Manhattan

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Ohel Ayalah free, walk-in services are for people in their 20s and 30s!

Start Rosh Hashanah at sundown! There will be an evening service (Ma’ariv) to welcome the holiday on Sunday, September 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., followed by apples slices in honey, at the Prince George Ballroom, 15 E 27 St. ALL WALK-IN. About 300 people generally show up. So join us! Only in Manhattan. No Rosh Hashanah eve service in Brooklyn or Queens.

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Monday, September 30, services will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end about 12:15 p.m. Reservations will be taken for 150 seats. All the rest are for walk-ins. After services, there will be a (free) Kiddush/lunch. Following lunch, people are welcome to join the Rabbi and Cantor on a 15 minute walk to the East River to perform Tashlich (Tashlich details at the Tashlich tab above. Read more about tashlich).

On Kol Nidrei night, Tuesday, October 8, there will be a choice of two services. The first will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end about 8:15 p.m. The second will begin at 8:30 p.m. and end about 10:15 p.m. The second service is all walk-in.

On Wednesday, October 9, there will be two Yom Kippur morning services in Manhattan. The first will run from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the second from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Half the seats may be reserved. The other half is for walk-ins.

There will be two Yizkor memorial services. The first will take place at 1:45 p.m., immediately following the second Yom Kippur morning service. The second Yizkor service will take place at 5 p.m., before the Ne’ilah service. No reservations needed.

Ne’ilah, the last prayer service of Yom Kippur, will begin at 5:45 p.m. A (free) break-fast follows. No reservations necessary. The fast ends at 7:10 p.m.

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Brooklyn

Ohel Ayalah free, walk-in services are for people in their 20s/30s!

Start Rosh Hashanah at sundown (in Manhattan)! There will be an evening service (Ma’ariv) to welcome the holiday on Sunday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prince George Ballroom, 15 E 27 St, in Manhattan. ALL WALK-IN. Ends at 8 pm. Last year, about 300 people showed up.

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah (in Brooklyn), Monday, September 30, services will begin at 9 a.m. and end about 12:15 p.m. Reservations will be taken for 100 seats. The rest are for walk-ins. Following the service, people are welcome to join the Rabbi on a walk to a nearby body of water for Tashlich (read more about tashlich).

On Kol Nidrei night, Tuesday, October 8, there will be a Kol Nidrei service from 7 pm to 9 pm. 100 seats may be reserved. The rest are for walk-ins.

On Wednesday, October 9, there will be a Yom Kippur morning service at 10 a.m. Kol Nidrei moved you? Come back for more. Reservations will be taken for 100 seats. Rest of the seats are for walk-ins. There will be a Yizkor Memorial Service at 1:15 pm.

Late in the afternoon of Yom Kippur, at 5 p.m., Rabbi Barmash will teach a study session on Jewish spirituality. Ne’ilah, the concluding service of song and meditation for Yom Kippur, will begin at 5:45 pm. All walk-in. A (free) break-fast follows Ne’ilah at 7:10 pm. No reservations necessary.

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LIC (Queens)

Ohel Ayalah free, walk-in services are for people in their 20s/30s!

Start Rosh Hashanah at sundown (in Manhattan)! There will be an evening service (Ma’ariv) to welcome the holiday on Sunday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prince George Ballroom, 15 E 27 St, in Manhattan. ALL WALK-IN. Ends at 7:45 pm. Last year, close to 300 people showed up.

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah (in LIC), Monday, September 30, services will begin at 9 a.m. and end about 12:15 p.m. Reservations will be taken for 75 seats. The rest are for walk-ins. After services, there will be a (free) light lunch.

New this year: A Family Service will be held at 3pm.

On Tuesday night, October 8, there will be a Kol Nidrei service from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 75 seats may be reserved. The rest are for walk-ins.

On Wednesday, October 9, there will be a Yom Kippur morning service from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations taken for 75 seats. The rest of the seats are for walk-ins. There will be a Yizkor memorial service at 1:15 pm. A Family Service will be held at 3pm. Ne’ilah, the concluding service of Yom Kippur, will begin at 5:45 pm. A (free) break-fast follows. No reservations necessary. The fast ends at 7:10 p.m.

Want to know what to expect at our services? Want to see photos? Click below . . .
Learn more about our high holiday services »

Read testimonials from prior years »