High Holy Days at Yale

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GENERAL INFORMATION

JOSEPH SLIFKA CENTER for Jewish Life at Yale offers Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, and  Alternative Services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah will start at sundown on Wednesday, September 20th . Yom Kippur starts at sundown on Friday, September 29th.  These services, designed by and for the Yale Jewish Community, are open to all.

We are aware that many people have experienced mailing issues with their local postal service and you may not have received your tickets as yet, if so please contact Cecelia Clark at [email protected] or Tonja Withers at [email protected] to get your tickets. 

 

DINNER SCHEDULE

Wednesday, September 20th:
5 pm – 6.30 pm          Dinner
7.15 pm                       Holiday dinner (RSVPs needed. Contact Hadassah Buchwald-Pawlak [[email protected]] or Rabbi Mati Pawlak [[email protected]])
8.30 pm                       Bernard and Norma Lytton Apples and Honey Kiddush
 
Thursday, September 21st:
11.30 am-2.30 pm     Lunch
5 pm – 7.30 pm           Dinner
7.30 pm                        Holiday dinner (RSVPs needed. Contact Hadassah Buchwald-pawlak ([email protected]) or Mati Pawlak ([email protected]))
 
Friday, September 22nd:
11: 30 am – 2:30 pm   Lunch
7 pm                              Shabbat dinner
 
Sunday, September 24th
Slifka Dining will be closed on Sunday, September 24, for the Fast of Gedaliah. Students are invited to break the fast with a special session of Pizza and Learning at approximately 8:00 pm, on the 3rd floor of Slifka Center. Please contact Daniel Fridman ([email protected]) for more information and to RSVP.
 
Yom Kippur
Friday, September 29th
4 pm – 5:30 pm     Dinner. Last meal before the fast
 
Saturday, September 30th
7:30 pm                 Robert and Louise Arias Yom Kippur Break­-Fast.  $18 per person

RESERVATIONS

We ask that everyone (including students) obtain tickets.  We are located at 80 Wall Street in New Haven, CT 06511 (between College and Temple Streets).  If you would like to arrange for tickets to High Holy Day services, please come to the front desk at Slifka Center, or contact Cecelia Clark at (203) 432-4084 or [email protected]

COST

Slifka Center is committed to meeting the religious, spiritual and cultural needs of our community during High Holy Days and beyond. Slifka Center maintains an ‘open door’ policy for the High Holy Days. However, as an independent not‐for‐profit organization that does not receive funding from Yale University, your voluntary contribution will support the vital services provided by the Center during the High Holy Days and throughout the year.  All donations to Slifka Center are fully tax deductible to the extent of the law.  Suggested donations for High Holy Days attendees:

  • $154 for adult tickets
  • $118 for seniors (60 and above) and youth (ages 13‐18)
  • A donation is not expected of students

If you would like to donate to Slifka Center without requesting tickets, please click here.

PARKING

When you reserve a ticket, you may also reserve a free parking pass.  This parking pass will enable you to park at a legal metered parking spot during the time of services during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

RELATED EVENTS

The Bernard and Norma Lytton Apples and Honey Kiddush will be held at the Slifka Center immediately following services on the eve of  Rosh Hashanah – Wednesday, September 20 at 8:30 pm at Slifka Center. All are welcome.

The Robert and Louise Arias Yom Kippur Break­Fast is partially underwritten by an endowment, allowing us to offer this festive feast at a greatly reduced price to the whole community. The cost of the meal is $18 per person and it will take place at Slifka Center on Saturday, September 30, at 7:30 pm.

If you would like to join us for meals during the Holidays, please click here to make your reservations.

 

HIGH HOLY DAYS SCHEDULE OF SERVICES 5778 -2017


Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale is pleased to offer a full array of services for the High Holy Days and invites all students, faculty, staff and community members to join us.  We look forward to sharing these Days of Awe with you.

REFORM SERVICES – Battell Chapel (corner of College and Elm Streets)

Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, Sept. 20
7:00 pm ‐ 8:30 pm

Thursday, Sept. 21
10:00 am ‐ 12:30 pm

Yom Kippur
Friday, September 29
6:00 pm ‐ 7:30 pm Kol Nidre

Saturday, September 30
10:00 am ‐ 12:30 pm
5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Yizkor and Ne’ilah

EGALITARIAN/CONSERVATIVE SERVICES –  First and Summerfield United Methodist Church (corner of College and Elm Streets)

Rosh Hashanah:
Wednesday, Sept. 20
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Mincha/Ma’ariv

Thursday, Sept. 21
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Shacharit

Friday, Sept. 22
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Shacharit

Yom Kippur:
Friday, September 29
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Kol Nidre/Ma’ariv

Saturday, Sept. 30
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Shacharit
12:00 pm Yizkor
5:00 pm – 7:00 Mincha and Ne’ilah

ORTHODOX SERVICES – Joseph Slifka Center, Sylvia Slifka Chapel (80 Wall Street)

Men and women sit separately.

Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, September 20
6:15 pm Mincha and Ma’ariv

Thursday, September 21
8:45 am Shacharit
6:00 pm Mincha and Ma’ariv

Friday, September 22
8:45 am Shacharit
6:00 pm Mincha and Ma’ariv

Yom Kippur
Friday, September 29
6:00 pm Kol Nidre and Ma’ariv

Saturday, September 30
8:45 am Shacharit
4:30 pm Mincha
5:45 pm Ne’ilah
7:10 pm Ma’ariv

ALTERNATIVE SERVICES – Slifka Center, Susman Hall (80 Wall Street)

Rosh Hashanah
Thursday, September 21
10:00 am

Yom Kippur
Saturday, September 30
10:00 am