High Holydays

We look forward to greeting the new year with you.  Let the Holydays we are soon to share remind us again and again of just how blessed we are to have each other and this sacred community.

Service Schedule 2023 | 5784

Rosh Hashanah

Erev Rosh Hashanah - Friday, September 15
  • Rosh Hashanah Evening Service – 7:30pm  in the Main Sanctuary

Rosh Hashanah - Saturday, September 16
  • Rosh Hashanah Morning Service – 9:30am in the Main Sanctuary
  • Rosh Hashanah Family Service – 9:30am in the Beit Midrash
  • Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service* – 2:00pm in the Main Sanctuary

*Note: The children's service will be in-person only and wlll not be streamed live. 

Yom Kippur

Erev Yom Kippur - Sunday, September 24
  • Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Evening Service – 7:30pm

Yom Kippur - Monday, September 25
  • Yom Kippur Morning Service – 9:30am in the Main Sanctuary
  • Yom Kippur Family Service – 9:30am in the Beit Midrash
  • Yom Kippur Afternoon Study Session – 11:45am in the Main Sanctuary
  • Yom Kippur Children’s Service* – 2:00pm in the Main Sanctuary
  • Yom Kippur Afternoon Musical Meditation – 3:30pm in the Main Sanctuary
  • Yom Kippur Afternoon – 4:00pm in the Main Sanctuary
  • Yizkor Memorial and Concluding Neilah Services – 5:00pm in the Main Sanctuary
*Note: The children's service will be in-person only and wlll not be streamed live. 

Get Your High Holydays Tickets Here

Join us for the 2023/5784 High Holydays! Tickets are now available online. Click on the button below  for more information on our services and programs.

Service Descriptions

We have a number of different service options to meet your needs – whether you're looking for a traditional adult service, family and children's options, or anything in between.

Family Service in Person
in the Beit Midrash, or via Live Stream

This service is designed to bring the entire family together through music and interactive prayer opportunities. It is tailored to families with children aged 7 and up.

Shabbat Shuvah
Friday, September 22 at 7:30pm

In Person and via Live Stream

Join us for our special Sabbath of Repentance and the first Shabbat of the Jewish New Year. As has been our custom, our congregant and board member Richard Marks will deliver the sermon, this year entitled, “It’s the Journey, Stupid, Not the Destination! A Melodic Midrash, a Lyrical Liturgy." If you have not had the opportunity to attend in the past, you might consider adding it to your 5784 Days of Awe observance.

Children's Service
in person in the Main Sanctuary

This lively service is geared towards families with children ages 6 and under and is open to the whole community (regardless of Temple membership). The service includes singing and storytelling with our entire clergy team.

Musical Meditation
Monday, September 25 - 3:00pm

Our annual Musical Meditation is a beloved part of LBT’s Yom Kippur Afternoon. Come enrich your Yom Kippur experience with the gifts of music and community togetherness.  The Musical Meditation will also be available for viewing online.

Saturday, September 16 - 5:00pm

Will Rogers Beach - Lifeguard Station 7
Join us for one of our most meaningful and spiritual experiences at LBT! As the sun goes down on Rosh Hashanah, our LBT community ventures off to the beach for a Tashlich service, where we symbolically "cast off" our sins (in the form of breadcrumbs) into the water. After the service, please join us for a "bring your own picnic dinner and a beautiful evening at the shore. You won't want to miss it!
Recommended for families with young children

Recommended for adults

Selichot Shabbaton - Embracing Space
Saturday, September 9, 2023

Choose your own adventure from 9:30am-9:30pm with events and activities throughout the day, full of music, learning, contemplation, and connecting, that will lead us into our annual congregational Selichot dinner, program, and service to prepare us for the High Holydays. We are thrilled to feature world renown Jewish musician Noah Aronson as our artist- and scholar-in-residence throughout our Selichot Shabbaton.

Book of Remembrance

The High Holydays will soon be upon us, and as we do every year, we want to provide you with the opportunity to memorialize your loved ones in this year's Book of Remembrance. To ensure that your family members and friends are included in this year's book:

Complete or confirm your form by Tuesday, September 5 to ensure that all names will be included in the book.
To view or download last year's book, click below.

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