High Holidays
at Chabad of Grand Rapids, MI
Message from Rabbi Yosef Weingarten
We at Chabad House of Western Michigan join you in hope and prayer as together we approach the new Jewish year of 5778.
Together we'll listen to the call of the Shofar, taste the sweetness of the Apple-and-Honey, recommit to G‑d on Yom Kippur.
Join us this year to celebrate together in our synagogues, and in our communities.
Wishing you a happy & sweet New Year!,
Rabbi Yosef Weingarten
Service Schedule
Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - Sep 21st
Morning Service: 9:30am
Shofar Sounding: 12:45pm
Afternoon Service: 6:00pm | Tashlich Walk: 7:00pm
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - Sep 22nd
Morning Service: 9:30am
Shofar Sounding: 12:45pm
Yom Kippur Night - Sep 29th
Fast Begins: 7:09pm
Kol Nidrei Services: 7:00pm
Yom Kippur Day - Sep 30th
Morning Services: 9:30pm
Yizkor Memorial Service: 12:30pm
Neilah Closing Service: 6:30pm
Fast Ends: 8:07pm
Join us for services at the Chabad House
2615 Michigan Street NE
The prayers are warm. The melodies are timeless. The people are friendly. And everyone feels at home. Welcome to high holiday services at Chabad House of Western Michigan. Where we already saved you a seat.
Services conducted in English and Hebrew, with simultaneous insights and explanations into the prayers, practices & rituals.


 ~No Membership fees or Tickets 
~No Background or Affiliation Necessary 
~Traditional & Inspirational Services 
~Hebrew/English Prayer Books 
~Warm and Friendly Atmosphere

You can come and go whenever you want. Stay for a few minutes or a few hours.
We hope you leave feeling inspired, motivated and uplifted.
In the late afternoon of Rosh Hashana, the entire community joins together in a proud processional for the observance of \"Tashlich\". Representing the themes of renewal and rejuvenation, this tradition also has a way of demonstrating a spirit of communal solidarity as young and old march and sing together while en route to perform a fascinating mitzvah.
Tashlich will takes place at 7:00pm on Thursday, September 21st
Holiday Meals
Please join us for our wonderful High Holiday Meals full of inspiration, traditions and delicious food.
Contact us for more information.
Wednesday, September 20th
Evening Services 7:30pm followed by the meal at 8:30pm
Thursday, September 21st
Evening Services 8:15pm followed by the meal at 8:45pm
Increase your generosity of Tzedakah (charity) during the High Holiday season. \"Repentance, Prayer and Charity take away the severity of the decree\".
Holiday Guide
High Holiday Prep
Rosh Hashanah megasite
Yom Kippur megasite
Holiday times
High Holiday Picks
The High Holidays is a time when we reflect the past year, and affirm our membership for the incoming year in the Jewish nation. Take a few moments and read some interesting and new handpicked High Holiday features from our site. You’ll find something to share with your family, and perhaps gain a new perspective on the high holidays.