High Holy Day Options in the Greater Charleston Area 2021/5782

High Holy Day Options in the Greater Charleston Area


Rosh HaShanah:                                           Mon-Wed Sept 6-8

Yom Kippur:                                                   Wed-Thurs Sept 15-16

Sukkot                                                            Mon-Mon, Sept 20-27

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah:                  Mon-Wed, Sept 27-29


Synagogue Emanu-El- United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

You can find everything you need to know about High Holidays at Emanu-El here: https://www.emanu-el.com/hhd2021.


Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE)- Union for Reform Judaism

L'shanah Tovah!  The clergy, staff and lay leaders of KKBE have been working diligently to ensure meaningful High Holy Days for our congregation and extended KKBE community.  These holidays will be unlike anything we have experienced before, yet special in their own way. We invite you to join our virtual High Holy Day services.  All information may be found at https://www.kkbe.org/highholydays.  Wishing you a happy, healthy, and sweet New Year.

Brith Sholom Beth Israel (BSBI)- Orthodox Union

BSBI will be holding High Holy Days Services for Congregants and their Families in the Sanctuary with Rabbi Admon leading. BSBI’s Website: https://www.bsbisynagogue.com

Congregation Dor Tikvah- Orthodox Union

You can find all information for Congregation Dor Tikvah on their website:  www.dortikvah.org/hhd5782. Please note that attendance for their services requires registration and that people interested in attending should contact Rebecca Witcher (info@dortikvah.org) to inquire if there are still spots available.

Chabad Center for Jewish Life

Contact Rabbi Yossi Refson at info@jewishchs.org for questions and more information about services.

Resources for Families with Young Children

PJ Library's “High Holidays at Home” is your guide to celebrating Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur together as a family. You can access the PDF for free and print the whole guide or individual pages at a time: http://pjlibrary.org/highholidays

Streaming Services

Growing numbers of synagogues now live stream their services online. On the High Holidays, these streams are often restricted to synagogue members or cost money to watch — but not always.

This guide provides a list of free options for streaming of Rosh Hashanah services online in all U.S. time zones. 


Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, recently appointed by President Biden as Commissioner for the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), will lead free-of-charge High Holy Days Services online and open to all at NYC-based Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the world’s largest LGBTQ+ synagogue where she is Senior Rabbi, starting on September 6 with Rosh Hashanah, and continuing through Yom Kippur on September 16. Anyone may register at cbst.org.