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HIGH HOLIDAYS

Renew your Jewish heart, mind, and soul with Shirat HaNefesh, Rabbi Rachel Gartner, and musician Michael Raitzyk. Join us for the High Holidays in person at the North Chevy Chase Christian Church, 8814 Kensington Parkway, Chevy Chase, MD. (Masks are worn inside the building.) Or join us virtually via livestream.

Join Shirat HaNefesh as a full member and your ticket to all our High Holiday services is complimentary. Or attend our High Holiday services as an associate member or guest with a suggested donation of $180 per person ages 40+ or $90 for young adults ages 23-39. (Donations are not expected for guests aged 22 and under.)

Click here to become a full or associate member. Or we can credit your ticket donation toward your future membership.
Members: Click at upper right to log in. This will help us process your request faster.

Your family and friends can join us from anywhere in the world! Send them the link to this page, for easy online registration. Or send their contact info to us at info@shirathanefesh.org and we’ll reach out to them.

We would appreciate receiving your registration by September 16 so that we may plan appropriately.

Click here for the online High Holiday Registration Form !
You need only register once for all Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services.

Click here to download a paper order form and mail it in with your payment.
More information below.

Please Volunteer!

Putting on High Holiday services takes many hands. We need ushers and greeters and people to do set up and take down. Please sign up for a volunteer slot here.

Schedule of Services

Schedule of Services (in our host church sanctuary, North Chevy Chase Christian Church, 8814 Kensington Parkway, Chevy Chase, MDunless otherwise indicated).
 

Selichot: Saturday, Sept. 17, 7:30 pm-8:30 pm (on Zoom)

Rosh Hashanah

Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sunday, Sept. 25, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Monday, Sept. 26
 • Morning service: 9:30 am-12:30 pm
  Tashlich: 4:30 pm
Please join us at Jones Mill Road Park, near the intersection of Jones Mill and Levelle Drive, Chevy Chase, Maryland
(Click here for the map to Tashlich)

Rosh Hashanah Day 2: Tuesday, Sept. 27, Community Room, 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Yom Kippur

Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre): Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Yom Kippur Day, Wednesday, Oct. 5:
 • Morning service: 9:30 am-12:30 pm
 • Afternoon service: 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
 • Yizkor: 5:30 pm-6:00 pm
 • Ne’ilah: 6:00 pm-7:15 pm
 • Havdalah (Community Room Terrace): 7:15 pm-7:30 pm followed by break-the-fast nosh (Community Room and Terrace)
 

Join us for SUKKOT and SIMCHAT Torah, too!

First Day Sukkot: Sunday, Oct. 9, Community Room Terrace
 • Building the Sukkah: 4:00 pm-6:30 pm
 • Service and Potluck Dinner in the Sukkah: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Simchat Torah Celebration: Sunday Oct 16, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm, Community Room and Terrace

Enhance Your Holiday Experience

  • Purchase native flowers or shrubs. (All orders must be placed by Friday, September 9.)
  • Contribute to the Manna Food Drive.
  • List names of your departed loved ones on our Memorial Plaque. (Orders must be placed by Friday, September 16.)
  • Order a High Holiday prayer book.

All High Holiday services will be held in person and livestreamed. A link to the livestream will be sent to all registrants.

Click here for the online High Holiday Registration Form

Click here to download a paper version of the order form and mail it in with your payment.
You need only register once for all Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services.

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