Tuesday Sept. 24 is the deadline to send in High Holy Day services. Please include ticket prices.

For religious events, send events, photos, and ongoing listing changes at least two weeks before the event, to: Amy Berkowitz, Times Herald-Record, P.O. Box 2046, Middletown 10940, or email aberkowitz@th-record.com or call 346-3155.




Chabad Center of Orange County: 12 North Church St. 291-0514, chabadoc.com. High Holy Day services are free.

• Rosh Hashana Farmer’s Market: 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sept. 29, Chabad Jewish Center 12 N. Church St., Goshen. Participate in an apple throwing challenge, craft a New Year’s Card, make a carrot cake pop, mix an apple mocktail and prepare a salad.

• Rosh Hashanah Services: 7 p.m. Sept. 29-30.

• Morning services, 10 a.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

• Yom Kippur: Kol Nidrei 6:15 p.m. Oct. 8.

• Morning Services 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9. Yiskor (prayer for the deceased) 11:30 a.m. Neilah, 6 p.m.



Congregation Emanuel Of The Hudson Valley, 243 Albany Ave. High Holiday tickets range free-$150. 338-4271, ext. 101. chevoffice2@gmail.com.

• Rosh Hashanah: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sep. 30. Rabbi’s Sermon: “Ten Rarely Observed Practices in our Tradition and How They Might Change Your Life.” Sisterhood invites everyone to join in a Kiddush of apples & honey following morning services. Children's service, 10-11 a.m. Child Care: An opportunity for your children to participate in a High Holiday activity while you are in services. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for ages Pre-K through Elementary.

• Dialogue with Rabbi Yael. An opportunity for intellectual exploration.
Bring your questions, 2-3 p.m. Sept. 30.

• Tashlich: Leave Synagogue at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Refreshments to be served after the Tashlich Service. Hosted by a Congregant at a nearby home.



Congregation Agudas Israel: 39 Chestnut St. 292-8843. cailibertyny@aol.com. All services are free.

• Erev Rosh Hashana candlelighting service, 6:26 p.m. Sept. 29. Mincha Ma’ariv, 6:30 p.m.

• Rosh Hashana service, Shacharis, 9 a.m. Sept. 30. Tashlich 6 p.m. Mincha Ma’ariv, 6:30 p.m. Candlelighting, 7:23 p.m.

• Rosh Hashana service: Shacharis, 9 a.m. Oct. 1. Mincha Ma’ariv, 6:30 p.m. Yom Tov ends, 7:22 p.m.

• Erev Yom Kippur, candlelighting, 6:11 p.m. Oct. 8 and Kol Nidrei, 6:15 p.m.

• Yom Kippur Shacaris, 9 a.m. Oct. 9. Yizkor, prayer for the deceased is recited at services. Break, 3 p.m. Mincha, 4:30 p.m. Neilah, 5:45 p.m. Break-The-Fast, 7:08 p.m.


Livingston Manor

Congregation Agudas Achim: 587 Old Route 17. 439-3600.

• Rosh Hashana services, 8 p.m. Sept. 29

• Morning services, 10 a.m. Sept. 30. Unveiling of Historical Marker, 12:30 p.m.

• Yom Kippur Kol Nidre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

• Morning services, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9. Yiskor prayer for the deceased, 11:30 a.m. Neilah, 4:15 p.m. Community Break-fast will be held following services 6:45 p.m. To reserve and/or volunteer to help or bring a dish call: 866-8183 914-799-4499, Karen Blocker, 796-0892.

• Youth Programs: For children ages, 3-8, 11 a.m. Sept. 30 and Older children ages 6-12 11:30 a.m. Oct. 9. Parents must accompany children under 7.



Temple Sinai: 75 Highland Ave. Rabbi Marcus Rubenstein. 343-1861. Templesinaimiddletown.com.

• Family Shabbat Dinner, 6 p.m. Sept. 20. Reservations required.

• Author Talk - “Kugel & Frijoles Latino Jews in the U.S.”: noon-2 p.m. Sept. 22, at Temple Sinai. Sponsored by Temple Sinai and Jewish Federation of Orange County, Middletown. Author, Laura Limonic will speak about the customs, foods, languages and religious observance differences from the Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews. Refreshments provided. Free and Open to the Public. 343-1861.

• Rosh Hashana evening services, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29.

• Day of Rosh Hashanna services, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 30. Children’s service, 10:30 a.m.

• Second Day of Rosh Hashanna services, 8:30 a.m. Oct. 1.

• PJ Play, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 6 with Tashlich at 11 a.m.

• Kol Nidre services, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

• Yom Kippur, 8:30 a.m. Oct. 9, children's service, 10:30 a.m., and afternoon services at 4:30 p.m.

• Monthly birthday blessing shabbat, Oct. 12.



Chabad of Orange County: 1170 Route 17M, Suite 1, Chester. Rabbi Pesach & Chana Burston, 782-2770, ChabadOrange.com.

Congregation Eitz Chaim, Monroe-Woodbury Jewish Community Center: temporarily at Rest Haven, 236 High St. Tickets for High Holy Day services are $200 each. 783-7424 or office@eitzchaim-monroe.org.

• Erev Rosh Hashana, Ma’ariv at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29.

• First Day of Rosh Hashana, 9 a.m. Sept. 30. Tashlich, 6 p.m. Mincha and Ma’ariv, 6:45 p.m.

• Second Day of Rosh Hashana, Morning services, 9 a.m. Oct. 1.

• Yom Kippur - Kol Nidre and Ma’ariv. 6 p.m. Oct. 8

• Yom Kippur morning services, 9 a.m. Oct. 9.

• Mincha, Neilah and Ma’ariv, Oct 9.



Temple Sholom: 5 East Dillon Road. 794-8731 or 794-3962.

• Temple Tots: Five sessions, 10-11 a.m. Sept. 22, Oct. 20, Dec. 12, March 8, 2020, and April 5, 2020. Parents and their young (pre-kindergarten) children will participate in stories, movement, songs, and crafts in one-hour sessions with Teacher, Helene Perlman. Programs will introduce Jewish holidays with fun activities appropriate for kids. Free for both temple members and nonmembers. Parents can RSVP. by calling the Temple Office 794-8731 Mon.-Fri. Parents are required to accompany their children during the sessions.



Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County: 562-7860, jewishorangeny.org. Rabbi Rachel Rubenstein, Executive Director, rachel@jewishorangeny.org

• PJ Library (PJ for Pajama) is sponsored by Jewish Federation Of Greater Orange County and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. The Federation sends free Jewish children's books to Orange County families every month. Orange County families with kids six months through 8 years old with Judaism as part of their lives are welcome to sign up regardless of religious background, knowledge, family makeup, or observance level.

Congregation Agudas Israel: 290 North St. 562-5604. Services 9:30 a.m. Sat. Free Babysitting Services for Rosh Hashana Day One & Day Two from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and Yom Kippur from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Register your child in advance 562-5604. Congregationagudasisrael.org.

• Selichot - 8:15 p.m. Sept. 21.

• Erev Rosh Hashana - 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29.

• Rosh Hashana First Day - 9 a.m. Sept. 30.

• Tashlich - 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Newburgh Waterfront

• Rosh Hashana Second Day Two - 9 a.m. Oct. 1.

• Kol Nidre - 6:45 p.m. Oct. 8.

• Yom Kippur - 9 a.m. Oct. 9.

• Free Babysitting on Rosh Hashana Day 1 & 2 from 10am - 12:30pm and • • Yom Kippur from 10 a.m.-1:30pm, but you must register your child in advance to 562-5516.

• Book Author Series – 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Author & book to be announced.

• Simchat Shabbat – Oct. 5 after services. Sponsorship, $36.

• Family Shabbat Services – 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20

Newburgh Jewish Community Center: 290 North St. 562-5516.

• JCC meeting, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Reserve, 561-6602.

Temple Beth Jacob: 290 North St. Rabbi Douglas Kohn. 562-5516, office@tbjnewburgh.org or tbjnewburgh.org. 562-5516.

• Sisterhood Membership Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Costogliola’s Restaurant. $25 per person. Must RSVP to Sue Notar.

• Selichot - 8:15 p.m. Sept. 21.

• Erev Rosh Hashana - 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29.

• Rosh Hashana First Day - 10 a.m. Sept. 30.

• Tashlich - 3:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Newburgh Waterfront

• Rosh Hashana Second Day - 10 a.m. Oct. 1.

• Kol Nidre - 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

• Yom Kippur - 10 a.m. Oct. 9.

• Free Babysitting on Rosh Hashana Day 1 & 2 from 10am - 12:30pm and • • Yom Kippur from 10am - 1:30pm, but must register your child in advance to 562-5516.

• Sisterhood Book Discussion, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. The Book has been changed to “The Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman. Books available at the library.

• Sisterhood Tea in the Sukkah - 2 -4 p.m. Oct. 13. Free for Sisterhood members. $5 for guests. To RSVP, evite.com.

• Women’s Rosh Chodesh – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at The Wernow Family home. Reserve, 926-6167.


New Paltz

Chabad of New Paltz: 10 Oakwood Terrace. 255-8191. JewPaltz.com.

Hebrew/English prayer books make it easy for anyone to follow along as well as transliterations for some of the Hebrew songs.

• Tuesday Night Torah classes, 7-8 p.m. Prepared textual learning in English with discussion and questions.


New Windsor

Chabad House of Eastern Orange County: New Windsor Community Center, 555 Union Ave. 347-526-4543. info@chabadeasternorange.com.

All services will be held at Days Inn, 915 Union Ave., New Windsor. High Holy Day services advanced registration is suggested. Free, but donations are appreciated.

• Rosh Hashana Eve Service, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29.

• Services, 10 a.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Children’s program, 11 a.m. and Shofar sounding, 11:30 a.m.



Vassar Temple: 140 Hooker Ave. A reform temple. Seating is limited. To reserve. 454-2570. Vassartemple.org. Name tags required for security reasons.

• High Holy Day services to the community at no charge although donations are appreciated from nonmembers. Seating is limited, reservations will be taken on a "first come-first served" basis.

• Rosh Hashana starts Sept. 29. Free babysitting during Rosh Hashana first day morning services, and Yom Kippur morning services

• Yom Kippur services Oct. 9. A traditional homemade dairy break-the-fast meal, for which there is a nominal fee, will be held. Paid reservations from those wishing to attend the meal would be appreciated by Oct. 4. Security will be provided during services.



Please note: Ongoing synagogue and congregational listings will be printed on a rotating and space-available basis each week in alphabetical order by town/village.

Hebrew Congregation of Mountaindale: Orthodox/Conservative synagogue on Spring Glen Road. 434-3486.
• Shabbat services, (call for times), Fri., and 9 a.m. Sat. Kiddush follows services. Closed for the fall and winter after Yom Kippur.

Congregation Agudas Israel: 290 North St., Newburgh. 562-5604.
• Basic Judaism Class – 1 p.m. Tues., and 7 p.m. Weds.
• Learning Liturgy, 10 a.m. Thurs.
• Shabbat services, 9:30 a.m. Sat., followed by Kiddush.
Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County: Programs include Youth to Israel/Gift of Israel; Hebrew day schools; community relations and transitional living. 562-7860. jewishorangeny.org

Newburgh Jewish Community Center: 290 North St. 562-5516. njcc6602@aol.com.

• JCC GO Time – 10 a.m. Weds. Newborn to 4 years old.  $5 per child or $10 per carload.
• JCC Yoga – 4:30 p.m. Tues. Bring your own mat.  $10 per class
• JCC Family Literacy Program – 10-11 a.m. Wed., until Aug. 7. For ages 3-5 years old. No charge to attend. Sponsored by the Kaplan Family Foundation and Mount Saint Mary College.

Temple Beth Jacob: 290 North St. Rabbi Douglas Kohn. 562-5516, office@tbjnewburgh.org or tbjnewburgh.org.
• JCC Circus Circles - Reserve your Circus Circle now in honor of your loved ones. $36 per circle. Actual painting is located in the hallway outside the JCC office. 561-6602 reserve your circle.

New Paltz
Jewish Congregation of New Paltz Kehillat Ahavath Achim: 8 Church St. A Reconstructionist synagogue. 255-9817.

New Windsor
Chabad of Eastern Orange: 845 Little Britain Road. 565-3816 or chabadeasternorange.com.

Port Jervis
Chabad House of Pike County, Port Jervis & Deerpark: 30 Shinhollow Road. 672-0325. acme770@gmail.com. MessiahTimes.com.
• "Igeres HaTeshuvo," (Tanya, Part III) - 9 p.m. every Wednesday, through September. A fascinating learning series on the Alter Rebbe's sacred work, Tanya.
• "Likutei Torah" on the Book of Deuteronomy - 9 p.m. every Monday through September. A discussion of the weekly Torah portion based on the teachings of the Alter Rebbe, delivered by Rabbi Shaul Elkeslasi.
• Concepts in Kabbolo: "Mandate of the Messiah: 'Make here, the Land of Israel,' " 9:30 p.m., Tues. through September by Rabbi Shaul Elkeslasi.

Temple Beth El: 88 E. Main St. Sabbath service, 7:30 p.m. Fri. Rabbi Burton Mindick. 856-1722. templebethelpjny.org.

Congregation Schomre Israel: 18 Park Ave. A modern Orthodox Jewish congregation. 454-2890 or schomre1@aol.com.
• Mincha/Ma’ariv, 7 a.m. Mon. and Thurs.
• Shabbat services, 7 p.m. Fri.
• Morning Shabbat services, 9 a.m. Sat.

Temple Beth-El: 118 South Grand Avenue. A Conservative, egalitarian temple. programs@tbepokny.org, tbepokny.org or call Sue at 454-0570.
• Evening Shabbat, 7:30 p.m. Fri., followed by an Oneg Shabbat (except first Fri.); morning Shabbat, 9:30 a.m. Sat., followed by a kiddush; Minyan, 7:30 a.m. Mon.-Fri.
• Intergenerational Shabbat (Shabbat B'yachad), 6:30 p.m. first Fri. Community Seder at Vassar Temple: 140 Hooker Ave. 454-2570. seder@vassartemple.org.

South Fallsburg
South Fallsburg Hebrew Association: 26 Lake St. Rabbi Yakov Barros. 434-3386. sfallsburgshul@aol.com.
• Morning services, 7:55 a.m. Sun.-Fri.; afternoon services (mincha), 4 p.m. Sun.-Thurs.; evening services (maariv), 10 p.m. Sun.-Thurs.
• Friday night services, five minutes after candle lighting Fri.
• Saturday morning services, 9:15 a.m. Sat., followed by kiddush.
• Daily outreach kollel
• Bar/bat mitzvah lessons available at no cost.