High Holy Days at Yale

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GENERAL INFORMATION

JOSEPH SLIFKA CENTER for Jewish Life at Yale offers Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, and  Alternative Services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah will start at sundown on Wednesday, September 20th . Yom Kippur starts at sundown on Friday, September 29th.  These services, designed by and for the Yale Jewish Community, are open to all.

RESERVATIONS

Graduate and undergraduate students (at any institution) are welcomed free of charge.  We ask that everyone (including students) reserve tickets.  Students may pick up their free tickets at Slifka Center, Slifka Center sponsored events, Yale Chaplain’s office or at their Residential Head of College Offices.  All other tickets may be reserved by mailing a donation to Slifka Center or stopping by the Center.  We are located at 80 Wall Street in New Haven, CT 06511 (between College and Temple Streets).  If you would like to arrange for tickets to High Holy Day services please come to the front desk at Slifka Center.  Tickets are still available and someone will be able to assist you.

COST

The Slifka Center is committed to meeting the religious, spiritual and cultural needs of our community during High Holy Days and beyond. Slifka Center maintains an ‘open door’ policy for the High Holy Days, however as an independent not‐for‐profit organization that does not receive funding from Yale University, your voluntary contribution will support the vital services provided by the Center during the High Holy Days and throughout the year.  All donations to Slifka Center are fully tax deductible to the extent of the law.  Suggested donations for High Holy Days attendees:

• $180 for adult tickets
• $136 for seniors (60 and above) and youth (ages 13‐18)

If you would like to donate to Slifka Center without requesting tickets, please click here.

PARKING

When you reserve a ticket, you may also reserve a free parking pass.  This parking pass will enable you to park at a legal metered parking spot during the time of services during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

RELATED EVENTS

The Bernard and Norma Lytton Apples and Honey Kiddush will be held at the Slifka Center immediately following services on the first night of Rosh Hashanah on First day – Thursday September 21 at 8:30 pm at Slifka Center. All are welcome.

The Robert and Louise Arias Yom Kippur Break­Fast is partially underwritten by an endowment, allowing us to offer this festive feast at a greatly reduced price to the whole community. The cost of the meal is $18 per person and it will take place at Slifka Center on Saturday September 30th at 7:30 pm.

If you would like to join us for meals during the Holidays, please click here to make your reservations.

 

HIGH HOLY DAYS SCHEDULE OF SERVICES 5778 -2017


Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale is pleased to offer a full array of services for the High Holy Days and invites all students, faculty, staff and community members to join us.

All services include prayers, music, inspirational words of Torah and congregational participation.  We look forward to sharing these Days of Awe with you.

REFORM SERVICES – Battell Chapel (corner of College and Elm Streets)

Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, Sept. 20
7:00 pm ‐ 8:30 pm

Thursday, Sept. 21
10:00 am ‐ 12:30 pm

Yom Kippur
Friday, September 29
6:00 pm ‐ 7:30 pm Kol Nidre

Saturday, September 30
10:00 am ‐ 12:30 pm
5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Yizkor and Ne’ilah

EGALITARIAN/CONSERVATIVE SERVICES –  First and Summerfield United Methodist Church (corner of College and Elm Streets)

Rosh Hashanah:
Wednesday, Sept. 20
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Mincha/Ma’ariv

Thursday, Sept. 21
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Shacharit

Thursday, Sept. 22
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Shacharit

Yom Kippur:
Friday, September 29
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Kol Nidre/Ma’ariv

Saturday, Sept. 30
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Shacharit
12:00 pm Yizkor
5:00 pm – 7:00 Mincha and Ne’ilah

ORTHODOX SERVICES – Joseph Slifka Center, Sylvia Slifka Chapel (80 Wall Street)

Men and women sit separately.

Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, September 20
6:15 pm Mincha and Ma’ariv

Thursday, September 21
8:45 am Shacharit
6:00 pm Mincha and Ma’ariv

Friday, September 22
8:45 am Shacharit
6:00 pm Mincha and Ma’ariv

Yom Kippur
Friday, September 29
6:00 pm Kol Nidre and Ma’ariv

Saturday, September 30
8:45 am Shacharit
4:30 pm Mincha
5:45 pm Ne’ilah
5:45 pm Ma’ariv

ALTERNATIVE SERVICES – Slifka Center, Susman Hall (80 Wall Street)

Rosh Hashanah
Thursday, September 21
10:00 am

Yom Kippur
Saturday, September 30
10:00 am