Free Children’s services throughout the holidays!

Join us for the High Holidays at the Greenburgh Hebrew Center

Published: Thursday, August 27, 2009 7:00 am By: Betty Krulik

The High Holidays at the Greenburgh Hebrew Center are always spirited, joyful, and welcoming. There are many service options available for children, families and adults.

Rosh Hashanah begins Friday, September 18 at sundown and continues Saturday and Sunday, September 19 and 20. Services on September 18 begin at 6:40 pm and on Saturday, September 19 and 20 morning services begin at 8:30 am. Young children's services for both days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are as follows (these are free, no tickets required): Tot Shabbat (for ages 0-5) and Kiddush Kids (for ages 5-8) 11:00 am; Junior Congregation (grades 3-7) begins 10:30 am. Teen discussion groups will take place at approximately 11:30am.Babysitting is available; please reserve with the synagogue office.

Tashlich, the casting of sins into a body of water, takes place on Sunday, September 20, the second day of Rosh Hashanah, at Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park at 5:00 pm (after Mincha at GHC at 4:30pm). This is a great event for the family and is open to the public.

Kol Nidre is Sunday evening, September 27 at 6:00 pm. Yom Kippur morning services begin at 8:30 am on Monday, September 28. Yizkor is approximately 11 am. Afternoon services begin at 4:45 pm, followed by Neilah, the concluding service, at 6:15 pm.

Free Courtesy Memberships are available to families whose oldest child is registered in our Religious School in Grades K - 2, or our Nursery School. Please contact the synagogue for more information.

The Greenburgh Hebrew Center is a conservative synagogue and has daily services that are spirited, egalitarian and participatory. The membership is a friendly and welcoming community. Please call the synagogue office at 914-693-4260 for more information.