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     Save the date: Rosh Hashanah 5781 (2021)                 begins at sundown on September 6!Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Service Times                &n


Join us over Zoom or YouTube for inspiring services led by Cantor Alex Eidman and Congregational Leader Alex Matthews

Stream any of our High Holiday Services on YouTube here.

Please contact Congregational Leader Alex Matthews or Synagogue Administrator Marie Katzen for Zoom links to join services.  

Rosh Hashanah Eve - Friday, September 18
Evening Services, beginning with candle lighting at 6:00 p.m.

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - Saturday, September 19
Morning Services at 9:30 a.m.
Services on Day 1 will include the Morning Service, Torah Service and sermon
Children’s Services 9 a.m.
Junior Congregation with Morah Joan (4th -7th Grades)
Young Children's Services with Moreh Noa (K-3rd Grades)
**Please note, there will be no Shofar or Tashlich on day 1 out of respect for Shabbat
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - Sunday, September 20
Services begin at 9:30 a.m.
Shofar at approximately 10:15 a.m
Services on Day 2 will include the Torah Service, Shofar Service, sermon and Mussaf
Additional in Person Shofar Service at 4pm, location TBA.
Yom Kippur Eve - Sunday, September 27
Kol Nidrei Services at 6:30 p.m. 
Yom Kippur Day - Monday, September 28
Morning Services and Torah Service will begin at 9:30 a.m.
We will take a one hour break around 11:30
Sermon, Yizor and Musaf will begin at 12:30 p.m.
Children’s Services 9 a.m.
Junior Congregation with Morah Joan (4th-7th Grades)
Young Children's Services with Morah Shira (K-3rd Grades)
Afternoon services will begin at 5 p.m.
Neilah at 6:00 p.m.
Shofar and havdalah service at 7:10, fast ends at 7:11 p.m.
The Machzor (High Holiday Prayer Book) will be available for full digital download and through screen sharing.  If you are interested in borrowing a hard copy, fill out this form.


Yom Kippur Appeal donations can be made at:

There is no additional charge to attend High Holiday Services if you are a member of Ahavas Achim.



For non-members of Congregation Ahavas Achim

Shanah Tovah!

We are so glad that you have made us your home for the High Holidays.  We hope that Congregation Ahavas Achim has provided a meaningful and welcoming environment for you and your family.  We look forward to seeing you throughout the year at services, Adult Ed classes, holiday celebrations and at our programs and social events. 

If you are not a member the requested donation is:

Individual: $180

Family: $324

Please take this opportunity to use your seat donation toward your annual membership at Congregation Ahavas Achim.  If interested please email:

You can make your donation via credit card at:


Or you can send a check to:

Congregation Ahavas Achim

Attn: High Holiday

53 ½ Washington St

Newburyport, MA 01950


May we all be blessed with a year filled with Torah, happiness and life! Amen.

Sun, May 9 2021 27 Iyyar 5781