Yom Kippur Day & Neilah


Monday, September 25, 2023

Young Children Service

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Sanctuary only, Tickets not necessary

This service is led by Rabbi Diamond and Cantor Shukiar and is designed for families with preschool-age children.

Traditional Service

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sanctuary and online, tickets required
Our Traditional Service is designed to create a meaningful prayer experience led by Rabbi Diamond and Cantor Shukiar. This service includes our youth Torah readers and music from our TAE Chorale and Band of Milk and Honey. 

Family Service

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
Sanctuary and online, tickets required
Our Family Service is specifically for families with elementary school-age children. This service promises to be enlightening and includes our youth Torah readers. You do not have to have children to attend.

Adult Group Study Sessions

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
In-person only, tickets not necessary

  • Study Session 1 with Shelley Sechooler, Ph.D.
    1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

    Learn about Jewish mindful meditation or deepen your practice with Dr. Shelley Sechooler, Professor of Psychology and Department Chair Emeritus at Los Angeles City College. Breath by breath, we will engage in meditation practices to deepen self-love and compassion for others.
  • Study Session 2 with Becca Nudel, Assoc. MFT
    2:30 – 3:45 p.m.
    The High Holy Days can be a time of self-reflection and change. As you transition to this new year, join Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Becca Nudel, for an interactive discussion about the emotional challenges that come with life’s transitions. We will explore the benefits and common difficulties encountered during times of transition and discover helpful strategies to tackle the life challenges of today.

Stories of Repentance and Forgiveness

4:00  – 5:15 p.m.
In-person only, tickets not necessary
Join Rabbi Mark Borovitz and Harriet Rossetto for an engaging discussion about t’shuvah.

Beit T’Shuvah’s mission is to heal broken souls and save the lives of those wrestling with addiction by providing integrated care in a community setting. Harriet Rossetto and Rabbi Mark met while Mark was incarcerated at the California Institute for Men -she, in a relatively new position as a social worker helping Jewish criminals, and Mark, a Jewish criminal…Their journey together is a testament to the power of giving people a second chance. Learn more here.

Yizkor and Neilah

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
In-person and virtual, tickets not necessary

  • 5:30 p.m. – Yizkor
  • 6:00 p.m. – Neilah
Join Rabbi Diamond, Cantor Shukiar, the TAE Chorale, and Band of Milk and Honey for our Yizkor service as we bring the memory of our loved ones to heart and mind. Then, stay as we conclude our Yom Kippur observance with the service of Neilah. We are reminded of the importance of repairing our broken relationships and preparing ourselves for a better year ahead.

TAE Partner Ticket Request
TAE Non-Partner Ticket Request
Add Names to Our Memorial Book
Purchase Your Lulav and Etrog Set
Order Your Own Mishkan HaNefesh (prayers will be projected during the service.)

If you have questions or need assistance completing our online forms, please call the temple office at (805) 497-7101. Anyone who answers the phone can help you!