High Holidays 5783


We invite you to join us for the High Holidays this year. We are offering a variety of learning opportunities, services and other High Holiday experiences, both in person and virtually, designed to cater to a range of interests. Our High Holiday program this year includes:

  • FREE Tot High Holiday services open to all young families in our community
  • Junior Congregation Services perfect for kids k-6th grades,
  • Special pricing for Young Adults High Holiday Tickets (ages 18-30)

We would love for you to join our community as we usher in the new year and find a space to reflect amidst a loving community.

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 12
Saturday, September 17
08:00 pm Havdalah & Dessert
09:00 pm Slichot Service
Thursday, September 22
Sunday, September 25
07:30 pm Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
Monday, September 26
09:00 am Tot Rosh Hashanah Service* (for children 5 & under)
10:00 am Rosh Hashanah Service
10:15 am Junior Congregation Service (for grades K-5)
04:00 pm Tashlich at a local park
Friday, September 30
05:00 pm Shabbat Shuvah: Zoom Kabbalat Shabbat Service with Guest Speaker Rabbi Rebecca Gutterman
Tuesday, October 4
07:30 pm Kol Nidre Service
Wednesday, October 5
09:00 am Tot Yom Kippur Service* (for children 5 & under)
10:00 am Yom Kippur Morning Service
10:15 am Junior Congregation Service (for grades K-5)
04:00 pm Yom Kippur Afternoon Service
05:30 pm Yizkor Service 
06:00 pm Neilah Service
*Would you like to join us for Tot Services? Contact the temple office for complimentary tickets!
Please contact our office at office@tikvah.org or (925) 933-5397 to learn more about our High Holiday services.

Guest Tickets

High Holiday tickets are sent if your children are 16 – 25. For children are over the age of 25 and other immediate (parents and siblings) family members, please click HERE to purchase guest tickets.

High Holiday Guest Ticket Pricing
   Youth & Young Adult (Ages 4-30)    $54
   CBT Member Purchasing for Extended Family    $125
   Guest Adult    $300

*For virtual-only guests, there is a suggested donation of $360 for virtual access. ​​​​For members and ticket-purchasers, virtual access is free.

High Holiday FAQs

My child is home from college/ a recent graduate / living at home. Can they join us?
Yes, children under the age of 26 are invited to join us and do not require a guest ticket.

Are we holding a communal Break-the-Fast?
Yes, we will have a potluck Break-the-Fast after Neilah.

Will childcare be available this year?
Yes, childcare will be available for preschool-aged children during our 10:00 am services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Click here to learn more.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the office with any questions or concerns. We are here to help!

Rosh Hashanah Honey Fundraiser

This Rosh Hashanah, consider sending some sweetness to people you love while supporting CBT. We are bringing back the Rosh Hashanah Honey Fundraiser. 8-ounce jars of honey can be purchased for$13 and delivered anywhere in the US with a personalized card. Order before August 1 for free shipping.

Order Your Lulav & Etrog through CBT!

Grown in and shipped from Israel, each set consists of an etrog, lulav (palm branch) with its palm holder, hadissim (myrtle branches), and arovot (willow branches).
A basic guide is included with each set. It will contain a list of all the brochot (blessings) and halochot (laws) of the four species.
Each set costs $45. Click here to place your order by September 16.


Childcare for preschool-aged children will be available for the 10:00 am services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Registration for Rosh Hashanah childcare closes on Friday, September 23 at noon, and registration for Yom Kippur childcare closes on Monday, October 3 at noon. Childcare is $25 per service for one child and $50 per service for two or more children.


Volunteer help is needed for the High Holidays! Please click here to view and submit the volunteer form.

CBT Gift Shop

Have a sweet start to the new year! Contact Kathy Jacobs or Rayna Ravitz to schedule a visit to the CBT gift shop.