High Holy Days


We believe everyone deserves equal access to what is holy. Our services are open to everyone – you don’t have to pay to pray! Of course, we welcome donations and support of any kind.






  • We will be offering free professional childcare services this year.
  • Family Service will take place at 10:00 AM with Rabbi Copeland and Cantor Bernstein on Yom Kippur and the first day of Rosh Hashanah.
  • Children in childcare will attend Family Services. You are also welcome to join your child for the service part portion of the morning.
  • Food is provided for children in childcare. If you just want to attend Family Services with your child, there is no need to signup in advance.
  • Childcare for Yom Kippur is available 9:30am – 7:30pm
  • Registration: Please let us know if you will be needing childcare so we can staff accordingly.



Young Adult (ages 21-35) Potluck – Saturday, September 16, 6:00 pm, @Dolores Park 

S’lichot – Saturday, September 16, 8:00 pm, @Sha’ar Zahav (SZ)

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah Evening (Erev) –  Wednesday, September 20, 7:30 pm, @Herbst

Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Morning (Shacharit) – Thursday, September 21, 9:30 am, @Herbst

Rosh Hashanah Day 2: Morning (Shacharit) –  Friday, September 22, 9:30 am, @SZ

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur Evening (Kol Nidre) – Friday, September 29, 7:30 pm, @Herbst

Yom Kippur Morning (Shacharit) – Saturday, September 30, 9:30 am, @Herbst

Yom Kippur Afternoon (Mincha) – Saturday, September 30, 1:00 pm, @Herbst

Yom Kippur Afternoon (Niggun/Chanting) – Saturday, September 30, 2:00 pm, @Herbst

Yom Kippur Late Afternoon (Yizkor/Neila) – Saturday, September 30, 5:30 pm, @Herbst

Yom Kippur Break-the-Fast – Saturday, September 30, Sundown, @Herbst 


Due to security reasons, we ask that you pre-register for services. For environmental reasons, we are using electronic registration and ticketing. Please print your tickets or (preferably) save them to a smartphone for entrance into the service. If you are having trouble accessing our site, we will be happy to take your registration information over the phone.

As is our custom, we would like our services to be accessible to those with chemical sensitivities & allergies. Please refrain from wearing perfumes and scented products & bringing pets into the Herbst Theatre.

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