High Holy Days

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Georgetown Students:

Every year, Jewish Life at Georgetown strives to make the High Holy Days a rich, meaningful season for connection and community on campus. This year we will host services for students only, although Georgetown faculty and staff are permitted to attend. See the schedule below and watch your inbox for email updates from Jewish Life.

High Holy Days 5782/2021 Schedule

Weather permitting, all services are in Dahlgren Quad behind Healy Hall. Masks and Green Building Access Badge on GU 360 App or GOCard will be required at the door.

MONDAY SEPT. 06
EREV ROSH HASHANAH Ma’ariv (evening) service,  6 PM
Begin the season right!  Pray, reflect, and receive your Rosh Hashanah gift bag.

TUESDAY SEPT. 07
ROSH HASHANAH DAY 1 Shacharit (morning) service, 10 AM –  12 PM

WEDNESDAY SEPT. 15
KOL NIDREI Ma’ariv (evening) service, 7:30 PM
Pro Tips: Eat before you come! Consider wearing white, per tradition.  But no pressure to.

THURSDAY SEPT. 16
YOM KIPPUR Shacharit (morning) service, 10 AM –  12 PM
Pro Tips: If it is hot and you need to drink water, please consider your health first and bring and don’t be embarrassed to drink water. Consider wearing white, per tradition, but no pressure to.

HAVDALLAH, SHOFAR and TREATS, 7 PM
Join us for a 15 – 20 minute closing and receive a break-fast treat to go!

Friends of the University:

Shalom dear friends of the university:

Regretfully we must inform you that due to ongoing risk and concern related to the pandemic, we are unable to host our open High Holy Day Services this year. We will be offering what we hope will be a compelling and spirited High Holy Day experience for current GU students, faculty, and staff only.

Although we will miss being together, we encourage you to pursue one of the many other meaningful opportunities in the DMV to attend High Holy day services and events. Please know that you and your families are in our hearts and prayers for a sweet, joyful, and healthy 5782.

For more information regarding where to attend services, we refer you to The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington or call 888 246-1818.