Please Join Us For High Holy Days 5778
Member Ticket Request
Tickets are complimentary for members whose dues are current and have renewed their synagogue membership for the 2017-18 fiscal year and have paid 25% of their dues by August 25. High Holy Day tickets WILL NOT be automatically mailed. You must send in your request for tickets by using the link below.
Members’ children under the age of 30, residing at home or at college, may receive complimentary High Holy Days tickets. Please use the link below to order tickets for eligible children who plan to attend.
Seats are not assigned and we ask that they not be saved. In order to honor our most generous donors, and members who have reached the age of 90, a number of seats will be reserved throughout the sanctuary.
Ticket Requests for Members’ Family:
Guest tickets for members’ family not residing in the member’s home (including parents, grandparents and children 30 and up) are available for $100 per ticket, with a maximum cost of $500 per family.
Non-Member Ticket Request
A limited number of tickets are available for $275 per adult and $125 per child, with a maximum cost of $800 per family. Non-members who join University Synagogue by October 31, 2017 will receive full credit of the cost of High Holy Days tickets toward membership dues. Seating for non-members will be in the Social Hall directly behind the Sanctuary.
Tickets for Full-time College or Graduate Students and Active Military
Full-time students (college or graduate school) and active military may receive complimentary High Holy Days tickets. A copy of a valid student ID, showing full time status/valid military ID must be included with the ticket order form. Please click here to email the office for more information.
Please click here to let us know in advance if you are disabled and require assistance such as wheelchair access, audio aid or other issues. If you have a State-issued disabled person placard, you may request disabled parking in the University Synagogue parking lot. Requests for disabled person parking will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited in number. Parking passes will be sent with tickets.
If we cannot accommodate your parking request in our synagogue lot, please make arrangements to be dropped off at the synagogue entrance. Your designated driver will receive a parking pass in a lot nearby.
PLEASE PLAN ON ARRIVING AT LEAST 30 MINUTES BEFORE SERVICES BEGIN
TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO PARK.
Youth Programming and Childcare
University Synagogue will provide stimulating, age appropriate holiday activities/educational programming for children ages 2 – 12 on both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mornings from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (meals and snacks provided). Click here for more info.
Our High Holy Days prayerbook, Kol Haneshamah, Prayerbook for the Days of Awe, can be purchased for $45 per copy. We will hold purchased books at our will call desk in the synagogue lobby prior to services. We have a limited number of books that will be available for loan on a first-come first-served basis. Parties of 2 or more will be loaned 1 book for every 2 people. Order deadline is Friday, September 15.
High Holy Days Greetings
University Synagogue will create a special email publication where you can share your Jewish New Year’s greetings with family, friends and fellow congregants. For just $36 per message, you can wish the entire University Synagogue community a “Happy New Year” for 5778 with a message up to 30 words, while also supporting the congregation.
Yizkor Memorial Book
It is a mitzvah to honor our beloved deceased relatives and friends by reciting Yizkor (memorial prayers) on Yom Kippur afternoon. The 5778/2017 Yizkor Memorial Book will include all names that were listed last year. Please use the link below if you have any additional loved ones you’d like to include. The final deadline for inclusion of names in the Yizkor book is September 25, 2017.
Saturday, September 30, 6:30 p.m. Catered by Solomon’s Bakery: Tuna Salad, Egg Salad, Green Salad, Fruit Salad, Salmon, Bagels, Cream Cheese, Smoked White Fish, Kugel, Honey Cake and Assorted Pastries. Adults and Children (age 3 and up) $18 each; free for children age 2 and under. RSVP no later than Monday, September 25.