Berkeley Community High Holiday Services 5775

Invitation to Celebrate the Jewish New Year

Attention 2014/5775 Services Attendees:
This year our expenses of $23,225 outpaced our donations of $18,500.
As of April 21 WE STILL HAVE A DEFICIT OF $4,750.

Please donate securely online or by sending a check today to the JCC-East Bay,
1414 Walnut St., Berkeley CA 94709,
Referencing the "HHDS" to help us remain in this location in future years.
Unless we cover this deficit we won't be able to hold services
at the JCC-East Bay in 2015.


All are welcome. No tickets required. Indoor & outdoor seating was available.

Donations welcome by mail or securely online

2014/5775 Service Schedule

Rosh Hashanah   Yom Kippur
September 24 September 25 October 3 October 4
Wednesday Night Thursday Friday Night Saturday
Erev Rosh Hashana First Day Kol Nidre Yom Kippur



~ 8:30-9pm





Cellist Nancy Allen plays Kol Nidre


Torah ~ Noon

Yitzkor ~ 12:30

Film & Discussion
> 2pm

Study Session

6:30 - 7:30
Closing and communal Shofar blowing (bring yours)

Followed by Community Break-The-Fast
after sundown

Download 5775-2014 flyer with services information here. /PDF/5775_highholy_letter-flyer_web.pdf

We're co-presenting two films at the SF Jewish Film Festival this August
when it comes to the California Theater in Berkeley:

ABOVE AND BEYOND: The Formation of the Israeli Air Force
Sunday, August 3rd 2:15PM

Wednesday, August 6th, 8:45pm

Thank you for supporting these two films through the SF Jewish Film Festival.

A special thank you for your generosity to our 2013 campaign.
THANK YOU! We met our obligations and were able to upgrade our microphones too!

Thank you to all who contributed to our 2012 campaign,
wherein we did cover expenses and downpaid our debt. THANK YOU!

Thank you for joining us in worship at our annual free
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services
in Berkeley in September, 2011.

We were shy ~$3,000
for the 2011 services.
Your continued donations help us remain at the JCC
as we make up this deficit going forward.
Thank you for giving.

Tax letters went out
at the end of February, 2011
to all 2010 donors.

Download a copy of the letter here.


We broke even the previous year,
raising $20,320.99
to cover expenses for our 2010 services.