Rabbi's Message

We at Shanghai Jewish Center join you in hope and prayer as together we approach the new Jewish year of 5780.

Celebrate the High Holidays among friends and connect with your inner self.

Do not pay to pray. 
A kippah and prayer book will be provided for you.Services will be interspersed with explanations and page guidance.In short, you will feel at home.


To join us for
Rosh Hashanah Dinner

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Service Schedule

Rosh Hashanah Evening // Sept. 29

Candle lighting: 5:25 p.m.
Mincha prayer: 5:30 p.m.
Holiday Services: 6:00 p.m.

Rosh Hashanah Day 1 // Sept. 30

Preliminary Prayers: 9:30am
Morning Service: 10:00am
Shofar Sounding: 11:30am

Holiday Kiddush Lunch: 12:45pm

Mincha Prayer Service: 5:15pm
followed by Tashlich (at the water's edge)

Rosh Hashanah 2nd Night // Sept. 30

Candle lighting After: 6:17 PM
Evening Services: 6:30 pm
Holiday Dinner: 7:00pm
(Dinner reservation is necessary)
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Rosh Hashanah Day 2 // Oct. 01

Preliminary Prayers: 9:30am Morning Service: 10:00am
Shofar Sounding: 11:30am

Holiday Kiddush Lunch: 12:45pm Mincha:   1:15pm

Fabreingen 5:00 p.m.
followed by Arvit and Havdala

Holiday ends 6:16



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 the "Shanghai Jewish Center" Synagogue. 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.

Advanced RSVP recommended.



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.

Programs runs from 11:00am to 1:00pm



Holiday Meals


Please join us for our wonderful High Holiday Meals full of inspiration, traditions and delicious food.

Let us know if you will be joining us for the meals by filling out the online reservation form.

Thank you in advance and looking forword to celebrating with you.



Holiday Appeal


Increase your generosity of tzedakah (charity) during the High Holiday season. 

Participation in all High Holiday programs is free.

Consider a donation to help cover the costs of these and other wonderful and vital programs that the Jewish Center brings to the community.