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High Holidays Service Opportunities for Young Adults for 2013/5774

High Holy Day Services for Young Adults

Are you in your 20s or 30s and looking for a place to attend High Holiday services this year? Check out the list below of Reform congregations who will extend a special welcome to you!



Temple Emanu-El
Birmingham, AL
Join Temple Emanu-El for contemporary services. Tickets avaiable for a donation and must be pre-ordered.

Temple Emanu-El of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

High Holiday services are open to all who wish to attend, with a particular welcome to college students. No tickets needed.



Beth Sholom
Anchorage, AK

Join Beth Sholom for the High Holidays! The JGAP (Jewish Graduates and Professionals) group will be having special programming during the High Holidays. Free tickets and membership are available.



Temple Chai
Pheonix, AZ

College students and young adults can attend for free through the Jewish Community Association's Cool Shul Program. Temple Chai provides a special Yom Kippur Learning.

Temple Kol Ami
Scottsdale, AZ

College students are admitted for free and are called to the bimah for a special aliyot. Great young adult community.

Congregation Or Chadash
Tucson, AZ

Or Chadash is a warm and welcoming community where all can experience God. Join Or Chadash for either a classic or contemporary service. Free for students. Discounted memberships are also available.

Temple Emanu-El
Tucson, AZ

Join Temple Emanu-El for rich and meaningful High Holiday services, Tashlich, study sessions and break-fast. College students receive free tickets. 20s can join Kehillah Young Adults group and choose their contribution level. For 30s, greatly reduced membership is available.



Congregation B'nai Israel
Little Rock, AR

All are welcome to High Holiday services at Congregation B'nai Israel, tickets not required. Expect a warm welcome, and engagning, meaningful services, not to mention terrific spreads at the Rosh HaShanah Eve reception and break-fast.



Congregation Ohr Tzafon            
Atascadero, CA
Join Congregation Ohr Tzafon for services and a killer pot luck break-fast!  The fellowship, and music are uplifting and the food fantastic. Complimentary admission; donations greatly appreciated!

Temple Beth El
Bakersfield, CA

Join Beth El for services and community potluck meals. No tickets are required, but donations are encouraged.

Congregation Beth El
Berkeley, CA

Congregation Beth El invites you to join for a spiritually uplifting start to the New Year with a wide array of High Holiday programming. Your college ID is your ticket. RSVPs are requested.

Congregation Beth Israel
Carmel, CA

Complimentary tickets are available for students. Donations are requested.

Congregation Shir Ami
Castro Valley, CA

Shir Ami provides all worship services and a community Break the Fast. Young adults are welcome to join.

Temple Beth Torah
Fremont, CA

Services for all the High Holidays. Free tickets available to Birthright alumni and those in their 20s.

Temple Sinai of Glendale
Glendale, CA

Temple Sinai's services are geared for all ages.  Students are offered complimentary admission to all services.  Afternoon Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services are open to all at no charge.

Temple Israel Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Join Temple Israel for service, a family-friendly picnic, films, discussions and more. High Holiday tickets are free to students. Young adults may contact the congregation for rates.

Congregation Beth Am
Los Altos Hills, CA

Join the process of reflection, atonement, reconciliation and celebration with Beth Am. Young adult full membership, including High Holiday programs is $36/year for those 36 and younger.

Beth Chayim Chadashim             
Los Angeles, CA
Join Beth Chayim Chadashim's friendly and welcoming congregants for a spiritually oriented, intellectually stimulating, and musically rich services. Rosh Hashanah luncheon with delicious kosher, dairy buffet meal.

Leo Baeck Temple
Los Angeles, CA

Join Leo Baeck Temple for services. Complimentary tickets are available for Birthright alumni and those in their 20s.

University Synagogue
Los Angeles, CA
Join the Brentwood Chavurah 20’s & 30s for the High Holidays, including Erev Rosh HaShanah Services & Apple Martini Oneg.

Congregation Shir Hadash
Los Gatos, CA

Join Shir Hadash for the High Holidays this year! Membership costs begin at $36 for young adults.

Congregation Etz Chaim
Merced, CA

Join Etz Chaim's diverse community for the High Holidays using a Reform mahzor, as well as Torah reading, text study and Tashlich on the river. All are welcome - expecially students! RSVPs are requested.

Temple Ahavat Shalom
Northridge, CA

Temple Ahavat Shalom's service combines the power of tradition with contemporary readings, reflections and music which guide us through the challenges and ultimate rewards of this time of repentance and renewal. $136 for tickets to all four services.

Temple Adat Shalom
Poway, CA

Contemporary services are offered. College students are eligible for free tickets. Those in their 20s are eligible for $180 membership and those under 32 receive a discounted membership rate. Join Adat Shalom's growing population of young adults!

Congregation Emanu El
Redlands, CA

Young adults are welcomed and appreciated at services and activities and will be greeted from the bima. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required.

Riverside Temple Beth El
Riverside, CA

Complimentary tickets are available for college students and first time visitors. Donations are strongly encouraged.

Congregation B'nai Israel
Sacramento, CA

Members of Sabbabah (the 20s and 30s of B'nai Israel) can attend High Holiday services for #36. No cost for college students. RSVP is requested.

Temple Beth El
San Pedro, CA

Temple Beth El is a smaller, intimate, diverse, multi-generation synagogue at the southern end of Los Angeles. Beth El is inspiring, affirming and enthusiastically Jewish. Services are open to all - no tickets are required for 30 and under. For those over 30, donations are kindly requested.

Temple Beth Sholom
Santa Ana, CA

Join Temple Beth Sholom for the High Holidays. Request young adults tickets through

Congregation B'nai B'rith
Santa Barbara, CA

Services are open to all and many young adults attend. Join the Tequila G'dolah Tribe BreakFast 9/14/13 for those in their 20s and 30s. Tickets are not required, but RSVP is encouraged.

Congregation Beth Israel
San Diego, CA

Congregation Beth Israel's services cater to young adults and include an intimate, musical and participatory free Yom Kippur morning service. In addition, Beth Israel offers $72 ticket packages for those in their 20s & 30s.

Temple Emanu-El
San Diego, CA

Join Temple Emanu-El for the High Holidays! Complimentary tickets for students and other tickets from $72.

Congregation Emanu-El
San Francisco, CA

To attend High Holiday services, please inquire about synagogue membership options. Tashlich ceremony on September 5 is free for all - no need to register - just show up!

Congregation Sherith Israel
San Francisco, CA

Congregation Sherith Israel offers a selection of services (participatory and traditional), a Rosh HaShanah afternoon Taschlich picnic for all ages in Golden Gate Park (with a Food Truck!), hikes, yoga and meditation and a community break fast. College students receive discounted tickets.

Congregation Sha'ar Zahav
San Francisco, CA

Sha'ar Zahav is an innovative, progressive, engaged participatory community and a historically LGBTQ synagogue. Discounted tickets are available for young adults and students; please arrange at least one week in advance.

Congregation Beth David
San Luis Obispo, CA

Complimentary tickets for university students.

Temple Emanu-El
San Jose, CA

Temple Emanu-El offers a special ticket price of $125 for young adults ages 21-29 who are not members of the congregation. Students are welcome as guests.

Temple Bat Yam: The South Lake Tahoe & Carson Valley Jewish Community
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Holiday observance and celebrations are open to all. Rosh HaShanah Day ll includes an outdoor service. Donations are appreciated.

Temple Judea
Tarzana, CA

Temple Judea is happy to host any young adult who wishes to attend the family service. RSVP is required.

Temple Beth David of the San Gabriel Valley
Temple City, CA

Temple Beth David is a warm and welcoming Reform congregation open for all to attend the High Holiday services. Complimentary attendance is available as well as membership for young adults. No RSVP is necessary.

Temple Beth Torah
Ventura, CA

Join Beth Torah for creative litergy, introspectively-focused services. There is no cost for any participation, but RSVPs are encouraged. Beth Torah can also arrange family meals.

Congregation Kol Ami  
West Hollywood, CA
Kol Ami warmly welcomes members, friends & guests for meaningful, cool High Holiday services. Free for those under 30, $175 for those 30-35.



Temple Emanuel
Denver, CO

An innovative worship experience that weaves together contemporary and traditional melodies. Temple Emanuel invites family, friends and neighbors to worship with them. Join a Community Break-Fast in the Social Hall following worship.

Temple Micah
Denver, CO

Everyone's welcome here for the High Holidays! Reservations and donations are suggested for non-member guests.

Har Shalom
Durango, CO

Everyone is welcome; no RSVP required.

Temple Or Hadash
Fort Collins, CO

Temple Or Hadash's doors are open to all who want to celebrate the High Holidays with a warm and welcoming Jewish community. The Temple does not charge for the privilege of prayer.



Temple Beth David of Cheshire
Cheshire, CT

Young adults are welcome to attend any and all worship services. Students and Birthright alumni receive free tickets. RSVP by August 30.

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodef Zedek
Chester, CT

Join Congregation Beth Shalom Rodef Zedek for the High Holidays.

Temple Beth Tikvah
Guilford, CT

Temple Beth Tikvah welcomes all those in their 20s and 30s to join in celebrating the New Year. Contact for service information by September 2.

Congregation Beth Israel
West Hartford, CT

Join Beth Israel for an outdoor Erev Rosh HaShanah service. No cost.


District of Columbia

Washington Hebrew Congregation
Washington, DC
2239, a 2,100+ member young professional’s group for those between the ages of 22 to 39 offers discounted High Holy Day tickets to join special services for this cohort.  

Temple Sinai   
Washington, DC
High Holidays are a time for reflection, introspection, prayer, and re-connection. Temple Sinai offers a variety of services to meet the spiritual needs of their diverse community. Complimentary tickets for young professionals.

Temple Micah 
Washington, DC
No tickets required for evening services for anyone in their 20s or 30s. Service led by Rabbinic Intern Josh Beraha and song-writer extraordinaire Michelle Citrin. Discounted membership for first-year.



Congregation Beth Emeth
Wilmington, DE

Join Beth Emeth for High Holiday family services, Community Break Fast and Taschlich. No cost for those under 27. Guest tickets are available for all others. RSVP is required: 302-764-2393.



Congregation B'nai Israel
Boca Raton, FL

B'nai Israel welcomes students to all High Holiday services at no cost.

Temple Beth El of Boca Raton
Boca Raton, FL

College students are invited to spend the High Holidays with Temple Beth El at no charge. Young adults in their 20s and 30s may purchase tickets for $75 per holiday.

Congregation Beth Shalom        
Brandon, FL
All are welcome at services. Congregation Beth Shalom is diverse in ages and demographics and young adults are an important part of their community. Complimentary tickets available for young adults.

Temple Beth Orr
Coral Springs, FL

Services begin at 10 am. Admission for College students is at no charge with an id.

Temple Beth El
Fort Myers, FL

Temple Beth El is so excited to welcome you to Beth El's sacred community.

Temple Beth Shalom
Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Tickets are not required, but donations are gladly accepted.

Temple Shir Shalom
Gainsville, FL
Temple Shir Shalom opens their services to all college students and Birthright alumni.

Congregation Ahavath Chesed
Jacksonville, FL
Join Congregation Ahavath Chesed for worship, Rosh Hashanah lunch, community Break-the-Fast – everyone is welcome! Complimentary tickets available. Home hospitality arrangements can be made!

Temple Beth Am
Jupiter, FL

Free Erev Rosh HaShanah services, young family afternoon service with live music, Kol Nidre, Yizkor and Neilah. College students are welcome at no charge; RSVP is requested. Tickets available for purchase for young adults.

Temple Israel of Greater Miami
Miami, FL

At this special time on the Jewish calendar and throughout the year, Temple Israel welcomes you. Free membership for those under 25, discounts for those 25-36. Temple Israel is also partnering with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, offering free High Holiday seating. Space is limited. RSVP is required.

Temple Judea
Miami, FL

Join Temple Judea for all High Holiday services and Break Fast. RSVP requested.

The Tribe @ The Florida Jewish Museum
Miami Beach, FL

The New York Times called the Tribe's High Holiday experience " innovation that few if any have embraced" and CBS News called it "...a unique service." Join The Tribe for an unforgettable experience exclusively for people in their 20s and 30s. Space is limited.

Temple Beth-El
Ormond Beach, FL

Beth-El welcomes students and young adults to all services at no cost. RSVP is required.

Temple Shir Shalom of Oviedo
Oviedo, FL

Participatory, music-filled services for all ages with congregational choir and spiritual leader, Beth Schafer. College students receive complimentary admission; non-member tickets are available.

Temple Beth El
Pensacola, FL

Just come and let Temple Beth El welcome you. No cost for young adults. Selichot event, services for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur and a community break-the-fast.

Temple Sinai
Sarasota, FL 

Young adults are invited to all services at no charge (RSVP required). In addition, they are invited to a picnic supper at Siesta Key Beach for Tashlich, Yom Kippur afternoon study session and Break Fast.

Temple Beth David
Spring Hill, FL

Holiday services incorporate modern music and congregant participation to create a lively service. Young adults are invited to all holiday services. No charge for tickets; donations are appreciated. RSVP is required.

Temple Beth-El
St. Petersburg, FL

Services include traditional liturgy, inspiring music and contemporary, participatory vocal and instrumental ensembles. All are open to the community, free of charge. Sign language interpreters for the deaf community will be at evening services.

Temple Israel
Tallahassee, FL

Temple Israel's combination of tradition and innovation in a warm and caring environment make services meaningful to Jews in all walks of life and backgrounds. Join Temple Israel for any and all High Holiday services and events. Tickets are not required.

Congregation Beth Am
Tampa, FL

Beth Am offers a full service High Holiday menu. Tickets are available to all; donations are kindly requested.

Temple Beth Torah
Wellington, FL

Temple Beth Torah welcomes young adults at any High Holiday services on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. RSVP by August 26:

Temple Israel of West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL

High Holiday tickets are free for those under 30. Significantly reduced membership rates for young adults, under 45. No one is turned away because of finances.

Temple Dor Dorim
Weston, FL

Services are open to the community. RSVP with the office.



Temple Sinai
Atlanta, GA

Young adults are invited to fully participate in all High Holiday services at Temple Sinai. Tickets are available for purchase.

The Temple
Atlanta, GA

The Temple is your home for the High Holidays. No membership or tickets are required for services other than those in the main sanctuary. RSVPs are required.

Reform Jewish Congregation Ner Tamid
Marietta, GA

Join Reform Jewish Congregation Ner Tamid for services, holiday discussions and a community potluck break the fast. $72 per person for all services.

Temple Kol Emeth
Marietta, GA

Services are open to young adults at no charge. RSVPs are required:

Temple Kehillat Chaim
Roswell, GA

All High Holiday services are available. RSVP by August 23.

Congregation Mickve Israel      
Savannah, GA
Everyone is welcome to worship with Congregation Mickve Israel! Services are open to everyone - no tickets needed, but RSVP requested.

Temple Beth David
Snellville, GA

Young adults are invited to join Beth David for a meaningful and interactive service. Discounted tickets are available for purchase.



Temple Emanu-El Hawaii
Honolulu, HI

Free tickets to High Holidays for young adults with special aliyahs during services. Young adult membership programs are available through the Young Adult Havurah.



Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel
Boise, ID

Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel welcomes you to join their small, diverse community. No tickets are needed. Membership options are available.



Moses Montefiore Congregation
Bloomington, IL

Young adults are welcomed to join for the High Holidays and one year free membership.

Congregation Beth Am
Buffalo Grove, IL

Join Beth Am for a warm and welcoming High Holiday experience! $250 per ticket; RSVP by August 30.

Emanuel Congregation
Chicago, IL

Students receive complimentary tickets. All others, $360 per person.

KAM Isaiah Israel
Chicago, IL

KAM's National Landmark sanctuary brings out the majesty of the High Holidays and the warmth of the community brings a special intimacy. Young adults are welcome; non-member tickets are available for purchase.

Temple Sholom of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Students receive complimentary tickets. Those under 34 are $50 and over 35 years old are $250.

Beth Emet Synagogue
Evanston, IL

Complimentary tickets are available for students and those under 26. All others $500. Beth Emet honors reciprocity from other congregations.

Am Shalom
Glencoe, IL

Join Am Shalom for the High Holidays. Cost is $150 or URJ reciprocity.

North Shore Congregation Israel
Glencoe, IL

There are several options for High Holiday services. No cost, but RSVP by August 30.

Lakeside Congregation of Reform Judaism
Highland Park, IL

Lakeside Congregation of Reform Judaism offers free tickets for the High Holiday to young adults. The congregation has traditional, non-traditional, pre-school and family services all available to young adults.

Congregation Solel
Highland Park, IL

There will be options for adults services or family services. $150 per ticket each holiday.

Beth Tikvah Congregation
Hoffman Estates, IL

Join Beth Tikvah for the High Holidays in the Northwest suburbs! $200 per ticket; RSVP by August 26.

Congregation Etz Chaim
Lombard, IL

$275 per ticket, covers all holidays. Students are free. RSVP by August 30.

Temple Jeremiah
Northfield, IL

Second day of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur afternoon services are free and open to the public. Additional options are available including free tickets.

Oak Park Temple B'nai Abraham Zion
Oak Park, IL

Oak Park Temple welcomes all young adults to services. Oak Park Temple offers family services, Tot services and traditional Reform services. Free and discounted tickets are available. Oak Park Temple is flexible with individual needs.

Temple Anshe Sholom a Beth Torah
Olympia Fields, IL

Join Temple Anshe Sholom a Beth Torah for the High Holidays. Free tickets are available to those in their 20s and 30s.

Temple Beth Israel
Skokie, IL

Join Beth Israel in the North suburbs for the High Holidays. Tickets are $240; RSVP by August 23.

Congregation Or Shalom
Vernon Hills, IL

Or Shalom offers both a traditional and family service option. Free and discounted tickets are available for young adults.

Congregation Sukkat Shalom
Wilmette, IL

Join Sukkat Shalom for High Holiday services in the Northern suburbs of Chicago! A donation of choice; RSVP by August 28.



Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation
Indianapolis, IN

High Holiday services are open to members; Sukkot and Simchat Torah are open to the public. Contact for more information.

Temple Beth-El
Munster, IN

Worship with us for 2013! A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for local young adults. Contact us.



Temple B'nai Jeshurun
Des Moines, IA

B'nai Jeshurun has a full spread of High Holiday programs and services. All services are free; no tickets needed. Just show up!



Congregation Beth Torah
Overland Park, KS

Free tickets for worship on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, community tashlich on September 5 and study options all day on Yom Kippur. Holiday meal invitations too!

Temple Beth Sholom    
Topeka, KS
No tickets needed for High Holy Day services or programs, including Rosh Hashanah Tea, bagel brunch and the Yom Kippur Break the Fast. Temple Beth Shalom is happy to connect you with a family for holiday meals.



Temple Shalom
Louisville, KY

Temple Shalom welcomes all for the High Holidays with a special welcome to Birthright alums. No tickets, no charge - just come!

The Temple
Louisville, KY

Variety of services are offered, including classical, contemporary and family services. College students, young adults and Birthright Israel alumni are encouraged to join. No charge for students; special rate for others. Please RSVP.



Congregation Gates of Prayer
Metairie, LA

Join Gates of Prayer for this High Holiday season. No charge to attend services.

Temple Sinai
New Orleans, LA

Don't let your religious life fall flat! Don't settle for a drab life with Low-Torah when, for just a little effort, time and imagination, satisfaction guaranteed, your life and those of your dear ones will become brightened and supercharged.

Touro Synagogue
New Orleans, LA

Joyful, meaningful, accessible observance is a focal point for all Jewish holidays. Touro has yearly rhythms that include some favorite established traditions but Touro also loves to exand tranditions to include new ways to celebrate and experience Jewish moments.

B'nai Zion
Shreveport, LA

B'nai Zion offers adults services and services for young children. No tickets are required.



Congregation Beth El
Bangor, ME

Services for holidays and home hospitality are available on request. All services are no charge, but RSVP is required:



Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
Baltimore, MD

Rosh HaShanah Under the Stars with BHC & bring in the new Jewish year with thousands of other Jews for a free service outdoors at Baltimore's Oregon Ridge Park. Meet BHC's Chai Life Group (for those in their 20s & 30s)

Congregation Or Chadash
Damascus, MD

Or Chadash is a diverse congregation that is welcoming and inviting. Young adults are offered free or discounted tickets, depending on age.

Congregation Kol Ami of Frederick
Frederick, MD

High Holiday tickets available for purchase. Community Break Fast potluck following Ne’ilah. Complimentary tickets for Birthright alumni and those in their 20s. Call for details.

Temple Isaiah
Fulton, MD

Join Temple Isaiah for "Rosh HaShanah in the Park" on the afternoon of September 5 (no cost). A family service, picnic and Tashlich is free and open to the whole community and help at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. College students are welcome.

Temple Emanuel           
Kensington, MD
All are welcome to attend High Holiday services. Complimentary tickets for students. Please refer to the High Holiday Newsletter on Temple Emanuel's website.



The Riverway Project at Temple Israel
Boston, MA 

Riverway Project and Combined Jewish Philanthropies offer 2 "ticketless" services: Erev Rosh Hashanah & Informal Dinner and Kol Nidre. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended!

Temple Ohabei Shalom
Brookline, MA

Temple Ohabei Shalom's open, inclusive community is delighted to welcome guests for the holidays. Free tickets for students up to age 25. RSVP with Naomi Gurt Lind:

Temple Sinai
Brooklike, MA

College students and young adults are welcome to join Temple Sinai for High Holiday services and second day Rosh HaShanah hike. No charge for those under 26; special rate for young members. RSVP required.

Falmouth Jewish Congregation
East Falmouth, MA

Full complement of HHD services at which Falmouth welcomes Birthright alumni! Tickets are required, but at no cost.

Temple Beth Am
Framingham, MA

All worship services are open to students at no charge. Those in their 20s/30s can receive complimentary tickets by contacting Cantor Schechtman.

Temple Isaiah
Lexington, MA

High Holiday services are open to college students at no cost. No RSVP is needed, just student ID.

Temple Emanu-El
Marblehead, MA

Students are always welcome to join Temple Emanu-El for High Holiday worhsip at no cost. RSVP required.

Temple Shalom
Newton, MA

Temple Shalom is a multigenerational community. Temple Shalom would love to have young adults as part of the community to celebrate the holidays together. Join Temple Shalom for a Young Adult Break Fast following the conclusion of Yom Kippur! Tickets are free, contact:

Congregation Beth Israel
North Adams, MA

No tickets are required to join services, including the relaxing yoga afternoon service on Yom Kippur. Small charge ($15) for a community breakfast following Yom Kippur.

Temple Beth Shalom of the North Shore
Peabody, MA

Services, holiday hike and Torah study are offered. College students receive complimentary tickets.

Temple Shir Tikva
Wayland, MA

Welcome the New Year with joy, reflection, optimism and community. Complimentary tickets are available for college and graduate students and Birthright alumni. RSVP is requested by contacting Toni Spitzer:



Temple Beth Emeth
Ann Arbor, MI

All young adults are welcome! Temple Beth Emeth's 20s & 30s group is joining the congregational break-the-fast and the temple is hosting a Gift of Life Bone Marrow registry drive on Yom Kippur. Tickets are available through the office.

Congregation Shaarey Zedek
East Lansing, MI

Students are welcome to join Shaarey Zedek for any and all services for the High Holidays. Tickets are not required but RSVPs are encouraged. Shaarey Zedek offers both Reform and Conservative services.

Temple Beth El
Flint, MI

All young adults are welcome to attend services. Call Temple Beth El at 810-720-9494 for information regarding service times and tickets.

Temple Beth Sholom
Ishpeming Township, MI

Services for all holidays and a potluck break-the-fast to follow. No charge for anyone who wishes to attend. Transportation assistance may be available upon request. No registration or RSVP required. Call for directions (synagogue can be hard to find).

Temple Beth Israel
Jackson, MI

All are welcome to attend High Holiday services, including the communal break-fast at the end of Yom Kippur. Contact Rabbi Morais:

Temple B'nai Israel
Kalamazoo, MI

Complimentary tickets for college students and members of other URJ congregations. Young adults are invited to purchase tickets for $50. Contact for more details.

Temple Jacob
Hancock, MI

Temple Jacob's doors are open for services and Break the Fast. Tickets are not required.

Temple Kol Ami
West Bloomfield, MI

The Temple is committed to creating a warm and friendly environment and dedicated to providing a sense of support and community. Tickets are available free of charge for all services.

Temple Israel
West Bloomfield, MI
Young adults are welcome to join for all High Holiday worship services at no cost.

Temple Shir Shalom
West Bloomfield Township, MI
Shir Shalom offers a variety of both evening and daytime services during the holidays. Services are free for members and guests of members. Birthright alumni may contact



Temple Israel
Duluth, MN

Young adults are warmly welcome to attend all High Holiday services. No tickets are needed, seating is first-come, first served. Home hospitality for holiday meals can be arranged and young adult programming throughout the year available. No tickets needed - come as you are.

Shir Tikvah
Minneapolis, MN

An open door - come one, come all. No tickets or reserved seats for the High Holidays. Instead Shir Tikvah asks everyone to give as generously as possible.

Beth Shalom Congregation
Minnetonka, MN

Young adults are welcome to join for any High Holiday services, as well as learning opportunities and community Break Fast. Request tickets through

Mount Zion Congregation          
St. Paul, MN 
Mount Zion Congregation is a diverse and inclusive community that includes a 20s/30s group. Complimentary tickets available for college students and those in their 20s. 



Beth Israel Congregation
Jackson, MS

Beth Israel is a warm and welcoming Reform congregation in Jackson, MS. All services and free break-fast are open to guests in the community. No tickets are required.



Temple Israel
Rogersville, MO

Local students are invited to join for free. Young people can contact the Temple regarding tickets and pricing. Free community lunch on first day of Rosh HaShanah.

Central Reform Congregation
St. Louis, MO

High Holiday services offered to the community with no tickets required.

Congregation Shaare Emeth
St. Louis, MO

All services are open to everyone. No tickets are required.

Congregation Temple Israel
St. Louis, MO

Services and programs include classical Reform-style evening services with a volunteer choir accompanied by piano; contemporary liturgy and music with guitar accompaniment, musical meditation, optional discussionad and more. No cost, no tickets - all welcome.

United Hebrew Congregation
St. Louis, MO

There is no charge for those under the age of 30. RSVP's are encouraged, but not required.



Congregation B'nai Israel
Butte, MT

Students attend free. Donations are requested (suggested $50) for young adults. No one will be turned away.


New Hampshire

Etz Hayim Synagogue
Derry, NH

Etz Hayim services are open to all. No tickets for admission. RSVPs are requested, though not required.


New Jersey

Temple Sholom of West Essex
Cedar Grove, NJ

Traditional and family services are offered. No charge for the first year. Tickets are required.

Temple Beth El of Northern Valley
Closter, NJ

Inspirational High Holiday worship experiences with dynamic Reform congregation in Northern Bergen County.

Temple Beth Miriam
Elberom (Long Branch), NJ

Temple Beth Miriam welcomes all to services. Contact the synagogue for details.

Temple Sholom
Fanwood, NJ

Free membership to newcomers through the Jewish Federation. Young adults under 30 can join for $72/year, which includes tickets. No one gets turned away based on ability to pay.

The Barnert Temple
Franklin Lakes, NJ

Options include services, a joyous, outdoor community kiddush picnic, Tashlich, informal group gatherings of prayer, reflection, singing and study and more. No cost, but RSVP is necessary.

Temple Beth-El
Hillsborough, NJ

Free High Holiday tickets for young adults. RSVPs are requested.

Temple Beth-El
Jersey City, NJ

Guests of all ages are welcome to attend High Holiday services by requesting complimentary tickets.  Guests may also place a listing in the Yizkor memorial book (requests before August 12).

Temple Rodeph Torah 
Marlboro, NJ
Free tickets for those under 35! Traditional and innovative services: including new "Rock HaShanah" morning worship and "sinful texting," A Yom Kippur afternoon experience (an open discussion via text and twitter on God, missing the mark and t'shuvah).

Temple B'nai Jeshurun
Short Hills, NJ

It would be a joy to have you present at any and all gatherings for prayer, reflection, introspection and community. Free tickets for members of TBJ in NYCand individuals in their 20s and 30s looking for connection.

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel
South Orange, NJ

Join Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel for worship. Free tickets are available:

Temple Shalom
Succasunna, NJ

Reasonable, discounted tickets are available to students and young adults.

Temple Emeth
Teaneck, NJ

There is no charge for any former member of the Temple Youth Group for any former camper at a Jewish camp. High Holiday tickets are available for purchase. Ask about the Welcome Dues rate.

Temple Har Shalom
Warren, NJ

Services, dessert receptions, musical meditations and the Shofar Chorus. Join Temple Har Shalom by signing up online instantly!

Temple Emanu-El
Westfield, NJ

Young adults are welcome to all High Holiday services and programs. RSVP is required.


New Mexico

Congregation Albert
Albuquerque, NM

High Holiday services are open. Special welcome to college students. RSVPs are requested.


New York

B'nai Sholom Reform Congregation
Albany, NY

College students and young adults are always welcome. B'nai Sholom offers a Yom Kippur "Break-Fast" following the conclusion of Yom Kippur.

Congregation Beth Emeth
Albany, NY

Let Congregation Beth Emeth welcome 5774 together. If you are looking for a congregation to spend the holidays with, please call for complimentary tickets. Beth Emeth looks forward to spending this special time with you.

Congregation Beth Elohim / Brooklyn Jews
Brooklyn, NY

Join hundreds of other young adults this year for Brooklyn Jews High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah in Prospect Park and Yom Kippur at Congregation Beth Elohim. $25 tickets available per service for young adults.

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue
Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue offers both ticketed and free open to the public for singles, families and couples.

Temple Beth Emeth v'Ohr Progressive Shaari Zedek
Brooklyn, NY

Temple Beth Emeth v'Ohr Progressive Shaari Zedek is a Reform congregation offering services for the High Holidays that are spiritual and accessible to those less proficient in Hebrew. $36/person for first-timers; $200/person for those who have attended before.

Union Temple of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY

High Holiday services are free; all are welcome. RSVP for complimentary tickets.

Temple Israel of Northern Westchester
Croton-On-Hudson, NY

Enjoy beautiful, musical and inspiring High Holiday services led by Rabbi Jennifer Jaech and Cantor Devorah Avery, and featuring the awesome sound of Temple Israel's choir, Hallel B'shir. All are welcome; no cost for Birthright alumni.

North Fork Reform Synagogue
Cutchogue, NY

North Fork hosts services and a community Break-Fast (RSVPs requested). Tickets for services not required; donations kindly accepted.

Temple Beth El
Huntington, NY

Discounted young adult membership rate of $583 is available. Complimentary tickets are available for college students.

Temple Beth Torah
Huntington, NY

Beautiful, dynamic services for all ages. Discounted membership available for young adults.

Temple Beth Torah
Melville, NY

Young adults are welcome at any of Temple Beth Torah's High Holiday services. Free tickets available (before August 20).

Central Synagogue
New York, NY

Central Synagogue holds a special High Holidays community service for non-members. These services are open to all. Suggested donations of $150 per person per holiday or $250 for both holidays. Cost should not be an issue to join.

Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York
New York, NY

Complimentary tickets for college students as well as those 20s and 30s for High Holy Day services.

Da'at Elohim: Temple of Universal Judaism
New York, NY 
Open seating available for all High Holiday services. Da'at Elohim would be honored to have any young adult come to the Bima for English, Hebrew or non-speaking honors. Donations encouraged.

East End Temple            
New York, NY
Join East End Temple for congregational services on Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah day, Kol Nidrei, Yom Kippur morning and afternoon services, and end the day with their congregational break-the-fast.

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
New York, NY

Amazing musical services with meaningful sermons and rich community. $360 per ticket.

Temple Israel of the City of New York
New York, NY

Complimentary tickets available. Join Temple Israel's annual Appletinis and Appetizers party on the 2nd night of Rosh HaShanah. Temple Israel is collecting tzedakah for Avodah Jewish Work Corps. All are welcome!

The Village Temple   
New York, NY

The Village Temple is happy to invite all to come join them at the great hall of Cooper Union for the High Holidays. Complimentary tickets for young adults – call for details.

Central Synagogue of Nassau County
Rockville Centre, NY

Complimentary tickets are available for university students. Discounted membership are available for young adults.

Temple Concord
Syracuse, NY

Full schedule of High Holiday services, programming, meals and events. No cost, but RSVPs are requested.

Congregation Kol Ami
White Plains, NY

Kol Ami welcomes young adults to services without charge.

Woodlands Community Temple
White Plains, NY

Free for students with college ID.


North Carolina

Congregation Bayt Shalom
Greenville, NC

All are welcome to join Bayt Shalom for High Holiday services. As a dually affiliated congregation, Bayt Shalom's services are mixture of Reform and Conservative traditions. No RSVP needed - just show up!

Temple Beth Or
Raleigh, NC

Join the Raleigh Tribe (20s/30s Group) for the High Holidays. Free tickets are available to those considering membership.

Temple of Israel
Wilmington, NC

Come share the spirit and wisdom of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Complimentary tickets for students. 


North Dakota

B'nai Israel
Grand Forks, ND

Services and activities are open to all, regardless of age or affiliation. No registration or tickets are required.

Temple Beth El
Fargo, ND

Young adults are welcomed and appreciated at services and activities and will be greeted from the bima. RSVPs are requested.



Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple
Beachwood, OH

Worship with the congregation, join Jew Year's Eve, an outdoors and off-site at Patterson's Fruit Farm that includes Rosh HaShanah evening camp-style service, and enjoyment of Honey Brown and apple-themed desserts fire-side. RSVP on facebook.

Suburban Temple-Kol Ami
Beachwood, OH

Tickets are free to those in school, new to Cleveland or exploring congregational options. If new to teh area, Suburban Temple-Kol Ami can help arrange holiday meals and social connections.

The Temple-Tifereth Israel
Beachwood, OH

Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services in both a traditional and more modern format. Option to attend services without membership requirements - contact

Isaac M. Wise Temple
Cincinnati, OH

High Holiday services are located at both Wise Center in Amberely Village and Downtown, at Plum Street Temple. Young adults are invited to attend, free of charge. Additional programming and opportunities are available.

Rockdale Temple
Cincinnati, OH

No tickets needed - feel free to walk-in.

Temple Sholom               
Cincinnati, OH
Temple Sholom welcomes you to join them for a full schedule of services and programs, free of charge. No tickets required but RSVP requested.

Temple Israel
Columbus, OH

Complimentary High Holiday tickets to students with student ID. All others; $180 per holiday. RSVPs are requested.

Temple Beth Or
Dayton, OH

All High Holiday services are open to guests. Beth Or can arrange home hospitality for Yom Tov meals. Free - just show up!

Temple Israel
Dayton, OH

Join Temple Israel for a meaningful High Holiday experience. No tickets necessary. All are welcome to attend Temple Israel's educational programs and worship services.

Temple Beth Shalom
Hudson, OH

Rosh HaShanah services September 3 evening; September 4 daytime; Kol Nidre September 13; Yom Kippur September 14.

Temple Israel
Marion, OH

Temple Israel is an informal, warm "congregational family" that loves music, onegs and welcoming people! Services and Break-the-Fast offered. No registration, but RSVPs are encouraged:

Temple Emanu El
Orange Village, OH

Young adults are welcome to attend Emanu El's main services. Some complimentary tickets are available; ticket packages for purchase also available.

Congregation Beth Tikvah
Worthington, OH

High Holiday services are open to all. No tickets or advance registration is required.



Temple Israel
Tulsa, OK

Temple Israel embodies the ritual warmth and ceremonial beauty of our Jewish tradition while serving as the center for worship services, life-cycle events, education, activities and meetings for congregants of all ages. Temple Israel extends a warm invitation for services on Friday evenings.



Jews Next Dor - Congregation Beth Israel
Portland, OR

Join Beth Israel for a free Tashlich Happy Hour on September 5.



Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
Abington, PA

Join Old York Road Temple-Beth Am for services! Those under 30 are invited to become members for free, though a donation of $54 to the Sustaining Fund in kindly requested.

Congregation Keneseth Israel
Allentown, PA

High Holiday services are free and open to the entire community. RSVP is required.

Temple Ohav Shalom
Allison Park, PA

As in any other synagogue in the world, Ohav Shalom's sanctuary is always filled during the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe).

Anshe Hesed
Erie, PA

Services for all the holidays are open to anyone who wishes to attend. Students can attend for no charge. Others can attend for small donations. There is also a Rosh HaShanah dinner (fee) and a Congregational Break Fast.

Beth David Reform Congregation
Gladwyne, PA

College students are welcome at all services, free of charge.

Congregation Emanu-El Israel
Greensburg, PA

Start your New Year with a meaningful and inviting service. Free and discounted tickets are available.

Temple David
Monroeville, PA

Temple David welcomes college students to High Holiday services. Free tickets are available; RSVP is mandatory.

Congregation Rodeph Shalom
Philadelphia, PA

Complimentary tickets are available for young adults. Young Friends' Erev Rosh HaShanah dinner will be hosted on September 4. No charge, but RSVPs are required.

Rodef Shalom Congregation
Pittsburgh, PA

Rodef Shalom's mission is to build and sustain a vibrant Reform Jewish community. Join the congregation for the High Holidays!

Temple Sinai
Pittsburgh, PA

Join Temple Sinai for "New Years Eve in the Park," an out-of-the-box social, spiritual and culinary celebration with thematic appetizers, fall micro-brews, ciders to connect our Judaism with environmentalism. $18 per person to enjoy the drink, food and festivities.

Congregation Brit Shalom
State College, PA

Birthright visitors are welcome. Donations are accepted, but not required.

Main Line Reform Temple Beth Elohim
Wynnewood, PA

MLRT welcomes all to attend Family Services at 3:15 PM on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur; no tickets required. Students with college ID are welcome to attend all services.


Rhode Island

Temple Sinai
Cranston, RI

All are welcome to join Temple Sinai's traditional, inclusive, participartory High Holiday services. Free tickets are available. RSVP is required.

Brown Hillel
Providence, RI

URJ President, Rabbi Rick Jacobs, will be leading Brown University High Holiday services. In addition, Rabbi Jacobs will be teaching on Yom Kippur afternoon. Students and faculty may come for free. General community may contact to purchase tickets.

Temple Beth-El
Providence, RI

Join Temple Beth-El in celebrating and observing these special holidays. A variety of services are offered to meet the spiritual needs of the diverse community. Complimentary tickets are available for students.



Temple Israel
Memphis, TN

Join Temple Israel for the one time a year when all the Jewish people get to say "Hi!" to each other! Temple Israel's doors are always open.



Temple B'nai Israel
Amarillo, TX

All Jewish individuals, families and significant others are welcome at no cost.

Congregation Beth Israel
Austin, TX

Opportunities do exist for the unaffiliated Austin Jewish community to participate in the High Holidays at CBI. Depending on your circumstances, there are a number of different options, beginning at $90.

Temple Beth Shalom
Austin, TX

Beth Shalom prepares for a unique ten-day period of prayer, self-examination, fasting and repentance. It is time for the Days of Awe, the High Holidays: Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur.

Temple Emanu-El
Dallas, TX

This year's celebration moves downtown! Following services attendees will raise a toast to 5774 with an apple martini reception. Join Temple Emanu-El and bring a friend!

Congregation Beth Israel
Houston, TX

Congregation Beth Israel welcomes unaffiliated Reform Jewish individuals and families to its High Holiday services. Cost is $72.

Congregation Emanu-El
Houston, TX

Congregation Emanu-El's services offer a diversity of style, blending the traditional with the contemporary in prayer and song.

Temple Emanu-El
Longview, TX

Participatory-style High Holidays with a rabbi who plays guitar. No cost, just show up!

Temple Emanuel
McAllen, TX

Join Temple Emanuel for evening and morning services. RSVPs are required.

Temple Beth-El
San Antonio, TX

Beth-El welcomes everyone to worship during the High Holidays. Join MACHAR, the 20s, 30s and 40s group, for the annual Appletini Luncheon following Rosh HaShanah services.

Temple Beth Emeth
Sherman, TX

No tickets required for college students and young adults. Call for details.  

Temple Rodef Sholom
Waco, TX

High Holiday service opportunities are open to all; tickets not required.



Temple Rodef Shalom 
Falls Church, VA
Join Temple Rodef Shalom for an intimate worship experience. The music is participatory and accompanied by piano, guitar, flute, and percussion. The prayers are introspective, contemporary, and encourage self-reflection. $25 tickets available for each service.

Congregation Beth El
Harrisonburg, VA

As always, all are welcome to attend services. No tickets are required; donations kindly accepted.

Ohef Sholom Temple  
Norfolk, VA 
A house of prayer for all people. Ohef Sholom welcomes you to join them for the High Holidays. Complimentary tickets for college students. Discounted tickets for young adults.

Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation
Reston/Sterling, VA

High Holiday services are free for young Jewish adults in their 20s/30s. RSVPs are requested by contacting

Temple House of Israel
Staunton, VA

Congregation Ner Shalom          
Woodbridge, VA
With a host of dedicated families and a strong leadership, Congregation Ner Shalom offers a wide range of services, activities and educational programming. Free and discounted tickets available for young adults.   



Congregation Kol Shalom           
Bainbridge Island, WA
Congregatioh Kol Shalom welcomes you to join them in celebration and observing these special Holy days. Discounted tickets available for young adults.

Kol HaNeshamah
Seattle, WA

Kol HaNeshamah welcomes young adults and all others for the High Holidays. Tickets are not required but online RSVP is requested.

Temple Beth Am
Seattle, WA

Full array of Reform services are offered. Students offered a discounted rate.

Temple De Hirsch Sinai
Seattle, WA

Discounted tickets are available for students as well as those in their 20s and 30s for High Holiday services. Temple De Hirsch Sinai welcomes you to join for other events, free of charge.

Temple Beth El
Tacoma, WA

Temple Beth El offers a full range of services for the High Holidays. Donations are requested. RSVPs are requested, but not required.

Congregation Kol Ami
Woodinville, WA

Young adults and young families are invited to attend High Holiday services without membership requirements. $75 donation per service is kindly requested, or whatever one can afford. RSVP is encouraged.


West Virginia

Temple Israel
Charleston, WV

Temple Israel has an open door policy regardless of age, maritial or parternship status, gender identity, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity.

Tree of Life Congregation
Morgantown, WV

Services are oepn to all - simply come by. No cost, though donations are appreciated.



Congregation Sinai       
Fox Point, WI
Congregation Sinai would love for you to join them for High Holidays! Visit their website for the 2013 High Holy Day packet complete with all information.

Temple Beth El
Madison, WI

Temple Beth El welcomes college students and those with URJ membership to another Reform congregation to High Holiday services at no charge. Reduced membership of $180 available to those under 30.

Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun
Milwaukee, WI

Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun welcome young adults to congregational services on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. RSVPs are requested.

Congregation Shalom   
Milwaukee, WI
Congregation Shalom offers High Holiday services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Tickets required. Free tickets available for college students. $36 membership available for those under 33.

Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha
Waukesha, WI

Emanu-El welcomes young adults for services. No tickets are required. Contact for information.

Mt. Sinai Congregation
Wausau, WI

Rosh HaShanah Picnic, Break Fast and services. No tickets or cost of any kind. You're welcome to join! RSVPs are requested but not required.



Solel's Congregation of Mississauga     
Mississauga, Ontario
Join Solel's Congregation for the High Holidays, including some young adult-dedicated services. Discounted tickets available for young adults.

City Shul
Toronto, ON

City Shul "rocks" at Neilah with drums! Veggie potluck break-the-fast. Pay-what-you-can for young adults and under-employed. No cost for college students.

Holy Blossom Temple
Toronto, ON

Those in their 20s/30s are invited to all High Holiday worship services including a special 20s/30s 'Generation Aleph' Worship service and study session on Yom Kippur.

Temple Sinai    
Toronto, Ontario
Meaningful services, entertaining programs (Law & Order: Sinai Chag Unit), yoga, Young Leaders Speak and more.  Highly reduced membership rates available.

Temple Shalom
Winnipeg, MB

Young adults are welcome to join holiday services and programs, which includes a special Aliyah for them. RSVP by August 30. Cost is $50 for young adults, free for students.

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