High Holy Days 2020 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, Friday, September 18, 8:00 p.m.
• Rosh Hashanah Beit Am Morning Service, Saturday, September 19, 9:00 a.m.
• Tashlikh, Saturday, September 19, 1:45 p.m.
• Second day of Rosh Hashanah Morning Service, Sunday, September 20, 9:00 a.m.
• Kol Nidre Beit Am Evening Service, Sunday, September 27, 6:15 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Beit Am Morning Service, Monday, September 28, 8:45 a.m.
• Remembrance of Jewish Martyrs, Monday, September 28, 1:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Reflections with the Rabbi, Monday, September 28, 2:00 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Healing Service, Monday, September 28, 3:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Minha, Monday, September 28, 4:10 p.m.
• Center for Jewish Spirituality Workshop, Monday, September 28, 4:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Ne’ilah Service, Monday, September 28, 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, Friday, September 18, 11:00 a.m.
• Tashlikh, Friday, September 18, 1:45 p.m.
• Kol Nidre Musical Meditation Service,Sunday , September 27, 6:15 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Musical Meditation Service, Monday, September 28, 11:00 a.m.
• Remembrance of Jewish Martyrs, Monday, September 28, 1:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Reflections with the Rabbi, Monday, September 28, 2:00 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Healing Service, Monday, September 28, 3:30 p.m.
• Center for Jewish Spirituality Workshop, Monday, September 28, 4:30 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Minha, Monday, September 28, 4:10 p.m.
• Yom Kippur Ne’ilah Service, Monday, September 28, 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