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High Holy Days 2023 / 5784 Non-Member Registration

We look forward to coming together and praying with you during the High Holy Days, and wish you a year filled with Torah, peace, health, and learning.

Please read through the form carefully and reach out with any questions you may have. So that we can offer you the best possible experience and to assist in our planning, it is crucial that these forms are submitted as soon as possible.

Services this year will be held in person at our synagogue located at 8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase, MD. They will also be available via live-stream on our website.

Registration is required for admission to designated Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.

Ticket required (*)

Tickets for Non-Members

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Guest tickets
$175 per person for Rosh HaShanah Day Morning Service
$175 per person for Yom Kippur Day Morning Service
$225 per person for both days

Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur are the only services with a cost for a guest ticket. Guests may attend any of our other High Holy Day services, including Erev Rosh HaShanah and Kol Nidrei, free of charge.

Members of URJ (Reform) congregations in good standing from outside the local area may attend at no charge using a reciprocity form.

Full-time students and people in military service may attend at no charge with their IDs.

Children of any age are welcome, but anyone over 12 must have a full-priced ticket.

If you are registering children for youth services or childcare do so in those sections entitled “Children and Youth Services,” not in the tickets for Sanctuary services section.

We firmly believe that your financial situation should not be a barrier to participating in synagogue life. If you need to discuss financial concerns, please contact our Financial Secretary at as soon as possible.  Our Financial Secretary’s purpose is to ensure that finances are not a barrier to full participation in Temple life.

Please submit this form as soon as possible to ensure adequate time to process your submission.

Registrant Information
Youth Services are registered for later in the form.

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Non-Member Ticket Payment         
   Rosh HaShanah Morning Each
   Yom Kippur Morning Each
   1 set Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur Morning$175.00 per person for Rosh HaShanah Morning or Yom Kippur Morning
$225.00 per person for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur Morning


Reserved parking for those with mobility issues is available in our lot, by request.  However, these requests are not guaranteed, and handicapped spaces are on a first-come, first-served basis. Alternative parking will be at Rock Creek Forest Elementary School across the street. Please do not block our neighbors' driveways.

Please submit this form as soon as possible to ensure adequate time to process your tickets.

If your plans change or you find you cannot attend, please call Kennette Mitchell IMMEDIATELY at 301-587-2273, so your parking space can be given to another congregant in need.

 High Holy Day Prayer Books                                               

We have a limited number of machzorim (High Holy Days prayer books) to loan. To ensure that you and your family can follow each service, we recommend that you have your own machzorim (High Holy Days prayer books), Mishkan Hanefesh, Prayer book for the Days of Awe.

Books can be purchased from the synagogue at $54 a set.

Purchased books may be picked up from the synagogue starting September 1 during business hours, or prior to High Holy Day services.

Book Orders must be in by September 1.

$54 a set

Youth Service and Activities                                               

Please register as soon as possible so we have adequate time to process your registration.

We will offer age-appropriate holiday activities/educational programming on both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mornings for Pre-K - 5th Grade. 6th - 8th grade are expected at the Adult Services. 9-12th Grade may volunteer to assist with the Youth Service and Activities.

Parents: Please Read These General Guidelines
  1. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early so that your child will be on time for services.
  2. All children are required to be signed in and out by their parent/guardian.
  3. Please set your cell phone on vibrate in case we need to contact you during service

Please type a teen name and a teen cell phone/email.

9-12th Grade may volunteer to assist with the Youth Service and Activities.

Child Care                                                 
Reservation DEADLINE September 8 - Limited child care is available for the following services:
Erev Rosh Hashanah - 8 pm until service concludes
Rosh Hashanah Day - 8:30 am until services concludes
Kol Nidrei  - 8 pm until service concludes
Yom Kippur - 8:30 am until services conclude

All ages are welcome at any of our services! Parallel youth services and programming  for pre-k-5th graders and childcare are available Rosh HaShanah Morning and Yom Kippur Morning.

For all other services listed above childcare is available for children 5 and younger if desir


Accommodation Requests                                      
Please let us know in advance if there are any accommodations we can provide for you, such as aisle or front row seating, large print prayer books, noise reducing headphones, or other requests.

Printed service outlines will be available for each service.

Rosh HaShanah Late Morning Service (11:30-1:30 PM) and Yom Kippur Late Morning Service (11:30-1:30 PM) will be ASL interpreted. 

High Holy Day Appeal                                                      

It is the generosity of our community that enable us to welcome and provide a Jewish home for all regardless of their individual financial circumstances. Your generosity, large and small, sustains Temple Shalom, ensures that its programs support the spiritual needs of our community, and allows the Temple to fulfill its broader community and charitable missions.  

Fri, May 17 2024 9 Iyar 5784