street, Vaughan
$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
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.
Aish Toronto, Thornhill Community Shul
949 Clark Avenue West, Thornhill
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
$150/adult main sanctuary (regular service)
Children’s youth service up to age 16 - No charge
Chabad - Uptown Chabad
Services held at B’nai Brith Building
15 Hove Street, Toronto
All seats for non-members are $100/adult; $25/child
Children’s program from toddler age until 13
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
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
Rabbi Avrohom Zaltzman
Rabbi Chaim Hildeshaim
Chabad of Downtown
49 Spadina Avenue (Directly across Chabad)
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
No ticket sales; first come, first serve; limited space
The Richmond Hill Country Shul
9225 Bathurst Street, Richmond Hill
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
$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)
$400/family; $100/adult; $50/under 18
Am Shalom Congregation
767 Huronia Street, Barrie
$180/adult; $90/child, including dependent children in full-time college or university
Services at 300 Bloor Street West, Toronto
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
Babysitting and Family service
Har Tikvah Congregation
Services at 380 Bovaird Drive East, Unit 22, Brampton
Fees are $150 per adult, under 18 - No charge
Child care available
2399 Folkway Drive, Mississauga
905-820-5915 x 71
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!
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
$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
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
585 Cranbrooke Avenue, Toronto
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).
Egalitarian, Carlebach style participatory Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services
at The Wolfond Centre
36 Harbord St, Toronto
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
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
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
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
Wheelchair accessible; elevator.