Important High Holiday Information
Please read below the following important information regarding Yom Kippur at Temple Sholom


Service Options
Temple Sholom will be holding indoor services (tickets required), 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 Yom Kippur) will be live streamed on YOUTUBE.

Masks are Required
As a reminder, everyone (ages 2 and older) must wear a mask indoors at any of the buildings, 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 Information
Due to limited on-premise parking, we have made arrangements for satellite parking at Christ Church and YWCA of Greenwich for Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur. Click here for details. Note: There will be no shuttle service offered on either date.

Temple Office Closures
Please note that the Temple offices will be closing at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 15 and will reopen at 9:00 am on Friday, September 17. For emergencies, please dial 203-869-7191 ext. 3 and follow the prompts. 

High Holiday Food Drive
Drop-off donations outside by the tent for 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. Teens will sort the donations as part of their Social Action Project on Yom Kippur. 
Yom Kippur Services
Kol Nidre - Wednesday, September 15
6:30 pm
Sanctuary
Main Service
In-person services led by Rabbi Mitch and Cantorial Soloists Mikhal Weiner & Ella Joy Meir

(Tickets Required)

Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube
Yom Kippur Morning - Thursday, September 16
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sanctuary
Main Service
In-person services led by Rabbi Mitch and Cantorial Soloists Mikhal Weiner & Ella Joy Meir

(Tickets Required)

Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube
10:30 am - 12:15 pm Greenwich High School
Family Service
In-person services co-led by Sheldon Low and Rabbi Kevin

(Tickets Required)

Watch on YouTube
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Youth Lounge
Teen Social Action Project
Teens will sort High Holiday Food Drive donations for Neighbor to Neighbor and prepare toiletry kits for Midnight Run.
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Temple Sholom Parking Lot
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).

(Tickets Required)

Please bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets to sit on.
*in the event of rain or an impending thunder storm, this service will not be held. Please check the Temple Sholom homepage for the most up to date information.
Yom Kippur Afternoon - Thursday, September 16
The upstairs library will be available on Yom Kippur afternoon for quiet reflection, resting and reading.
The following are open to the community (no tickets required):
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Davis Lounge
Adult Learning
Rabbi Kevin will be taking a deep dive into the book of Jonah.
3:00 pm
Sanctuary
Mincha
Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube
5:15 pm
Sanctuary
Yizkor II: A Communal Remembrance
Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube
6:15 pm Sanctuary
N'eilah
Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube
6:15 pm
Davis Lounge
Young People's N'eilah
Youth and teens are encouraged to come to participate in this spiritually charged N'eilah program. Following, participants will return to the Main Sanctuary for concluding shofar.
7:15 pm
Sanctuary
Concluding Shofar & Havdalah
Watch on the Temple Sholom Website or on YouTube