High Holiday Ideas

Call directly to reserve your High Holiday tickets unless otherwise specified. Please confirm all dates and times.

Friday, September 22 -7:00 PM

The JEWISH SINGLE PARENT NETWORK invites you to a POTLUCK ROSH HASHANA/ SHABBAT DINNER at the Valley Cities JCC at 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. Bring a vegetarian dish to share. Parents are welcome with or without their children. Reservations are required by Thursday, September 21. Reservations: 310-271-9999 ext. 471. Information, call the Jewish Single Parent Network at 323-761-8800 ext. 440.

Friday, September 22 – 7:30 PM

Join WESTWOOD KEHILLA, singles ages 25-50, for a SHABBAT DINNER and SPEAKER. The explanatory service is at 7:30 p.m. and dinner/speaker will follow at 8:15 p.m. Rabbi Eli Stern will speak on “Getting High on the Holidays” – How to overcome the usual dread associated with the high holidays and discern the hidden joy of Rosh Hashonah and Yom Kippur. Cost: $15. Location: Westwood Kehilla at 10523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information and to RSVP by September 20, call Rabbi Eli Stern 310-441-5289 or e-mail outreach@kehilla.org.

Join AISH for good, solid, useful services, that won’t be a drag. Dates: September 29/30 (Rosh Hashanah-one day only); Oct 8/9 (Yom Kippur services). Reservations required. Service Packages:* Learners Services – Concise, useful, informed, well paced and fun with sensible English explanations. Discussions of major themes: Kingship, Forgiveness, T’shuva, and Judgment. Singing a quarter of the time with English transliterations. Questions will be taken throughout the services and addressed by Rabbis Denbo and Deyo. Location: Aish Annex. Cost: $36 for all services. Call Meggy at 310-247-7474.* Intermediate Services – Led by Rabbi Dov Heller. Location: Holiday Inn. Cost: $90 for all services. Call 310-278-8672.* Advanced Services – Led by Rabbi Moshe Cohen. Location: Yola Girls’ School. Cost: $120 for all services. Call 310-278-8672.

CONGREGATION B’NAI DAVID JUDEA in Los Angeles offers membership for students at $200, including High Holiday tickets. For more information, call 310-276-9269.

Join B’NAI TIKVAH CONGREGATION in Los Angeles for High Holiday services: $50 for new members (singles), $95 for non-members. For more information, call 310-645-6262.

Join the CHAI CENTER for FREE High Holiday services (in English). Location: Sheraton Hotel at LAX, 6101 Century Blvd. No reservations necessary. Call 310-391-7995 for dates, times and more information.

TEMPLE ISRAEL OF HOLLY-WOOD offers free tickets for High Holidays for FULL-TIME STUDENTS (reservations and student ID required). Discountedcommunity tickets also available. Call 323-876-8330 for reservations and more information.

Join JEWISH SINGLES MEETING PLACE (30s and 40s) as they sponsor community High Holy Day Services at Emerson Unitarian Church in Canoga Park. Dates: September 29 & 30 (Rosh Hashanah); October 8 and 9 (Yom Kippur). Cost: $30, whether one service is attended or all four. Information: Call Stan at (818) 780-4809 or e-mail jsmp@pacbell.net.

MALIBU JEWISH CENTER & SYNAGOGUE offers High Holiday tickets at $150 for non-members. For more information, call 310-456-2178.

TEMPLE MENORAH High Holiday services in Redondo Beach. Cost: $180 per person; free for students (ID required.) For more information and reservations, call 310-316-8444.

Join STEPHEN S. WISE TEMPLE (near the 405 FWY) for High Holiday services. Young adults, ages 21-32 can join the Congregation for $50 per person and will receive tickets for the High Holidays. Affordable rates for ages 33-35 are also available. Dates: September 29, 30 & October 1 (Rosh Hashanah); October 8 & 9 (Yom Kippur). For information, call Michelle November, Membership Director, 310-889-2278.

If you are younger than 23, join UNIVERSITY SYNAGOGUE High Holiday services for free. If you are under the age of 30, become a member for only $18 per year (includes High Holiday tickets.) Dates: September 29 & 30 (Rosh Hashanah); October 8 & 9 (Yom Kippur). For more information, call Jerry at 310-472-1255.

VALLEY BETH SHALOM has special membership rates for young adults 32 and younger: $525 plus $125 for the building fund. Includes High Holiday tickets. For more information, call 818-788-6000 x. 147.

Join WESTWOOD KEHILLA for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Explanatory Services. Translations and transliterations will be provided as well as explanations and discussions of the traditional prayers. No background required. There is a small fee. Dates: September 30 & October 1 (Rosh Hashanah); October 8 & 9 (Yom Kippur). RSVP by September 27. Location: ADL Building, 10495 Santa Monica Blvd. Information: Call Rabbi Eli Stern, 310-441-5289 or email outreach@kehilla.org.