High Holidays -  5784/2023


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Rosh Hashanah Eve Community Dinner //  Friday, September 15

7:15 pm Rosh Hashanah community dinner - warm, family atmosphere with special Rosh Hashanah tastings. Adults and children. Click here for reservation and location. (Preceded by brief service on location at 6:45 pm)

Services Rosh Hashanah Morning Day 1 //  Saturday , September 16

Location: Bell Tower Regional Community Center (near City Hall) - 22232 El Paseo, RSM, 92688

9:30 am Beginning of service

10:00 am -11:30 pm  Main  Window for Torah reading, sermon (but no shofar blowing till tomorrow), with simultaneous  Children's Program

Late Afternoon Lakeside Family Tashlich & Shofar //  Sunday, September 17 @ 6:15 pm

A warm, light, inspirational community experience for all ages. 

Location: RSM Lake -  Will also plan a shofar blowing just before sunset, at 6:50, for people who come later.

Service 2nd Day of Rosh Hashanah //
Sunday, September 17

Additional Rosh Hashanah Service 10:00 am - 11:30 am is Main  Window for Torah reading, sermon & shofar (Shofar not before 10:45, Shofar is followed by musaf))

Children's play area 


Yom Kippur Eve //  SundaySeptember 24

All Yom Kippur Services are at the Bell Tower Regional Center (near RSM city hall)

Kol Nidrei & Evening Service: 6:30 pm .

Yom Kippur Day // Monday, September 25

Morning Service: Begins 10 am

Children's Program & shorter window for adults including Torah reading and Sermon at around: 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Approximate Yizkor time: 12 pm

Mincha  and Neilah Closing Services: 5:30

Final Shofar Sounding and Evening Service: 7:20 pm 

Followed by bagels and lox break-fast. To sponsor please reach out.


Sukkos Dinners and more:

Sukkot Dinner under the Stars //  Friday September 29 at 6:45 pm or Saturday September 30 at 7:45 pm - by email update or contacting

Open Sukkah and Family Experience in the Sukkah // Sunday October 1 between 10:30am - 12 pm For all ages, Mom's, Dads, tots and siblings - Lulav & sukkah hands-on, with light refreshments.

And, individual Outdoor Sukkah and Lulav Shake visits, week of Oct 1 - 6!

Grand Simchat Torah Celebration: Evening of Oct 7

Special Torah Celebration and Completion - Sunday Oct 8, at 10:30 am for all children and adults of all ages - with holiday lunch buffet


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About and RSVP

* Warm and welcoming atmosphere

* Hebrew/English Prayer Book

* Inspiring Commentary

* Children's Program

* Spacious and comfortable Bell Tower location

* Friendly and free of charge - Please forward information and invitation to anyone who might appreciate

* Donations are greatly appreciated - it is you that helps keep our doors open in the holiday season and throughout the year. All amounts helpful. There is an option on RSVP form below, or directly here.


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