Local JVP-friendly High Holiday Services

We are proud to offer this list of services where JVP members are fully welcomed.

Across the country, JVP Rabbis, lay-leaders and allies are holding services and gatherings to bring in the Jewish New Year. From Berkeley to Philadelphia, find a congregation or havurah near you!

Want to add your congregation or community to this list?
We would love that! Please e-mail ilana.lerman@jvp.org

listed alphabetically by US city

 

Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl
www.hinenubaltimore.org/
Baltimore, MD

We are a growing community in Baltimore of Jews and our allies who study, pray, organize, and care for one another. We’re building a synagogue-meets-community center-meets-beit midrash-meets-workers co-op.

 

Kehilla Community Synagogue
www.kehillasynagogue.org/
Bay Area, CA

A community of social progressives and spiritual seekers: a participatory, musical, celebratory and democratic congregation of all ages, identities and family constellations.

 

Chochmat Halev
www.chochmat.org/
Berkeley, CA

Chochmat Halev is a progressive, welcoming, joyful, inclusive, path to Jewish spiritual and ethical practice with a dynamic youth and family program.

 

Workmens Circle
holiday registration website
Boston, MA

Come together as a community rooted in a Jewish commitment to social justice for a program of readings, reflection, and singing.

 

Nevei Kodesh
www.neveikodesh.org/
Boulder, CO

A renewal congregation building a dynamic, inclusive, multigenerational, participatory community dedicated to renewing Jewish tradition through engaged spiritual practice, vibrant song, meaningful study, and responsible social action.

 

Kolot Chayeinu
www.kolotchayeinu.org
Brooklyn, NY

An independent Jewish congregation in Brooklyn, where doubt can be an act of faith and all hands are needed to build our community. We are creative, serious seekers who pray joyfully, wrestle with tradition, pursue justice, and refuse to be satisfied with the world as it is. Join us for High Holidays- no tickets required.

 

Mendocino Coast Jewish Community
www.mcjc.org
Caspar, CA

Eclectic rural Jewish community, leans Reconstructionist but has a little bit of everything, lots of heart.

 

Makom Shalom
www.makomshalom.com
Chicago, IL

Chicago’s only Renewal congregation. Intimate, spiritual, social action-oriented community in the city.

 

Mishkan Chicago
https://www.mishkanchicago.org/
Chicago, IL

We believe that Judaism is a vehicle to bring more light, more justice, more healing, more love, and more joy into the world. And that’s what it’s all about.

 

Tzedek Chicago
www.tzedekchicago.org/
Chicago, IL

We are an intentional congregational community based on core values of justice, equity and solidarity with the oppressed. In our educational programs, celebrations and liturgy, we emphasize the Torah’s central narrative of liberation, the prophetic imperative to speak truth to power, and an expansive diasporic vision that views the entire world as our homeland.

 

Sacred Monsters Havurah (מפלצות קדושות- Mifletzot Kadoshot)
Contact: miriambrodersen@gmail.com
Durham, NC

We are a welcoming shul (community) dedicated to celebrating and practicing an ever-evolving Judaism that is non-zionist, anti-racist, feminist, queer, and earth-based. We embrace revolutionary, evolving liturgy, shared leadership, and a commitment to love and justice for all people.

 

Temple Israel
www.templeisraelgreenfield.org/
Greenfield, MA

A pan-denominational community in Franklin County.

 

Congregation Tikkun v’Or
https://tikkunvor.org
Ithaca, NY

We are a vibrant congregation that strives for a warm personal bond among its members, quality education for the children, and a dynamic program for adults. We are dedicated to justice, equality, human rights, and security for people all over the world, and specifically for all Israelis and Palestinians.

 

Menucha
visit our Facebook page
L.A., CA

Yom Kippur Day, join us at Santa Monica Beach for a contemplative Yom Kippur outside the walls of a shul.  We will delve into ways we missed the mark this year, personally, communally, nationally & culturally. Through a Healing Justice lens- we will release, let go, and make room.

 

Congregation Shaarei Shamayim
www.shamayim.org
Madison, WI

We are an open, pluralistic congregation committed to building community, working for social justice, and cultivating creative Jewish expression.

 

Congregation Dorshei Tzedek
www.dorsheitzedek.org 
Newton, MA 

We are an inclusive, diverse and progressive Reconstructionist community which welcomes people of all backgrounds and points of view who share our core values.

 

Liberation Rosh Hashana New Haven
visit our eventbrite page
New Haven, CT

Guided by the values of Teshuvah (repentance), Tefilla (prayer) and Tzedakah (justice), we are grateful to the Palestine Museum for hosting us.

 

NISHMAT SHOOM ~ Garlic Eaters Minyan
visit our facebook page
Northampton, MA

Radical – queer – collaborative – non-zionist – magical – diasporist – deeply rooted – deeply connected – inclusive gathering for the DAYS OF AWE.

 

Fringes: a Feminist, Non-Zionist Havurah & Tikun Olam Chavurah
www.fringeshavurah.com/&  www.tikkunolamchavurah.org/
Philadelphia, PA

Two spiritual and political communities grounded in Jewish values with services that combine traditional and original liturgy, along with a rich musical experience, and social justice-centered talks and Torah study.

 

Kol Tzedek
www.kol-tzedek.org
Philadelphia, PA

A young and growing Reconstructionist social justice-focused synagogue in West Philadelphia.

 

Mishkan Shalom
www.mishkan.org
Philadelphia, PA

We are a dynamic, diverse, progressive and inclusive Jewish community of Tikkun Olam activists and all who share our Statement of Principles are warmly welcomed.

 

Havurah Shalom
www.havurahshalom.org
Portland, OR

A diverse, egalitarian, and welcoming Reconstructionist community, envisioning a just and compassionate world where creative Jewish living and learning guide us toward lives of holiness, meaning, and purpose.

 

Kadima
www.kadima.org/
Seattle, WA

Builds vibrant, purposeful, learning community for Jews and our allies.

 

Interfaith Families Project of Greater Washington, DC
www.iffp.net/
Silver Spring, MD 

An independent community of interfaith families and others. We are committed to sharing, learning about, and celebrating our Jewish and Christian traditions.

 

The New Synagogue Project
https://newsynagogueproject.org/
Washington, D.C.

A new Jewish community has launched in D.C. that is spiritually vibrant, radically inclusive, and reflects our vision for a world of justice, equity, and liberation.


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