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Welcome to UJA’s High Holiday Services Listing!

This year, Rosh Hashanah falls on Thursday, September 21st, and Friday, September 22nd. Yom Kippur is on Saturday, September 30th. Both holidays begin at sundown on the previous evenings.

Below, you will find a comprehensive list of High Holiday services open to the community in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County.

Shanah tovah!

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, takes place at the beginning of the month of Tishrei. It is both a time for rejoicing and for serious introspection; a time to celebrate the completion of another year while also taking stock of one’s life. The two days of Rosh Hashanah usher in the Ten Days of Repentance, also known as the Days of Awe, which culminate in the major fast day of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.

Jews refer to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur as the High Holidays . These holidays are characterized by special synagogue services and a focus on repentance.