High Holy Day Services 5774 at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Thursday, August 29, 2013

The Jerusalem campus of HUC-JIR will hold High Holy Day services at the following times and locations:

Rosh Hashanah

  • Erev Rosh Hashanah: Wednesday, 29 Elul / September 4 - 6:00 pm - Murtstein Synagogue (entrance at 13 King David Street)
  • Rosh Hashanah Day: Please contact our local Reform synagogues. No services will be held at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Yom Kippur

  • Erev Yom Kippur: Friday, 9 Tishrei / September 13 - 6:00 pm - Blaustein Hall, Merkaz Shimshon-Beit Shmuel (entrance at 6 Shama Street)
  • Yom Kippur Morning: Shabbat, 10 Tishrei / September 14 - 9:30 am, study session at 4:00 pm, mincha/yizkor/ne'ilah at 5:00 pm - Blaustein Hall, Merkaz Shimshon-Beit Shmuel (entrance at 6 Shama Street)

Prayers will be led by Rabbi Michael Marmur, Ph.D.,  Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost; Rabbi Naamah Kelman, Dean, HUC-JIR/Jerusalem; Rabbi Shelton Donnell; Cantor Tamar Havilio; and HUC-JIR rabbinical, cantorial, and education students.

Please note that no tickets are needed for Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur services. 

Click here for further information (Hebrew).

HUC-JIR is grateful for the generous gift of Steven Fainbarg in support of the High Holy Days services.


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's first institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding. www.huc.edu