High Holidays 5782

  • High Holidays 5782

Join Harvard Hillel for a joyous, meaningful, and memorable High Holiday season.
 

Current Harvard students should register for services here.


All others can get tickets here for access to any and all of the services listed below.
 

  • We are planning our venues and logistics with the aim of the most inclusive and welcoming gatherings, amid Harvard policies that are still in transition and formation. We encourage you to check this page regularly for the most up-to-date information on services and participation. 

  • Reform Minyan services with Robert and Dale Mnookin Director of Engagement Rabbi Jenn Queen, Graduate Student Coordinator Emily Rogal, and students will be livestreamed. Please check back here for more information as we approach the Holidays.

  • There will be a community Tashlikh at the John Weeks Footbridge at 3pm on September 7th. All are welcome!

  • Attendees are required to wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth for the duration of services.
     

  • When you make a gift online, the confirmation email you receive serves as your ticket. In accordance with Harvard Hillel's commitment to sustainability, we ask that you do not print out multiples of the email, even if you have requested multiple tickets; one copy will admit you and the number of guests you have listed. 
     

  • Those who request tickets by mail or phone will be mailed tickets.


Should you wish to make a donation by check, it can be mailed to:

Harvard Hillel
Attn: Development
52 Mt. Auburn St. 
Cambridge, MA 02138

To make a donation by phone, please call 617-495-4695.

 

Harvard Hillel turns nobody away for financial reasons. If the suggested donation amounts are prohibitive, please send us an email.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION:
Neither Harvard Hillel nor Harvard University can guarantee that an individual entering the venues of Harvard Hillel’s High Holiday religious services or other Harvard premises will not contract COVID-19 or be exposed to someone infected with COVID-19. Accordingly, in entering upon Harvard University’s premises and into Harvard Hillel High Holiday services, attendees may be subject to potential risk of infection, illness, injury or even death from COVID-19. Participants must assume these risks knowingly and willingly, and we are advising you here accordingly. By participating in these High Holiday services you acknowledge that you are cognizant of these conditions and risks. Masks covering mouth and nose are required to be worn by all service attendees at all times, but these are not a sure guarantee against COVID-19 infection.

 

Rosh Hashanah services are in crimson
Yom Kippur services are in gold

Reform Minyan

Science Center Plaza*
1 Oxford St.
Services will also be livestreamed:
https://hillel.harvard.edu/reform-minyan-high-holidays-5782

  Start time End time
Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Evening Monday, September 6th 5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Day 1 *
Tuesday, September 7th
9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Yom Kippur Evening (Kol Nidre) Wednesday, September 15th 6:30 p.m 8:00 p.m
Yom Kippur Morning 
Thursday, September 16th
9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Yom Kippur Afternoon 
Thursday, September 16th
4:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

*Rosh Hashanah Day 1 services will be in Memorial Church (1 Harvard Yard) on September 7th. All other Reform Minyan services will be in the Science Center Plaza.

 

Worship & Study Minyan

Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church
1555 Massachusettss Ave. 

  Start time End time
Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Evening  Monday, September 6th 6:45 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Morning  Tuesday, September 7th 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Day 2: Morning  Wednesday, September 8th 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Yom Kippur Evening (Kol Nidre)  Wednesday, September 15th 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Yom Kippur Morning 
Thursday, September 16th
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Yom Kippur Afternoon
Thursday, September 16th
4:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

Student Conservative Minyan

Sever Quad
30 Quincy St.

  Start time End time
Rosh Hashanah Day 1
Monday, September 6th
7:15 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Day 1
Tuesday, September 7th
9:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Day 1
Tuesday, September 7th
6:50 p.m.  7:40 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Day 2: Wednesday, September 8th 9:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
Rosh Hashanah Day 2:
Wednesday, September 8th
6:50 p.m. 7:40 p.m.
Yom Kippur Day 1 (Kol Nidre): Wednesday, September 15th 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Yom Kippur Morning: Thursday, September 16th 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Yom Kippur Afternoon: Thursday, September 16th 4:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

 

Orthodox Minyan

2 simultaneous services at different locations

You can get your tickets here

Sign up for location at this link also required

 

Location 1: Harvard Hillel
52 Mt Auburn St.

Location 2: Tremont Street Shul
8 Tremont St.

  Start time End time
Mincha/Ma'ariv - Monday, September 6th 6:50 p.m. 7:40 p.m.
Shacharit/Musaf - Tuesday, September 7th 8:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
Mincha/Ma'ariv - Tuesday, September 7th 6:50 p.m. 7:40 p.m.
Shacharit/Musaf - Wednesday, September 8th 8:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
Mincha/Ma'ariv - Wednesday, September 8th 6:45 p.m 8:00 p.m.
Kol Nidre/Ma'ariv,  Wednesday, September 16th 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Shacharit/Musaf - Thursday, September 16th 8:45 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
Mincha/Neilah/Ma'ariv - Thursday, September 16th 4:15 p.m. 8:00 p.m.

 

Harvard Hillel is grateful to our High Holiday sponsors:

Ronald Arky M.D.
Steven Atlas
Lee and Kate Auspitz
Terrie and Bradley Bloom
David and Lakshmi Bloom
Chaim Engel and Helaine Wasser
Maurie and Peggy Fox-Warren
Harriet Feinberg
Mike Frank
Benjamin and Barbara Friedman
Susan Glassman
Daniel and Kit Kuritzkes
Martha Minow 
Paul and Rebecca Nemser
David and Kim Oey-Rosenthal
Tamara Rogers
Richard Rosen
Ruth and Mollie Sherry
Benjamin Siegel
Maxwell Solet
Henry Steiner
Oren Weisberg and Tamara Charm
David Weinstein
Warren and Nikki Zapol