High Holidays

Guests are welcome at our High Holiday Services. Tickets are not required. We celebrate Erev Rosh HaShana, Kol Nidre Services, Rosh HaShana (1st day only), and Yom Kippur services. Our holiday programing also includes opportunities for study, an outdoor Tashlich service, and a potluck breaking of the fast.


Rabbi Jennie Bunde
Keyboard: David Amor
Vocal Soloist: Lucas Wood
Instrumental Soloist, Julieta Mihai

All services and study sessions will be hybrid offerings, both in person and on the Temple’s Zoom site. For information on how to join via Zoom, and the location of the Lake Storey activities, please email TempleSholomGalesburg@gmail.com.

Free flipbook version of the High Holiday prayerbooks available here: https://www.ccarnet.org/publications/hhd/.

All services and study sessions will be hybrid offerings, both in person and on the Temple’s Zoom. Please email us for information on how to join.

Selichot Service

Saturday, September 9, led by Guy West                                           8:30 p.m.

Erev Rosh Hashanah

Friday, September 15th                                                                      7:30 p.m.

First Day of Rosh Hashanah, Saturday, September 16th

Morning Service                                                                        10:00 a.m.

Tashlich at Picnic Point                                                            1:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 17

Reverse Tashlich* at Lake Storey (meet at the Pavilion              11:00 a.m.

Kever Avot – Memorial Service at Brookside Cemetery             3:00 p.m

Shabbat Shuvah

Friday, September 22nd                                                             7:30 p.m.

Kol Nidre

Sunday, September 24th                                                           7:30 p.m.

Yom Kippur, Monday, September 25th

Morning service                                                                     10:00 a.m.

Study Session                                                                          about 12:15

Break                                                                                      about 1:15-2:30

Lay-led service                                                                      2:30

Afternoon service (Minchah)                                                 3:00

Yizkor (memorial service)                                                      4:00

Children’s play                                                                      5:00

Ne’ilah and Havdalah                                                      following children’s play

Motzi to break the fast                                                          about 6:00 p.m., following the end of services


*Reverse tashlich–Join environmentally conscious Jewish communities around the world in reversing the tradition of Tashlich. Remove human ‘sins’ (marine debris) from the water in a collaborative waterfront cleanup. It would be helpful for participants to bring trash bags and garden gloves.