High Holiday Guide for DC 2017 (5778)

It’s High Holiday time! There are so many options for observing the High Holidays in the Washington, DC area. We want to make it as easy as possible for 20 and 30 somethings to find the High Holiday activities they are looking for no matter how they choose to celebrate. From Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur, services and events are held in the DC area for all denominations. Whether you’re looking for a Reform Erev Rosh Hashanah service, a Conservative Second Day Rosh Hashanah or a an alternative Kol Nidre, this list has it. We are constantly updating this guide and tickets sell out quickly, so try to make your plans early.

Don’t see your event listed? Know of something that should be on here? Submit them here.

When a service/event is crossed out, it’s sold out.

Erev Rosh Hashanah – Wednesday, September 20th

6:30 pm – Sixth & I, Traditional Service Erev Rosh Hashanah

6:30 pm – Kol Ami, Erev Rosh Hashanah

6:45 pm – Adas Israel, Erev Rosh Hashanah Community Sunset Service

6:45 pm – Chabad, Erev Rosh Hashanah

7:00 pm – GWU Hillel, Erev Rosh Hashanah

7:00 pm – Sixth & I, MesorahDC Guided Service Erev Rosh Hashanah

7:00 pm – Sixth & I, 6th in the City Good Soul Erev Rosh Hashanah

7:00 pm – Sephardic Jews in DC, Sephardic Rosh Hashanah Dinner

7:30 pm – Temple Rodef Shalom, High Holy Day Alternative Service

7:45 pm – 2239, Erev Rosh Hashanah

8:00 pm – Next Dor, Erev Rosh Hashanah

8:30 pm – Sixth & I, Reform Erev Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah, Day 1 – Thursday, September 21st

8:15 am – Adas Israel, Rosh Hashanah Day 1

9:00 am – Sixth & I, Traditional Rosh Hashanah Day 1

9:00 am – 2239, Rosh Hashanah Day

9:30 am – Sixth & I, 6th in the City Progressive Rosh Hashanah

10:00 am – Bet Mishpacha, Rosh Hashanah

10:00 am – GWU Hillel, Rosh Hashanah

10:00 am – Kol Ami, Rosh Hashanah

10:00 am – Sixth & I, Reform Rosh Hashanah

10:00 am – Sixth & I, 6th in the City Good Soul Rosh Hashanah

10:30 am – Sixth & I, MesorahDC Guided Service Rosh Hashanah Day 1

1:00 pm – Sixth & I, Taste of the New Year: Rosh Hashanah Lunch

5:00 pm – Bet Mishpacha, Tashlich

5:30 pm – Sixth & I, Rosh Hashanah Express

6:45 pm – Chabad, Rosh Hashanah Dinner

7:30 pm – Moishe House Arlington, Rosh Hashanah Potluck Dinner

Rosh Hashanah, Day 2 – Friday, September 22nd

8:15 am – Adas Israel, Rosh Hashanah Day 2

9:00 am – Sixth & I, Traditional Rosh Hashanah Day 2

9:30 am – Chabad, Rosh Hashanah Services

10:00 am – Sixth & I, Rooted in Nature: An Outdoor Rosh Hashanah Experience

10:30 am – Sixth & I, MesorahDC Guided Service Rosh Hashanah Day 2

7:00 pm – OneTable, Toast to the New Year! A Rosh Hashanah Shabbat

Kol Nidre – Friday, September 29th

6:00 pm – Sixth & I, 6th in the City Good Soul Kol Nidre

6:00 pm – Sixth & I, 6th in the City Progressive Kol Nidre

6:15 pm – Kol Ami, Kol Nidre

6:30 pm – Adas Israel, Kol Nidre

6:30 pm – GWU Hillel, Kol Nidre

6:30 pm – Rosh Pina, Kol Nidre

6:30 pm – Sixth & I, MesorahDC Guided Service Kol Nidre

6:30 pm – Sixth & I, Traditional Kol Nidre

6:45 pm – Chabad, Kol Nidre

7:00 pm – Bet Mishpacha, Kol Nidre

7:30 pm – Adas Israel, “Return Again” Kol Nidre

7:30 pm – Temple Rodef Shalom, High Holy Day Alternative Service

7:45 pm – 2239, Kol Nidre

8:00 pm – Next Dor, Kol Nidre

8:30 pm – Sixth & I, Reform Kol Nidre

Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30th

8:45 am – Adas Israel, Yom Kippur

9:00 am – 2239, Yom Kippur Day

9:00 am – Rosh Pina, Yom Kippur

9:00 am – Sixth & I, Traditional Yom Kippur

9:30 am – Chabad, Yom Kippur

9:30 am – Sixth & I, 6th in the City Progressive Yom Kippur

10:00 am – Bet Mishpacha, Yom Kippur

10:00 am – GWU Hillel, Yom Kippur

10:00 am – Kol Ami, Yom Kippur

10:00 am – Sixth & I, Reform Yom Kippur

10:30 am – Sixth & I, MesorahDC Guided Service Yom Kippur

10:30 am – Sixth & I, 6th in the City Good Soul Yom Kippur

11:00 am – GatherDC, Alternative Yom Kippur Experience

Neilah/Break Fast – Saturday, September 30th

4:00 pm – 2239, Yom Kippur Afternoon & Break Fast

4:30 pm – Sixth & I, Reform Evening Services/Neilah

4:45 pm – Adas Israel, Preparing Body & Soul Through Meditation and Song

6:15 pm – Sixth & I, MesorahDC Guided Evening Services/Neilah

6:30 pm – Sixth & I, Combined Traditional and 6th in the City Evening Services/Neilah

7:45 pm – Moishe House Arlington, Break Fast

7:45 pm – Moishe House Columbia Heights, Break Fast Carb Fest

8:00 pm – Adas Israel, YP Break the Fast

Other Events/Resources

We are constantly updating this document. Don’t see yours? Submit them here.

Stay Tuned for…

Sukkot – Wednesday, October 4th-Wednesday, October 11th

Simchat Torah – Thursday, October 12th

The High Holiday Guide on this web page will keep you informed of activities and services you can attend in the Washington, DC area. Scroll through for all events around the High Holidays in Greater Washington including Erev Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre, Break the Fast and more.
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