We welcome our family and friends to our High Holy Day services. We look forward to celebrating and praying with you.
High Holy Day Services will be held at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church (PRBC) and at Congregation Beth Israel (CBI). Tot Yontif and Services on Erev Rosh Hashanah and Rosh Hashanah Day 1, as well as Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur Morning Service, will be held at PRBC. All other Services will be held at CBI.
- Congregation Beth Israel is located at 10460 North 56th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
- Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church is located at 1401 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85034
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Click here for the complete schedule of Services and High Holy Day events.
Tickets are required to attend High Holy Day services. High Holy Day tickets are complimentary with your 2023-2024 Congregation Beth Israel membership. Tickets will be available for all members in ‘good standing.’ Good standing means that you are up to date with all membership contributions, fees, and tuition from the 2022-23 membership year (or have made payment arrangements) and are current on at least twenty-five percent (25%) of your membership payment for the 2023-24 membership year.
Children under the age of 18, students, or the military do not need tickets; adult children 25 and older require an Adult Children Ticket (or their own membership). Additional tickets are available for immediate family members for one or both High Holy Day services. Please select the Extended Family Ticket option when purchasing tickets.
Community Member Tickets
We welcome our Community Members to CBIs High Holy Day services. Community Members must affiliate with Chanen Preschool, Hevre Religious School, Camp Stein, or the Big Trip. Special ticket pricing is available for our Community Members.
Guest (non-member) Tickets
We welcome all guests to CBIs High Holy Day services. Tickets are available for a single or both High Holy Day Services. If you choose to join CBI by December 2023, ticket fees will be applied to your membership contribution.
High Holy Day Reciprocity Member
If you are a member in good standing at another synagogue that includes the cost of High Holy Day tickets in its membership contribution, but you would like to attend High Holy Day services at Congregation Beth Israel, please select ‘Member’ and ‘Reciprocity Member’ on the registration form. Please email a copy of your synagogues reciprocity form to [email protected]. We welcome you to CBI and look forward to spending the High Holy Days with you.
Childcare (walking to age 5) and Youth Programming (K-3rd grade), will be available during morning services at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church for both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Pre-registration is required to ensure that we have adequate staff and provide a warm and nurturing experience for your child(ren). We will be unable to accept drop-ins. Register early as space is limited.
TOT YONTIF SERVICE
Families with children from birth to age five are invited to attend our special Tot Yontif Service offered before the morning Services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mornings. This age-appropriate service and worship opportunity for our youngest members will be at 9am at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in a designated room (look for the signs). Parents may reserve babysitting following the Tot Yontif Service and join the morning Service in the main sanctuary following. This is a wonderful opportunity to teach our youngest children about our traditions and values.
ONE VOICE FAMILY SERVICE
Join our intergenerational Family Service on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur afternoons at 2:30pm in the Sanctuary at Congregation Beth Israel. The service is a wonderful way for school aged children and their parents, grandparents, and friends to celebrate the High Holy Days at an age-appropriate service with prayer and song. Tickets are required and special ticket pricing is available for all families.
Join Shir joy ~ CBI’s High Holy Day Choir!
Calling All Singers! Cantor Ettinger would like to invite all of you (ages 13 & up) to sing during our High Holy Day Services. Whether you have been singing all of your life, or are finally ready to start, all are welcome and encouraged to join us in the chapel on Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30 pm starting August 8th. You may join us for one or all of the services depending on your availability. For interest or questions, contact Cantor Ettinger: [email protected]. We look forward to singing with you!
EREV ROSH HASHANAH CONGREGATIONAL DINNER
Join your friends and family for a festive Erev Rosh Hashanah dinner. Dinner will take place in the gymnasium at Pilgrim Rest Baptist church at 5:30pm. Reservations are required by September 10th and sign up is available in the Ticket and Registration form. All are welcome!
EREV ROSH HASHANAH ONEG BAKERS NEEDED
The home baked ONEG is back! Let’s make the New Year an extra sweet one by baking for the Erev Rosh Hashanah Oneg! All baked goods need to be delivered to CBI by 2pm on Thursday, September 14th. Please label your “freezer ready” items with the type of baked goods, the number of pieces and your name. Contact Margie at [email protected] or call the office if you are able to provide baked goods
Once again, we are requesting volunteers to welcome our guests for the High Holy Day services with a warm smile and greetings for the new year. Please join us a half hour prior to the start of the service to assist congregants as they enter the foyer. Greeters will be available to distribute prayer books, provide directions and help with seating. Please contact Margie at [email protected] or call the office if you would like to be a Greeter.
ANNUAL INTERFAITH FOOD DRIVE
Each High Holy Day season we begin the new year with a Mitzvah! Our annual Nourish Phoenix drive continues…Grocery bags with a list of essential items will be distributed at the Rosh Hashanah services. Please take two, three or as many bags as possible so that we may serve those in our community. The donations will be collected at all Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur Services at both Pilgrim Rest and CBI.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Will there be more than one service for each holiday?
A: We will pray together as one community for all services. Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church is a large sanctuary that allows us all to be together. At CBI, most services will be held in the Sanctuary.
Q: Will my tickets be emailed to me?
A: Yes, you will receive your tickets via email to the email you provided when registering. Tickets will be emailed to you within the first week of September. You must be a member in good standing to receive your tickets.
Q: Will I need to print my tickets?
A: You will either need to print a copy of your tickets or have them available on your smart phone. Tickets will be checked at all services and will be required.
Q: Will services be available virtually?
A: Yes, all services will be available via YouTube on the CBI channel
Q: Will I be able to obtain a Mahzor if I am attending services virtually?
A: Yes, you may either borrow a set of Mahzor from CBI or you may purchase your own copies by clicking this link.
Q: If I have any questions, who do I contact?
A: Please contact the office at 480-951-0323 or email Margie at [email protected]