High Holy Day Services 5778 - 2017


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 David B'nai Israel Beth Am

55 Yeomans Road (members only) and auxiliary site at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts (members and community)


Evening Services

Wed., Sept 20 at 6:oo p.m. Thur., Sept 21 at 6:oo p.m. Fri., Sept 22 at 7: 00p.m.

Morning Services

Thur. & Fri., Sept. 21 & 22

Yeomans/Richmond Hill Main Service: 9:00a.m.

Yeomans Havurah Service: 9:30a.m. Yeoman’s Family Minyan: 10:00 a.m. Yeomans Children's Services:  9:30a.m.

Tashlich (55 Yeomans Road)

Thursday, Sept.21 at 5:15p.m.


Evening Services

Friday, Sept  29 - Kol Nidrei Main Service: 6:45p.m.

Yeomans Havurah Service: 6:45p.m.     Yeomans Family Minyan: 6:45p.m.

Yeomans Children's Services:    6:30p.m.

Day Services

Saturday, Sept 30

Main Service:    9:00a.m.

Yeomans Havurah Service:9:30a.m.     Yeomans Family Minyan: 1o:oo a.m.

Yeomans Children's Services:    9:30a.m.

Sat, Sept. 30 Minhah 5:30p.m.  Shofar/End of Fast 7:40p.m.


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 $25/person @ and Reena Building, 927 Clark Ave West

Wheelchair accessible; barrier free washrooms; elevator; bimah accessible


Chabad Romano Centre

10500 Bathurst Street, Maple


chabad@chabadrc.org   www.chabadrc.org

$150/adult main sanctuary (regular service)

$99/adult educational 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


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 sermon in Russian

Childcare available at some locations

Check individual location regarding accessibility


a.Richmond Hill/Maple

Bathurst & Weldrick

50 Marc Santi Blvd.

Rabbi Avrohom Zaltzman


411 Confederation Dr. Unit 14

c.Thornhill Woods

North Thornhill C.C.

300 Pleasant Ridge Ave.

Rabbi Chaim Hildeshaim

d.West Thornhill

Centre for the Arts

525 New Westminster Dr.

Rabbi Levi Jacobson

e.East Thornhill

JRCC East Thornhill

7608 Yonge Street, #3

Rabbi Mendel Zaltzman

f.South Thornhill

1 Cordoba Drive, Thornhill (Party room)

Rabbi Levi Blau


Bnai Torah Hall

465 Patricia Avenue, North York

Rabbi Yisroel Karpilovsky

h.Bathurst & Sheppard

4455 Bathurst Street, Toronto

Roman Goldstien

i.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


Wednesday, September 20

Evening Services - 6:45 PM

Rosh Hashana Dinner by Online RSVP ONLY

Thursday, September 21

Morning Services - 9:00 AM

Shofar Blowing - 11:45 AM

Mincha - 6:00 PM
Followed by Tashlich @The Waterfront - Spadina Quay

Evening Services - 7:30 PM

Friday, September 22

Morning Services - 9:00 AM

Shofar Blowing - 11:45 AM

Evening Services - 6:45 PM


Friday, September 29

Kol Nidrei Services - 6:45 PM

Shabbat, September 30

Morning Services - 9:00 AM

Yizkor Service -12:00 PM

Afternoon & Neila Service - 5:45 PM

Shofar Sounding & Fast Ends - 7:42 PM

A light break-fast will be served

Warm & Friendly Environment

English-Hebrew Prayer Books

Inspirational & Meaningful Services

No membership or affiliation necessary!


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)


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 Bloor Street United, 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 2-17;

$18/babies to age 2

Tickets - https://highholidays2017.eventbrite.ca

Babysitting and Family service

Wheelchair accessible


Har Tikvah Congregation

Services at 9893 Torbram Rd., Brampton


info@hartikvah.org   www.hartikvah.org

Fees are $150 per adult, under 18 - No charge

Child care available

Washrooms not accessible.

Ramp to front entrance. 5 stairs into sanctuary.


Neshamah: A New Model for Jewish Community

Borgata Wedding and Event Venue

8400 Jane Street, Vaughan

info@neshamah.ca   www.neshamah.ca

HHD Tickets:

Included in all Neshamah Memberships.

Ticket pricing for non-members as follows:

$250 Adult, $125 Senior, $125 Student and $50 Child

Discounted tickets available for Members.

Free services on Rosh Hashanah Morning Day 2 (Sept. 22) at 10am - Yom Kippur Afternoon (Sept. 30) (including Yizkor) starting at 3pm.

Rosh Hashanah Children's Service at the North Thornhill Community Centre - Rosh Hashanah Day 1 (Sept. 21) at 4pm. Followed by Tashlich.

Full schedule can be found here: http://neshamah.ca/hhdschedule.html

Neshamah Education is rated #1 in the GTA for supplementary education.

Neshamah is the only Canadian Synagogue using enhanced visual Tefillah for all of its service offerings. This is a multimedia experience everyone will enjoy.


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

A vibrant inter-generational Reform congregation in Thornhill

7360 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill, On L3T 2R7

905-889-2252  l  information@templeharzion.com  l  www.templeharzion.com

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


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: Thursday September 21, 10:30am $90/adults, $45/students, $30/children's program;  $20/babysitting

Kol Nidrei & Yizkor: Friday September 29, 8pm
$90/adults; $45/students; no children's program or babysitting

Yom Kippur Day: Saturday September 30, 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 Thursday, Sept. 21 - 7:30 pm

Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Friday, Sept 29 - 7:30 pm

Each service: $50/adult; $20/children 3-12; $25/low income and youth 13-26.

Children's program for children 3 - 12.

Our observances include the traditional blowing of the shofar (ram’s horn), secular readings specific to the New Year and music in Yiddish, Hebrew and English. Well-known Toronto musicians, singer David Wall, pianist Marilyn Lerner and guitarist Kevin Barrett will be performing.

Chair lift available.

Website: http://winchevskycentre.org/events/rosh-hashonah-yom-kippur-at-winchevsky/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1482999651784547/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%22106%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D


Sephardic Congregations


Ahavat Shalom Congregation

2 Coltrane Drive, Thornhill



$180/non-members; $500/family

Rabbi Tsadok Pereira; Cantor Rabbi Look from Yerusalem

Babysitting and children’s program

Not wheelchair accessible


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/

$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 - $36

Children under 13- $5 or $10/family; $60/Youth 13-30 for entire High Holy Days.  Children's programs, family services and childcare available

Year-round Shabbat services and other events, mainly at the MNJCC. Affordable memberships also available (includes all holiday tickets)

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 September 15* No registration at service.

$200 /single ticket * Membership packages include all High Holy Day services / discounted fees for new memberships / by September 15 - Kids free with parents

Free Childcare available


Dani Centre

Rosh Hashanah

Thursday, September 21, 9am

Friday, September 22, 9am

Yom Kippur

Kol Nidre Friday, September 29, 6:30pm

Saturday, September 30, 9am

Adults: $175

Seniors & Youth: $115

Children age 6 to 12: $65

Prices for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Services are held at the DANI Centre

501 Clark Avenue West, Thornhill

On the west end of the Garnet Williams Building

Kiddush will be provided.

For more information, please call Tobi at 416-418-0339


The First Narayever

Services at Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre

750 Spadina Avenue, Toronto


info@narayever.ca   www.narayever.ca

Adult $240; Student $64; Teen post Bar/Bat Mitzvah $64; Child pre-Bar/Bat Mitzvah and babies $48.

Babysitting for younger children; meaningful family services; inspiring age-specific child and youth programming; engaging teen program.  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




Babysitting available

Wheelchair accessible; elevator.


Makom: Creative Downtown Judaism


Ticket prices:

Adult RH & YK: $225

Student/Low Income RH & YK: $125

Teen/Child RH & YK: $60

Adult RH or YK: $130

Student/Low Income RH or YK: $75

Teen/Child RH or YK: $40


B'nai Shalom v'Tikvah

services take place at 65 King's Crescent, Ajax Ontario, L1S 2M4


Contact phone # is: 905-428-2580

Contact email: Hartley - hartleyg11@gmail.com

Website: www.bnaishalomvtikvah.ca


High holiday ticket costs: $118. Free for first time attendees. Call for more info.