Join the Vilna for non-denominational, egalitarian, High Holiday services run by Havurah on the Hill. Led by Rabbi Ben Lanckton and Deborah Melkin, services are conducted in Hebrew with English readings, with explanations and teachings throughout the rituals. Services are community-led with a variety of familiar melodies and tunes for both new-comers and seasoned attendees. If you are interested in family services, please click here.
For children's/family services, please click here.
Thank you to our High Holiday Sponsors: Larry Green, the Greenfield Family, Gail and Marcel Korn, and the Sager Family.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
6:15 PM: Erev Rosh Hashanah Services
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
9:30 AM -1:00 PM: Rosh Hashanah services, followed by Taschlich at the Charles River.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
9:30 AM -11:30: AM Rosh Hashanah services
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
5:45 PM: Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre
Doors Close at 6:00 PM
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
9:30 AM: Yom Kippur services
2:30 PM: Discussion class (in lieu of minchah): Is G-d All Good, All Powerful, All Knowing, or All Three?
5:45 PM: Yom Kippur Concluding Service, Ne'i1ah, followed by community break fast
The Vilna and Havurah on the Hill will never turn anyone away for inability to pay. If you would like to attend but finances are of concern, please email Director of Communications and Community Outreach Lynne Krasker Schultz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Havurah on the Hill:
Havurah on the Hill at the Vilna Shul is a non-denominational, egalitarian minyan for Jews in their 20s and 30s in the Boston area. HOH meets at the Vilna Shul in Beacon Hill, the last remaining immigrant-era synagogue building in downtown Boston and hosts monthly Kabbalat Shabbat services as well as other special holiday celebrations throughout the year.
Please visit our "Getting Here" page for more information on parking and transportation.