Manhattan

(Scroll down for LIC and Brooklyn info)
Service Schedule

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 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prince George Ballroom, 15 E 27 St. ALL WALK-IN. Ends at 7:45 pm. About 300 generally people show up(!) We are hoping to offer you a taste of apples in honey. So join us! Only in Manhattan. No Rosh Hashanah eve service in Brooklyn or Queens.

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Monday, September 10, 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, September 18, 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, September 19, there will be a Yom Kippur morning service in Manhattan. Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael will lead it. It will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a Torah service. It will continue with the rabbi’s (brief) sermon, followed by Musaf and will end at 1 pm. Half the seats may be reserved. The other half is for walk-ins.

There will be a Yizkor memorial service at 3:15 pm. No reservations needed.

NEW THIS YEAR!! On Yom Kippur afternoon, Wednesday, September 19, at 4 p.m., there will be a Minhah (afternoon) service, including a study session on the book of Jonah. Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael will lead this service too. It will end at 6 p.m.

Ne’ilah, the last prayer service of Yom Kippur, will begin at 6:10 p.m, and will be led by Rabbi Judith Hauptman. A (free) break-fast follows. No reservations necessary. The fast ends at 7:40 p.m.

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Service Leaders

Rabbi Judith Hauptman, Service Leader
Josh Gorfinkle, Cantorial Soloist
Rahel Lerner, Hazzanit Sheniyah
Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael, Service Leader, Yom Kippur morning and Study Session

Tashlich

Join us after services and after Kiddush/lunch, at 1 p.m., on Monday, September 10, as we walk from 15 E. 27 St. (Prince George Ballroom) to the East River for a short Tashlich ritual. A one mile trek. The word itself means, Cast away!, and is addressed to God, asking God to hurl our sins into the depths of the sea. We provide the bread crumbs!

Reservations

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

Reservations arel open.

**Rosh Hashanah EVE service is all walk-in.

For the Rosh Hashanah morning service, 150 seats may be reserved. The other 150 are for walk-ins.
As of Monday Sept 3, 12 noon, reservations for Rosh Hashanah in Manhattan are closed. Plenty of walk-in seats. Or make a reservation in Brooklyn or LIC. Scroll down.

PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are closed for the 6:30 pm Kol Nidrei. 150 walk-in seats. Doors open at 6 pm,

**SECOND KOL NIDREI service in Manhattan at 8:30 pm is ALL WALK-IN. ALL 325 SEATS.

For the Yom Kippur morning service, at 10:30 a.m.,175 seats may be reserved. The other 150 are for walk-ins.
As of Wed Aug 29,10:30 a.m., reservations for Yom Kippur morning in Manhattan are closed. Plenty of walk-in seats. Or make a reservation in Brooklyn or LIC. Scroll down.
A SUGGESTION: the Minhah service at 4 pm (in Manhattan) is very similar to the Yom Kippur morning service. If you don’t want to risk not getting a seat in the morning, sign up for Minhah instead. And then you can stay to the end of the fast with Ohel Ayalah. Ne’ilah at 6:10 pm is all walk-in. The fast ends at 7:40 pm.

To make a reservation for the Yom Kippur Minhah service at 4 pm, click here:
http://ohelayalah.nirsham.com/form/yom-kippur-minhah-manhattan-2018

**The Ne’ilah service, at the end of Yom Kippur, is all walk-in.

At all venues, at all services, half of the seats are for walk-ins.

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Address & Directions

Address
Prince George Ballroom
15 E 27 St.
New York NY 10016

Subway Directions
6,W,R to 28rd Street
F to 23rd Street-6th Avenue

Map

Brooklyn

Service Schedule

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 9 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 Brooklyn), Monday, September 10, 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, September 18, there will be a Kol Nidrei service at 7:00 pm. Ends about 9 pm. 100 seats may be reserved. The rest are for walk-ins.

On Wednesday, September 19, 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 1:20 pm.

Late in the afternoon of Yom Kippur, at 5:15 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 6 pm. All walk-in. A (free) break-fast follows Ne’ilah at 7:40 pm. No reservations necessary.

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Learn more about our high holiday services »

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Service Leaders

Rabbi Pamela Barmash, Service Leader

Tashlich

Join us after services and after kiddush, at about 1:00 p.m., on Monday September 10, as we walk to a nearby body of water–the Gowanus Canal–for a short Tashlich ritual. The word itself means, Cast away!, and is addressed to God, asking God to hurl our sins into the depths of the sea. We provide the bread crumbs!

Reservations

Ohel Ayalah services are for people in their 20s/30s!

As of Sept 18, 12 noon: Reservations are closed. Plenty of walk-in seats. Add your name to our e/m list for the future!

Rosh Hashanah eve service (which takes place only in Manhattan (see above) is all walk-in.

As of Mon Sept 17, 4:30 pm: PLEASE NOTE: Yom Kippur reservation lists have been printed. Reservations are still open but your name will not appear on the printed list. Please print the confirmation e/m or show iphone confirmation at check-in. Reservations will close Tue Sept 18 at 12 noon.

To register for the Rosh Hashanah servce in Brooklyn, click here:
http://ohelayalah.nirsham.com/form/rosh-hashanah-brooklyn-2018

To register for the Kol Nidrei evening service in Brooklyn, click here:
http://ohelayalah.nirsham.com/form/kol-nidrei-brooklyn-2018

To register for the Yom Kippur morning service in Brooklyn, click here:
http://ohelayalah.nirsham.com/form/yom-kippur-morning-brooklyn-2018

Ne’ilah service is all walk-in.

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Address & Directions

Address Hannah Senesh Community Day School, 342 Smith St. Brooklyn NY 11231

Subway Directions Take the F train to Carroll St.

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LIC (Queens)

Service Schedule

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 9 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, 300 people showed up(!) So join us . . .

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah (in LIC), Monday, September 10, 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.

On Tuesday night, September 18, there will be a Kol Nidrei service at 7:00 pm. It will end about 9 p.m. 75 seats may be reserved. The rest are for walk-ins.

On Wednesday, September 19, there will be a Yom Kippur morning service at 10 a.m. Kol Nidrei moved you? Come back for more. Reservations taken for 75 seats. The rest of the seats are for walk-ins.

There will be a Yizkor memorial service at 1:20 pm. A Study and Reflection session will take place at 5:15 p.m. Ne’ilah, the concluding service of Yom Kippur, will begin at 6:00 pm. A (free) break-fast follows. No reservations necessary. The fast ends at 7:40 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 »

Service Leaders

Rabbi Hannah Greenstein, Service Leader.

Tashlich

Join us after services and after Kiddush/lunch, at 1 p.m., on Monday September 10, as we walk from the venue to a nearby body of water for a short Tashlich ritual. The word itself means, Cast away!, and is addressed to God, asking God to hurl our sins into the depths of the sea. We provide the bread crumbs!

Reservations

Ohel Ayalah services are for people in their 20s/30s!

As of Sept 18, 12 noon: Reservations are closed. Plenty of walk-in seats. Add your name to our e/m list for the future!

Rosh Hashanah eve service, which takes place only in Manhattan, is all walk-in.

To register for the Rosh Hashanah morning service in LIC, click here:
http://ohelayalah.nirsham.com/form/rosh-hashanah-queens-2018

As of Mon Sept 17, 4:30 pm: PLEASE NOTE: Yom Kippur reservation lists have been printed. Reservations are still open but your name will not appear on the printed list. Please print the confirmation e/m or show iphone confirmation at check-in. Reservations will close Tue Sept 18 at 12 noon.

To register for the Kol Nidrei service in LIC, click here:
http://ohelayalah.nirsham.com/form/kol-nidrei-queens-2018

To register for the Yom Kippur morning service in LIC, click here:
http://ohelayalah.nirsham.com/form/yom-kippur-morning-queens-2018

The Ne’ilah service at the end of Yom Kippur is all walk-in.

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

Address & Directions

Manducatis Rustica
46-33 Vernon Blvd.
LIC NY 11101

Subway Directions

#7 Flushing – Main Street to Vernon Blvd – Jackson Av.  Walk north 4.5 short blocks along Vernon Blvd.

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