High Holidays - 2017 / 5778 - Info & Registration


Kehilat Hadar is pleased to offer services for the High Holidays on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Rabbi Julia Andelman, Aryeh Bernstein, Yossi Hoffman, and Aaron Kasman will be our anchor shelichei tzibur (prayer leaders). Aaron, Aryeh, and Yossi will be our shelichei tzibur for morning services on Rosh Hashanah, and Aryeh, Julia and Yossi will be our shelichei tzibur for Yom Kippur. Dena Weiss will be our keynote teacher on Rosh Hashanah and Rabbi Will Friedman will be our keynote teacher on Yom Kippur.

Here’s what you can look forward to at KH High Holiday services:

  • Spirited, egalitarian davening
  • Traditional liturgy
  • Widespread communal participation
  • Inspiring melodies
  • Thoughtful divrei Torah
  • Family friendly atmosphere including babysitting

Simchat Torah Morning Services


October 13, 2017 - 9:00am


Hirsch Hall (downstairs) at Ansche Chesed, 251 W. 100th Street at West End Ave

Join us for spirited Simchat Torah morning services! There will be lots of dancing and ruach (spirit), and everyone will have the opportunity to get an aliyah to the Torah. Last call for aliyot will take place at 11:30 AM.

Please bring your own siddur and, if possible, humash.

On Simchat Torah, we will be honoring three community leaders who continue to serve the community with distinction and dedication:

  • Steve Melzer, Chatan Torah
  • Ariella Tabick, Kallat Bereshit
  • Meir Schecter, Chatan Maftir

Steve serves our community by coordinating weekly scotch sponsors, organizing our annual Purim Trivia Night, and co-organizing food and snacks for our annual Shavuot Retreat. Ariella is a leader on the Kiddush team and frequently opens her home to new community members. Meir coordinates divrei Torah, serves as a Shamash, and organizes all learning programming for the Shavuot Retreat.

We hope you will join us in celebrating their contributions to the community! To make a donation in their honor please visit kehilathadar.org/donate.

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