High Holy Days Services

Oregon Jewish Life asked congregations in Oregon and Southwest Washington to supply information about their services during the High Holy Days.
This year the holidays fall on the following dates:
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sept. 16; Rosh Hashanah I, Sept. 17; Rosh Hashanah II, Sept. 18, Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre service), Sept. 25; Yom Kippur, Sept. 26;
Sukkot, Sept. 30-Oct. 8; Hoshana Rabbah, Oct. 7; Shemini Atzeret, Oct. 8; and
Simchat Torah, evening Oct. 8 and Oct. 9.
Since Sukkot spans eight days, contact the congregation to see which day(s) it will hold services. For information on times for services and which days babysitting is available, contact the congregation directly or visit its website.
Following is the information supplied by each congregation that responded. Congregations are grouped by city, with metro-area congregations listed under Portland.

    PORTLAND

Congregation Ahavath Achim (Sephardic)
3225 SW Barbur Blvd., Portland
Contact: 503-227-0010;
www.ahavathachim.com
No tickets required.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret.
Services led by Rabbi Michael Kaplan.

Beis Menachem/Chabad of Oregon (Chabad)
2317 SW Vermont St., Portland
Contact: 503-977-9947,
info@ChabadOregon.com,
www.ChabadOregon.com
No tickets required.
Babysitting available.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hashana Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret, Simchat Torah.
Your children will love Rosh Hashanah with Abby, Elmo and their Sesame Street friends. Monday, Sept. 17 10-11:30 am.

Beit Haverim (Reform)
1111 Country Club Road, Lake Oswego
Contact: office@beithav.org,
www.beithav.org, 503-344-4839
Reservations requested, but not required.
Babysitting is available.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah.
Beit Haverim is an open community welcoming you for services led by Rabbi Alan Berg and Cantorial Soloist Ann Brown.

Beit Yosef Congregation (Sephardic-Orthodox)
6686 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland
Contact: 503-860-4806
No tickets are required.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Sephardic-oriented Beit Yosef welcomes Jews of all walks of life under the umbrella of “feel at home while you pray.”

Congregation Beth Israel (Reform)
1972 NW Flanders St., Portland
Contact: 503-222-1069; bethisrael-pdx.org
Guests welcome, call HHD ticket hotline 503-546-7226.
No babysitting.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Our early Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services will be multi-generational, intended for those of any age.

Chabad of Portland Campuses/SE Portland (Chabad)
3355 SE Steele St., Portland
Contact: dovbialo@gmail.com, 503-236-6642, www.seportlandchabad.com
No tickets required.
Babysitting is available.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur.
Traditional services designed to engage newcomers and seasoned shul-goers alike. Our goal is to make you feel at home.

Havurah Shalom (Reconstructionist)
High Holiday Services at Tiffany Center, 1410 SW Morrison in downtown Portland
Contact: havurahshalom.org,
info@havurahshalom.org or 503-248-4662
No tickets required.
Babysitting available with preregistration and payment.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur.
Free to all. These services are our joy and reflect our loving commitment to Jewish tradition and making those traditions new.

Congregation Kesser Israel (Orthodox)
6698 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland
Contact: 503-222-1239 or
rabbibrodkin@gmail.com
No tickets required.
For babysitting, contact Devorah Spilman, 503-957-4280.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hashana Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Get inspired this fall! Join Kesser Israel for the High Holidays: Free, user-friendly services, open to the entire community.

Congregation Kol Shalom (Humanistic Judaism)
1509 SW Sunset Blvd, Suite 1E, Portland
Contact: 503-459-4210, info@kolshalom.org or www.kolshalom.org
Pre-registration appreciated.
Childcare is available.
Services on: Rosh Hashanah I and Yom Kippur.
Both events are held at West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8470 SW Oleson Road, Portland.

Congregation Neveh Shalom (Conservative)
2900 SW Peaceful Lane, Portland
Contact: 503-246-8831
Tickets required.
Babysitting for fee with reservation by Sept. 4 to matkins@nevehshalom.org.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II,
Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot I & II, Hoshana Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
See a full listing of services and times, including youth services, at www.nevehshalom.org

P’nai Or of Portland (Renewal)
9750 SW Terwilliger Blvd., Portland
Contact: www.pnaiorpdx.org or 503-248-4500 or deannacogo@yahoo.com
No tickets required.
Babysitting available.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Children’s services at same time as adult services. All welcome! Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur services at 4525 SE Stark.

Congregation Shaarie Torah (Independent)
920 NW 25th Ave., Portland
Contact: stdir@shaarietorah.org or 503-226-6131
Tickets are required.
Babysitting available.
Services will be held on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
For adult and youth service times, visit shaarietorah.org

Congregation Shir Tikvah (Progressive Independent)
Services at the Bridgeport Building,
621 NE 76th Ave., Portland
Contact: shirtikvahoffice@shir-tikvah.net
Reservations are required.
Child care must be reserved and paid for in advance.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah.
Evening services open to members; for all other services, contact us and we’ll save you a seat.

    SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON

Chabad Jewish Center of Clark County (Chabad)
9604 NE 126th Ave., Vancouver, WA
Contact: 360-993-5222,
info@JewishClarkCounty.com
No tickets required; RSVP appreciated.
RSVP for children’s programs.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hashana Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Join us in our beautifully renovated and expanded synagogue. English-Hebrew prayer books and beginner friendly services. No prior experience needed.

Congregation Kol Ami (Reform)
7800 NE 119th St., Vancouver, WA
Contact: www.jewishvancouverusa.org or 360-896-8088
Preregistration required; donations requested.
Babysitting available.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur and Sukkot.
Congregation Kol Ami is a welcoming Reform congregation. We enter 5773 in our new synagogue with joy, song, study and community.

    ASHLAND

Havurah Shir Hadash (Renewal)
185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland
Contact: 541-488-7716,
www.havurahshirhadash.org
No tickets required.
Babysitting available.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hashana Rabbah and Simchat Torah.
Services at the Havurah, led by Rabbi David Zaslow, are filled with spirit and music.

Temple Emek Shalom (Non-denominational)
1800 E. Main, Ashland
Contact: 541-488-2909, teshalom@mind.net
No tickets required; donations appreciated.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Meet new Rabbi Joshua Boettiger. For times, visit www.emekshalom.org, click on “worship” then High Holidays.

    BEND

Chabad of Central Oregon (Chabad)
61023 Snowberry Place Bend
Contact: Rabbi@JewishBend.com; 541-633-7991
No tickets required, reservations appreciated.
Play area available.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Please email or call for location of services.

Congregation Shalom Bayit/Jewish Community of Central Oregon (Independent)
21555 Modoc Lane, Bend
Contact: 541-385-6421, 541-815-4912 www.jccobend.com
No tickets required.
Babysitting available.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah.
An inclusive, participatory community that welcomes all! Donations encouraged.

Temple Beth Tikvah (Reform)
680 NW Bond St., Bend (First United Methodist Church)
Contact: 541-388-8826
No tickets required; donations requested.
No babysitting.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah.
Open to all. Reservations required for Tashlich picnic and Break-the-Fast. www.bethtikvahbend.org for information and reservations.

    CORVALLIS

Beit Am Jewish Community (Unaffiliated)
625 NW 36th St., Corvallis
Contact: office@beitam.org, 541-753-0067, www.beitam.org
RSVP and donations requested.
Babysitting available at all services except Rosh HaShanah II.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hashana Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Services at UUFC, 2945 NW Circle Blvd., except RHII (625 NW 36th St.). No one turned away for inability to pay.

    EUGENE

Ahavas Torah (Orthodox)
2935 Onyx St. Eugene
541-844-1340, rmd@portlandkollel.org
No tickets required.
Babysitting with RSVP.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hashana Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Everyone welcome. Services are free. Call to learn about the services or any other Jewish topic.

Temple Beth Israel (Reconstructionist)
1175 E. 29th Ave., Eugene
541-485-7218; www.tbieugene.org;
info@tbieugene.org
Tickets required.
Childcare pre-registration required.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
See www.tbieugene.org for complete schedule, locations, details.

    HILLSBORO

Chabad Jewish Center of Hillsboro (Orthodox)
111 NE Porto Way, Hillsboro
Contact: 503-747-5363, ChabadHillsboro@gmail.com
No tickets required. RSVP, donations appreciated.
Services on: Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur at Hawthorn Farm Athletic Club, 4800 NE Belknap Ct. Others at 111 NE Porto Way.

    SALEM

Chabad Jewish Center of Salem (Chabad)
1370 Crowley Ave. SE, Salem
Contact: 503-383-9569,
rabbi@chabadsalem.com,
fruma@chabadsalem.com
No tickets required.
Contact for babysitting.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Rosh Hashanah II, Erev Yom Kippur, Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Friendly, meaningful, inspirational services. Rosh Hashanah dinner Sept. 16, RSVP.
Pizza in the Sukkah Hut Oct. 3.
www.JewishSalem.com

Temple Beth Sholom (Reconstructionist)
1274 Cunningham Lane S., Salem
Contact: 503-362-5004, www.tbsholom.org
Child care available.
Services on: Erev Rosh HaShanah, Rosh HaShanah I, Rosh HaShanah II, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur.

    SOUTHERN OREGON COAST

Congregation Mayim Shalom (non-affiliated)
Coos Bay
Contact: 541-266-0470 (answering machine) or info@mayimshalom.org
Contributions accepted for tickets.
No childcare.
Services on: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Rosh Hashanah I, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur.
Services in our room (1st United Methodist Church of Coos Bay, 123 Ocean Blvd.) and led by Rabbi Jackie Brodsky.

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