High Holidays

The High Holy Days are fast approaching and Penn State Hillel offers a variety of ways for you to participate.  We hope you will join us for one of our prayer services (Led by Rabbi Danielle Leshaw), a Holiday meal, or apply for JEWPAC and observe the holidays in your own way!

RSVP is required for ALL of our events.  All of our services and meals are FREE to students. For community members, our meals and services costs $36. All services and meals will take place in the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center. Please follow the links below to reserve your spot!

Rosh Hashanah Dinner/Services Students RSVP Here  |  Rosh Hashanah Dinner/Services Community Members RSVP Here 

Yom Kippur Services/Break-fast Students RSVP Here | Yom Kippur Services/Break-fast Community Members RSVP Here 

Our 2018 High Holidays schedule is listed below and can also be found our events page.

Services will be a mix of Hebrew prayers and songs and English readings. Rosh Hashanah Dinner will be catered by a local catering company with Kosher-Style and Kosher-certified options (please see RSVP to let us know your dietary needs and preferences). Yom Kippur break fast will be in partnership with Chabad and will be a kosher meal.

Erev Rosh HaShanah (September 9)
7:00PM Evening Service
8:00PM Dinner
Rosh HaShanah (September 10)
10:00AM Morning Service 
7:00PM Evening Service
Kol Nidre Service (September 18)
7:00PM
Yom Kippur Morning Service (September 19)
10:00AM 
Yizkor Service (September19)
12:15PM
Neilah Service (September 19)
7:00PM
Break the Fast -Co Sponsored with Chabad–Free Meal! (September 19)
8:00PM