Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur represent the holiest days on the Jewish calendar, a time when Jews throughout the world pause to reflect on the year gone by and prepare spiritually for the one ahead. At Temple Shaaray Tefila, our entire congregation gathers for several days of worship and reflection.
We are fortunate that most of the Temple’s High Holy Day celebrations take place at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in nearby Katonah, New York. Formerly the estate of Walter and Lucie Rosen, Caramoor provides a beautiful and spacious setting for our services, including traditional services in the Venetian Theater, family services in their own dedicated tent, separate services for children and teens, and an alternative worship experience for those seeking something a little bit more contemporary. Child care is available on site for parents who want their own meaningful adult worship experiences.
Please give to our High Holy Day Appeal by clicking here.
Book of Remembrance can be found here.
Full schedule of services can be found here.
For those in our community who are unaffiliated with a synagogue we offered the following services in 2017:
- Community Services in the Temple Sanctuary on Rosh Hashanah morning, Thursday, September 21st at 11am and on Yom Kippur, Saturday, September 30th at 11am. Ticket cost is $180 per adult (includes both services). There is no charge for children.
- 2nd day Roshanah and Yom Kippur Yizkor services, held at Caramoor, are available at no charge if unaffiliated tickets are being purchased. If not, the cost is $36 per ticket or $72 per family. Members please click here.
- Young Children’s Family Services in the Temple Sanctuary on Rosh Hashanah morning, Thursday, September 21st at 9:15 am and on Yom Kippur, Saturday, September 30th at 9:15am (geared for pre-school through 1st grade children and their parents). Ticket cost is $36 per person over the age of 4 years (includes both services).
Tickets can also be requested online as follows:
Click here for Young Family Services Tickets.
Member information for the High Holy Days:
Member tickets for the High Holy Days will be mailed during the last week of August. The HHD packet will contain forms for the purchasing of guest tickets for relatives, tickets for the 2nd day Rosh Hashanah service and/or Yom Kippur Yizkor service, and for the Young Children’s Family Service (geared for pre-school through 1st grade children and their parents).
For Temple members and our unaffiliated guests, tickets and photo ids are required for all adults for admittance to both the Temple grounds and Caramoor.
Click here to contact Rich Leroy about ushering and other volunteer opportuinites.