Festivals

High Holy Days 5780 / 2019
General Info and FAQs

Thank you for enquiring about joining NSNS over the High Holy Days, we would be delighted to have you!

We will be holding services on Erev Rosh Hashana, First and Second days Rosh Hashana, Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur.

We are an egalitarian community with mixed seating and a relaxed dress code. Please ensure all mobile phones are switched off and the rules regarding use of technology and writing etc. are observed while with the community.

If you are a member of NSNS there is no additional charge for attending any of the High Holy Day services, these are included in your voluntary membership donations.

If you have not yet joined or are just visiting, you are very welcome to join us for any of the services. We do ask you to let us know by email when you will be attending in advance, for security purposes (administration@nsnshul.org.uk), together with the names and ages of any children. We do not issue tickets. We welcome contributions towards our costs but will never turn anyone away on financial grounds. The following is a suggested donation towards our costs:

Erev Rosh Hashana £10
Rosh Hashana Day one £20
Rosh Hashana Day Two £10
Kol Nidre £15
Yom Kippur £25

You can donate via bank transfer or on our website via the PayPal link.
Please state HHD and your name as the reference:

New Stoke Newington Shul
Sort code: 40-06-27
Account no.: 11519050.

We have no annual membership fee; instead, we provide guidance on suggested donations based on individual or family income. Suggested contributions range from £55 to £825. Please consider formally joining us. Contact us at aministration@nsnshul.org.uk for a membership pack or to find out more.

Children’s Activities:
There will be activities and provisions for children on First day Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur but children are welcome in all services, provided they are supervised. So we know how many children to expect please let us know your children’s names and ages at aministration@nsnshul.org.uk. For specific questions regarding children’s services please contact Deborah Syme on: Deborah.syme@gmail.com.

Service details:

Erev Rosh Hashana
Sunday 29th September:

Home of Rabbi Roni in N16

6.30pm Service
7.15pm Kiddush

1st Day Rosh Hashana
Monday 30th September:

Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, London N16 8NA

9.30am Pesukei DeZimra
10.00 Shacharit
10.45 Torah Service
11.30 Chevruta
12.00 Shofar Service
12.00 Musaf
1.30 Kiddush

Children’s services and activities:
10.30 – 13.30

Pre-school friendly space available (parental supervision required)

2nd Day Rosh Hashana
Tuesday 1st October:

Home of Rabbi Roni in N16

10.00am Singing and learning with tea and coffee
11.00 Musaf service with Shofar 12.30 Kiddush

Kol Nidre
Tuesday 8th October:

Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, London N16 8NA

7pm Start (fast starts 6.49)
9pm Conclude

Yom Kippur
Wednesday 9th October:

Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, London N16 8NA

9.30am Pesukei DeZimra
9.45 Shacharit
10.30 Torah Service
11.30 Learning / Sermon
11.45 Yizkor
12:00pm Musaf
2.30 – 3.00 Break

3.00 – 3.45 Ask the Rabbi open discussion (email rabbi@nsnshul.org.uk if you have a specific request or question)
3.45 Chevruta learning
4.15 Torah Service and Jonah
5.00 Conclusion of Mincha
6.00 Rabbi’s Words
6.10 Ne’eila
7.10 Shofar (7.10 Fast ends)

Children’s services and activities:
10.30 – 13.30

Pre-school friendly space available (parental supervision required)