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High Holiday Ticket Requests

Thank you for choosing to spend your High Holidays at Temple Shalom. We look forward to welcoming you.

All main services will be online as well as in person. Youth services will only be in person only.


Services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Friday Evening, September 15 
7:00 p.m. Erev Rosh Hashanah Services
Saturday, September 16
9:00 a.m. Rosh Hashanah (Day 1) Morning Services (Main Sanctuary)
10:00 a.m. Tot Rosh HaShanah for ages 0-7 with parents & caregivers (School Building Activity Room)
10:00 a.m. Junior Congregation for ages 7+ parents & caregivers welcome but not required (Chapel)
7:00 p.m. Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
Sunday, September 17
9:00 a.m. Rosh Hashanah (Day 2) Morning Services (Main Sanctuary)
Tashlich - (Meet behind Temple in parking lot immediately after services)
Sunday, September 24
6:00 p.m. Kol Nidre Service
Monday, September 25
9:00 a.m. Yom Kippur Morning Services with Yizkor (Main Sanctuary)
10:00 a.m. Junior Congregation for ages 7+ parents & caregivers welcome but not required (Chapel)
4:30-6:00 p.m. Mincha
6:00 - 7:18 p.m. Neilah (Closing service of Yom Kippur)
7:18 p.m. Havdalah/ Final Shofar Blast (Please bring your Shofar!)
 
Cost
Our services are available to all. While we do not have a set price for our tickets, we hope you will make a donation in the amount that feels right for your family. One ticket is good for all High Holiday services including our youth services and we do not have assigned seating.

Meals
In addition to services, your ticket will give you access to our luncheons each day of Rosh Hashanah and our Community Break Fast at the end of Yom Kippur.

Childcare
Free Child care for kids ages 0-7 will be offered in the activity room on these dates & times: Saturday, September 16 from 11-1 and Monday, September 25 from 10-1. Pre-registration is greatly appreciated. Light snacks will be provided.

There will be a room for kids ages 8-13 to hang out with some adult supervision on Saturday, September 16 from 11-1 and Monday, September 25 from 11-1, this is drop-in

For any kids who are hanging out in the lobby, we always appreciate parents keeping an eye on them and reminding them to respect the space they are in so that we can all enjoy the beauty of the High Holidays. 
 

Tickets

This will help our ushers in case not all of the group arrives together.

Family Programs

We are thrilled to welcome children of all ages to Temple Shalom! We will have the following services and free childcare available for families with children on the mornings of Rosh Hashanah (9/16) and Yom Kippur (9/25).

Services
Rosh Hashanah
10am Tot Rosh Hashanah (0-7 with parents & caregivers)
10am Junior Congregation (7+ parents and caregivers welcome but not required)
Yom Kippur
10am Youth Service (7+ parents and caregivers welcome but not required)

Childcare 
Rosh Hashanah
11am Childcare (0-7 in the School Building Activity Room, light snacks provided)
11am Supervised Older Kid Drop-In (games and snacks for ages 7+ in the Chapel)
Yom Kippur
10am Childcare (0-7 in the school building activity room, light snacks provided)
11am Supervised Older Kid Drop-In (games and snacks for ages 7+ in the chapel)
 
For any kids who are hanging out in the lobby, we always appreciate parents keeping an eye on them and reminding them to respect the space they are in so that we can all enjoy the beauty of the High Holidays. 
Please select any times you expect to use childcare so we can plan staffing accordingly. Pre-registration is greatly appreciated!
We will also have drop-in space available for older children to play board games or have a snack after our youth services have completed (from 11-1) on the mornings of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Meals

We hope you will join us for our luncheons after either morning on Rosh Hashanah or our Community Break Fast after Yom Kippur.

If you plan join for any of our meals, please complete our signup form. There is no charge for our High Holiday meals, but it is very helpful to our Temple Shalom chefs to have a count of how many we are serving.

Please use the link in the confirmation email to sign up for high holiday meals!

Price

We do not set prices for our tickets as we want to make sure all who want to attend services are able to do so.

In lieu of this, we ask that you consider making a donation in the amount that feels right for your family.
Please let us know if you would like to donate online now. If you prefer, we also accept checks to:

Temple Shalom, 475 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155

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