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Shabbat and Holidays

2021 High Holiday Guide for Young Adults

As we embrace the High Holiday season in this ever-changing year, our local synagogues and Jewish organizations have stepped up in new ways to provide innovative and accessible High Holiday experiences to allow people to celebrate safely both in-person and virtually. Check out the array of options from these local synagogues and organizations. Many synagogues are providing options for just synagogue members, while others will be open to the public. If you have any questions or are trying to determine your best fit, please contact Lauren Silverman, Assistant Director, YLD at laurensilverman@juf.org or call 312-357-4612.

Anshe Emet - Conservative

3751 N. Broadway, Chicago IL 60613
Phone: (773) 281-1423

Anshe Emet Synagogue seeks to encourage involvement and create a special sense of belonging for all those who walk through our doors. The synagogue is committed to meeting the religious, educational, social and cultural needs of our members within the framework of the Conservative Movement. In keeping with the teachings of Judaism and the spirit of Klal Yisrael, Anshe Emet recognizes its responsibility to serve the Jewish community, the wider community and the State of Israel. 

The YAD High Holy Days tickets are for those 22-36 years of age who are NOT already Anshe Emet Synagogue members. If you are a member of Anshe Emet Synagogue, a ticket is part of your membership. If you would like to become a member, please click here .

The tickets are for Blum or Balcony only. Malkov tickets are limited to members only. Your tickets will be available at Will Call for pick up on the day of the holiday. Blum tickets are $100 and will increase to $125 after August 23, 2021. Balcony tickets are $80 and will increase to $100 after August 23, 2021.

Services will take place in person and will be live streamed. 

Register for services here .

Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

  • 6:45pm- Mincha (4th floor Bernard Zell Day School Gym)
  • 7:00pm- Ma'ariv

Rosh Hashanah Day I – Tuesday, September 7

  • 8:30am- Shacharit Services (Sanctuary, Malkov Chapel-Style and Blum Community Hall Services)
  • 9:45am- Torah Service, Shofar, Sermon and Musaf
  • 10am-10:45am YAD Pre-Service Nosh & Schmooze in the Malkov Chapel
    Come meet up with other young adults, grab some coffee and pastries, find a seat buddy, or just hang out before heading into services.

Rosh Hashanah Day II– Wednesday, September 8

  • 8:30am- Shacharit, Torah Service, Sermon and Musaf (Sanctuary, Malkov Chapel, livestreamed)

Erev Yom Kippur- Wednesday, September 15

  • 6:15pm- Sanctuary Service
  • 6:25pm- Mincha (Malkov Chapel-Style)
  • 6:30pm- Blum Service
  • 6:40pm- Kol Nidre Services (Malkov Chapel- Style)
  • 7:00pm Ma’ariv (Malkov Chapel-Style)

Yom Kippur- Thursday, September 16

  • 8:30AM • Shacharit Service (in Sanctuary, 4th Floor Gym- Malkov)
  • 10AMTorah Service, Sermon and Musaf followed by Yizkor Led by AES Clergy (choir and instrumentation)
  • 3PM • Break with Learning Opportunity
  • 4:45PM • Mincha (in Main Sanctuary)
  • 6PM • Neilah (in Main Sanctuary)
  • 7:40PM • Shofar (in Main Sanctuary)

Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel- Modern Orthodox

540 West Melrose Street Chicago, Illinois 60657
Phone: (773) 248- 9200

As a Modern Orthodox synagogue, Anshe Sholom transforms traditional halachic observance into meaningful Judaism for today's world. Located in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood within the boundaries of the Jack Strulowitz Memorial Lakefront Eruv, Anshe Sholom is a growing, vibrant congregation that emphasizes openness and community. We invite you to join us in a warm, progressive Orthodox environment that welcomes members of varied backgrounds and all levels of religious observance. 

Registration: tickets are $440 per person and $72 per student. Register here

  • If you are attending for ONLY Rosh Hashanah OR Yom Kippur, tickets are half-priced.
  • If you are a member in good standing at another shul, we can offer reciprocal tickets free of charge. Please have a staff person at your shul send an email to shul@asbi.org, confirming that you are a member in good standing. You must still submit a ticket request form - please leave the payment section of the form empty and click "submit" at the bottom.
  • If you are unable to pay the standard ticket price, please fill out the section at the bottom of the form to

Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

  • 6:58 PM - Candle Lighting
  • 7:00 PM - Mincha, followed by Ma’ariv

Rosh Hashanah Day I- Tuesday, September 7

  • 7:15 – 9:30 AM - Shacharit, beginning with Nishmat (moved inside in case of rain) OUTDOORS (capacity limit of 100 people)
  • 8:00 AM - Shacharit SOCIAL HALL
  • 9:40 AM - Shacharit, beginning with Nishmat MAIN SANCTUARY
  • 6:00 PM - Meet at Shul to walk to the lake
  • 6:10 PM - Tashlich
  • 7:00 PM - Mincha, followed by Ma’ariv
  • After 7:56 PM - Candle Lighting, Prep for Second Day of Rosh Hashanah & Kiddush

Rosh Hashanah Day II- Wednesday, September 8

  • 7:15 – 9:30 AM - Shacharit, beginning with Nishmat (moved inside in case of rain) OUTDOORS (capacity limit of 100 people)
  • 8:00 AM - Shacharit SOCIAL HALL
  • 9:40 AM - Shacharit, beginning with Nishmat MAIN SANCTUARY
  • 7:00 PM – Mincha
  • 7:55 PM - Ma’ariv followed by Havdalah

Erev Yom Kippur- Wednesday, September 15

OUTDOORS (capacity limit of 100 people)

  • 6:45 PM - Kol Nidre Begins (canceled in case of rain)
  • 2:45 PM - Mincha


  • 6:00 PM - Doors Open & Seating (please arrive early!)
  • 6:20 PM - Kol Nidre
    Also broadcast over Zoom – get link at asbi.org/event/kol-nidre-2021
  • 6:42 PM - Candle Lighting and Fast Begins
  • 7:15 PM - Ma’ariv and Selichot


  • 6:45 PM - Kol Nidre
  • 7:20 PM - Ma’ariv and Selichot

Yom Kippur- Thursday, September 16

OUTDOORS (capacity limit of 100 people)

  • 7:15 – 9:50 AM - Shacharit, beginning with Nishmat (moved inside in case of rain)
  • 5:35 PM - Mincha (canceled in case of rain)
  • 6:20 PM - Neilah Begins (canceled in case of rain)


  • 10:00 AM - Shacharit, beginning with Nishmat
  • 2:45 PM - Services End
  • 5:00 PM - Mincha
  • 6:20 PM - Neilah Begins
  • 7:41 PM - Final Shofar, Ma’ariv, Havdalah
  • Light Break Fast to-go following Havdalah


  • 8:30 AM – Shacharit
  • 5:20 PM - Mincha
  • 6:40 PM - Neilah Begins
  • 7:41 PM - Final Shofar, Ma’ariv, Havdalah
  • Light Break-Fast To-Go following Havdalah

Base– Homey and Innovative 

Base Lincoln Park 
Base Loop

Base Logan Square 

Base Andersonville

Phone: (312) 829-1595 

Base is a home for students, young adults, and their friends -- and the actual homes of four rabbinic couples and their families: Rabbi Megan and Paige (Andersonville), Rav Ezra and Laura (Loop), Rav Jonathan and Hannah (Logan Square), and Rav Sarah and Rav Will (Lincoln Park).  Base is committed to pluralism and founded on three core values: hospitality, learning, and service.   

Register: https://www.metrochicagohillel.org/hhd2021

We are thrilled to be able to offer a variety of ways to engage with the 2021 High Holidays! For the session right before Rosh Hashana, we are joining with YLD and will open up this one session for anyone who wants to join for a conversation on 8/30 about how to relate to the holidays this year as we live in the liminal space between pandemic and "normal" life. Register for How to High Holiday on August 30th here.

See below for details. All meals and services are $18 each for young adults. 

Monday, September 6th:

·         6:15pm: Services and Dinner at Doppelt Base in Andersonville 

    Tuesday, September 7th: 

    ·         10:00am: Traditional Egalitarian Services at Doppelt Base in Andersonville 

      ·         12:30pm: Celebratory Rosh Hashanah Lunch at Doppelt Base in Andersonville 

        ·         2:30pm: Tashlich at Foster Beach 

          ·         3:00pm: Learning session and shofar-blowing at Jonquil Park

            Wednesday, September 8th: 

            ·         9:30am: Traditional Egalitarian Services at Silverstein Base in Lincoln Park

              ·         11:00am: Yoga Minyan at Base Logan Square

                ·         1:30pm: Kiddush and shofar-blowing at Silverstein Base in Lincoln Park

                  ·         3:00pm: Apple and Honey Tasting at Base Logan Square

                    ·         4:00pm: Shofar Blowing with the GoldMarche Family at Doppelt Base in Andersonville 

                      Yom Kippur

                      Wednesday, September 15th (Kol Nidre):

                      ·         6:30pm: Kol Nidre Services at Base Loop

                        Thursday, September 16th (Yom Kippur):

                        ·         6:00pm: interfaith panel followed by break-fast at Base Loop

                        Central Synagogue of Chicago- Traditional, Egalitarian, Conservative

                        122 S. Michigan Avenue Suite 1449 Chicago, IL 60603
                        Phone: (312) 787-0450

                        Central Synagogue is a unique urban congregation that strives to maintain an authentic sense of Jewish community and a warm, personal and friendly environment. Through our religious services, educational, cultural, and social programs, we will provide individuals with the opportunity for spiritual growth and increased Judaism knowledge. As we grow, we will develop new educational, cultural and social programming to meet the needs of our congregants and the Chicago Jewish community, consistent with our mission as a Traditional Egalitarian Synagogue.

                        Price: Tickets for students and young professionals are complimentary. Contributions appreciated. Register: https://www.centralchicago.org/hhyp.html

                        Our services will be accessible both Live and Streamed on Zoom with Rabbi Daniel Atwood and Cantor Menachem Kohl

                        All of the services will be available on Zoom
                        The Erev Rosh Hashanah service will ONLY be available on Zoom.
                        We are using a different live location this year.
                        Due to Covid, we are limiting the number of people at the live services.
                        We will accept In-Person reservations until we reach our limit.
                        Only those fully vaccinated may attend live.
                        You must be wearing a mask for admission.

                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6
                        Rosh Hashanah Day I –Tuesday, September 7
                        Rosh Hashanah Day II – Wednesday, September 8

                        Reach out for times

                        Erev Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 15
                        Yom Kippur – Thursday, September 16

                        Reach out for times

                        Chabad of Bucktown and Wicker Park

                        1630 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60647
                        Phone: (773) 772-3770

                        This year, join a meaningful and inspiring High Holiday service, in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. You may see yourself as unaffiliated, Reform, Conservative, or Orthodox. At Chabad we see you as Jewish. No Labels. No differences. Chabad is home for every kind of Jew. Our services are refreshingly casual and easy to follow. The English-Hebrew annotated prayerbook, along with song and commentary, make everyone an active participant. So you're invited!

                        Additional Info: COVID-19 Services Update
                        -We will be practicing Social Distancing During Services at The Living Room
                        -Masks Must Be Worn During Services
                        -Services Will Be Capacity Controlled - Reservations are required to attend.

                        Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur Services, as well as Holiday dinners, will be held at The Living Room: 1630 N. Milwaukee Ave. (by the "Six-Corners" of North, Damen & Milwaukee). Click here to place your reservation for Service/s.

                        Price: Rosh Hashanah Dinner (limited capacity) $25 per person. Register here

                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                        • 7:30pm- Evening Service
                        • 8:00pm- Rosh Hashanah Dinner (limited capacity)

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I – Tuesday, September 7

                        • 9:30am- Morning Services
                        • 3:30pm- Shofar on the 606 (Bucktown- Damen Ramp)
                        • 4:30pm- Shofar on the 606 followed by Taschlich (Humboldt Park- California Ramp)
                        • 5:30pm- Shofar at the Square (Logan Sqaure)

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II – Wednesday, September 8

                        • 9:30am- Morning Services

                        Erev Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 15

                        • 6:40pm- Candle Lighting
                        • 7:00pm- Kol Nidre Service

                        Yom Kippur – Thursday, September 16

                        • 9:30am- Morning Service
                        • 11:30am- Yizkor Memorial Service
                        • 5:45pm- Mincha Service
                        • 6:30pm- Neila Closing Service
                        • 7:39pm- Shofar Blowing and Break Fast

                        Chabad of Loop and Gold Coast

                        1236 N. Dearborn Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610
                        Phone: (312) 664-7770

                        Chabad of the Loop, Gold Coast and Lincoln Park is a nonprofit outreach organization committed to reawakening Jewish life within a person. Our work is geared to building healthier communities in an inclusive organization without regard to a person's background, affiliation or level of observance. 

                        Chabad of the Loop and Gold Coast invites you to join us for High Holiday services at the Ambassador Chicago FREE of charge! Click HERE to RSVP
                        Ambassador Chicago, 1301 N State Pkwy

                        Additional Info: Due to COVID limitations the Chabad House will not be hosting any meals over the High Holidays this year.

                        Register: Registration required.


                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                        • 6:55pm:Candle Lighting
                        • 7:00pm: Mincha
                        • 7:30pm: Rosh Hashana Services

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I – Tuesday, September 7

                        • 9:00am:Morning Service
                        • 11:00am:Shofar blowing
                        • 6:00pm:Mincha followed by Tashlich and Evening Services
                        • Light candles after: 7:55pm

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II– Wednesday, September 8

                        • 9:00am:Morning Service
                        • 11:00am: Shofar blowing
                        • 7:00pm: Mincha followed by Evening Services
                        • 7:54pm: Yom Tov Ends

                        Erev Yom Kippur – Wednesday, September 15

                        • 6:40pm: Candle Lighting
                        • 6:56pm: Fast begins
                        • 7:00pm: Kol Nidrei Services

                        Yom Kippur - Thursday, September 16

                        • 9:00am: Morning Services
                        • 11:00am: Yizkor
                        • 5:00pm: Mincha
                        • 6:30pm: Neila

                        7:39pm: Fast Ends

                        Chabad East Lakeview

                        615 W. Wellington, Chicago, IL 60657
                        Phone: (773) 973-6386

                        Chabad East Lakeview is a vibrant Jewish center located in the heart of Chicago's beautiful Lakeview neighborhood.  Chabad of Lakeview is dedicated to providing every Jew regardless of background, philosophy or level of commitment, an open-door environment for strengthening and enhancing Jewish family life. Chabad serves individuals and families looking for an anchor and non-judgmental, accepting, personalized Jewish experience. Chabad is enthusiastic about offering meaningful Jewish experience, education and renewal opportunities for all men, women and children.

                        Price: There is no cost to join for services. Suggested donation $150 Adult $100 YJP $35 Child 

                        Additional Info: Chabad will be offering multiple in-person high holiday service options adhering all CDC guidelines for maximum safety and precaution.

                         In addition to the regular services that will take place inside a beautiful large room at the new Chabad center - 615 W. Wellington Ave. we will also be offering 15 minute Shofar blowing services on the 1st and 2nd day of Rosh Hashana, Tuesday, September 7th and Wednesday September 8th at different locations throughout the Lakeview.

                        Register: Registration required.In keeping with Chabad’s welcoming policy, we’ve always provided ample seating for reserved and walk-in participants alike. Unfortunately, given the circumstances this year, all attendance must be by RESERVATION ONLY, as this is the only way we can follow the guidelines and keep each service socially distanced.

                        Obviously our primary concern is the health and safety of each and every one in the community, and we want to ensure that every family in our community has the opportunity to fulfill the mitzvah of the day, to hear the Shofar, this year in a setting that they feel comfortable.

                        There is no need to sign up for the Shofar blowing services.


                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                        • 7:15 pm- Evening Service

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I – Tuesday, September 7

                        • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm- Morning Service (inside)
                        • 5:45 pm- Tashlich service & Shofar blowing at 'Boat Park Playground' at the Lake:
                        • 7:00 pm- Evening Service and Chassidic Melodies

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II – Wednesday, September 8

                        • 10:00 am Main Shachris (morning)
                        • 1:00 pm - 6:40 pm- "Shofar in the street" at 11 locations
                        • 5:30 pm- Mincha at 'Boat Park Playground' at the Lake
                        • 7:00 pm - Chassidic melodies and final evening Services

                        Kol Nidre – Wednesday, September 15

                        • 6:30pm- Kol Nidrei Services

                        Yom Kippur – Thursday, September 16 

                        • 10:00am- Morning Services
                        • 12:00pm- Yizkor
                        • 2:30 - 3:30 pm- 2nd Yizkor service, Sermon & Short Prayers
                        • 5:00pm- Mincha & Ni'ilah

                        Chabad of Lincoln Park

                        1935 N. Kenmore, Chicago, IL  60614
                        Phone: (773) 973-6386

                        Chabad Lincoln Park delivers a warm, inviting, and soulful Judaism to Jews in Lincoln Park. It melds a classical approach with a modern twist. Judaism and one's relationship with God could be dynamic, beautiful, personal and deeply sincere. A special formula of excellence has catapulted Chabad Lincoln Park into the success story it is. Hundreds of children, college students, young professionals and local families have made their way through our doors: learning, praying, connecting, eating, taking ownership of their Judaism, and asking themselves how will I make a difference to the Jewish people?
                        This year will be unlike any other. Our mission is to be here for you, and provide you with the most meaningful, authentic and uplifting High Holiday experience possible. To achieve this we will be providing a number of High Holiday options, which you may view below.

                        • Traditional High Holiday Services: Our cantor will lead us in socially distanced, but spiritually uplifting entire holiday service. There will be limited, socially-distanced seats available, and no walk-ins will be allowed. You must reserve a seat for each service you plan to attend in person. Masks will be required.
                        • Outdoor Shofar Blowing: At multiples times during the second day of Rosh Hashana we will be providing a 20 minute outdoor service that will include a Shofar Blowing, several selected prayers, and short words of inspiration.
                        • Spiritual Seats: For those who have always reserved a seat for the Holidays but will be unable to attend in person; we are offering you the option to still be part of our service. By purchasing your Spiritual Seats, the Chazzan will include your names in the prayers, and you will be helping support Chabad, thereby giving you the sense of belonging and the powerful Divine merit of Holiday attendance.
                        • Holiday Gift & Prayer Book:  We will be offering a taste of the Holidays with a give-away of home made honey cake, apples and honey, plus a beautifully printed Holiday Guide of Prayers and Insights that you will be able to use for your own home-bound Holiday Service.
                        • Pre-Holiday Classes & Inspiration: We will be offering classes and DIY training to inspire your own prayers at home as well as recording and sending out the High Holiday Sermons before the holiday.

                        Services will be held: Floating World Gallery, 1925 N. Halsted St. Chicago IL 60614

                        Additional Info: Covid Policies

                        Price: At Chabad Lincoln Park, no one will be turned away due to financial limitation. High Holiday package: Adults- $180 for both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

                        Register: https://www.jewishlincolnpark.com/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/5223508/jewish/RSVP.htm

                        Erev Rosh Hashanah- Monday, September 6

                        • 6:00pm- Rosh Hashanah Dinner

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I– Tuesday, September 7

                        • 9:30am- Morning Services

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II– Wednesday, September 8

                        • 9:30am- Morning Services

                        Kol Nidre – Wednesday, September 15

                        • 7:30pm- Kol Nidre

                        Yom Kippur – Thursday, September 16

                        • 9:30am- Morning Service
                        • 5:30pm- Neilah
                        • 7:58pm- Break Fast

                        Chabad of River North and Fulton Market

                        353 N Desplaines, Chicago IL 60661
                        Phone: 312-933-9912

                        In 2014, Rabbi Avraham and Rebbetzin Chava Kagan established Chabad River North & Fulton Market to serve the fastly growing community of professionals and families in the neighborhood. This enabled them to fulfill their lifelong dream and commitment to helping people grow in all facets of Jewish life, observance and Torah study. In addition to home-cooked Shabbat meals, they offer innovative programs that include TechTribe and Shofar in the Park. Chava and Avraham provide a space that is non-judgmental and open to people of all backgrounds and levels of observance.

                        Additional Info: All services will be held at 405 W Superior, Chicago, Ill. 60654

                        RSVP here

                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                        • 7:30 pm – Evening Service

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I – Tuesday, September 7

                        • 9:30 am- Morning Service
                        • 11:00am- Shofar Sounding

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II  Wednesday, September 8

                        • 9:30 am- Morning Service
                        • 11:00am- Shofar Sounding

                        Kol Nidre – Wednesday, September 15

                        • 7:00pm – Evening services  

                        Yom Kippur  Thursday, September 16

                        • 9:30am- Morning Service
                        • 11:00am- Yizkor memorial service
                        • 5:30pm- Mincha/Neila

                        Break Fast following services.

                        The Chicago Loop Synagogue – Traditional

                        16 S. Clark Street Chicago, IL 60603 
                        Phone: (312) 346-7370 

                        The Chicago Loop Synagogue was founded in 1929 to serve the religious needs of those whose professional or business activities brought them to Chicago's downtown business district. Since then, it has grown to become the city's central synagogue. It is, in a very real sense, the symbol of the Jewish religious presence in Chicago. Citywide events of religious and other significance to the Jewish community are conducted in the Synagogue, and civic and religious leaders of other faiths look to the Chicago Loop Synagogue as a source of guidance and information concerning Judaism and Chicago's Jews. 

                        Additional Info:
                        Early bird pricing for an all-inclusive ticket is $400 per seat (through Aug. 8); after that, tickets will be $500 per seat. Discounted pricing for students and children is also available through the office. For best pricing, click here to register online today or call us at 312-346-7370.

                        Register here

                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                        • 5:45 pm – Dinner catered by Zelda’s
                        • 6:45pm- Mincha/Ma’ariv

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I – Tuesday, September 7

                        • 9:30am- Shacharit
                        • 10:45am- Torah Service
                        • 5:30pm- Taschlich and Shofar on the Chicago Riverwalk
                        • 5:45 pm – Dinner catered by Zelda’s

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II  Wednesday, September 8

                        • 9:30am- Shacharit

                        Kol Nidre – Wednesday, September 15

                        • 5:45 pm – Dinner catered by Zelda’s

                        Yom Kippur  Thursday, September 16

                        • 9:00am- Shacharit

                        Emanuel Congregation – Reform

                        5959 N. Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60660  
                        Phone: (773) 561-5173

                        Emanuel Congregation continues to grow and emphasize our value of building community, celebrating our joyous events and comforting one another in our sorrows. Inspired by the richness of our collective Jewish past, we offer a contemporary focus on Jewish ritual, values, and heritage as we embrace our commitment to tradition while creating our own individual connection to our Jewish future. Emanuel Congregation is the place to explore what it means to be a Jew in the twenty-first century. Regardless of what reasons motivate you to pursue your religious beliefs; our goal is to have a place for everyone.

                        Additional Info: Emanuel Congregation is excited to be able to offer both in-person and virtual services this year! Your health and safety is important to us. Everyone attending in-person services must wear a face mask that covers the nose and mouth at all times regardless of vaccination status.

                        Price: Tickets are required for the following in-person congregational service: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah Day 1, Rosh Hashanah Day 2, Kol Nidre, and Yom Kippur. Non-members may purchase tickets $360.00 each. Non-members can apply this fee towards Emanuel membership dues until 12/31/2021. Non-member tickets can be purchased online, click HERE.

                        Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/high-holy-days-non-member-tickets-tickets-166185751055

                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                        • 8:00 pm - Service, In-person and Virtual

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I – Tuesday, September 7

                        • 10:45 am - Congregational Service, In-person and Virtual

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II  Wednesday, September 8

                        • 10:30 am - Service, In-person only

                        Kol Nidre  Wednesday, September 15

                        • 8:00 pm - Service, In-person and Virtual  

                        Yom Kippur  Thursday, September 16

                        • 10:45 am - Congregational Service, In-person and Virtual
                        • ~1:00 pm - Afternoon Engagement opportunities. Click HERE to see a schedule.
                        • ~3:15 pm - Afternoon services: Ne'ilah, Yizkor, Havdalah

                        Hillel International Higher Holidays- Virtual Streaming Experiences 

                        A New Year like you’ve never experienced before! We’re celebrating with some of the greatest thinkers, artists, authors and musicians of today. 
                        Register: https://higherholidays.org

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I Tuesday, September 7 

                        • 4:00pm: Watercolor ART: A Rosh Hashanah Taschlich 

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II- Wednesday, September 8

                        • 10:00am- Kivun Rosh Hashanah - A musical service 
                        • 7:00pm- Circle of Sound and Reflection 

                         Thursday, September 9 

                        • 6:00pm- Teshuvah and Exile: Return, Repair, Reimagine 

                        Kol Nidre  Wednesday, September 15

                        • 7:00pm- Circle of Sound and Reflection: Kol Nidre

                        Yom Kippur  Thursday, September 16

                        • 4:45pm - Reform Yom Kippur Mincha and Neilah Service

                        KAM Isaiah Israel – Reform

                        1100 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL 60615 
                        Phone: (773) 924-1234 

                        KAM Isaiah Israel, founded in 1847, is the oldest Reform congregation west of Ohio. We are known for innovative and creative programming, projects, and people and are distinguished by our membership, scholarship, worship, music, social justice, landmark sanctuary, and powerful history. Our mission is to continue to lead, innovate, and be a light for our congregation, community, and the world beyond. From strength to strength, we build our future on our historic past. 

                        Additional Info: Capacity is limited for in-person services, so to reserve a spot for you, your family, and your guests, please fill out this form as soon as you can.

                        After weighing all the important factors, especially health and safety, our COVID-19 Task Force has recommended that we limit capacity for High Holy Days to 225 people per service. This means that during the High Holy Days each member at KAM Isaiah Israel will be able to attend one of our our four most popular services in person (Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah Day 1, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur morning). Priority for these four services will be given to KAMII members first and then guests of members, if space allows.

                        Our live-streamed experiences will be viewable directly here . They can also be viewed on our Facebook page . Like last year, we will have Zoom lobbies available for those who chose to attend services virtually.

                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                        • 7:30 pm – Service  

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I Tuesday, September 7

                        • 10:00-11:30am- Morning Service
                        • 1:00-1:30pm Shofar Sounding & Tashlich @ Promontory Point

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II – Wednesday, September 8

                        • 10:00 am – Service  

                        Kol Nidre  Wednesday, September 15

                        • 7:30 pm – Service  

                        Yom Kippur – Thursday, September 16

                        • 10:00- Morning Service
                        • 12:00-1:00pm Study Session with Rabbi Reeves

                        5:00-6:30pm- Yizkor Memorial Service and N'ilah Concluding Service

                        Mishkan – Spiritual Community

                        4001 N. Ravenswood, Suite 101, Chicago, IL 60613
                        Phone: (773) 893-0613 

                        The goal of Mishkan High Holidays is nothing less than to leverage the spiritual power of community to recreate ourselves and recreate the world. Our tradition asserts that tikkun atzmi (self-repair) is actually the basic recipe for tikkun olam (healing of the world), and we spend the 10 holy days of repentance from Rosh HaShannah to Yom Kippur creating real-time, face- to-face community of reflection, prayer, and collective transformational power. We immerse ourselves in it for the sake of taking it back out into the world – to uplift, to agitate, to inspire, to challenge, to grow, and to heal.

                        Additional Info: This year, we’re selling tickets to each service. Join us for one service, two, or all four! In-person tickets (either a chair on our patio or a seat on our lawn) are available for Rosh Hashanah, Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur. Erev Roshanah will be live-streamed and access is complimentary with the purchase of any ticket. Live-stream will be available for all main services.

                        Register today!

                        Patio Seat
                        $130 each service

                        Lawn General Admission (BYOBlanket)
                        $60 each service

                        Live-Stream Access
                        $15 each service

                        Family Services, Activities, and Day Camp
                        Read more about our full suite of offerings for our families and kids.

                        We’re renting out the entire Chicago History Museum , which means access to the museum is included in your in-person registration! Drop by for coffee, a snack, or take a break from services and tour the museum. We’re also offering Rosh Hashanah lunch and Yom Kippur Break Fast.

                        Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                        • 6:45 – 8:15 pm: Main Service* (live-stream only, no in-person services)

                        Rosh Hashanah Day I Tuesday, September 7

                        • 9:45 – 10:30 am: Schmooze and Coffee
                        • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm: Rosh Hashanah Morning Service + Torah Service*
                        • 12:30 pm: Shofar Blast
                        • 12:45 – 2 pm: Tashlich at South Pond + Lunch (purchased in advance)
                        • 2 – 3 pm: Musaf Service*

                        Rosh Hashanah Day II – Wednesday, September 8

                        • 9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Join us for a low-key, down-to-earth celebration as we bring in a sweet new year at Welles Park. The morning will include singing featuring the Davening Team followed by Torah learning and break-out discussions. After, we invite you to bring your own picnic lunch and stay to hang and play games in the park. Register here!

                        Kol Nidre – Wednesday, September 15

                        • 6:45pm – Kol Nidre Service

                        Yom Kippur  Thursday, September 16

                        • 10:30 am – Yom Kippur Service + Torah Service
                        • 1:30pm – Yizkor
                        • 3:00pm– Classes and Discussion Groups
                        • 6:30pm- Neilah

                        7:45pm - Break Fast at the Museum  

                          Sinai Congregation- Reform

                          15 W Delaware Pl. Chicago IL, 60610 
                          Phone: (312) 867-7000 

                          For 150 years, Chicago Sinai Congregation has remained faithful to its mission as a leader of Reform Judaism and a community of worship, study and kinship for its members. Today, their mission remains as relevant and viable as it was in 1861, but with fresh perspective and renewed commitment. It stands as a testament to the enduring values and principles of Classical Reform Judaism as an authentic expression of faith and commitment to preserving and enriching “the inestimable heritage” of their forebears. 

                          Additional Info: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur arrive every year to help reorient ourselves towards the future.  This year we are looking forward to being together, as a Sinai community, both in person and online. Should you have any questions about High Holy Days at Chicago Sinai, please call our office at 312-867-7000. Shanah Tova, wishing you a happy and healthy New Year.

                          Our livestream schedule is as a follows: Erev Rosh Hashanah, September 6: 5PM Rosh Hashanah, September 7: 12PM Kol Nidre, September 15: 5PM Yom Kippur: September 16: 12PM Yizkor and Ne'ilah: 5PM

                          Price: We welcome our community members and extended family members to join us online. Cards of Admission for non-Sinai members will not be available to purchase this year.

                          Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                          • 5:00pm/7:00pm/8:00pm – Evening Services at Sinai or Fourth Presbyterian

                          Rosh Hashanah Day I– Tuesday, September 7

                          • 10:00am/11:00am – Morning Services

                          Kol Nidre – Wednesday, September 15

                          • 5:00pm/7:00pm/8:00pm – Evening Services at Fourth Presbyterian Church or Sinai

                          Yom Kippur – Thursday, September 16

                          • 10:00 am/11:00am – Morning Services
                          • 4:30pm- Yizkor and Ne’ilah services

                          Temple Sholom of Chicago - Reform

                          3480 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657 
                          Phone: (773) 525-4707

                          Temple Sholom is a diverse congregation, representative of our urban demographic. We embody a strong commitment to informed and purposeful Jewish living and the pursuit of human dignity. Jews and Jewish experiences are rooted in the community. To that end, we blend the teachings of our heritage with relevance to secular and modern culture. Our inclusive and participatory worship Services, our commitment to Social Action and our emphasis on Jewish education for people of all ages offer multiple entry points to make membership meaningful.  

                          Additional Info:

                          Price:  Makom ticket (age 21-34) - $80

                          Erev Rosh Hashanah – Monday, September 6

                          • 7:30- Congregational Service

                          Rosh Hashanah Day I – Tuesday, September 7

                          • 11:00am- Congregational Service
                          • 5:00 PM - Tashlich (lakefront) in-person

                          Rosh Hashanah Day II- Wednesday, September 8

                          • 10:30 AM - Congregation and Community Service online only

                          Kol Nidre – Wednesday, September 15

                          • 5:30pm- Congregational Service (Early)
                          • 7:45pm- Congregational Service (Late)

                          Yom Kippur – Thursday, September 16

                          • 9:00 AM - Family Service
                          • 11:00 AM - Congregational Service
                          • 1:30 PM  - Various Learning Sessions online only
                          • 1:30 PM  - Meditation and Music
                          • 3:00 PM - Yizkor
                          • 4:30 PM - Afternoon Service
                          • 5:30 PM - Neilah Service
                          • 6:00 PM - Havdalah

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