High Holy Days
Celebrating a New Year and New Beginnings
Together at Tamid Westchester!
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ROSH HASHANAH – September 15th-16th
Rosh Hashanah Eve, September 15th, 5:30-6:30pm
Our short, celebratory evening worship is filled with singing, symbolism, and will leave you uplifted! This outdoor service is an “appetizer” of the holiday season and will have you humming holiday tunes as you head home to your holiday dinner. The gathering takes place at Rabbi Scott’s home, in a lovely wooded setting, with wine and a nosh to follow. Rosh Hashanah Eve will be live streamed on our Facebook Page. Here is the prayerbook for this worship service. You can watch our livestream on our Facebook page.
Rosh Hashanah Young Family Gathering, September 16th, 9-9:45am
Introduce your young children (infants to age 7) and family to the “Birthday of the World,” with joyous singing and praying for your young family. Your children will be amazed by the shofar, engaged by story-telling, and moved by the wonder of this holiday. Children will be treated to sweets and a special holiday gift! The gathering takes place at Generations.
Rosh Hashanah Morning Worship, September 16th, 10-11:45am
Our Rosh Hashanah morning worship blends the traditional and the modern as only Tamid can. You will be inspired by our music, our spirituality, and our warm sense of community. There is no better way to start the New Year than by singing and swaying, praying and learning, meeting new friends while joining old ones and family. The gathering takes place at Generations and will be live streamed on our Facebook Page. Here is the digital prayerbook for this service.
ROSH HASHANAH DAY 2 – September 17th
Hike & Worship on the Mountain, 8:15am- ~1:30pm:
Nothing could be more inspiring than our Second Day of Rosh Hashanah Worship on Hogencamp Mountain! Celebrate the creation of the world in the midst of the beauty of creation! We will hike to a breathtaking lookout, hold a short 25-minute worship experience, including the blowing of the shofar, reading from a mini-Torah, singing, and special mountaintop prayers and readings. BYO picnic lunch. We conclude with Tashlich, the “casting-off” our sins. Get the full information and RSVP here.
Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, promises to be one in which each of us is moved to be better human beings in the year ahead.
Kol Nidrei, Yom Kippur Eve, September 24th, 7:30-9pm
The Day of Atonement begins with the mystical and moving words and music of Kol Nidrei. Come and be inspired by this evening and its powerful traditions. This gathering takes place at Generations. Kol Nidrei will also be live streamed on our Facebook page. This is the Kol Nidrei Digital Prayerbook.
Yom Kippur Young Family Gathering, September 25th, 9-9:45am
Introduce your young children (infants to age 7) and family to the age-appropriate messages of Yom Kippur with singing and praying crafted for your young family. Your children will be amazed by the shofar, engaged by story-telling, and moved by the wonder of this holiday. The gathering takes place at Generations.
Yom Kippur Morning Worship with Yizkor, September 25th, 10am-Noon
Our Yom Kippur morning worship experience blends the traditional and the modern as only Tamid can. You will be inspired by our music, our spirituality, and our warm sense of community. As a community, we will explore the essential meanings of the Day of Atonement through prayer and music that will challenge and uplift us all. The prayers of memory and memorial – Yizkor – will help us remember our loves ones, now departed. The gathering takes place at Generations. Yom Kippur Morning Worship with Yizkor will also be live streamed on our Facebook Page. This is the Yom Kippur Morning Digital Prayerbook.
Neilah, September 25th, 5:30-6:15pm
Join us as we close out our most sacred day with Neiliah, the “closing of the gates.” The gates close repentance close with the setting sun. Special music and concluding prayers guarantee that we will end Yom Kippur on a new spiritual high, ready for the year ahead. When we conclude, we will take something sweet to break our fast as we head home for break-fast meal. Neilah takes place at Rabbi Scott’s home. Neilah will also be live streamed on our Facebook page. This is the digital prayerbook for Neilah.
High Holy Day Tickets
All Tamid Westchester members are entitled to tickets for their family who reside with them.
First timers are welcome to try our High Holy Day worship on us, give us a try! Please just let us know that you’ll be coming.
Guest Tickets can be purchased, per person (above age 13), for $180 per holiday. The ticket fees will be credited towards any new membership for those who join by December 31st, 2023. Click here to purchase High Holy Day tickets.