Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur approaching

High Holy Days Observances

The Jewish Center of the Hamptons prepares for the High Holy Days. Independent/Justin Meinken


Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are just around the corner, and Jewish communities across Long Island will join in the observances of the most important dates in the Jewish calendar.

The Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton will host an evening celebration in the tent at 8 PM on the eve of Rosh Hashanah (September 9). Services will resume at 10 AM on September 10, with other events scheduled throughout the day. Services will conclude on September 11 at 10 AM in the sanctuary.

Then on September 18, JCOH will observe the eve of Yom Kippur at 8 PM in the tent, with additional services starting at 9:30 AM on September 19.

The Center For Jewish Life-Chabad in Sag Harbor will host an evening service at 7 PM on September 9, followed by a community dinner. September 10 will begin with a morning service at 9:30 AM and events continuing until 12:30 PM. There will also be the casting of sins and second shofar sounding for families at 5:30 PM on September 10 at Sag Harbor’s Windmill Beach. Then there will be a 7:30 PM evening service followed by second community dinner. September 11 will continue the celebration of Rosh Hashanah at 9:30 AM through 12:30 PM.

The center will begin its observance of Yom Kippur at 6:45 PM on September 18 with evening services. Additional services will take place on September 19 at 9:30 AM.

Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah on September 9, with an evening service at 6 PM and a members-only service at 8 PM. Events will resume at 10 AM on September 10 and will continue until 4:15 PM, with an additional morning service on September 11. Temple Adas Israel’s Yom Kippur services begin at 8 PM September 18. Additional services will be held throughout the following day.

The North Fork Reform Synagogue in Cutchogue will celebrate Rosh Hashanah on September 9 at 7:30 PM and on September 10 at 10 AM and 2 PM. Services for Yom Kippur will begin on September 18 at 7:30 pm and will resume on September 19 at 10 AM, with several other events running throughout the day.

The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach will begin its Rosh Hashanah services on the evening of September 9. Services will continue until September 11. Services for Yom Kippur will begin Tuesday evening on September 18 and continue until September 19.

The Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons, located in Bridgehampton, will begin Rosh Hashanah services on September 9 at 6:30 PM. The services will then resume at 9 AM on September 10 and 11, with events set to follow each service. Services for Yom Kippur will begin at 6:45 PM on September 18, followed by a full day of services on September 19 and starting at 9 AM.

All event schedules and additional information can be found on each place of worship’s website or by calling them directly.