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OR HADASH: A NEW LIGHT
High Holidays 2022

We look forward to ushering in 5783 with you!

Schedule of Services

Service schedule is subject to change. Details about virtual service broadcasting to be announced.

Erev Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, September 25, 2022

  • Main Sanctuary Service  |  6:00pm
  • Traditional Minyan Service  |  6:30pm

Rosh Hashanah Day 1

Monday, September 26, 2022

  • Main Sanctuary Service – Early  |  9:30am
  • Main Sanctuary Service – Late  |  2:00pm
  • Traditional Minyan Service  |  8:30am
  • Sephardic Service  |  8:30am
  • Tot Family Service (Preschool-aged children)
  • B'Yachad Family Service (Elementary-aged children)
  • Teens 12+ BACHUTZ Style Alternative Outdoor Service  |  9:30am

Rosh Hashanah Day 2

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

  • Main Sanctuary Service  |  9:30am
  • Traditional Minyan Service  |  8:30am
  • Sephardic Service  |  8:30am
  • Beach & Blessings Family Service and Tashlich (off-site)  |  10:00am

Tashlich

Anthony Beilenson Park
Lake Balboa, 6300 Balboa Boulevard

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

  • 5:00pm
    Join us for a joyful beginning of the New Year. We cast away our sins (ok, old crumbs!) and begin the year with song and celebration. Bring your dog for “Tash-leash” – all dogs will receive a special blessing as we celebrate a collective “Bark Mitzvah.”

Shabbat Shuvah

Saturday, October 1, 2022

  • 9:00am

Kol Nidre

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

  • Main Sanctuary Service – Early  |  6:00pm
  • Main Sanctuary Service – Late  |  8:30pm
  • Traditional Minyan Service  |  6:30pm
  • Sephardic Service  |  6:30pm

Yom Kippur

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

  • Main Sanctuary Service – Early  |  9:30am
  • Main Sanctuary Service – Late  |  2:00pm
  • Traditional Minyan Service  |  8:00am
  • Sephardic Service  |  8:30am
  • Tot Family Service (Preschool-aged children)
  • B'Yachad Family Service (Elementary-aged children)
  • Teens 12+ BACHUTZ Style Alternative Outdoor Service   |  9:30am
  • Yom Kippur Meditation with Cantor Phil Baron
  • Yom Kippuy Study Sessions

Mincha

  • Main Sanctuary Service  |  5:30pm
  • Traditional Minyan Service  |  5:15pm
  • Sephardic Service  |  5:15pm

Neilah

  • Main Sanctuary Service  |  6:30pm
  • Traditional Minyan Service  |  6:30pm
  • Sephardic Service  |  6:30pm

Final Sounding of the Shofar  |  7:45pm

For ticket information please call 818.788.6000.

For those who have not yet renewed VBS membership for 2022-23, we welcome you to join us again this year. We cannot confirm High Holiday services seat selections without your completed membership. Please visit vbs.org/renew to log in and renew your membership online. 

About Our Service Options

Main Services

Led by our Rabbis, Cantors and a small choir in the Niznick Sanctuary. The Main Service will be about two hours long, including our traditional prayers, reading of the Torah and the Rabbi’s sermon. 
Except for sections reserved for Premier members and their family, all seating will be unreserved/open.

Sephardic Services

Led by Sephardic Cantors and a Rabbi in Sher-Lopaty Chapel. 

Traditional Minyan Services

Hosted in Malkin Hall with open (unassigned) seating for all. The Traditional Service will offer a fuller rendition of the holiday prayers, led by members of our congregation.

Family Services

Tot Services welcome our littlest congregants (preschool-aged children) while B'Yachad Family Services are suited for elementary-aged children. These lively service options include song singing.

Resources

Digital Machzor

Follow along with services in our digital machzor

Project Pushcart

During the High Holidays, VBS lends support to those in need throughout our greater community. Stay tuned for details about our Project Pushcart donation collections and schedule. If you would like to learn more, please visit vbs.org/act.

Mon, July 4 2022 5 Tammuz 5782