Schedule Of Events

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University Synagogue is pleased to present the schedule of High Holy Days events and services led by Rabbi Arnold Rachlis and Cantor Ruti Braier.

We request that each person bring his or her personal copy of our High Holy Days prayerbook, Kol Haneshamah. We have a limited number of books that will be available for loan on a first-come first-served basis. Prayerbooks will NOT be available for purchase at services but may be purchased in advance using the online order form. Purchased books should be picked up at the will call desk prior to services.

All women and men are encouraged to bring their own kippot and tallitot to services, except for Selichot and Erev Rosh Hashanah services when tallitot are not worn. Extra kippot and tallitot will be available at the services.

SELICHOT SERVICE – Saturday, September 16

7:00 pmHavdalah Service led by Rabbi Rachlis and Cantor Braier
7:15 pmSinger and Songwriter, Daniel Nahmod, will perform for our Selichot Program
8:15 pmOneg Social Hour
8:45 pmSelichot services, traditional prayers and modern readings prepare us spiritually for the High Holy Days

EREV ROSH HASHANAH – Wednesday, September 20

8:00 pmErev Rosh Hashanah Evening Service

ROSH HASHANAH First Day – Thursday, September 21

9:00 amFamily Services
10:00 amMorning Services

ROSH HASHANAH  Second Day  – Friday, September 22

10:00 amMorning Service

SHABBAT SHUVA – Friday, September 22

8:00 pmShabbat Shuva - meditative services in the round.

KOL NIDRE – Friday, September 29

8:00 pmJoin us for the haunting and memorable Kol Nidre musical service.

YOM KIPPUR – Saturday, September 30

9:00 amFamily Services
10:00 amMorning & Musaf Services
2:00 pmUCI Psychology Professor, Paul Piff, will speak on "The Science of Awe."
3:00 pmDiscussion Groups
4:30 pmAfternoon Services (Yizkor and Neilah)
6:30 pmBreak The Fast