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High Holidays 2021

Rosh Hashanah- September 6th - September 8th, 2021

Yom Kippur- September 15th - 16th, 2021

Spend the High Holidays with us

The West Side Sephardic Synagogue welcomes everyone during the Yamim Noraim. The prayers of Rosh hashana and Yom Kippur will take place at our new location - 120 West 76th Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam, New York, NY 10023.
NO charge, everyone is welcome. 

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This year again, we are delighted to have the best Hazzanim team in town in the long lineage of our cherished Sephardic tradition

Babysitting services will be available

Monday, September 6th - Rosh Hashana 

-7.02pm Candle lighting
-6.30pm Mincha /Arvit

Tuesday, September 7th - 1st day of Rosh Hashana 

-8am Shaharit
-10:30am Shofar
-6.30pm Mincha followed by Tashlich
-7.30pm Arvit
-8.00pm Candle Lighting after 8:00pm

Wednesday, September 8th - 2nd day of Rosh Hashana 

-8am Shaharit
-10:30am Shofar
-7.30pm Mincha /Arvit
-8.07pm Havdalah 

Thursday, September 9th - Tsom Gedaliah (Fast of Gedaliah) 

-5:18am Beginning of fast
-7:34pm Fast ends

Friday, September 10th - Shabbat Shuva

-6.55pm Candle lighting
-7pm Mincha /Arvit

Saturday,  September 11th - Shabbat Shuva

-9am Shaharit
-6.45pm Mincha /Arvit
-8.02pm Havdala


Wednesday, September 15th - Erev Yom Kippur

-2:30pm Minha & Hatarat Nedarim
-6:47pm Candle lighting
-7pm Fast begins
-7.15pm Lecha Eli
-7.30pm Kol Nidre


Thursday, September 16th - Yom Kippur

-8:00am Shaharit
-11am Musaf
-4:00pm Minha
-6:20pm Neila
-7:53pm Yom Kippur ends, Shofar, Arvit, Havdalah and Birkat Halevana  


More information

Yamim Noraim is a very special time at WSSS. The tefillot are beautiful and always sung in unison. We are proud this year to continue our annual policy of inviting all Jews to join us for prayer services. We want you to find a home in our community.

If you have any questions about High Holiday Services, please email

Child Care

Child care will be providing during Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur at no charge.

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