High Holidays 2018-5779 - Services Schedule

Ohr Kodesh members and guests have the opportunity to participate in a variety of High Holiday service options.  Please encourage your friends, relatives and neighbors to join us by attending one of our inspiring services.




Services Schedule

Rosh Hashanah

Sunday Evening, September 9:

Two services................................7:15 PM and 8:30 PM

Monday, September 10 & Tuesday, September 11:

Shacharit. 8:15 AM
Family Service (1st Day Only) 9:15 AM
Torah Service 9:30 AM
Sermon approx. 10:30 AM
Children’s Activities (18 mo.-Gr.3) 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Children's Activities (Gr. 4-7) 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Tashlikh (Monday) 7:00 PM
Minchah-Arvit 7:15 PM
  • Babysitting will be available, by advance request, from 9:30 - 10:30 AM on the 2nd day of Rosh Hashanah.


Yom Kippur

Tuesday, September 18:

Early Minchah Service 2:00 PM
Minchah 6:30 PM
Fast begins 6:54 PM
Kol Nidrei 6:55 PM
Children’s Activities (Gr. 4-7) 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Babysitting available, by advance request, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Wednesday, September 19:

Psukei D’Zimra/Shacharit 8:45 AM
Family Service 9:45 AM
Torah Service 10:00 AM
Sermon 11:15 AM
Children’s Activities (18 mo.-Gr.3) 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Children’s Activities (Gr. 4-7) 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Yizkor approx. 11:45 AM
  • A study session with Rabbi Fishman will take place in the Library after the conclusion of Musaf.
  • Babysitting will be available, by advance request, from 6:00-8:00 PM.
Minchah 5:05 PM
Neilah/Concluding Service 6:20 PM
Arvit 7:45 PM

Children: gather at entrance to Main Sanctuary

for Havdalah

7:45 PM
Sounding of the Shofar approx. 7:50 PM



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If you have any questions after reading this information, please do not hesitate to contact our Executive Director, Jerry Kiewe, at the synagogue office at 301-589-3880 x217, direct at 240-450-3486, or via e-mail at JKiewe [at] OhrKodesh [dot] org.

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