September 2017 -- Elul 5777 -  Tishri 5778,  Volume 23, Issue 9

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Chabad of Pelham Welcomes the Community for the High Holidays

Chabad of Pelham invites the community to celebrate Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur with them at a number of special events throughout the holiday season.

Rosh Hashana heralds the beginning of the Jewish New Year and begins this year at sundown on Wednesday, September 20 and extends until nightfall on Friday, September 22.


Chabad of Pelham offers a meaningful and inspiring High Holiday service with the sounds of the traditional Shofar. Their user-friendly services are set in a in a warm, welcoming and non-judgmental atmosphere, ensuring a meaningful experience for both the beginner and the advanced. Song, commentary and the use of English-Hebrew prayer books invite those on all levels of Hebrew-reading, or those unfamiliar with the prayers to become active participants.


 A fun kids program will keep children of all ages entertained, ensuring the whole family can enjoy the High Holiday experience together. In addition, a special family shofar service will take place on Friday afternoon September 22.


 Chabad of Pelham is hosting a community dinner on Wednesday evening, September 20th, with a delicious four course meal featuring traditional holiday foods.


“We’re excited to bring a number of services that cater to all different ages, from children, to seniors to the local community, giving everyone an opportunity to celebrate the high holidays as a family and as a community,” said Rabbi Levi Groner, co-director of Chabad Pelham along with his wife, Chaya Groner.


In addition to the Rosh Hashana Services, Chabad of Pelham is hosting meaningful, prayer services on Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur begins this year after sundown on Friday, September 29 and extends until nightfall on Saturday, September 30.


Services are free of charge and no membership is necessary. For more information about Chabad of Pelham’s service times and location, or to reserve a space, visit or contact Rabbi Groner directly at 914 295 2699 or


Since 2013, Chabad of Pelham offers Jewish education, outreach and social service programs for families and individuals of all ages in the lower Westchester area. Their regular programming includes weekly study classes, Shabbat meals, children’s playgroups, family holiday programs and more. To learn more about their past events and to sign up for their newsletter to learn about future events, visit