High Holidays at Greenpoint Shul -- You are invited.
Rosh Hashana begins Friday night, Sept. 18th (640pm), with Day 1 on Saturday/Shabbat Sept 19th and Day 2 on Sunday Sept. 20th (ends 736pm).
Yom Kippur begins Sunday night, Sept. 27th (625pm) and continues through Monday, Sept 28th (ends 723pm).
We are offering in-person services proudly and strictly following ALL public health requirements and best practices in our extremely spacious, carefully spaced out Brooklyn Expo Center High Holidays sanctuary; small classes outdoors at neighborhood parks; carefully limited small gatherings in our Noble St. Sanctuary.
As part of careful Covid protocols, all events require limited tickets. See below to reserve.
High Holidays 2020 Tickets
Please consider giving High Holiday Tzedaka, to ensure vibrant, modern Jewish life in Williamsburg and Greenpoint. We keep our tickets free so that everyone is welcome. Join as an annual member or generously donate now, to create seats for those unable to otherwise afford it.
We thank Jack Guttman & Brooklyn Expo Center for being this year's Space Sponsors.
We thank Michael & Simone Vogel for being this year's Kid's Programming Sponsors.
Please consider becoming the named sponsor of our High Holiday Sanctuary ($5400), ensuring our High Holiday rental, security, equipment, and security fees are covered, thus making High Holidays possible for our community.
Please consider sponsoring Yizkor in memory of a loved one ($3600), ensuring our Zoom and in-person Yizkor services are available to all at no fee, and adding a substantial act of Tzedakka to your Yizkor words.
Please consider sponsoring Kol Nidrei ($1800), ensuring that this most sacred moment of Yom Kippur prayer is available with full best practices safety protocols and requirements, and accessible on Zoom to at-risk Jews who cannot be in person, but wish to not use electronics during the holiday.
Please consider sponsoring Neilah + Break Fast ($1000), ensuring that the final, climactic moments of Yom Kippur are available in-person with full best practices safety protocols and requirements, and that we have ample water, juice, and light snacks for an initial break fast for the entire community.
These sponsorships are available on our tickets page, or can be donated directly here.
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To meet the spiritual and public health needs of our community, and insure an accessible and inspiring High Holidays for all, we are offering:
-- ln-person, socially distanced 75-person services at the very spacious and well ventilated Brooklyn Expo Center.
-- A series of smaller and shorter in-person classes, and gatherings for at our gorgeous 108 Noble sanctuary and backyard
-- smaller in-person Yoga and Meditation at local Greenpoint parks
-- public Shofar Blowings Across Brooklyn, at outdoor venues
-- Zoom Kol Nidrei and Zoom Yizkor before Yom Kippur begins and pre-recorded sermons and songs.
All services are no cost, but with suggested donation to support our important work and the high, extra costs of renting additional space that meets all Covid requirements.
Days of Awesome: Prepare
We have a beautiful range of High Holiday preparation opportunities, that you are highly encouraged to attend. We are a special community, and we are so proud to have such a wide range of members and friends each contributing their expertise to help. All will be held on Zoom here.