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Rosh Hashanah Events in Westchester

Rosh Hashanah Events in Westchester
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Rosh Hashanah Events in Westchester

Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year, is a special holiday that involves the blowing of the shofar during a Tashlikh ceremony. Participants cast away their sins and last year’s baggage as well as attend services. Typically, this involves singing, prayer, reflection, and readings. Below, we are sharing a collection of Rosh Hashanah events and services in Westchester where you and your family can celebrate, connect, and reflect.

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Thursday, September 22nd from 12:00pm-1:00pm
Community Tashlikh

Join the Westchester Jewish Community Services for a ceremonial “casting off” or Tashlikh. The event takes place at Cranberry Lake where attendees will throw pebbles as a way of saying goodbye to last year’s emotional baggage. The event is $20 per person. Guests should bring lunch. Cranberry Lake Preserve, at the Ranger Station, West Harrison, NY.

Sunday, September 25th from 5:00pm-6:00pm
Outdoor Musical Erev Rosh Hashanah Service

Enjoy an informal musical service, led by Rabbi’s Jaffe, Linzer, Cantor Sternlieb and Rabbinic Intern Madeleine Fortney. 220 South Bedford Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514.

Sunday, September 25th at  7:00pm
Rosh HaShana Eve at Pleasantville Community Synagogue

Attend the Pleasantville Community Synagogue for a musical and inspirational Rosh HaShana Eve!​ The event is led by PCS co-Rabbi, Rabbi Ben Newman and can be attended in person or via Zoom! 219 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570.

Sunday, September 25th at  7:00pm
Humanistic Rosh Hashanah Service

Attend services at the Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation led by Rabbi, Frank Tamburello.  Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 468 Rosedale Ave, White Plains, NY 10605468 Rosedale Ave, White Plains, NY 10605.

Sunday, September 25th at  7:00pm
Monday, September 26th at 10:00am
Tuesday, September 27th at 10:00am
Rosh Hashanah Services

Attend services with the Chabad of White Plains. There will be children’s programming on Monday, September 26th and Tuesday, September 27th from 10:45am-11:45am. The event is free, but please register in advance. Sonesta White Plains Downtown, 66 Hale Ave, White Plains, NY, 10601.

Monday, September 26th at 9:00am
Preschool Family Service

Attend a 30-minute service for families with young kids. This includes songs, prayer, sharing, and the blowing of the shofar. 220 South Bedford Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514.

Monday, September 26th-Tuesday, September 27th at 10:30am
Rosh Hashanah Special Service & Children’s Program

Children ages 4-13 are invited to learn about Rosh Hashanah, along with a special children’s prayer, game, craft, and a story. Chabad of Yorktown, 2629 Old Yorktown Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

Monday, September 26th from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Story Service

Join Rabbi Jaech for an engaging and insightful story that touches upon themes related to the High Holy Days. Enjoy upbeat music led by Cantor Fogelman, along with Dina Pruzhansky on piano. Temple Israel of Northern Westchester, 31 Glengary Road, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520.

Monday, September 26th at 4:15pm
Rosh Hashanah Torah for Tots

Join WJC one of their outdoor tents to sing, dance, and celebrate the new year together. Following the program, families can participate in a Tashlich ceremony at the Harbor. The event is open to the community and all ECC families. Westchester Jewish Center, 175 Rockland Ave, Mamaroneck, NY.

Monday, September 26th from 3:00pm-4:15pm
Tot ProgramMamaroneck

Families are invited to join Rabbi Jaech, Cantor Fogelman and Laura Copel at Senasqua Park for a day of music and celebration. Bring your shofar to experience the ritual of Tashlich as the group releases their sins in the beautiful Hudson River, along with songs. Bring a chair and/or a blanket. Senasqua Park,  2 Elliott Way, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520.

Tuesday, September 27th at 9:30am
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Reform Service

Attend the Temple Beth Abraham’s High Holyday Services in Tarrytown! 25 Leroy Avenue, Tarrytown NY 10591.

Tuesday, September 27th at 10:00am
Family Service: Rosh Hashanah Day 2

Enjoy an engaging outdoor service, led by Rabbi Dalton. Services are ideal for families who are kindergarten age-grade six. Palmer & Rockland Avenues, Mamaroneck, NY 10543.

Tuesday, September 27th from 5:00pm-6:00pm
Shofar in the Park in Downtown New Ro

Join Rabbi Levi Groner and the community for a shofar blowing, Rosh Hashanah swag, treats, and more. Ruby Dee Park in New Rochelle, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY 10801.