High Holidays
at Chabad of Silver Spring
Message from the Rabbi
We at Chabad of Silver Spring join you in hope and prayer as together we approach the new Jewish year of 5779.
Together we'll listen to the call of the Shofar, taste the sweetness of the Apple-and-Honey, recommit to G‑d on Yom Kippur.
We are hosting Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at 9:00 am each day and at 7:30 am each day. There will be a community meal on the first night of Rosh Hashanah. 
We are accepting names for listing in our Yizkor booklets. A donation of $50 allows for a permanent name listing in our Yizkor book. Click here to add a name. 
Wishing you a happy and sweet New Year!
Rabbi Berel and Chaya Wolvovsky 
 
Service Schedule
Rosh Hashanah Day 1 - September 10
Morning Service: 9:00 am
Shofar Sounding: 11:00 am
Mincha Followed by Tashlich and Maariv: 6:30 pm
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 - September 11
Morning Service: 9:00 am
Shofar Sounding: 11:00 am
Mincha/Maariv: 7:05 pm
Yom Kippur Night - September 18
Fast Begins: 6:54 pm
Mincha: 6:35 pm
Kol Nidrei Services: 6:50 pm
Yom Kippur Day - September 19
Morning Services: 9:00 am
Yizkor Memorial Service: 11:00 am
Mincha: 5:30 pm
Neilah: 6:30 pm
Yom Kippur Ends: 7:50 pm
Join us for services at Chabad of Silver Spring
519 Lamberton Drive
Seat Reservations
The prayers are warm. The melodies are timeless. The people are friendly. The kids have a program. And everyone feels at home. Welcome to high holiday services at Chabad of Silver Spring. Where we already saved you a seat.
Services conducted in English and Hebrew, with simultaneous insights and explanations into the prayers, practices & rituals. Special children’s holiday program & service. Advance RSVP necessary.
Reserved seating is now closed. All are welcome to join us.
 
 
Kids Program
Led by our experienced and energetic group leaders, we will provide fun and educational programs for your children while you attend services. Each group will enjoy age appropriate games, stories, discussions, prayers and songs. Snacks will be served. We also have babysitting for children ages 2 and under. Specific room assignments for children's programs will be announced closer to Rosh Hashanah.
Kids Program is from 10:00 am - 1:30pm.
 
Tashlich
In the late afternoon of Rosh Hashana, the entire community joins together in a proud processional for the observance of Tashlich. Representing the themes of renewal and rejuvenation, this tradition also has a way of demonstrating a spirit of communal solidarity as young and old march and sing together while en route to perform a fascinating mitzvah.
Mincha will be at 5:45 pm on September 10 followed by Tashlich and Maariv.
 
Holiday Meal
Please join us for our wonderful Rosh Hashanah dinner full of inspiration, traditions, and delicious food. The dinner will be held at the Wolvovskys' home, 11528 Lovejoy Street.
Sunday, September 9
Evening Services 7:00 pm followed by the meal at 8:00 pm
$36 per person | $20 for children ages 2-12
We cannot take any more reservations for this event at this time.
 
 
Appeal
Increase your generosity of Tzedakah (charity) during the High Holiday season. "Repentance, Prayer and Charity take away the severity of the decree".
 
Holiday Guide
High Holiday Prep
Rosh Hashanah megasite
Recipes
Yom Kippur megasite
Holiday times
E-Cards
 
High Holiday Picks
The High Holidays is a time when we reflect the past year, and affirm our membership for the incoming year in the Jewish nation. Take a few moments and read some interesting and new handpicked High Holiday features from our site. You’ll find something to share with your family, and perhaps gain a new perspective on the high holidays.