Family-Friendly High Holiday Services & Programs

Temple Bat Yahm

September 30: 
9 a.m., Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service, Service held in the Sonenshine Sanctuary

October 9: 9 a.m., Yom Kippur Children’s Service, Service held in the Sonenshine Sanctuary

 

Congregation B'nai Israel 
 

September 30: 9 a.m., Rosh Hashanah Family Service

September 30: 10:30 a.m., Rosh Hashanah Junior Congregation for Grades K-5

October 1: 10:30 a.m., Rosh Hashanah  Junior Congregation for Grades K-5

October 9: 9 a.m., Yom Kippur Family Service

October 9:  10:30 a.m., Yom Kippur Junior Congregation for Grades K-5

 

Congregation B'nai Tzedek

 

September 22: 9:15 a.m., Shofar Factory, Come learn all about the shofar and make your own to take home! Cost is $15 per shofar, RSVP to aprilakiva@cbtfv.org by Sep 16, space is limited

September 30: 9 a.m., Rosh Hashanah Youth Service (Ages 5 and under)

October 9: 9 a.m., Yom Kippur Youth Service (Ages 5 and under)

October 20: 6 p.m., Family-friendly Erev Simchat Torah and Consecration service

 

Temple Beth El of South Orange County

 

September 29: 5 p.m., Erev Rosh Hashanah Abbreviated Service

September 30: 9 a.m., 1st Day Rosh Hashanah Tot Service

October 1: 9 a.m., Family-Friendly Tashlich Service at Dana Point Pier

October 8: 5 p.m., Kol Nidre Abbreviated Service

October 9: 9 a.m., Yom Kippur Tot Service

October 9: 9:45 a.m.  K-5th grade Service and program

 

Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine

 

September 29: 6 p.m., Rosh Hashanah Youth Program, Fun games and activities with professional staff and educators

September 30: 9:30 a.m. & 6:15 p.m., Rosh Hashanah Youth Program, Fun games and activities with professional staff and educators

October 1: 9:30 a.m., Rosh Hashanah Youth Program, Fun games and activities with professional staff and educators

October 8, 6 p.m., Kol Nidre Youth Program, Fun games and activities with professional staff and educators

October 9, 9:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., Yom Kippur Youth Program, Fun games and activities with professional staff and educators

 

Chabad Laguna Beach

 

September 24, 4:30 p.m., Mega Babka-lla bake! Make your own Chocolate Bakba and Round Challah for Rosh Hashanah! Featuring the exclusive "Build a Challah" workshop - Make your own stuffed Challah pillow! Special Shofar blowing demo, and insights into the customs and traditions of Rosh Hashanah! $12 per child, RSVP to perel@chabadoflaguna.com

September 30, Rosh Hashanah service, 10 a.m., Children’s programming begins at 11:30 a.m., Shofar approx. 12:30 pm, Tashlich at Montage Beach approx. 3:00 pm.  

October 1, Rosh Hashanah service, 10 a.m., Children’s programming begins at 11:30 a.m., Shofar sounding approx. 12:30 pm.

October 9, Yom Kippur Service, 10 a.m., Children’s programming begins at 11:30 a.m.

 

Chabad North County, Beth Meir HaCohen

 

September 30: Rosh Hashanah Children’s Program, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., no cost to attend
October 9: Yom Kippur Children’s Program, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., no cost to attend
October 18: Family friendly Sukkot service and dinner, 6 p.m., RSVP office@ocjewish.com
October 22: Family Simchat Torah Celebration, 7 p.m., no cost to attend, RSVP office@ocjewish.com 

 

 

Chabad Jewish Center, Newport Beach

 


September 30: 11 a.m., Rosh Hashanah Children’s service and program, 11 a.m., shofar service to follow, no cost to attend.

October 1: 11 a.m., Rosh Hashanah Children’s service and program, shofar service to follow, no cost to attend.

October 9: 11 a.m.,Yom Kippur Children’s service and program, no cost to attend.

 

Jewish Collaborative of Orange County

 

September 30: Rosh Hashanah Family Service with Scott Spitzer and Rabbi Noam Raucher, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Located at St. Mark Presbyterian,

October 9: Yom Kippur Family Service with Scott Spitzer and Rabbi Noam Raucher, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Located at St. Mark Presbyterian

October 13: Family Sukkah Build, 1-4 p.m., Located at St. Mark Presbyterian

 

Temple Judea 

 

September 30: Rosh Hashanah Youth Service led by Cantorial Soloist Susan Kotes, 9:30-10:30 a.m., children’s activities from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rosh Hashanah seder and luncheon following services, $35/adult, $10/children under 10. Contact 949.830.0470

October 9: Yom Kippur Youth Service led by Cantorial Soloist Susan Kotes, 9:30-10:30 a.m., children’s activities from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

October 19: Family-friendly Sukkot lunch, $18/adult, $10/children under 10. Contact 949.830.0470

 

Merage JCC

 

October 13: 10 a.m.-12 p.m The Merage Jewish Community Center, What’s Shakin’: A Sukkot Celebration for Families. Children, grandparents, and special friends are invited to shake a Lulav and Etrog, make your own milkshake, share stories and crafts, and experience the joy of Sukkot, $10 per child, adults free, contact Debbie Meline at debbiem@jccoc.org; 949.435.3400 ext. 271

 

Shir Ha-Ma'alot

 

September 30, 8:30 a.m., Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service, ticket purchase required.

 

University Synagogue


September 30: 9 a.m., Family Rosh Hashanah Service Free to attend, but tickets are required.

October 9: 9 a.m., Family Yom Kippur Service, Free to attend, but tickets are required.

If you don't see your Orange County synagogue or Jewish community High Holiday listing here and want to add it, please email the synagogue/organization name, a link to information about your High Holiday services or programs, and a contact name to Marketing@JFFS.org.