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High Holy Days

High Holy Days are a time for reflection, introspection, prayer, and re-connection. We welcome you to join us in celebrating and observing these special Holy Days. We offer a variety of services to meet the spiritual needs of our diverse community. Please see the Schedule of Services for a list of dates and times of services. Members of the congregation will receive High Holy Day member cards for each adult member of your household and dependent children.

If you are not a member of the congregation and not yet ready to make that commitment, Please contact our Executive Director Judy Moseley at 401-331-6070 or 


We look forward to sharing a wonderful High Holy Days together!

High Holy Days Information Center


Food Drive

Live Streaming

Guest Pass Request

Babysitting Registration


Cemetery Pilgrimage: Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Kol Nidre: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Yom Kippur Morning: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Musical Interlude: Following Morning Service
Alternative Service: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Children’s Service: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Afternoon Liturgy & Song: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 3:30 PM
Yizkor/Concluding Service: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 4:30 PM
Break the Fast: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:30 PM
Sukkot Festival Service: Sunday, September 23, 2018 5:45 PM
New Member Sukkot Service & Dinner: Friday, September 28 5:45 PM
Shemini Atzeret/Yizkor: Sunday, September 30, 5:45 PM
Simhat Torah Celebration & 86th Consecration: Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Live Streaming

Temple Beth-El is pleased to offer live streaming of the High Holy Day services from our website as well as Facebook live!


Listen by Phone

If a member or a loved one is physically unable to attend the High Holy Day services at Temple Beth-El, they will be able to listen in from anywhere, simply by using a touch-tone telephone.

Dial:1-800-846-4808, and follow voice instructions. When asked, enter code: 93316070.


Food Drive

We are especially pleased there are two options for making a generous donation:

Option 1: Filling grocery bags distributed after Rosh Hashanah services. Returning them on Yom Kippur. 
Option 2: Completing the form below, before September 1st, in order to purchase food, requested by our recipient organizations, at cost from Chex Foods. The recipient organizations are: Blackstone Valley Community Action, Project Outreach, Pawtucket Soup Kitchen, Crossroads, Progreso Latino, Providence Head Start, Ronald McDonald House, Family Services of Rhode Island, Mt. Pleasant High School, Pawtucket Public Schools Backpack Programs, Kosher Pantry, Camp Street Ministries, St. Michaels and AHope.

Items Needed:

Dry goods Tuna fish Paper towels
Canned goods Ready made Detergent
Cereal Paper products Diapers  
Rice Cleaning supplies Toiletries
Beans School supplies Trashbags
Pasta sauce Depends L, XL  Baby formula
    Baby products


Guest Pass Request


The philosophy of Temple Beth-El is to welcome all Jews and their families to join us for the High Holy Days, regardless of their ability to pay. In cases of hardship, adjustments can be arranged by contacting the Executive Director, Judy Moseley at 401-331-6070

Guest Attendance Policy

  • Admission to services is by Admission Ticket ONLY! Tickets are labeled with names, are non-transferable and are honored at all worship services.
  • Members must be in good standing to request guest passes. We require that guests for High Holy Day services have guest tickets.
  • For security purposes and to ensure that we can accommodate all ticket holders, your Admission Ticket will be checked at each service.
  • One ticket is being issued for each adult in a member family and children over 6 at no charge.
  • Temple Beth-El congregants in good standing who plan to be out of town during the High Holy Days should obtain a Letter of Reciprocity from the synagogue office. This letter entitles you to attend services without charge at any participating congregation. Before the High Holy Days, check with the congregation you intend to visit.

Guest Attendance Cost

  • Non-members unaffiliated with another congregation: Suggested donation $250.00 per adult. Includes all High Holy Day Services.
  • Friends and family: Suggested donation $180.00 per adult. Includes all High Holy Day services.
  • Out-of-town guests affiliated with another congregation: Tickets are no charge with a letter of reciprocity.
  • College students and military personnel: Tickets are no charge with proper ID.
Babysitting Registration


Temple Beth-El is happy to offer a child care program for children ages 3 months to 8 years while their parents attend Rosh Hashanah Services on Monday, September 10th and Yom Kippur Services on Wednesday, September 9th. Advance registration is required for each holiday. To ensure that the ratio of staff to children is adequate, we cannot accept reservations after Friday, September 7th. Reservations will be honored on a first come, first serve basis. There will be a room for infants and toddlers, ages 3 months to 2 years with a 1 to 4 ratio staff to child. A second room of children ages 3 to 5 years will have a 1 to 5 ratio staff to child. A third room of children 

ages 6 to 8 years will have a 1–10 ratio. For children ages 3 to 8 years, age-appropriate activities and a snack of apple juice and graham crackers will be provided. Your older child can be placed with the younger sibling if that works best for your family. Please fill out the form below and return it with your check, payable to Temple Beth-El, by September 1st. The charge for the infant toddler room is $25.00 per child, per day. For children ages 3 to 8 years, there is an $18.00 charge per child per day. A second child of the same family will be $10. There is no charge for the third or more children in the same family. Thank you for your advance registration.

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