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High Holidays


L'shana Tovah

We look forward to seeing you during the High Holiday 5780 (2019) Season

Tickets are not required.

Please remember to pick up and wear your name badge
to inspire a welcoming, friendly atmosphere.

Services and Programs

Erev Rosh Hashana

Sunday, September 29, at 8:00pm

Rosh Hashana 1st day

Monday, September 30, at 10:00am

Rosh Hashana 2nd day

Tuesday, October 1, at 10:00am

Kol Nidre

Tuesday, October 8, at 8:00pm

Yom Kippur

Wednesday, October 9, at 10:00am

See the complete, detailed schedule here.

S'lichot: Shabbat at the Beach

Friday, September 20, at 6:00pm

Twin Lakes Beach - new location!

Rock Hashana

Monday, September 30, at 7:00pm

A High Holiday version of Rock Shabbat!

Family Services

Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur Junior Congregation Family Services

10:15am on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur

Led by Rabbi Shifra Weiss-Penzias and our Junior High students

Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur Young Family Service

3:00pm on Rosh Hashana and 4:45pm on Yom Kippur

For families with children ages 7 and under, 45 minutes of singing and storytelling. 


Rosh Hashana Second Day Potluck

At the conclusion of services on October 1, we will all gather for a community potluck. Please bring kosher-style food to share.

Observe the tradition of throwing breadcrumbs into moving water and symbolically casting away your sins. Monday, September 30, and Tuesday, October 1

Ben Lomond, at the park adjacent to the dam, with Anita Lande.  Monday, September 30, 5:00-6:00pm. Please bring food and join us afterwards for a potluck.

Rio Del Mar Beach, 131 Esplanade, Aptos, with Rabbi Paula Tuesday, October 1, 5:30pm. Natural Bridges State Beach, with Rabbi Shifra, Tuesday, October 1, 5:30pm.

Yom Kippur

Yizkor Service

Wednesday, October 9, at 1:00pm

Yizkor provides an opportunity to honor our beloveds who have passed. Childcare is available during Yizkor service.

An Afternoon of Meditation and Contemplation

Wednesday, October 9, 2:00-4:00pm

with Karen Zelin

Meditating as a congregation after the morning service is a compliment to the richness of the day. 

Yom Kippur Afternoon Study

Wednesday, October 9, 4:30pm 

with Rabbi Shifra
How does the story of Jonah offer insight for our Yom Kippur experience? 



Sukkot Events

Women's Potluck in the Sukkah

Monday, October 14, at 6:00pm

Jewish Values and Food Justice-A Sukkot Celebration and Potluck in the Sukkah

Tuesday, October 15, at 6:00pm, with Leora Baumgarten

Join us for a meal in the Sukkah as we talk about how familiar Jewish texts express Jewish cultural and religious values about food and explore how these ideas impact our food justice endeavors. 


Simchat Torah/Temple School Consecration

Sunday, October 20, 5:00pm

5:00pm Pizza in the Hut

5:45pm Family Service and Kindergarten Consecration

6:15pm Simchat Torah Celebration, dancing with the Torah and then unrolling it to see the entire glorious cycle

7:00pm oneg


Find the full schedule and sign up online for reserved seats, parking, childcare and more by clicking here.

Wed, April 8 2020 14 Nisan 5780