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Fifth Avenue Sanctuary

5th Avenue at 65th Street
New York City, NY 10065

September 2020

Rosh Hashanah

Sep 18 - Sep 19

Rosh Hashanah is both a joyous time and a period of serious religious reflection. One of the common customs of Rosh Hashanah is to eat apples dipped in honey and to wish others a “sweet” New Year. The preeminent symbol, however, is that of blowing the shofar — a “trumpet” generally made from the horn of a ram (because of its association to the binding of Isaac, the Torah portion read for Rosh Hashanah). The shofar also should be bent…

5th Avenue at 65th Street
New York City, NY 10065
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Yom Kippur

Sep 27 - Sep 28

In preparation for Yom Kippur, it is customary for Jews to seek forgiveness from friends and relatives. Yom Kippur is also a time for reflection and remembrance; at Temple Emanu-El , we honor the blessed memory of our member’s relatives by reading their names during the Yom Kippur memorial service. Temple Emanu-El offers a number of worship options, please check back for an updated schedule of Yom Kippur services. All services occurring in the Fifth Avenue Sanctuary will be live…

5th Avenue at 65th Street
New York City, NY 10065
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