High Holidays 5781


The High Holidays will be...different this year, with a combination of virtual and smaller in-person services - please check with each congregation to make reservations as appropriate.


The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans wishes you an easy and meaningful fast.


Kol Nidre | Sunday, September 27


Anshe Sfard Synagogue
Kol Nidre 6:30 p.m. (Anshe Sfard is hosting services in an outdoor tent located across the street from the synagogue building at 2230 Carondelet Street.)


Chabad Jewish Center
Kol Nidre (Indoors/Outdoors) 6:45 p.m. (In addition to their outdoor Yizkor/Neilah service and full schedule of indoor services, Chabad added an outdoor Kol Nidrei service in the Chabad Center tent on Sunday at 6:45 pm. Please visit www.jewishlouisiana.com/highholidays to RSVP for any of the services.)


Chabad Uptown
Kol Nidre 6:30 p.m. (Learn more and RSVP here: www.chabadneworleans.com/highholidays2020)


Congregation Beth Israel
Shacharit 8:30 a.m.
Pre-Yom Kippur Service 9:20 a.m.
Mincha/Drasha 4:30 p.m.
Kol Nidre (In Person) 6:30 p.m.


Congregation Gates of Prayer

Kol Nidre 7:00 p.m.
Pre-Recorded Kol Nidre 8:00 p.m.
Kol Nidre 8:30 p.m.


Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation

Welcome Room 6:00 p.m.

Kol Nidre 6:30 p.m.



Temple Sinai

Kol Nidre 5:30 p.m.

Kol Nidre 8:00 p.m.



Touro Synagogue

Kol Nidre (WLAE-TV and livestreamed) 8:00 p.m.



Tulane Hillel

Kol Nidre 6:00 p.m.



Yom Kippur | Monday, September 28


Anshe Sfard Synagogue

Service 9:30 a.m.

There are still several available seats at Anshe Sfard, allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like to attend services, please contact rabbi@tulane.edu.


Chabad Jewish Center

Service 10:00 a.m.

Service 6:45 p.m.


Chabad Uptown

Shacharit 10:00 a.m. 
Yizkor 12:00 p.m.
Neilah 6:00 p.m.
(Learn more and RSVP here: www.chabadneworleans.com/highholidays2020)


Congregation Beth Israel

Shacharit 9:00 a.m.

Musaf 12:30 p.m.

Mincha/Neilah 5:30 p.m.

Maariv 7:13 p.m.


Congregation Gates of Prayer

Morning Worship 9:00 a.m.
Pre-Recorded Service 10:15 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Pre-Recorded Service with Tikkun Middot and Healing 1:00 p.m.
Pre-Recorded Yizkor and Neilah 4:00 p.m.
Havdalah 5:15 p.m.


Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation

Morning Service (streamed remotely) 9:00 a.m.
Zoom Service for children age 0-6 with Meryl Zimmerman 9:45 a.m.
Torah Service from Sanctuary, including Yizkor 10:00 a.m.
Zoom Service for children age 7+ with Rabbi Michael Cohen 10:30 a.m.
Yom Kippur Musaf Service from Sanctuary 12:00 p.m.
Minchah (streamed remotely) 5:00 p.m.
Neilah Service from Sanctuary 6:00 p.m.


Temple Sinai
Temple Toddlers Service 9:00 a.m.
Morning Service 10:00 a.m.
Study Session and Discussion 12:00 p.m.
Healing, Music and Meditation 1:00 p.m.
Family Service 2:00 p.m.
Yizkor 4:00 p.m.
Neilah 5:00 p.m.


Touro Synagogue

Morning Service (WLAE-TV and livestreamed) 10:00 a.m.
Meditation in the Sanctuary (IN-PERSON) 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. (Members are warmly invited to reserve a 20 minute block to sit in the sanctuary and engage in personal reflection and prayers. To minimize risk, there will be single-use seats and limited capacity for each block of time. RSVP is required. Please note that everyone entering the sanctuary will be asked to wear a mask and have their temperature screened.)
Learning Sessions 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Recordings will be available after Yom Kippur.)
Afternoon Service (Zoom and Livestream) 3:15 p.m.
Yizkor/Neilah (WLAE-TV and Livestream) 4:00 p.m.


Tulane Hillel

Live Stream Services 10:00 a.m.

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