High Holidays 5780/2019-20
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 5780.
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 30
Morning Service: 9:30am
Shofar Sounding: 12:30pm
Afternoon Service: 6:00pm | Tashlich Walk: 7:00pm
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - Oct 1
Morning Service: 9:30am
Shofar Sounding: 12:30pm
Yom Kippur Night - Oct 8
Fast Begins: 7:08pm
Kol Nidrei Services: 6:45pm
Yom Kippur Day - Oct 9
Morning Services: 9:30pm
Yizkor Memorial Service: 1:00pm
Neilah Closing Service: 7:00pm
Fast Ends: 7:53pm
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 Monday, September 30th 
Holiday Meals
Please join us for our wonderful High Holiday Meals full of inspiration, traditions and delicious food.
Contact us for more information.
Sunday, September 29
Evening Services 7:15pm followed by the meal at 8:15pm
Monday, September 30
Evening Services 7:45pm followed by the meal at 8:30pm
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
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