High Holy Days 2023

Shanah Tovah! We invite you to spend High Holy Days 5784/2023 with us!

We will be holding in-person services at our building location in the Roland Park Community Center, 5802 Roland Ave, Baltimore MD 21210. We will also be live streaming the services via Zoom.

This year we are excited to hold joint Rosh Hashanah services with East Bank Havurah. We look forward to this opportunity to welcome the coming year together.

Click here for the complete schedule of High Holy Day services & events.

Click here for a message from the Beit Tikvah Leadership Team.

We will have a special Tashlich on Rosh Hashanah 1st Day (September 16).
Tashlich of Temporal Sand Art
Tashlich traditionally involves the casting of bread or stones into a natural body of water in a participatory, communal ceremony. Through this act, each participant distances herself or himself from past sins and harmful patterns, for the sake of a fresh start to the new year. This year for Tashlich at Beit Tikvah, we will create a temporal group art piece using natural sand and stones. The activity will encourage personal reflection, self love and renewal. No artistic skill or experience is required.

COVID Safety: We are fortunate to have a large, airy sanctuary space for our services. Masks are optional. We strongly encourage all attendees to be fully vaccinated for your own safety and that of the larger community. There will be a section reserved in the sanctuary for those who wish to remain masked and socially distanced. Please send in your reservation forms early to guarantee your seat.


Click the links below to reserve your place at Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, add names to our Yizkor (Memorial) Book,  or become a member of Beit Tikvah. Forms can be scanned and emailed to info@beittikvah.org, or sent by regular mail. Donations can be made online via PayPal on our Donate webpage, or by a check mailed with your forms.

There is still time to make your reservation. Please send us your High Holy Day forms (via email or regular mail) as early as possible.

Beit Tikvah Members Reservation Form

Non-Members Reservation Form

Remember Your Loved Ones – Add Their Names to This Year’s Yizkor Book

Become a Member of Beit Tikvah – Beit Tikvah Membership Packet

We look forward to seeing you this High Holy Day season!

The High Holy Day Palette – 5784 (2023)

(Joint Services with East Bank Havurah)

Friday, September 15
            7:00 pm – Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
                        Apples & Honey Dessert Reception following the service.

Saturday, September 16
            9:30 am – Meditation
            10:00 am – Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
            12:30 pm – Tashlich
                        Join us for an ‘artistic’ Tashlich – the ritual of “casting off” old patterns and behaviors that hold us back.
            1:00 pm – Potluck Lunch – Vegan/vegetarian/dairy dishes only. Please list ingredients on homemade dishes.

Sunday, September 17
            11:15 am – Creative Shofar blowing followed by potluck lunch and Tashlich at a stream in the countryside.

(Services led by Rabbi Doug Heifetz)

Sunday, September 24
            6:30 pm – Observance of Yom Kippur Begins
                        Individual lighting of memorial candles in the reception area.
                        Meditative music and private reflection in the sanctuary.
            7:00 pm – Kol Nidre Service
                        Please be in the sanctuary by 6:55 pm. Doors then will be closed and will reopen at the conclusion of the Kol Nidre prayer.

 Monday, September 25
            10:00 am – Yom Kippur Morning Service
            12:00 pm – Yizkor (Memorial) Service
            2:00 pm – Discussion period
            5:00 pm – Yom Kippur Afternoon Service and Closing Service (includes personal prayer time at the Ark)
            7:00 pm – Final sounding of the shofar
            Break Fast Meal following conclusion of services (reservations required)

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