High Holy Days

Join us for services on Erev Rosh Hashanah, on the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur, the most important dates on the Jewish calendar. Services are accompanied by our beautiful choir and instrumental soloists. Members of the congregation take part in all aspects of the service for a truly participatory, community experience.

Junior congregation is offered on the first day of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur. Child care is also available.

Services are open to all, but tickets are required. To obtain tickets, please contact the main office at 518-272-8872 or berithsholom@gmail.com.

In order to keep members with allergies more comfortable,
please refrain from wearing cologne or perfume to Services.

High Holy Day Worship Schedule for 5779/2018

Rabbi Debora S. Gordon and the Berith Sholom Choir


September  16
11:00 am Cemetery Service at Congregation Berith Sholom Cemetery with Rabbi Gordon. Through prayer and meditation we honor those who have come before us.  Whether your loved ones or friends are buried here or far away, this is a moment to commune with them in a beautiful outdoor setting.


September 18
7:15 pm ‘Cello Kol Nidre prelude (We will be unable to seat anyone between 7:15 and 7:30 pm)
7:30 pm Kol Nidre Service
September 19
10:00 am Yom Kippur Morning Service
11:30am –
1 pm
Children’s Services (K’tonton –PreK- 2) & (Grades 3-6)
1:15-1:45 pm Yizkor Service (approximate time)
 2:15 – 4:15 pm Yom Kippur Creative Interlude
led by Audrey Seidman
4:45 pm Afternoon Service with Harp
6:15 pm Ne’ilah with Harp followed by Havdalah
7:15 pm After Sunset – Communal Break the Fast sponsored by Leo & Martha Levy


September 16th
9:00 -11:00 am The Sukkah will be installed under the direction of Dawn Bevilacqua. All hands appreciated and we will provide refreshments to our volunteers!
September 23
12:00 noon SUKKOT Community Celebration
POT LUCK in the sukkah
September 30
10:30-12:00 Communitywide Simchot Torah Service –
All Welcome! Join Us!
Simchat Torah  Our 3rd and 4th graders receive their Siddurim ( prayer books) and  we honor Susie & Sandi & Jayne  – a small way of saying “Todah Rabbah” for your extraordinary dedication and devotion to Berith Sholom. Oneg to follow.