Rosh Hashanah Events in Hoboken, Jersey City + Beyond

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The Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah is a time for reflection in order to usher in the Jewish New Year. We have compiled a list of ways to celebrate the High Holy Days locally. Rosh Hashanah is happening this year on Monday, September 6th starting at sundown until sundown Wednesday, September 8th. Read on for all the ways to celebrate Rosh Hashanah this year.

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Hoboken + Jersey City

Services at Temple Beth-El

Temple Beth-El is offering limited admission to attend in-person services regardless of membership status. All attendees must fill out this form and provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination status no later than Tuesday, August 31st. There will be no walk-ins permitted under any circumstances. Capacity and availability for each service are limited. Confirmation will be provided no later than Thursday, September 2nd. Please be sure to identify all family members in your registration. High Holy Day indoor services will also be streamed on YouTube Live here.

Services will take place as follows:

Monday, September 6th

  • – 8PM Erev Rosh Hashanah

Tuesday, September 7th

  • – 10AM Rosh Hashanah I
  • – 1:30PM Shofar & Shmooze on the front steps
  • – 2:30PM Family Services for Rosh Hashanah
  • – 4:30PM Tashlich in Liberty State Park

Wednesday, September 8th

  • – 10AM Rosh Hashanah II

Services at The United Synagogue of Hoboken

The United Synagogue of Hoboken will host a range of services for Rosh Hashanah for people of all ages. Preregistration and proof of COVID-19 vaccination are required for most events. Register here.

Monday, September 6th

  • – 4-5PM Early Childhood Outdoor Family Service for Young Families appropriate for children up to age 7 at
    Church Square Park.
  • – 7PM Erev Rosh Hashanah Evening Service will take place indoors at USH located at 115 Park Avenue in Hoboken.

Tuesday, September 7th

  • – 9:30AM Morning Service, including Shofar blowing, will take place indoors at USH located at 115 Park Avenue in Hoboken.
  • – 3:30-4:45PM USH Learning Center Outdoor Family Service. Event appropriate for ages 8-12. The event will take place outdoors at USH.
  • – 4-5PM Early Childhood Outdoor Family Service for Young Families appropriate for children up to age 7 at Pier A Park.
  • – 5PM Mincha (afternoon service), will take place indoors at USH.
  • – 5:30PM Public Shofar Blowing and Tashlikh at Pier A Park.
  • – 7:00PM Evening Service will take place indoors at USH located at 115 Park Avenue in Hoboken.

Wednesday, September 8th

  • – 9:30AM Morning Service, includes Shofar, will take place indoors at USH located at 115 Park Avenue in Hoboken.
  • – 10AM Early Childhood ZOOM Family Service for Young Families appropriate for children up to age 7 (online only).
  • – 3PM Public Shofar Blowing. The event will take place outdoors at USH, 115 Park Avenue in Hoboken.
  • – 3:30-4:45PM USH Learning Center Outdoor Family. 

Challah Bake with Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City 

Join a Challah Bake hosted by Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City at Antique Loft at Riverview – Penthouse located at 33 Newark Street in Hoboken on Tuesday, August 31st at 7PM. Tickets start at $25. Enjoy craft cocktails and apps as you mix, knead, and shape uniquely round Rosh Hashanah Challahs.

Services at Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City

Chabad Jewish Center servicing the communities of Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken, Union City, and Bayonne will offer services for all the High Holidays.

Rosh Hashanah Dinner with Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City 

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a dinner hosted by Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City at the Canopy by Hilton in Downtown Jersey City on Monday, September 6th at 7:30PM. Tickets start at $50.

Shofar Blowing at Moishe House in Hoboken

Join Moishe House for a Showfar blowing on Tuesday, September 7th at 5:30PM. 

Outdoor Shofar Blowing + Drinks with Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City 

Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City will host an outdoor Shofar blowing + drinks event on Tuesday, September 7th at 6:45PM at The CYP Garden in Downtown Jersey City. The Shofar will be followed by a light buffet dinner.

Shofar and Tashlich with Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City 

Chabad Young Professionals of Hoboken + Jersey City will host 15-minute Shofar & Tashlich services on both days of Rosh Hashanah on Tuesday, September 7th and Wednesday, September 8th in Hoboken + Jersey City. 

Babka Bailout’s Rosh Hashanah Babkas

Order your Rosh Hashanah desserts with Babka Bailout. Rosh Hashanah Round Honey & Apple Babkas are available as well as Rugelach/Babka combo boxes + all the usual delicious treats. Order here

Choc O Pain’s Challah Bread

Choc O Pain Bakery and Cafe in Hoboken + Jersey City are now taking orders for Challah bread in honor of Rosh Hashanah. Preorders are strongly recommended. Order here

Sababa JC’s Rosh Hashanah Rainy Day Activities for Kids

Sababa JC has you covered on how to celebrate Rosh Hashanah with fun activities for kids including DIY holiday cards.

 

Montclair

Rosh Hashanah Dinner at Mikki & Al’s Noshery

Mikki & Al’s Noshery, Montclair’s authentic Jewish Deli, is offering hand carved pastrami, knish, latkes, matzo ball soup and more for Rosh Hashanah. Place your orders here.

 

NYC

High Holiday Dinners + Prayer Services at Chabad Loft

Chabad Loft in Greenwich Village will host Rosh Hashanah dinner on Monday, September 6th at 7PM and Tuesday, September 7th at 7:30PM. Shofar and prayer services will also take place both days starting at 10:30AM.

Manhattan Jewish Experience High Holidays 2021 Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur ReJEWvenate Event

Monday, September 6th through Thursday, September 16th, The Manhattan Jewish Experience will celebrate the High Holidays with services, interactive prayer lectures, singing, and a welcoming atmosphere. West services are made specifically for beginners and Young Jewish Professionals with limited Jewish educational backgrounds. All services are no Hebrew necessary, explanatory, and followed by a Kiddush/refreshment social. Tickets start at $50.

Rosh Hashana Celebration at The Bitter End

Stop by The Bitter End for a Rosh Hashanah celebration on Bleeker Street in NYC on Tuesday, September 7th from 10:30AM to 1PM. Tickets start at $118. The event will feature Rabbi Blane and a Jazz Quintet for the High Holidays. 

 

Wishing all of our Jewish readers a sweet, happy, and healthy New Year!

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Yarleen is a proud Jersey girl with Cuban roots. She’s an actor and freelance writer with an affinity for poetry, astrology, and fried plantains. Born in Jersey City and raised in West New York, where she currently resides, this Hudson county native can usually be found with an Americano in hand, or any caffeinated beverage really. A St. Peter’s University alum with a degree in Communication and Media Culture, Yarleen was News Editor of her college newspaper, while also reporting for the Hudson Reporter and The Jersey Journal. When she’s not on stage, enjoying a new hobby {currently rollerskating}, or typing away on her laptop, you can catch her running along the waterfront listening to the Red Hot Chili Peppers or exploring NYC galleries.