High Holidays

Or Zarua is proud to offer our third annual full High Holiday Services for the New Year of 2019/5780 at Old Haverford Friends Meeting House

High Holiday tickets FREE for Or Zarua members!

Priority for High Holiday tickets given to OZ members.

High Holiday tickets are non-transferable.

High Holidays 2019/ 5780

Rosh Hashanah Monday, September 30

and Tuesday, October 1

Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Tuesday, October 8

Yom Kippur Day Wednesday, October 9

Our Or Zarua High Holiday services will balance traditional High Holiday melodies, Torah readings, prayers, Kavanot and Divrei Torah with innovative, meaningful ways of being together including poetry, song, learning, movement, discussion, and meditation, led by Rabbi Shelly and many members of our co-constructed Or Zarua community.

SERVICES ARE FREE FOR OR ZARUA MEMBERS! High Holiday Ticket Priority given to OZ members.


Services will be held at Old Haverford Friends Meeting House, 235 E. Eagle Road, Havertown, PA 19083.

Rosh Hashanah Day 1, Monday, September 30, 2019

9:15 - 9:45 AM Family Services

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Services

Followed by Potluck Lunch at Old Haverford Friends Meeting House

3:30 PM Tashlich at the home of Shelly Kessler and John Farrar - Bring your breadcrumbs!

Rosh Hashanah Day 2, Tuesday, October 1, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Services followed by Kiddush

Kol Nidre, Tuesday, October 8, 2019

6:15 Kol Nidre Service - Bring Canned goods and non-perishables for Upper Darby Food Pantry

Yom Kippur, Wednesday, October 9, 2019

9:15 -9:45 AM Family Services

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Service with Yizkor

5:30 PM Minchah and Neilah

7:15 PM Shofar Blowing

Followed by Potluck Break-Fast at Old Haverford Friends Meeting House