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All Services will take place at the Emery/Weiner School Becker Theater.
9825 Stella Link Road
Houston, TX 77025

High Holy Days Schedule


Rosh Hashanah — Sunday, September 25

  • 7:30–9:00 p.m. — Erev Rosh Hashanah 

Rosh Hashanah — Monday, September 26

  • 9:00–9:45 a.m. — Rosh Hashanah Morning Family Service
  • 9:45 a.m.– 12:45 p.m. — CSK Stars Childcare programming.  Click for details
  • 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. — Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
  • 6:00 p.m. — Tashlich

Yom Kippur — Tuesday, October 4

  • 8:00–9:30 p.m. — Kol Nidre

Yom Kippur — Wednesday, October 5

  • 9:00–9:45 a.m. — Yom Kippur Morning Family Service
  • 9:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. — CSK Stars Childcare programming.  Click for details.
  • 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. — Yom Kippur Morning Service
  • 1:00 p.m. — Teshuvah Workshops. Our Yom Kippur workshops invite you to explore the themes of the day through your choice from multiple offerings. These different media invite you to dive deeper on a day dedicated to "soul diving."  Click for workshop details.
  • 2:45 p.m. — Meditation. Led by Rabbi Scott with chanting, poetry and silence; we will break from the liturgy and pray simply with the words of our hearts.
  • 3:30 p.m. — Healing Service.  A wonderful opportunity for all to experience and express heartfelt prayers of love and hope and fear.
  • 4:30 p.m. — Yizkor "Memorial" Service.  
  • 5:15 p.m. — Neilah Service. A most beautiful and moving conclusion to Yom Kippur, we sing, we pray, we remember and redouble our focus on becoming our best selves.
  • 6:00 p.m. — Havdalah. As all are invited to join us on or near the bima (stage), we close out Yom Kippur with the rituals of light, spices and wine, hoping that our greatest self discoveries of these days linger and inspire our senses.
  • 6:15 p.m. — Break Fast - All are welcome - be sure to sign up HERE to attend! 

CSK Stars Childcare: High Holy Days Program for  Young Children

Are you looking for a fun and engaging High Holy Days experience for your young children and one that would allow you to enjoy them too? 

Click here for more information.

What Makes  our High Holy Days Special

What makes High Holy Days at Congregation Shma Koleinu truly inspiring? It's not because we don't require fees, dues, or membership for our High Holy Day passes (but those don't hurt!), it's really because...

  • Our High Holy Days are intellectually and emotionally stimulating. Rabbi Scott's commitment to themes that shine light on the most pressing issues of our personal lives - relationships, communication, self-awareness - underpin the traditions of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. You will depart from our High Holy Days journey having experienced a soulful retreat, feeling inspired to take the next steps towards your own wholeness.
  • Our High Holy Days are musically illuminating,  The vibe of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur 2022, led expertly by consummate musicians: Band Director Kelly Dean, Cantorial Soloist Hannah Madeline Goodman, Accompanist Andrew Lienhard, Trumpeter and Shofar sounder Noe Marmalejo, Guitarists Josh Sheiman and Lenny Golub, and Cellist Daphnee Johnson will awaken the deadened and weak spirits in all of us. The respect for tradition melded with an exuberant appreciation for modern sound will deliver the beauty of our tradition to the depths of your soul.  
  • Our High Holy Days are self-reflective, meditative and inspiring.  Their purpose is simple and rather intense - to reawaken one to the personal actions, decisions and strivings that draw us closer to our best selves - humbly recognizing that we are human and "best" therefore is always fleeting.
  • As we enter into our tenth year, CSK's significant volunteer base has helped mold and shape the High Holy Day journey.  We get better with each new year (this is year #9!), committed to making Jewish life accessible and meaningful for all Jews, Jewish families and those who love them.  
Mon, May 29 2023 9 Sivan 5783