High Holiday Services – A sweet New Year is sweeter WITH YOU!  The High Holidays are just around the corner. Join us for our profound, meaningful Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services.  We offer our services for free to the public, but deeply appreciate your minimum donation of $72 per guest or more so that we can continue to serve the community with our religious and educational programs.

RSVP Essential! Call 436-4900 or [click here] to register.

Wednesday, September 24 at 7pm for Erev Rosh HaShanah Services. • Thursday, September 25 at 10am for Rosh HaShanah Services • The Center, 401 S. Maryland Pkway. MAP

Friday, September 26 Tashlich & Picnic • Sunday, September 28 Kever Dorot.

Friday, October 3 at 7pm for Kol Nidre Services • Saturday, October 4 at 10am for Yom Kippur Services • The Center, 401 S. Maryland Pkway. MAP

We look forward to welcoming you and your loved ones to our spiritual, warm, and wonderful High Holiday Services here in Las Vegas!

Here’s more information on all of our related Days of Awe programming!

High Holiday Services and Programs Offered to the Public

hosted by Congregation P’nai Tikvah


AREA, August 18, 2014—Congregation P’nai Tikvah is offering free High Holiday programs and services to the public as a way to welcome, engage, and connect with the Jewish community’s unaffiliated, Nellis AFB Jewish servicemen and women, college students, and Las Vegas visitors. Services will be held at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89101 on Erev Rosh HaShanah Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00pm; Rosh HaShanah Thursday, September 25 at 10:00am; Kol Nidre – Yom Kippur evening Fri, October 3 at 7:00pm; and Yom Kippur Saturday, October 4th at 10:00am. Rabbi Yocheved Mintz will be joined by Cantor Marla Goldberg, along with the Congregation’s choir “Voices of Hope” under the direction of Dr. Ellen Royer with musical accompaniment by William Chenoweth for a deeply spiritual, reflective, and meaningful program. A special program on Yom Kippur afternoon will feature insightful topics.

The public is urged to support the synagogue’s High Holiday free services and educational and outreach efforts through donations with a minimum suggested donation of $72 per guest. It is through this generosity, that one of the smallest local congregations is able to make services available for all.

In addition to religious services, special educational programs are held at nominal cost to enhance the season including — High Holiday Workshop  “Hi Ho It’s Off to Work We Go” on Sun., Sept. 7, 1:00 to 4:00pm; Challah Bake-a-thon on Sun., Sept. 14, 1:00 to 3:00pm; and a special program in preparation for the holidays – Havdallah & Slichot Under the Stars on Sat. Eve, Sept. 20, 7:00pm.


Further details are available and reservations can be made by calling (702) 436-4900 or through the synagogue’s website at pnaitikvahlv.org.

The August and September Calendar of services and programs is filled with many opportunities to refresh, renew, and re-soul and follows here:

High Holiday Services and Programs

Elul Preparations (Elul is the Hebrew name for the month that precedes the month of Tishrei when Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur take place) 


Date:                       Fri., Sept. 5, 6:30pm & 7:30pm

What:                     Shabbat Services

Location:               Kraft Sussman Chapel, 3975 S Durango Drive, Suite 104

Details:                  6:30pm Tot Shabbat; 7:30pm – Kabbalat & Maariv Shabbat Services

FREE to the Public. More info (702) 436-4900 or pnaitikvah.org.


Date:                       Sat., Sept. 6, 10:00am

What:                     Torah Study   

Location:               Rabbi’s Home

Details:                  Call for Information and RSVP required (702) 436-4900

FREE to the Public. Donations are urged.


Date:                       Sun., Sept. 7, 1:00 to 4:00pm

What:                     High Holiday Workshop  “Hi Ho It’s Off to Work We Go”

The Days of Awe are a powerful opportunity for assessment, repair, change, and growth. Enhance your high holiday experience and  deepen your spiritual connections by learning how to use the structure of services for personal and communal growth.

Location:               Rabbi’s Home

Details:                  Call for Information and RSVP Required (702) 436-4900.

$10 for CPT Members; $18 for non-members.


Date:                       Sun., Sept. 14, 1:00 to 3:00pm

What:                     Challah Bake-a-thon

Come to the home of Rabbi Mintz to participate in the “Challah Bake-a-thon.” These creative challot will be served at our Rosh HaShanah Services and Yom Kippur Break-the-Fast.  

Location:               Rabbi’s Home

Details:                  Call for Information and reservations required­­ (702) 436-4900.


Date:                       Sat. Eve, Sept. 20, 7:00pm

What:                     Havdallah & Slichot Under the Stars –

The first wake-up call sounds with this deeply profound experience that sets the stage for change and a return to the essence of why we are here – to repair the world and relationships around us.

Location:               Rabbi’s Home

Details:                  Havdallah Reflections, Wine & Desserts

FREE to the Public;.Donations Urged. Reservations required

RSVP (702) 436-4900.


Days of Awe Programs (also known as the High Holidays)

Date:                       Wed., Sept. 24 • 7:00pm and Thurs., Sept.25  • 10:00am

What:                     Rosh HaShanah Services

Location:               The Center, 401 S, Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Details:                  FREE to the Public; Donations Urged; Reservations Required

Call: (702) 436-4900 or pnaitikvah.org


Date:                       Fri., Sept. 26 • 5:00pm

What:                     Tashlich Kabbalat Shabbat Picnic in the Park                                  

Location:               Sunset Park

Details:                  FREE to the public; Reservations required, call: (702) 436-4900.


Date:                       Sun., Sept. 28

What:                     Kever Dorot

Location:               Various Jewish Cemeteries

Details:                  Call: (702) 436-4900.


 Date:                      Fri., Oct. 3 • 7:00pm and Sat., Oct. 4 • 10:00am

What:                     Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur                                                     

Special Afternoon Program. Yom Kippur afternoon will feature guests. Yizkor will take place during the mincha services after 4:00pm Yom Kippur afternoon. An informal break-the-fast immediately after N’eilah (the end of services) will also take place.

Location:               The Center, 401 S, Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Details:                  FREE to the Public. Donations urged. Reservations required.

Call: (702) 436-4900 or visit pnaitikvah.org.                                         



About Congregation P’nai Tikvah  – Rekindling the Jewish Spirit. Congregation P’nai Tikvah is the only Reconstructionist/Renewal synagogue in Nevada. The community’s mission is to “Rekindle the Jewish Spirit” through meaningful spiritual and educational Jewish programming to the Las Vegas Valley through Torah (learning), Tefillah (prayer), Tzedakah (charity), and Kehillah (community). Serving the Jewish Community of Henderson, Green Valley, and greater Las Vegas, Congregation P’nai Tikvah is a joyful warm, welcoming spiritual home for all who are seeking a meaningful Jewish life, blending creativity and innovation with tradition.

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