OUR

SPIRIT

HIGH HOLY
DAYS
at Emanuel

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are two of the most important times of year for the Jewish people. Join our community during this beautiful period of meditation, music, and study.

High Holy
Days Essentials

Please use this page as a reference throughout High Holy Days services 

If you would like to make your membership commitment, please do so by clicking here. To make a Book of Memory contribution click here.

Click here to view the online version of our High Holy Days booklet. 

USEFUL INFORMATION

 

MEMBER Tickets

This year, we are returning to in-person services for High Holy Days and we couldn’t be more thrilled!

 

For more information, please email hhd@tebh.org.

MEMBER Guest Tickets

Our services will be in person this year and tickets will be electronically mailed to you. If you’re purchasing tickets for friends and extended family, the rates remain the same. An all service ticket, $250 until September 9, allows your guest to go to any high holy day service during the course of the two weeks. A single service ticket is for one service only and is $100.  Members are permitted to purchase up to six (6) guest tickets. 

 

For more information, please email hhd@tebh.org.

Pillar Members

We are very grateful to those members who have become Pillars of our Temple! Their significant donations, in addition to their annual membership contributions, enable Temple Emanuel to provide the innovative, cutting-edge programs for which we are known nationally.

For more information about our Pillar Program, please click here.

Non-Member Tickets

Our services will be in person this year. We are working hard to create robust, meaningful and spiritually uplifting services. If you are not a member of the temple, you may purchase non-member guest tickets, $175 for a single service ticket, and $550 for an all service ticket. An all service ticket gives you access to all of the services during the course of the two weeks. 
 
Click here to purchase non-member tickets. 

CONTEMPLATIVE BEACH EXPERIENCE

Our clergy will meet you on the beach an hour before Tashlich for music and meditation.

TASHLICH

Tashlich will be held at the Pacific Coast Highway and Temescal Canyon Park. Bring a blanket and a picnic and join us!

DONATIONS

Interested in making a donation to the temple? You can do so at  tebh.org/give.

Book of Memory

The Book of Memory is used at every Yizkor Service throughout the year. To honor your loved ones who have passed away, you may list their names in the book by completing the order form that was sent to your home.

The deadline for Book of Memory entries is Monday, September 12. You can use the printed form to make a contribution in your loved ones’ honor as well as update any information. If you prefer to provide this information online, please visit tebh.org/BookofMemory.

The new Book of Memory will be available beginning September 26.

Our tradition suggests a meaningful donation in the memory of loved ones during this season, thank you for supporting the temple.

IMMERSIVE YIZKOR

Belle Chapel will be transformed into an atmosphere of serenity and memory where you can light a candle to remember your loved ones, sit, reflect, and remember those who meant so much to you. Open Sunday, October 2, 3:00-5:00 pm, October 3, noon to 5pm and October 4 & 5 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Security

Temple Emanuel works closely with the Beverly Hills Police Department and a private security firm to ensure the safety of our worshipers during the High Holy Days. 

Contact Us

For questions and assistance, please contact the temple at 310-288-3737, or at hhd@tebh.org.

Programs
and Times

For information about our various High Holy Days services and programs, please enjoy the descriptions provided on this page. For current times and locations, please refer to this schedule.

Adult Service

Our traditional adult services will led by our wonderful clergy with beautiful choral arrangements and prayers.  Thought-provoking sermons on our theme “For Generations and Generations ” will be offered by our rabbis. 

ALL GENERATIONS SERVICE

Our first service on Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah Day, and Kol Nidre will feature the intergenerational choir and all ages are welcome.

YOUNG CHILDREN’S Service – SPARK IN THE PARK

Our Young Children’s Service is a great opportunity for families with children ages 0-4 and 5-8 to enjoy an hour  prayer experience filled with stories, songs, and arts n’ crafts, and the shofar blast! For more details, visit tebh.org/hhdkids

The service for young children will be offered twice. The first session for children 0-4 and second session for children 5-8 and their families will take place outside at Beverly Canon Gardens.  Rabbinic Intern Elana Ackerman-Hirsch and Early Childhood Center musician Brett Fromson, will offer songs, stories, and welcome the new year together, complete with the sound of the shofar. 

Contemplative Service @THE BEACH

After our sanctuary services and before Tashlich, reflect upon your year with an hour of melody, meditation, and silence with Rabbi Jonathan Aaron. Incorporating traditional High Holy Day themes and notions, refresh your mind and soul through reflective poetry and meditation, and renew yourself through wordless melodies that uplift the spirit. Celebrate creation in a silence that allows you to really feel the sand on your feet, the wind in your face, and hear the sound of the shofar accompanied by waves upon the shore. The service is open to all ages.

Tashlich

Tashlich will be held at our spot at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Will Rogers Park (Temescal Canyon).

 

Yom Kippur CONTEMPORARY ISSUES Forum:
RELIGIOUS EQUITY IN OUR WORLD TODAY

A Conversation with Rabbi Jonathan Aaron and Anat Hoffman

More details coming soon. 

For more information about this year’s Afternoon Forum, please email hhd@tebh.org.

IMMERSIVE YIZKOR

Belle Chapel will be transformed into an atmosphere of serenity and memory where you can light a candle to remember your loved ones, sit, reflect, and remember those who meant so much to you. Open Sunday, October 2, 3:00-5:00 pm, October 3, noon to 5pm and October 4 & 5 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

NEILAH

The concluding prayers for Yom Kippur will take place at 6:00 pm. Join a half-hour earlier for Meditation with the Ark open.

High Holy Days Schedule of Services 

Activities
for Children

Children will experience the High Holy Days in an engaging and creative atmosphere while their parents attend services. Check out all the great children’s activities we have to offer our little ones during the High Holy Days!

ALL GENERATIONS SERVICE

This year, our Family Service will be replaced with a unique service for all ages. The service will be an hour and a half and will feature our co-generational choir .

YOUNG CHILDREN’S SERVICE

Our Young Children’s Service, Spark in the Park, is a great opportunity for families with children 0-5 to enjoy an hour prayer experience filled with stories, songs, and arts n’ crafts, and the shofar blast!

This service for young children (0-5) and their families will take place outdoors this year.  Rabbinic Intern Elana Ackerman Hirsch and Early Childhood Center musician Brett Fromson, will offer songs, stories, and welcome the new year together, complete with the sound of the shofar. Let us know you’ll be there by signing up below. 

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Program Descriptions

ELUL ClASSES

Prepare for the high holy day season with our series of Elul classes beginning, Tuesday, September 6. Join us in person at Belle Chapel or online at 7:00 pm. Email HHD@tebh.org for the Zoom link. Rabbi Jonathan Aaron will teach on September 6 and 13. Rabbinic Intern Michael Walden will teach on September 20. 

S’lichot UNDER THE STARS

S’lichot marks the time when we anticipate the High Holy Days and the heshbon hanefesh – the time we take stock of our souls. We open our hearts to the possibility of the new year, and meditate on the past twelve months. This year, we open our hearts together in the safety of our homes, with a joint S’lichot service with Wilshire Boulevard Temple. Beautiful poetry, prayers and songs will help all of us begin the journey of reflection and preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Together, the clergy from Temple Emanuel and Wilshire Boulevard Temple will combine to offer insights and melody, meditation and inspiration, to help all of on the road towards forgiveness and wholeness.  

Saturday, September 17

Study and Havdalah at 7:00 pm

Service at 8:15 pm 

High Holy Days DONATION Drive

Stay tuned for more details. 

 

Sukkot Festival Service

Join us on Monday, October 10 at 10:00 am in the sanctuary.

 

Simchat Torah ShABBAT Celebration 

You have prayed, you have fasted… now it’s time to dance. This is a time to celebrate the joyous gift of the Torah with your fellow congregants.  See you on Friday, October 14 at 6:15 pm in the sanctuary.

First Year Baby Blessings

On Sukkot, we welcome the first fruits of the harvest, and in that spirit we gather to bless our children born in the past year. Bring your baby and enjoy a special blessing to celebrate life and family followed by a delicious lunch on Saturday, October 15 at 11:30 am.

Simchat Torah Festival Service with Yizkor

Join us on Tuesday, October 17 at 10:00 am via Facebook or YouTube. 

For more information about our High Holy Days services and programs, please email hhd@tebh.org.

Purchase
Your Tickets

We are pleased to announce that we will host in-person services this year in Corwin Family Sanctuary. Members in good standing will receive tickets automatically via email. Members may purchase tickets for their friends and family. A link will be sent to you the first week of September.

Non-members may purchase tickets here.

If you cannot attend services in person and would like to make a donation to the temple in lieu of a ticket, you can do so below. 

If you are a member and not have not made your membership commitment yet, you can do so by clicking here.   If you have any questions, please email hhd@tebh.org or call 310-288-3737. To view the schedule of services click here

 

In Loving Memory

Pay tribute to your loved ones in our Book of Memory. This book is used for Yizkor services throughout the year

Submissions for the Book of Memory, 2022-2023 can be submitted below. Please email hhd@tebh.org with questions. 

 

Click here to view the 2021-2022 Book of Memory

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