High Holiday Services 2019-5780

Looking for a home for the High Holidays? We can help. View the list below to find schedules for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah services at synagogues throughout our community. For help finding a synagogue contact Anna Goldstein, Outreach & Teen Philanthropy Coordinator, 414-390-5733.

Complete Rosh HaShanah List of Services
Complete Yom Kippur List of Services

Anshe Poale Zedek Synagogue

502 N. 8th St., Manitowoc, WI 53220
Facebook: APZ Synagogue

Click here for service times.

Contact Cantor Jerry Berkowitz for more information or find us on Facebook.

Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah

6717 N. Green Bay Ave., Glendale, WI 53209

Click here for service times or visit our calendar.

Join ASKT for a traditional and inspiring High Holiday service led by the beautiful singing of Baal Tefilah Joel Eckhardt and his boys choir.  Newcomers are welcome to join us.  Please let us know if you are coming. We will be happy to pair you with someone to explain services if you would like. Contact the shul office by emailing asktshul@gmail.com for more information.

Beth Hillel Temple

6050 8th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53143

Visit our website for service dates/times.

High Holiday services are approximately 2 hours long with a mixture of Hebrew and English (50/50) and with guitar, keyboard and soloist, Orit Perlman, of Haifa, Israel.  Harp used on Kol Nidre. The new Mahzor of the Reform Movement, Mishkan HaNefesh, has greatly enhanced our experience and spiritual uplift on the High Holy Days. Our seating is mixed gender. All are welcome!

Registration and Yom Tov Pass necessary.  Prefer call or email ahead, but can register and receive pass day of.  Donations welcome, but not required.

Service times will be posted at the Beth Hillel website and printed on Yom Tov Passes.  For further information, contact Rabbi Dena Feingold at rabbi@bethhillel.net or 262-654-2716.

Beth Israel Center

1406 Mound St., Madison, WI 53711

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Beth Israel Center warmly welcomes guests, visitors and members to our lively, traditional, fully egalitarian services on Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah. Prayer services are mostly in Hebrew, and we proudly use the Lev Shalem Mahzor and Siddur, known for their contemporary translations, ample transliteration, and abundant notes and supplementary readings (in English). In addition to t’fillah (prayer services), there are many opportunities to celebrate and get to know each other during the fall holidays. Tickets are required for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, and are happily provided free to students and anyone attending BIC High Holy Day services for the first time. Contact the office about tickets: office@bethisraelcenter.org.

Beth Israel Sinai

3009 Washington Ave., Racine, WI 53405
Mailing Address:  P.O.  Box 081725, Racine, WI 53408

Visit our website and click on the newsletter to view High Holiday program dates/times.

At Beth Israel Sinai there are no tickets to be purchased or reservations needed. Your contributions will be appreciated.  We welcome all. We have a mixture of Hebrew and English for each service.  Our seating is mixed gender.

Bnei Zedek Chabad of Kenosha

6522 87th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142

Contact the synagogue for service times.

Chabad at UW-Madison

223 W. Gilman, Madison, WI 53726

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Chabad at UW-Milwaukee
(Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center)

Serving UWM and nearby colleges
3054 N. Hackett Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 

Click here for service times and locations.

We will host a Kol Nidrei service on Tuesday, October 8th, at 6pm at our center, 3054 N Hackett Ave, 53211. Service will be approximately 2 hours, with reading in Hebrew and English, traditional singing, no tickets required.  We will host a Neila service on Wednesday, October 9th, at 5:45 pm at our center, 3054 N Hackett Ave, 53211. Service will be approximately 1 hour, with reading in Hebrew and English, traditional singing, no tickets required.

All other High Holiday services will be together with Chabad of the East Side (3030 E. Kenwood Blvd., chabadoftheeastside.com).  

For more information please call 414-939-3770.

Chabad Lubavitch Torah Center

6791 N. Green Bay Ave., Glendale, WI 53209


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Chabad of Madison

1722 Regent St.
Madison, WI 53726

Contact the synagogue for service times. 

Chabad of Mequon/Congregation Agudas Achim Chabad (Peltz Center for Jewish Life)

2233 W. Mequon Rd., Mequon, WI 53092


Contact the synagogue for service times.

Chabad of the Bay Area

3607 Libal St., Green Bay, WI 54301  

Contact the synagogue for service times.

Chabad of the East Side

3030 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53211
414-961-6100 X4643


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Chabad of Kenosha

6522 87th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142

Contact the synagogue for service times.

Chabad of Waukesha

1222 E. Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186


Contact the synagogue for service times.

Chavurah Or Tikvah

233 Shore Cir., Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262-567-1225 or 262-569-1228

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Congregation Anshai Lebowitz

2415 West Mequon Rd., Mequon, WI 53092

Experience the beginning of your New Year in the warm and welcoming ambience of Congregation Anshai Lebowitz.  Practicing Modern Orthodoxy “with an inclusive approach,” Rabbi Pinchas Yehuda Levin and returning Israeli Cantor Avner Zadok will lead us with beautiful chanting and memorable D’vrei Torah on a path of reflection of the year past and towards hopeful anticipation of the year ahead.  Commencing with Rosh Hashanah evening services on September 29, 2019 and ending with the sounds of the Shofar on the evening of Yom Kippur, October 8, our spiritual journey of teshuvah, tefilah, and tzedekah (repentance, prayer, and charity) will be most memorable, resulting in a Shanah Tovah for all.

Members and non-members of all denominations are welcome.  Gender-separate as well as mixed seating sections are available and davening is in Hebrew and English.  Neither tickets nor reservations are required.  Contributions are customary and appreciated.

Specific times of all High Holiday services including Sukkot can be found at CAL High Holiday 2019 Season Schedule or by calling the synagogue office at 262-512-1195.

Congregation Beth El

1007 North Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53083
Office hours: Thursdays 9:00am-3:00pm

Congregation Beth El provides a warm, friendly atmosphere that embraces traditions of Conservative Judaism. We are egalitarian and inclusive. All visitors are welcome to join us for High Holidays; no tickets are necessary.

Click here for our High Holiday schedule or contact our office.

Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid

6880 N. Green Bay Rd., Glendale, WI 53209

Join CBINT for High Holiday Services led by Rabbi Joel Alter and Hazzan Jeremy Stein.  Click here to see calendar.

Congregation Beth Jehudah

3100 N. 52nd St., Milwaukee, WI 53216

Contact the synagogue for service times.

Congregation B’Nai Abraham

2400 Oxford Ln., Beloit, WI 53511

Contact Rabbi Shlomo Wing for service times.

Congregation Cnesses Israel

222 S. Baird St., Green Bay, WI 54301

Rabbi Moishe Steigmann, Rabbi.Moishe.Steigmann@gmail.com

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We use Machzor Lev Shalem, as it includes transliterations and meaningful English readings. We are participatory. Our cantorial soloist encourages singing.  We use about one-third to one-half English. We do not use tickets, but do ask that non-members make a donation to the synagogue. We are fully egalitarian.

Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun

2020 W. Brown Deer Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53217

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Serving members and their guests, our services will be led by our rabbis, cantor and choir, using the recently published Mishkan HaNefesh machzor, which balances the use of Hebrew and English. We will have children’s services the afternoon of the first day of Rosh Hashanah and the afternoon of Yom Kippur. We are a warm and welcoming congregation, and are happy to discuss membership with those interested in joining our community. Feel free to contact our Executive Director, Andrew Appel at 414-228-7545.

Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha

830 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188

For service times please go to our calendar on our website and click the holiday service you’d like to attend.

We welcome guests at no charge who are members of other URJ congregations (please supply letter from your Rabbi or Spiritual Leader) or are Jewish students at local colleges or universities or at St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy.  We also welcome guests who would like to purchase tickets for our High Holy Day services. (Non-members who want to attend should contact Carol O’Neil no later than Sept. 24 at caroljo@tds.net or 920-699-3682 for reservation and cost information.)  Services are led by our Spiritual Leader/Cantor and choir, using the Mishkan HaNefesh machzor, which balances the use of Hebrew and English, and a lot of our prayers are sung by Cantor and/or choir and soloists. Our adult evening services are approximately 1 ½ hours long and our adult morning services are approximately 2 ½ hours long.  We will have children’s services on Rosh Hashanah evening and the afternoon of Yom Kippur, which are approximately an hour long. We are a vibrant and welcoming congregation. To discuss membership, please contact  Mark Levy at (414) 719-8195 or markallanlevy@yahoo.com.

Congregation Shaarei Shamayim

900 University Bay Dr., Madison, WI 53705

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Our services combine traditional prayers with contemporary poetry, readings, and songs. We are participatory and encourage our members and friends to lead elements of the service, sing along, share English readings, chant Torah and Haftarah, and blow shofar. Our services last several hours; we encourage you to take breaks and sit outside on the lawn or chat with a friend in the lobby. Many people come and go throughout these days. Tickets are never required, and all are welcome.

Congregation Shalom

7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Fox Point, WI 53217

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The High Holy Days are a time when our members come together as a community to demonstrate their commitment to Judaism. For your convenience, our rabbis and cantor lead early and late services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Music plays an important role in our celebration with the adult choir participating in a number of services. We use the Reform prayerbook, Gates of Repentance, which contains both Hebrew and English. A family service is offered on Erev Rosh Hashanah and during the morning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Members may purchase tickets for their guests by contacting Abby Habush Schroeder, Director of Synagogue Relations. Prospective members, please contact our office to arrange to attend services.

Congregation Shir Hadash

2717 E. Hampshire Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211
(Plymouth Church UCC)

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Congregation Shir Hadash is a welcoming, inclusive, progressive shul with vibrant High Holy Day services that are open to all, no tickets required. Our creative liturgy includes Hebrew and English prayers, interpretive poetry, and contemporary readings. Our music is equally diverse and is enhanced by our musicians, all of whom are member volunteers. Services at Shir are participatory and highlighted by personal reflections by members, topical discussions, and group aliyot to the Torah. Members and guests alike are invited sing, play an instrument, or blow shofar, as we create a shir hadash – a new song – for the new year!

Congregation Sinai

8223 N. Port Washington Rd., Fox Point, WI 53217

Welcome home for the Holy Days!  Join Rabbi Cohen, Cantor Newman and all of us at Sinai! Passes required and are available for prospective members at no charge. Services are about 2 hours, egalitarian and include English and Hebrew.  You will experience beautiful uplifting High Holy Day music with our Cantor and Choir!  Morning services offer meaningful youth programming and babysitting at no charge – children have a service, make soup for the needy and harvest our sukkah garden!  Young Families service on Rosh Hashanah includes a Shofar blowing contest – prizes for everyone! Visit www.CongregationSinai.org to access our Sinai News for High Holy Day details.

At Sinai we are…INTIMATE.  Sinai provides the opportunity to have a sacred partnership with our rabbi, cantor, educator, staff and each other. INCLUSIVE.   Sinai’s doors and hearts are open.  Born Jewish, Jew-By-Choice or Interfaith.  We are a multi-culturally sensitive congregation and will meet you where you are. INNOVATIVE.  Sinai uses Judaism’s most cherished values to make innovative change in today’s world. INTENTIONAL.  Sinai is warm and welcoming.  All ages gather to worship, question, learn, comfort and celebrate together.

Please call Jen Friedman at 414-352-2970 or email JFriedman@CongregtionSinai.org.

Congregation Sons of Abraham

1820 Main St., LaCrosse, WI 54601

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Congregation Sons of Abraham is a warm, welcoming community.  We are a fully egalitarian congregation.  Congregation Sons of Abraham is an egalitarian synagogue affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.  We provide Jewish people from a radius of 75 miles with a place for worship, social contact and education.  The vitality of the synagogue derives from the good people who work to make it a warm and special place.

Cantor Brian Serle will use the Machzor Lev Shalem prayer book for the High Holy Days.  Although we sing many of the prayers in Hebrew, we use many English readings and meditations to help everyone feel included.  Most attendees will get a chance to lead an English reading.  Our services are meaningful and inspiring.  We plan on having a congregant perform Kol Nidre on viola before the Erev Yom Kippur service.  Many congregants will take part in leading the various services, Torah readings and Shofar blowing.  There will be services for children during adult services.  Tashlich –  the scattering of our sins into moving waters – is especially fun for the kids.

All are welcome.  No tickets or fees are ever required.  

Warning – come for the High Holy Days, and you will want to come back often for Shabbat services!

Feel free to call our office with any questions or concerns at 608-784-2708 or write us at lacrosse.rabbi@gmail.com

Kohl Family Synagogue (Ovation Jewish Home)

1414 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202

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The community is always welcome to worship with us at the Ovation Jewish Home; no tickets required. Separated gender seating on one floor; handicap accessible. Traditional orthodox service; no music. Questions? Contact sgramza@ovation.org.

Lake Park Synagogue

3207 N. Hackett Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211

Contact the synagogue for service times.

Lake Park Synagogue is a Modern Orthodox synagogue on the east side of Milwaukee, near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus. Welcoming people from all backgrounds, LPS provides religious, educational and social programs, and strives to integrate Halachic Judaism with everyday life.

Moses Montefiore Congregation

1620 N. Meade St., Appleton, WI 54911

High Holiday services are Traditional Conservative with a mixture of Hebrew and English. Membership or reservations/tickets required, except Jewish College students do not need a reservation, just show your college student ID. Guest tickets available for purchase. Our seating is mixed gender; no assigned seating.

Contact us for service times at moses.montefiore@aol.com.

Ohr HaTorah – Jewish Heritage Center

7020 N. Green Bay Ave., Glendale, WI 53209

Visit our website for service times.

User-friendly, warm and spiritual Orthodox services.

Ruth Coleman Synagogue (Ovation Sarah Chudnow)

10995 N. Market St., Mequon, WI 53092

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We welcome the community to worship with us. No reservations or tickets are required. The service, led by Rabbi Steven Adams and Cantorial Soloist David Blumberg (a capella) is a liberal/progressive service. With seating on the first floor of the building, the synagogue is handicap accessible.

Temple Beth El

2702 Arbor Dr., Madison, WI 53711

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TBE offers progressive, egalitarian worship with a comfortable mix of Hebrew and English. Our choir offers musical accompaniment to our Rabbi and Cantor at each of our main services. High Holy Day entry cards are available for purchase here for non-members for $90 per holiday. Entry cards are required for attendance at all Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. 

Temple Menorah

9363 N. 76th St., Milwaukee, WI 53223

Contact the synagogue for service times.

Temple Sholom

1223 Emery St., Eau Claire, WI 54701

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The Shul Bayside 

8825 N. Lake Dr., Bayside, WI 53217


Join us at The Shul Bayside throughout the High Holidays! This Year, join a meaningful and inspiring High Holiday service, in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. You may see yourself as unaffiliated, Reform, Conservative, or Orthodox. At The Shul Bayside we see you as Jewish. No Labels. No differences.

Click here for service times or more High Holiday information.