5783/2022 High Holiday Services open to the Community

Synagogue Spotlight

Our Reform Congregations are opening their doors to the community. Please check out services that are open to the community either in person or online. If you or someone you know is looking for High Holiday Services, our Congregations would love to welcome you!




City Shul, Toronto ON

City Shul is planning dynamic services and events this year: in-person and livestreamed services plus Ten Days of Awesome, experiential events including The Leonard Cohen Experience to Tashlich in a Canoe to Heroes of Queer Jewish History. They are included in the ticket prices (students are free with Student ID). Prices, more information and to register: Please go to www.cityshul.com.


Temple Shalom, Waterloo ON

High Holiday services are open to non-members. There is a fee for services, (not the potlucks) however no one will be turned away for financial reasons. Guests can get tickets here: https://templeshalom.ca/worship/high-holy-days/high-holiday-ticket-request-form/ .

Questions should be directed towards August Adelman, Administrator, at info@templeshalom.ca


Temple Israel, London ON

High Holiday services are open to the General Public at no cost. Non-Temple Israel members will be required to pre-register, dates and times are available on the website. Anyone interested can visit the website www.templeisraellondon.ca or email them at office@templeisraellondon.ca or phone at 519-858-4400.


Kolot Mayim Reform Temple, Victoria BC

High Holiday services are open to non-members. Tickets are $75 per service or $200 for all four services. Services are also streamed live via Zoom and donations to Kolot Mayim are appreciated. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit https://kolotmayimreformtemple.com.


Am Shalom Congregation, Barrie ON

Non-members: Families (parents/caregivers with their children) or single adults $180, children 5-17 or in college $90 (Ticket costs may be put towards membership if you join the same year) NOTE: Members of other URJ congregations may fill out a reciprocity form at https://urj.tfaforms.net/forms/view/76/ to obtain free HH tickets at Am Shalom and most other URJ congregations. To Reserve/Order your tickets go to https://amshalom.ca/high-holidays-2022/ or call 705-792-3949


SOLEL CONGREGATION, MISSISSAUGA ON

All our Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services are available via live stream and can be attended in person. Guest tickets for in-person attendance are available through our office at 905-820-5915 x 71. Guest tickets for children attending Family Services are free but registration is required. See www.solel.ca/high-holy-days or email: info@solel.ca for more information.


Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto ON

Livestream Services on the Second Day of Rosh Hashanah are open to the community (Sept 27, 10am) – please visit: https://holyblossom.org/event/second-day-rosh-hashanah-adult-service/.

Guests are invited to join our Little Blossoms Services (ages 0-5) and Young Readers Services (ages 6-8) in-person for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Registration is required for guests. For more info and to register, please visit: https://holyblossom.org/guestfamilies/.


Temple Anshe Shalom, Hamilton ON

Everyone is welcome to attend all of the services with general seating. Should you wish to reserve a seat in a particular location we ask that you book now through our office. Call 905-528-0121 Ext 21. High Holy Day Reserved Seats cost $80 per person. EVERYONE MUST REGISTER their plan of attendance at services and events on our Anshe Sholom webpage of High Holy Day Happenings https://anshesholom.ca/high-holy-days/


Temple Kol Ami, Thornill ON

Open to the general public.  The cost is $72/person for ages 13 and up. Your ticket includes access to all services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, including regular services, family services, Yom Kippur study session, and Yom Kippur Music and Mediation program. (The family services (approximately 45 minutes) are for families with school-aged children and will be held on Rosh Hashanah morning and Yom Kippur morning.) High Holy Days services will be held in person and streamed live on Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to Rosh Hashanah. All details and schedule are listed and updated at   this link. If anyone wishes to get in touch directly, email admin@kolami.ca or call at, 905 709-2620.


Temple Emanu-El, Toronto ON Please refer to https://www.templeemanuel.ca/hhd for updated information on services available to non-members.


Temple Sinai, Toronto ON 2nd Day of Rosh Hashana, Yizkor and some other services are open to the community. Please visit: High Holy Days - Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto for more information.


Temple Har Zion, Toronto ON Please refer to https://www.harzion.ca/hhd for updated information on services available to non-members. Alternatively, you may call Sarah at the office at 905-889-2252 ext. 109


Congregation Har Tikvah of Brampton A Sweet Beginning - Sunday, Sept 25, 4 PM. Bring the family, lawn chairs or picnic blanket, and a Rosh HaShanah snack for our get-together at a local park as we get ready to welcome the new year with songs for all ages and some special blessings.  Contact bramptonhartikvah@gmail.com for details.  In the event of rain, we will meet indoors.


Temple Beth Ora, Edmonton AB Services are open to non-members. Registration is required for tickets. Visit the website www.templebethora.org or do directly to  register at: https://www.templebethora.org/event-details/register-for-high-holidays-5783


Temple Shalom, Winnipeg MN Temple Shalom High Holiday Experience Package: A one-time special rate if you have never experienced High Holydays services at Temple Shalom! $149 per adult $199 per family University Students, 1st year new immigrants and Military: High Holiday ticket package is free There are separate High Holiday seat prices for non-members to attend, please call the office for more information. For more information and to buy tickets, please call Cynthia in the office at (204)-453-1625 or by email at: tshalom1@gmail.com.


Congregation Iyr Ha-Melech, Kingston ON Non-members can request admission from iyrhamelech@gmail.com $100 includes an entire household, consisting of 2 adults and unlimited children. Admission includes a trial annual membership with all membership benefits.


Temple Israel, Ottawa ON Rosh Hashana: Tashlich at Mooney’s Bay (4:00PM) Yom Kippur: Jonah Reading and Text Study (2:45PM, Sanctuary) Yizkor Memorial Service (4:45PM, Sanctuary) Neila (6:00PM, Sanctuary) Non-members should visit the website https://templeisraelottawa.ca/ And for more information or to join, contact Heather Cohen at execdir@templeisraelottawa.com or 613-224-1802 ext 4


Reform Jews in Atlantic Canada Rosh Hashanah virtual services will be held: Sunday, September 25th at 5PM Eastern/6PM Atlantic/6:30 PM NFLD Registration link: https://urj.tfaforms.net/876 Monday, September 26th at 9 AM Eastern/10 AM Atlantic/10:30 NFLD Registration link: https://urj.tfaforms.net/877

Yom Kippur virtual services will be held October 4th at 5PM Eastern/6PM Atlantic/6:30 PM NFLD Registration link: https://urj.tfaforms.net/881 October 5th at 10:30 AM Eastern/11:30 AM Atlantic/12 PM NFLD Registration link: https://urj.tfaforms.net/882