High Holidays

Temple Shalom Emeth High Holidays Information for 2023 (5784)

L’Shana Tova!

Do I Need Tickets?  Members do not need tickets.  Extended family members and non-member guests are also welcome to attend the services, and we respectfully request a suggested donation of $180.00 for adult non-members, and $90.00 for extended family members.

Further RSVP and ticketing information can be found in the weekly announcements.

Please mail checks to Temple Shalom Emeth, PO Box 216, Burlington, MA 01803, Attn: Holy Days.

Schedule of Services

Friday, September 15: Rosh Hashanah Eve

This service will be an abbreviated High Holy Day Service, ending with a virtual Rosh Hashanah seder. Learn which foods are associated with Rosh Hashanah.

Saturday, September 16:  1st Day Rosh Hashanah Morning Service

There will be an adult service and a separate service for children Pre-K through middle school.

Sunday, September 17:  2nd Day Rosh Hashanah Morning Service

Similar to September 16.

Sunday, September 17:  Tashlich Service at the North Bridge in Concord

Symbolizing the casting-off of our sins by throwing pebbles into the water, with a lot of musical accompaniment.

Sunday, September 24:  Erev Yom Kippur

Including the chanting of Kol Nidre with a montage of Temple members’ holding the Torah.

Monday, September 25:  Yom Kippur Morning Service

Morning adult and a separate service for children as on Rosh Hashanah

Monday, September 25:  Yizkor Memorial Service

Readings of the Temple’s Yizkor list and memorial prayers to remember loved ones as well as those who died in the holocaust and other tragic events.

Monday, September 25:   Neilah afternoon concluding service