High Holy Days

Spend High Holy Days with Temple Beth Shalom and begin 5779 renewed and inspired!

For Current Members

Log in to your Member Portal and see the link in the right sidebar for more information on services times, locations, and tickets. On August 13, we will email tickets to those members who have submitted their SMC.


For Guests

To request guest tickets for the Holy Holy Days, please visit www.bethshalomaustin.org/hhd/requestWe offer complimentary tickets to children under 18, college students with current ID, and active military personnel. 

Service Schedule

  • S'lichot: Saturday, Sept. 1, 8:00 p.m. program, 9:30 p.m. service
  • Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sunday, Sept. 9, 7:45 p.m. service
  • Rosh Hashanah: Monday, Sept. 10

Family (Mishpacha) Service, 8:30 a.m.
Morning (Shacharit) Service, 10:45 a.m.
Shalomites Service (age 5 and under), 3:30 p.m.
Tashlich Service, 5:00 p.m.

  • Remembering Our Loved Ones: Sunday, Sept. 16, 1:00 p.m., Temple Beth Shalom Cemetery
  • Kol Nidre: Tuesday, Sept. 18
    Two services: South Austin at 7:00 p.m. (see Three Great Reasons to Head South!), and Temple Beth Shalom at 7:45 p.m.
  • Yom Kippur:

Family (Mishpacha) Service, 8:30 a.m.
Shalomites Service (age 5 and under), 9:00 a.m.
Morning (Shacharit) Service, 10:45 a.m.
Study and Meditation Sessions, 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Service, 3:00 p.m.
Yizkor Service, 4:30 p.m.
N'ilah (Closing) Service, 5:15 p.m.
Shofar Blowing and Havdallah Service, 6:00 p.m.
Break Fast, 6:30 p.m.

Book of Remembrance and Yarzheit Wall

The Book of Remembrance is a printed booklet distributed four times each year, including at Yom Kippur. The deadline for submitting names of family members and/or friends for remembrance in this booklet was Sept. 10. 

Our Yarhzeit Wall is a permanent memorial inside our sanctuary, for which you may purchase a plaque remembering a loved one at any time. Learn more.


Photo of main entrance to Temple Beth ShalomWe Need You! See How to Volunteer to Make the High Holy Days Run Smoothly




Kol Hakavod ChoirHigh Holy Days Music Participation:

For Everyone: Learn Songs and Blessings for High Holy Days
For Singers and Instrumentalists: Participate


Musical teens at Temple Beth Shalom


Teen-Led Music at High Holy Days




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