Services

Soon shofars will be sounding around the world as we hear the call to welcome in the new year of hope, meaning, of rebalance and renewal. We use this time as a gateway to connect to these powerful and sacred days of awe

For the visually impaired, or those with internet issues or concerns,

please call 888.376.1475 to hear the audio of all services.

 We will combine the grandeur and majesty of the Early Service, with the warmth and intimacy of the Late Service. Join together in one service which will be a hybrid of styles that our community has come to know and love. The rabbis leading each service are listed by service. Cantors Luck and Attie will provide music with their accompanists. 

All of our livestreamed High Holy Day Services are open to the community and will be beautifully and professionally produced so the magnificence of the sacred season can be felt by all who join online.

Please check the website 15 minutes prior to start times.

All of the following services will be streamed live and open to the community.

Friday, Sept 18

Erev Rosh HaShanah

“Shofars Across The Bay”

11:00am

Listen for the Shofar “blast” to awaken us to the new year! On Erev Rosh HaShanah Day, you might hear the Shofar on your street as we send out Shofar blowers to bring that unique sound of joy and hope to your window. In addition, we will send the call of tekiah right to your cellphone as a clickable message. Although we are physically apart, our community is spiritually connected as we sustain hope and work for redemption!

Team Shofar: A Service for Elementary Children and their Families (Ages 6+)

5:00pm-5:30pm

Stream into this educational and fun worship service led by our clergy and musicians.
Led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer, Rabbi Jason Rodich and Jonathan Bayer

Under One Dome: Erev Rosh HaShanah Service

6:00pm-7:30pm

Led by Rabbi Beth Singer and Rabbi Ryan Bauer; Sermon by Rabbi Sydney Mintz

Saturday, Sept 19

Rosh HaShanah Day

Apples & Honey: A service for young children and their families (Ages 0-6) 

9:00am-​9:30am

Fun and educational family worship service led by Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris and Jonathan Bayer

Under One Dome: Rosh HaShanah Morning Service

10:00am-11:30am

Led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer and Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris Sermon by Rabbi Jason Rodich

Return Again: Teen Led Rosh HaShanah Service

2:00pm-3:00pm

Community service led by our teens and alumni who will inspire us in song, worship, poetry and prose Led by Cantor Marsha Attie and musical accompanists  

Your Own Personal

Tashlich Moment

Pikuach nefesh, preservation of life, is the highest mitzvah. In order to keep everyone safe, we are asking that you observe Tashlich in safe, family pods and refrain from large gatherings. Please do not congregate at Baker Beach on Rosh HaShanah Day. We offer you this Soundcloud Tashlich service for you to use anytime during the 10 Days of Awe, at any body of water. The link can be used in live time or downloaded for future/repetitive use. You may need to create an account on SoundCloud to download in advance. Enjoy. 

Sunday, Sept 20

2nd Day Rosh HaShanah

Second Day Service

10:00am

Noon Main Sanctuary service led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer, Rabbi Ryan Bauer and Cantor Arik Luck with accompanists. This will be a full Rosh HaShanah service with riveting readings, music and song, with full Shofar blasts.

Sunday, Sept 27

Kol Nidre

Team Shofar: A Service for Elementary Children and their Families (Ages 6+)

5:00pm-05:30pm

Stream into this educational and fun worship service led by our clergy and musicians.
Led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer, Rabbi Sydney Mintz and Jonathan Bayer

Enjoy your own festive family dinner before fasting. 

5:30pm-7:00pm

Under One Dome:

Kol Nidre Service

7:00pm-8:30pm

Led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer and Rabbi Sydney Mintz; Sermon by Rabbi Ryan Bauer

Monday, Sept 28

Yom Kippur Day

Apples & Honey: A Service for Young Children and their Families (Ages 0-6)

9:00am-9:30am

Fun and educational family worship service led by Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris and Jonathan Bayer

The Best of the Best: Gleanings from Five Decades of Preaching and Teaching

8:45am–9:45am

Zoom learning session with Emanu-El Taube Scholar, Rabbi Stephen Pearce, PhD. For Members

Under One Dome:

Yom Kippur Service

10:00am-11:30am

Led by Rabbi Jason Rodich and Rabbi Ryan Bauer. Sermon by Rabbi Beth Singer 

The Seasons of Life: Judaism’s Take on Making Existence Holy 

12:30pm-1:30pm

Zoom learning session with Emanu-El Scholar, Rabbi Lawrence Kushner. For Members

Healing Service

12:30pm-2:00pm

A comforting service led by Rabbi Beth Singer and Donny Friend. Congregant Susanna Benningfield will share her healing journey story. 

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi in Conversation with Rabbi Ryan Bauer - A Yom Kippur Tzedek Council Program For Members

1:30pm-3:00pm

Return Again: Teen Led Yom Kippur Service

2:30pm-3:00pm

Community service led by our teens and alumni who will lead us in song, worship, poetry and prose. Led by Cantor Marsha Attie and musical accompanists 

Afternoon Yom Kippur Service

3:00pm-4:00pm

Community mincha service livestreamed live from the Main Sanctuary with Rabbi Jonathan Singer, Cantor Arik Luck and accompanists. The service will include a riveting Jonah reading.   

Guided Meditation

4:15pm-5:00pm

Bringing all of our realities into a place of oneness. Join us for a guided meditation led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer. 

Yizkor, Neilah and Havdalah

6:00pm-7:15pm

Yizkor Led by Rabbi Beth Singer and Rabbi Jason Rodich; Sermon by Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris  Neilah Led by all Emanu-El Clergy
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