High Holy Days 5783 – Full Schedule

Due to inclement weather, Temple Emanu-El will not be holding Yom Kippur worship services at SummerStage in Central Park on October 5. Please note the changes of venue below. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, September 25

Monday, September 26

  • Young Families Worship Service
    9:00 – 9:30 AM
    Highlights will be posted to Facebook
  • Rosh Hashanah Morning Formal Worship Service
    Rosh Hashanah Sermon by Rabbi Joshua Davidson

    10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Fifth Avenue Sanctuary & Lowenstein Sanctuary
    Only the Fifth Avenue Sanctuary service will be livestreamed.
  • Speaker
    Ambassador Asaf Zamir,
    Consul General of Israel in New York
    Israel @ 75
    12:30 – 1:30 PM
    Click here to learn more about the speaker.
    Beth-El Chapel
    Present a copy of any worship service ticket for entry
  • Teen Worship Service
    12:30 – 1:30 PM
    Lowenstein Sanctuary
  • Young Families Worship Service
    12:30 – 1:30 PM
  • Family Worship Service
    2:00 – 3:15 PM
    Fifth Avenue Sanctuary
  • Tashlich
    3:30 – 4:00 PM
    Central Park Pond
    Meet at Fifth Avenue Sanctuary entrance. We will walk to Central Park together.

Not a Member Yet?

Temple Emanu-El invites you to experience the warmth and majesty of the High Holy Days with our Introductory Family Ticket Pack and Young Professionals Tickets for non-members.

Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 4

  • Yom Kippur Shir Chadash Service✡
    5:30 – 7:00 PM
    Fifth Avenue Sanctuary
  • Kol Nidrei Formal Worship Service✡
    8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Fifth Avenue Sanctuary & Lowenstein Sanctuary

Wednesday, October 5

Schedule subject to change.

✡ This service will be livestreamed for everyone at Experience Emanu-El, Facebook and YouTube. Click here for the livestream schedule.

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In celebration of the New Year, Cantor Mo Glazman and members of the Temple Emanu-El Teen Choir sing “A Million Dreams” from the film The Greatest Showman. Shanah Tovah!

Watch Rosh Hashanah 5783 sermons from Rabbi Joshua Davidson, Rabbi Andrue Kahn and Rabbi Amy Ehrlich by clicking the link below.

Roll of Remembrance

At Temple Emanu-El, it is our tradition during Yom Kippur to read a list of names of the recently deceased from our temple family. Click the link below to fill the submission form online.

Covid Seating Accommodations

To support all our members who want to join in person for services, but may still require additional COVID precautions, we are happy to announce two special enhancements. For all formal services, members can attend a livestream in Greenwald Hall, where masks and social distancing will be required. For Shir Chadash, Teen Worship and Family Worship Services, a mask-required section will be available in the Sanctuary.