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

We have something for everyone this year: from Traditional Services to Musical Meditation Services, fantastic Youth and Family Services for the High Holy Days.


Family Picnic Boyle Park –  Sunday, September 29, 10:30a.m.-12:00 p.m.
(Click here to RSVP for this free picnic)

With sponsors PJ Library, Marin Mishpuch and Camp Ramah Northcal



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


For tickets, click here.


Click here to read Rabbi Sarah Shulman’s Erev Rosh Hashanah sermon from 2018

Click here to read Rabbi Paul Steinberg’s Rosh Hashanah sermon from Day 1 2018

Click here to read Rabbi Susan Leider’s Rosh Hashanah sermon from Day 2 2018

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s Yom Kippur sermon from 2018

Click here to read Rabbi Leider’s Yom Kippur sermon from 2018

Click here to read Congregation President Alan Hakimi’s Yom Kippur sermon from 2018