High Holy Day Services 5780 - 2019

Rosh Hashana:
Sunday, September 29th (Erev)
First Day - Monday, September 30th
Second Day - Tuesday, October 1st

Yom Kippur:
Tuesday, October 8th (Erev)
Wednesday, October 9th



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


Beth David Synagogue Satellite Service 
Services held at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
10268 Yonge St.

Richmond Hill, Ontario  L4C 3B7

info@bethdavid.com       www.bethdavid.com

$210 Single (Includes 2 adults & children 19 and under)

$420 Family (Includes 2 adults & children 19 and under)

Family-friendly Egalitarian Service

Children’s activities (ages 3 -10 yrs. old)

Onsite parking s Handicap accessible

Hassle-free seating s Theatre-style comfort


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

info@bethsholom.net;  www.bethsholom.net


Traditional service $350 adult. Reserved seating.
Family Service $600 for the family. (My First Holy Days, a unique Family Service option for ages 0 - 5! Snacking and crying welcome)

NEW! In Conversation series featureing Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich and special guests Adam Minsky (Rosh Hashana - 1st Day) and Rabbi Zalman Rothschild (Rosh Hashana - 2nd Day).

Youth and Teen programs.
Something for everyone.
Egalitarian, Wheelchair accessible



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

15 Hove Street, Toronto


uptownchabad@gmail.com   www.uptownchabad.com

All seats for non-members are $125/adult; $35/child
Children’s program from toddler age until 13
Wheelchair accessible


Chabad on the East Side
55 Rawlinson Avenue

Rabbi Shmuly Grossbaum



JNY - Jewish North York Centre
465 Patricia Ave

Rabbi Yisroel Karpilovsky


Join us for meaningful and inspirational services in a warm and welcoming atmosphere

All Welcome

Children's Program

Members and non-members are welcome in our Synagogue at all times with or without a ticket.
Both members and non members can purchase tickets to have their seats reserved.
Membership includes 2 free adult seats and 2 free kids tickets.

To reserve seats for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur Services go online: www.JewishNorthYork.org or call Mrs. Masha Adirin 647.518.8770 x 1

All prayers will take place at JNY - 465 Patricia Ave


Rosh Hashana Services


Evening Services 7:30 pm



Morning Services 9:00 am
Children's program 10:00 am
Torah Reading 10:45 am
Shofar Blowing 12:30 pm

Yom Kippur Services


Kol Nidrei 7:30 pm


Morning Services 9:00 am
Children's program 10:00 am
Torah Reading 10:45 am
Yizkor Memorial Service 1:00 pm

Neila 6:30 pm
Fast ends 8:03 pm

Jewish Russian Community Centre
Services geared to the Russian community


416-222-7105 x 221

$100/adult; $80/senior, $40/child
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, Concord
    Rabbi Avi Weinstein
  • Thornhill Woods
    North Thornhill C.C.
    300 Pleasant Ridge Ave
    Rabbi Chaim Hildeshaim


  • West Thornhill
    Centre for the Arts
    525 New Westminster Dr., Thornhill
    Rabbi Levi Jacobson
  • East Thornhill
    JRCC East Thornhill
    7608 Yonge Street, #3, Thornhill
    Rabbi Mendel Zaltzman


  • South Thornhill 
    1 Cordoba Dr. (Party room), Thornhill
    Rabbi Levi Blau


  • Steeles & Hilda 
    175 Hilda Ave. (Party Room), North York
    ​Melekh Brikman


  • Rockford 
    18 Rockford Rd., North York
    Rabbi Shmuel Neft


  • Bathurst & Sheppard 
    4455 Bathurst Street, Toronto
    ​Roman Goldstein


  • Bathurst & Lawrence 
    3174 Bathurst Street, Toronto 
    Mordechai Natarov


Chabad of Downtown

420 King St West. (corner of Charlotte St.)

416-546-9770   info@jewishdt.com

To reserve seats please visit: www.jewishdt.com

Seats are $125/Adult $25/Child


Sunday, September 29th
Holiday Candle Lighting - 6:44 pm

Evening Services: 7:00 pm

Rosh Hashanah Dinner by online RSVP only

Monday, September 30th

Morning Services: 9:30 am

Shofar Blowing: 12:00 pm

Mincha: 6:00 pm

Followed by Tashlich @ The Waterfront - Spadina Quay

Evening Services: 7:30 pm

Holiday Candle Lighting after 7:43 pm

Tuesday, October 1st

Morning Services: 9:30 am

Shofar Blowing: 12:00 pm

Chag ends at 7:41 pm


Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Candle Lighting and Fast Begins at 6:28 pm

Kol Nidrei: 7:00 pm

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Morning Services: 9:30 am

Yizkor Service: 12:15 pm

Afternoon & Neilah Services: 5:00 pm

Sounding of the Shofar & Fast Ends: 7:27 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 29th, 2019 (Erev Rosh Hashana)

2. Monday, September 30th, 2019 (1st Day)

3. Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 (2nd Day)

4. Erev Yom Kippur - Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

5. Yom Kippur -  Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Tickets include seating for both Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur.

Individual $100, Couple $180, Family $250

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; $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.  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

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

Paid Children's Programming (Ages3-5 and 5-7) First Day Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur @ $20 per child per program.

Baby-sitting (Ages 2-6) 2nd Day Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur afternoon until concluding service @ $15 per child per program.


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.



Congregation Darchei Noam 
864 Sheppard Avenue West

Uplifting inclusive egalitarian services

Family Service

Children’s, youth, and young-adult programming

High Holy Day Tickets for Non-Members:

Adult  - $325

Young Adult (17-24)  - $175

Youth (6-16)  - $100

Children’s Program 18 months – 5 years  - $50

Children under 5 with no programming  - Free

Wheelchair accessible; barrier-free washrooms; elevator; bimah accessible, handicapped parking available by arrangement; aisle seats reserved upon request


Erev Rosh Hashanah service at 819 Sheppard Ave. W – free to the community. Pot luck dinner by registration. https://www.darcheinoam.ca/event/cominghome



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

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

Yom Kippur Day: Wednesday October 9th, 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, September 30th  – 10:30 a.m.
Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre: Tuesday, October 8th - 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.