2021 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 a virtual evening service (Ma’ariv) to welcome the holiday on Monday, September 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Zoom registration is required in advance.

On Kol Nidrei night, Wednesday, September 15, there will be an in-person service in Manhattan.

On Thursday, September 16, there will be an in-person service in Manhattan.

As of now, we are planning to offer only one Kol Nidrei service and one Yom Kippur morning service. Reservations are open! Should the reservations get taken very quickly, we may be able to add a second Kol Nidrei and a second morning service. There will be seats for walk-ins.

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2019 Brooklyn

(2021 – OA will only be offering in-person Yom Kippur services in Manhattan)

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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2019 LIC (Queens)

(2021 – OA will only be offering in-person Yom Kippur services in Manhattan)

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 »