FREE High Holy Day Class

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Pre-Basic Judaism and Beyond High Holy Days Informational Classes

pomDon’t miss our Pre-Basic Judaism and Beyond discussion group about the significance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Wednesday, August 30
7:00-9:00 pm: Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, September 13
7:00-9:00 pm: Yom Kippur

Everyone is invited to attend, free of charge.


We will look at the how and why we celebrate:
Why these prayers?
Do I wear a tallit?
What is fasting all about?
How many blasts are there on the Shofar and what do they mean?
Are the Torah portions the same every year?
Why do the dates keep moving around?

To register email the office at or call Sue Penn at 949-553-3535.


The regularly scheduled Basic Judaism and Beyond 15 week class officially begins on September 27. Fees are $150 per semester for members and $250 per semester for non-members plus a one-time $50 book fee.

The $150 fee will be waived for new synagogue members (as of July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) who take this class during the 2017-18 membership year. The $50 book fee still applies.

Click here to learn more or call Sue Penn at 949-553-3535.