Beth Jacob welcomes all to daven with us on the High Holidays

We have never used tickets, instead, believing that everyone should have a place to daven on Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur. Join us!

If you have any questions, please contact the Beth Jacob office at (651) 452-2226 or via email at

Beth Jacob’s High Holy Days Home Observance Guide 5782
Beth Jacob’s complete High Holy Days Program Guide (w/schedule) 5782

This year, we will be having most services outdoors under a tent (weather permitting). We ask that everyone who attends be vaccinated; proof of vaccination is required to enter the building. View detailed COVID precaution information here.

Rosh HaShanah

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September 6

  • Erev Rosh HaShanah Services: 6 pm
  • Candle Lighting: 7:22 pm

September 7-8

  • 9:00 am: Rosh HaShanah Services Day 1 & Day 2 (including Morning service, Torah service, Sermon, and Musaf)
    • 10:30 am: Teen Sicha – Ethics Discussion
    • 10:30 am: Family Service after Torah Procession
    • 11:15 am-1:00 pm: Children’s Program
    • ~1:00 pm: Tashlich (first day) & Kiddush after services
  • Candle lighting for 2nd night: 8:22 pm September 7
  • Havdallah: 8:20 pm September 8

Yom Kippur

September 15

  • Kol Nidre (Erev Yom Kippur): 6:30 pm
  • Candle lighting: 7:05 pm

September 16

  • 9:00 am: Yom Kippur Services (including Morning service, Torah service, Sermon, Yizkor, and Musaf)
    • 10:00 – 11:00 am: Children’s Program
    • 11:00 am: Family Service after Torah Procession
    • 11:00 am: Teen Sicha – Ethics Discussion
    • 12:00 – 2:00 pm: Children’s Program resumes
    • 4:00 pm: Study with Rabbi Yosi Gordon
  • Yom Kippur Mincha, Neilah, Shofar: 5:30 pm
  • Fast Ends/Havdallah/Ma’ariv: 8:04 pm


Erev Sukkot – Monday, September 20

  • 6:55 pm: Candle Lighting

Sukkot Day 1 – Tuesday, September 21

  • 9 am: Morning Service
  • 7:55 pm: Candle Lighting

Sukkot Day 2 – Wednesday, September 22

  • 9 am: Morning Service (with lulav/etrog)
  • 7:53 pm: Havdallah

Bench* Lulav and Etrog during Hol HaMoed Sukkot at the shul in our Sukkah!

Join with fellow congregants on the days of Hol HaMoed to celebrate this joy-filled holiday by blessing lulav and etrog and having a nosh in our Sukkah. There will be breakfast, served each morning during Hol Hamoed Sukkot thanks to the Neal & Sandy Gale Hol Hamoed Breakfast Fund in memory of their parents, Norm & Annetta Abrams (z”l), Harvey & Florence Gale (z”l), and Neal’s brother, Edward Gale (z”l).

Chol Hamoed Sukkot
Thursday – Friday, September 23 – 24

  • 7:00 am: Minyan/Breakfast at BJC (with lulav/etrog)

Shabbat – Saturday, September 25 

  • 9:00 am: Shabbat Services (NO lulav/etrog)

Sunday, September 26

  • 8:30 am: Minyan/Breakfast at BJC (with lulav/etrog)

Or stop by anytime during the day and Bench, or on your way home from work!

*To “bench” is a term derived from Yiddish which means to “bless”.

Hoshanah Rabbah

Monday, September 27

  • 7:00 am: Minyan/Breakfast at BJC – with all the Hoshanot* and the waving willows! (with lulav/etrog)
  • 6:42 pm: Candle Lighting

* Hoshanot are special piyutim (poems) written to honor the themes of the season, in particular, the desire for rain.

Shemini Atzeret

Tuesday, September 28

  • 9:00 am: Morning Service with Yizkor
  • 7:16 pm: Candle Lighting

Simchat Torah

Tuesday, September 28

  • 6:30 pm: Services & Dancing
  • 7:42 pm: Candle Lighting
    We will unroll an entire Sefer Torah after Evening Hakafot (dancing)

Wednesday, September 29

  • 9:00 am: Morning Service & Dancing
  • 7:39 pm: Havdallah