High Holy Days 2019 Hub

Kol Shofar is the Bay Area’s home for the High Holy Days!

Ketivah v’hatima tovah ~ May you be inscribed and sealed for a good New Year

High Holy Day Sermons and Jewish Journeys

Click here to read Abra Annes’ personal journey

Click here to read Ellie Cohen’s personal Journey to  Climate Change

Click here to read Ezra Murad’s personal journey

Click here to read Rabbi Leider’s Yom Kippur sermon: Learning to be Human in a Mad World

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s Yom Kippur Sermon – The Blessing of Slow

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s Rosh Hashanah Sermon –
Finding Power in an Age of Chaos

Click here to read Rabbi Leider’s Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon –
Welcoming Within These Walls

Click here to read Rabi Leider’s 2nd Day of Rosh Hashanah Sermon –
Return Again, Pray Anew



Beit Am Services –

Led by Rabbi Steinberg & Jessie Leider

(Click here for prayer leaders’ bio)

• Erev Rosh Hashanah Beit Am Evening Service, Sunday, September 29, 8:00 p.m.
• Rosh Hashanah Beit Am Morning Service, Monday September 30, 9:00 a.m.
• Tashlikh, Monday, September 30, 1:45 p.m.
• Second day of Rosh Hashanah Morning Service, Tuesday, October 1, 9:00 a.m.
• Kol Nidre Beit Am Evening Service, Tuesday, October 8, 6:15 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Beit Am Morning Service, Wednesday, October 9, 8:45 a.m.
• Remembrance of Jewish Martyrs, Wednesday, October 9, 1:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Reflections with the Rabbi, Wednesday, October 9, 2:00 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Healing Service, Wednesday, October 9, 3:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Minha, Wednesday, October 9, 4:10 p.m.
• Center for Jewish Spirituality Workshop, Wednesday, October 9, 4:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Ne’ilah Service, Wednesday, October 9, 5:40 p.m.



Musical Meditation Services – A musical meditative experience, led by Rabbi Susan Leider and the Musical Meditation Band.

(Click here to view all the musicians and bios from our 2018 HHD services)

• Rosh Hashanah Musical Meditation Service, Monday September 30, 11:00 a.m.
• Tashlikh, Monday, September 30, 1:45 p.m.
• Kol Nidre Musical Meditation Service, Tuesday, October 8, 6:15 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Musical Meditation Service, Wednesday, October 9, 11:00 a.m.
• Remembrance of Jewish Martyrs, Wednesday, October 9, 1:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Reflections with the Rabbi, Wednesday, October 9, 2:00 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Healing Service, Wednesday, October 9, 3:30 p.m.
• Center for Jewish Spirituality Workshop, Wednesday, October 9, 4:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Minha, Wednesday, October 9, 4:10 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Ne’ilah Service, Wednesday, October 9, 5:40 p.m.

Break the Fast: Wednesday, October 9, 7:15 p.m. after the final shofar blast!


Early Childhood Family Services – A youth friendly service for anyone inclined to join.

Run by Sarah Shulman

Ramah Camp Director.  (Click here for Sarah’s bio.)

• Rosh Hashanah Childhood Service, Monday, September 30, 9:15 a.m.
• Tashlikh, Monday, September 30, 1:45 p.m.
•  Second Day of Rosh Hashanah Family Service, Tuesday, October 1, 10:00 a.m.
• Yom Kippur Childhood Service, Wednesday, October 9, 9:15 a.m.

Click here for information about youth programing and child care sign ups


Click on the links below to learn more:

For Schedule of Services Click Here

For Traditional and Musical Services at Kol Shofar Click Here

For Family & Youth Services at Kol Shofar Click Here

For HHD Forms Click Here