High Holidays 2018

Independent High Holiday Services at the JCC East Bay

Berkeley Community High Holy Day Services
with the Jewish Studio Project, Rabbi Adina Allen, and musician Jeff Kasowitz

Cost - Donation. These services are funded by attendees. Please contribute what you can.
Learn more and RSVP: highholydayservices.org or 510.917.5314
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

We welcome back the Jewish Studio Project, who will once again lead inspiring Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at the JCC. The services will be liturgy-grounded, song-infused, intention-driven, and justice-themed. All are welcome! Childcare available.


Erev Yom Kippur
TUE, SEP 18, 7 PM

Yom Kippur
WED, SEP 19, 10 AM

Jewish Gateways High Holiday Services

Cost - Donation. These services are funded by attendees. Please contribute what you can.
Learn more and RSVP: jewishgateways.orgrabbibridget@jewishgateways.org, or 510.410.0622
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Rabbi Bridget Wynne leads these engaging and inclusive services in both English and Hebrew. Held outdoors beneath and around a comfortable heated tent, services are warm, engaging, creative, and address the big questions of life with openness and honesty.

Erev Yom Kippur
TUE, SEP 18, 7 PM

Yom Kippur Day
Join us for a full day of services, holiday projects and reflection.

9:30 AM: Family Service
10:30 AM: Morning Service
1:00-2:30 PM: Discovering Meaningful Judaism as an Adult
4:30 PM: Healing Service
5 PM: Yizkor/Memorial Service
5:30 PM: Neila/Closing Service


Older Adult Holiday Community Lunches

Sukkot: THU, SEP 27, 12 PM
Hanukkah: MON, DEC 3, 12 PM

Cost- Senior: $7 / Mitzvah: $14 (for your lunch and to subsidize someone’s meal)
JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch

Celebrate the holidays with a delicious meal, a nice schmooze, and some new traditions. Join friends, community members, and our Shamash Resident, Rabbi Dorothy Richman, for these warm, welcoming, and festive celebrations.

Learn More: JCC Front Desk, 510.848.0237