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High Holiday Services

Hillel at Brandeis is proud to have provided High Holy Day services for community members for more than four decades.

Rosh Hashanah 5778 will begin on Wednesday evening, September 20 and continue on Thursday and Friday,  September 21 and 22. Yom Kippur will begin on Friday evening, September 29 and continue on Saturday, September 30. As in previous years, Hillel will sponsor Reform, Conservative and Orthodox services.

For students, all High Holy Day Service information, as well as information about meals during the holidays can be found here.

For ticket information for non-students, please click here: High Holy Day 5778 Ticket Request Form.

Community Religious Services

Community Reform Services – Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center
Erev Rosh Hashanah I –Wednesday, September 20, 7:30pm
Rosh Hashanah I – Thursday, September 21, 10:00am
Erev Yom Kippur – Friday, September 29, 7:30pm
Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30, 10:00am
Yom Kippur Yizkor – Saturday, September 30, 4:30pm

Student-Led Reform Services – International Lounge, Usdan Student Center
Erev Rosh Hashanah I –Wednesday, September 20, 6:30pm
Rosh Hashanah I – Thursday, September 21 10:00am
Erev Yom Kippur – Friday, September 29, 6:00pm
Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30, 10:00am
Yom Kippur Afternoon – Saturday, September 30, 4:15pm

Conservative/Egalitarian Services

Rosh Hashanah — Sherman Function Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center 
Erev Rosh Hashanah I –Wednesday, September 20, 6:30pm
Rosh Hashanah I – Thursday, September 21, 9:00am
Erev Rosh Hashanah II – Thursday September 21, 6:50pm
Rosh Hashanah II – Friday, September 22 9:00am and 6:20pm (evening services move to International Lounge, Usdan)

Yom Kippur — Spingold Theater

Erev Yom Kippur – Friday, September 29, 6:00pm
Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30, 9:00am
Yom Kippur Minchah-Neilah, Saturday, September 30, 4:45pm

Orthodox Services

Rosh Hashanah — Berlin Chapel
Erev Rosh Hashanah I – Wednesday, September 20, 6:30pm
Rosh Hashanah I –Thursday, September 21, 8:30am
Erev Rosh Hashanah II – Thursday, September 21, 6:20pm
Rosh Hashanah II – Friday, September 22, 8:30am and 6:20pm

Yom Kippur — Sherman Function Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center
Erev Yom Kippur – Friday, September 29, Mincha: 2pm and 4m Kol Nidre 6:05pm
Yom Kippur – Saturday, September 30, 8:15am
Yom Kippur Minchah-Neilah, Saturday, September 30, 4:15pm