Your Guide to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in Minneapolis
Rosh Hashanah, which translates as "head of the year", is the Jewish New Year. A time for inner renewal and divine atonement, this holiday falls days before Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in Judaism and the official Day of Atonement. Just 10 days apart, Minneapolis has various resources and events available to those observing these holy holidays.
Last Updated: 9/9/22
Each year Rosh Hashanah is observed on different days, with the 2022 Rosh Hashanah celebrations beginning at sundown on September 25th and ending at sundown on September 27th. Traditional practices include High Holy Day services, Tashlich services, and the customary consumption of a new fruit - a symbol of newness. Just ten days later, from sunrise on October 4th to sundown on October 5th, the Jewish community will also be celebrating Yom Kippur. Customs of Yom Kippur include fasting and traditional services such as the Kol Nidrei and Neila services. Resources in Minneapolis include Jewish centers, synagogues and other holy day events.
Synagogues and Jewish Centers in Minneapolis and the Metro Area
Mayim Rabim Congregation | Reconstructionist
4401 York Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Shir Tikvah | Reform
5000 Girard Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419
Temple Israel | Reform
2324 Emerson Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55405
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Jewish Centers and Other Resources
Chabad U of M - The Rohr Center for Jewish Student Life
1121 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Sabes Jewish Community Center
4330 Cedar Lake Rd, St Louis Park, MN 55416
St. Paul Jewish Community Center
1375 St Paul Ave, St Paul, MN 55116
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Events
September 21, 2022
Sip. Knead. Repeat. Enjoy drinks and bites as we mix, knead, and shape uniquely round Rosh Hashana Challahs. We are joined by Sha'arim + Gateways which welcomes YA with disabilities
in our Minneapolis community, a wonderful opportunity to bake challah together in honor of the upcoming year.
September 25, 2022
Please register by Friday Sept 23 . Registration will close Friday evening before Shabbat.
Shofar in the Park
Chabad will be providing “Shofar Blowing Ceremonies” at public outdoor locations throughout Minneapolis within walking distance of the respective local Chabad Rabbi.
A complete schedule of locations and times are available below:
4:00 pm | Fern Hill Park - St Louis Park
5:00 pm | Mayflower Park - Minnetonka
5:30 pm | Chabad U of M - Minneapolis Campus
6:00 pm | Lake Camelot Park - Plymouth, MN
6:00 pm | Lake of the Isles - Uptown, Minneapolis
7:00 pm | Loring Park - Minneapolis
September 26, 2022
You’re invited to the sweetest event in town! A warm, inspiring, decadent Rosh Hashana Holy hour, exclusively for young Jewish professionals, in the heart of Minneapolis. Bring on this new year together with the ultimate unity and joy! Shofar Blowing, Cocktails and a Buffet.
High Holidays At Chabad Minneapolis
IT'S NOT JUST A SERVICE, IT'S AN EXPERIENCE! ALL ARE WELCOME.
Join us for engaging, inspiring and easy to follow services in a warm and inclusive atmosphere. Services will be interspersed with explanations and page guidance. Whether you've been going to Synagogue since childhood or this is your first time, you will feel right at home! With a learner's service, children's service and more there's something for everyone.
September 26 & 27, 2022
9:30am both days
Young Jewish Professional Minneapolis | 3017 James Ave S, Minneapolis
An uplifting participatory service for those who desire a High Holiday experience. Led by Rabbi Sholom Brook and Cantor Mordechai Greisman. The services are interactive and full of commentary, humor, stories, and contemporary messages blended with timeless melodies.
English/Hebrew books provided.FREE but Please RSVP to reserve your seat!