Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Experience:

  • Services
  • Children's Programs
  • Community Dinner
  • Outdoor, Community-wide Tashlich - Shofar
  • Break-fast

Scroll down to High holiday Schedule for service times, and more information on above events.

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION for services

Click  here for quick schedule

Click here for Rosh Hashana Dinner Reservation 

See here for some basic guidance on service times and duration to best fit you. 

 

High Holidays - 5780/ 2019 

 

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services at the Bell Tower Regional Center (next to City Hall).

  Join us for High Holidays at Chabad Jewish Center of Rancho S. Margarita in our spacious, comfortable location, where the prayers are warm, the people friendly, and where everyone feels at home. 

 

SERVICES

Our services are open to all, regardless of background or affiliation. Our style is friendly and welcoming.

 

The services are traditional, conducted with the beginner in mind. Portions of the prayers are read in English and a running commentary accompanies the entire service, including stories, humor, inspirational thoughts, teachings about the prayers.

 

Additionally, the outdoor, lake-front Tashlich ceremony on the evening of the first day of Rosh Hashana is a warm, light, community-wide event (details below).

 

CHILDREN

We offer an excellent children's program during the main services. The program is geared for children ages 3-12. The children’s program aims to engage participants in a hands on way- with games, stories, songs, refreshments, contests and prizes. There is no charge for this program, however an RSVP is appreciated so that we can be prepared for your child.

COMMUNITY DINNER
Start the new year with family over a delicious dinner, with traditional Rosh Hashana tastings. Fun, friendly, warm atmosphere, good food, inspirational insights, children's play area. Click here to rsvp. Enjoy a delicious four-course festive meal complete with round raisin challah, apples and honey, traditional gefilte-fish, salads, chicken matzah-ball soup, chicken entree, and more together with great spirit, friendship, and inspiration. $25 Adult, $10 child.

COST AND RESERVATION
There is no charge or membership fee to attend the services. They are open to the community. Your donation of choice is greatly appreciated and enables us to continue our vital work in the community.

If you plan on coming, please rsvp and help us better prepare for you and your family. If you are yet uncertain about who will be coming or to which service, please feel free to RSVP anyhow and just indicate this uncertainty in the comments.

LOCATION:

ROSH HASHANAH AND YOM KIPPUR: Bell Tower Regional Community Center   22232 El Paseo, RSM, CA 92688 (For services. Dinner location here .)

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION

- High Holiday Services

Click here for Shabbat and Holiday candle-lighting times.

 

GUIDANCE

If you would like guidance about which service would be best fit your needs, please call 264-6930 or click here for a brief description.


 

HIGH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE AND EVENTS

ROSH HASHANAH EVE HOLIDAY DINNER 
Sunday, September 29

7:00 pm Rosh Hashanah Dinner. By reservation only. Adults and children. Click here for reservation and location.  (Preceded by brief service on location at 6:30 pm)

1st DAY of ROSH HASHANAH 
Monday, September 30

9:00 am Main Rosh Hashanah Service 
10:00 am-11:30 pm Simultaneous Children's Program (and suggested "window" for adults)

2nd DAY of ROSH HASHANAH 
Tuesday, October 1

9:00 am Additional Rosh Hashanah Service
10:00 am Children's play area 

1st DAY - THURSDAY AFTERNOON SPECIAL:

Outdoor Family Tashlich and Shofar Blowing Monday, September 30

Lake-front Tashlich ceremony—a warm, light, community-wide event.

Time: 6:00 pm - (Will also do a shofar blowing just before sunset, at 6:35, for people who come later)

YOM KIPPUR SCHEDULE

YOM KIPPUR EVE  
Tuesday, October 8

6:00 pm Kol Nidrei Service 

YOM KIPPUR DAY  
Wednesday, October 9

10:00 am Yom Kippur Service 
11:00 am -12:30 pm Children's Program 
12:00 pm Approximate time for Yizkor Memorial Services 

5:00 pm Mincha and Neila Closing Services 
7:01 pm Final Shofar sounding and evening service 

BREAK-FAST: Immediately following services, join us for Bagels n' Lox Break-Fast. No rsvp necessary. Sponsorship available.

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION

If you are looking at this page last minute, or not sure, JUST COME.

Click here for brief description and guidance

 

ADDITIONAL HOLIDAY DATES: INFO UPDATES THRU EMAIL.

SUNDAY EVE OCTOBER 13 - SUKKOT DINNER UNDER THE STARS

SUN OCT 20 AT 11 AM OPEN SUKKAH AND LULAV SHAKE , AND BY APT THROUGHOUT WEEK. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE TO ORGANIZE.

MONDAY OCT 21 - GRAND SIMCHAT TORAH CELEBRATION

Rancho Santa Margarita, Coto de Caza, Dove Canyon, Trabuco Canyon, Orange County, RSM, Las Flores, Robinson Ranch, 92688, 92679