Important High Holiday Information
Please read below the following important information regarding celebrating Rosh Hashanah
with Temple Sholom


High Holiday Tickets
Tickets have been mailed to members in good standing. If you haven't received them, contact Eileen Robin at eileen.robin@templesholom.com before 1:00 pm on Friday, September 3.

Note: Children under age 6 will not receive a ticket and adult children older than 26 will not automatically receive a ticket, however you can request one. Visit the Temple website for all High Holiday forms.

Service Options
Temple Sholom will be holding indoor services, streaming (online) services and an abbreviated outdoor family service (please bring chairs). You can see the schedule of all services below or by clicking on this link.

Live Streaming / Virtual Services
For those who prefer, we will be offering live streaming of indoor services.


  • Family Services (held at Greenwich High School on Rosh Hashanah Day 1 and Yom Kippur) will be live streamed on YOUTUBE (we will NOT be live streaming Family Services on Rosh Hashanah Day 2 from Temple Sholom's Lower Level).

Masks are Required
As a reminder, everyone (ages 2 and older) must wear a mask indoors at any of the buildings, on the shuttle AND if you have been assigned an honor on the bimah.

Health Protocols
Please do not attend services if you do not feel well or if you are in a quarantine period. If you should test positive after attending one of our services, please let Eileen Robin know immediately at 203-542-7155 or eileen.robin@templesholom.com. We will need to inform other attendees of the potential exposure (your name will be kept confidential).

Overflow Parking & Shuttle Information
Due to limited on-premise parking, we have made arrangements for satellite parking at Christ Church and YWCA of Greenwich throughout the High Holidays. We have also arranged for shuttle buses from Greenwich High School on Rosh Hashanah Day 1, Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur. Click here for a full schedule. Masks are required on the shuttle buses.

High Holiday Mahzor & Gift Bag Pick-up
Stop by Temple Sholom today, tomorrow or Thursday (between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:30 pm) to pick-up High Holiday Mahzors. We have a table outside, making it convenient. Feel free to borrow as many as you need. Please also take a High Holiday gift bag, sponsored by Sisterhood. The bag includes a few treats to help make your holiday sweet. 

Temple Office Closures
Please note that the Temple offices will be closing at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 3 and will reopen at 9:00 am on Thursday, September 9.

High Holiday Food Drive
Participate in our annual High Holiday Food Drive to support Neighbor to Neighbor. Most needed food items include: peanut butter and jelly, canned meat (tuna or chicken), canned fruit, black or red kidney beans, cereal, soup and rice. Drop-off outside Temple Sholom by Thursday, September 16. 
Rosh Hashanah Services
Erev Rosh Hashanah
Sept 6

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah
In-person services in the Temple Sholom sanctuary, led by Rabbi Mitch and Cantorial Soloists Mikhal Weiner & Ella Joy Meir

(Tickets Required)

Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube
Rosh Hashanah Day 1
Sept 7

9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Service
In-person services in the Temple Sholom sanctuary, led by Rabbi Mitch and Cantorial Soloists Mikhal Weiner & Ella Joy Meir

(Tickets Required)

Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube
Sept 7

10:30am - 12:15 pm
Family Service
In-person services at Greenwich High School led by Sheldon Low with special guests including Rabbi Mitch and Rabbi Kevin

(Tickets Required)

Watch on YouTube
Sept 7

Approx.
1:00 pm
Tashlich
Tashlich refers to the symbolic ritual of tossing away sins. Walk with Rabbi Kevin to the Greenwich Creek at the corner of East Putnam Avenue and Woodside Drive. We will provide bread.
Sept 7

1:45pm - 2:30pm

Outdoor Abbreviated Family Service
Musical guest Sheldon Low joins Temple Sholom's clergy for an abbreviated outdoor family service for all ages (to be held weather permitting) in the Temple Sholom parking lot.

Please bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets to sit on.

(Tickets Required)
Rosh Hashanah Day 2

Sept 8

9:00am - 1:00pm
Main Service
In-person services in the Temple Sholom sanctuary, led by Rabbi Mitch and Cantorial Soloists Mikhal Weiner & Ella Joy Meir

(Tickets Required)

Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube
Sept 8

10:30am - 12:00pm

Family Service
In-person services in the Temple Sholom Lower Level led by Sheldon Low with special guests including Rabbi Mitch and Rabbi Kevin

(Tickets Required)
Sept 8

Approx. 12:00 pm
Family Service Tashlich
Tashlich refers to the symbolic ritual of tossing away sins. Walk with Rabbi Kevin and special musical guest Sheldon Low to the Greenwich Creek at the corner of East Putnam Avenue and Woodside Drive. We will provide bread.
Information regarding Yom Kippur Services will be sent out next week. For questions, contact Lori Baden at lori.baden@templesholom.com.