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Ner Tamid Synagogue

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Our Mission: To connect Jews to Torah and to each other.

We are a community where tradition is felt, compassion practiced, nature appreciated, perspective gained, and friendships formed. Through services and the study of Torah, through activities and social gatherings, through the Learning Center, we rise to our higher selves, individually and together.

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The High Holiday Schedule of Services




Selichot at the Rabbi’s House

Saturday, 9/24


Erev Rosh Hashanah

Sunday, 10/2


Rosh Hashanah-Day 1

Monday, 10/3


Tashlich at Lake Poway

Monday, 10/3


Rosh Hashanah-Day 2

Tuesday, 10/4


Kol Nidrei

Tuesday, 10/11


Yom Kippur

Wednesday, 10/12


Break the Fast

Wednesday, 10/12



Monday, 10/17


Sukkot Family Service

Wednesday, 10/19


Shemini Atzeret

Monday, 10/24



Monday, 10/24


Simchat Torah

Wednesday, 10/26











Your Complete Guide to the High Holidays 5777

You can sign up for many of the High Holiday honors yourself, at (   This way you can choose what you’d like to do and when you’d like to attend services. First come, first served.

We offer babysitting from 9:30am-12:30pm on Rosh Hashanah Day 1 and Yom Kippur.  If you would like to take advantage of this service, the cost is $20/day per child.  Children will be provided with supervised play, activities and a snack for children aged 18 mos. (with a diaper bag and supplies) to 5 years.   The deadline for reservations is Friday, September 30th at 5pm.

We offer kids' programming with Morah Rivka from 10:30-12:30 on Rosh Hashanah Day 1 and Yom Kippur.

The new MuSaF 12:30-1:00pm: On Rosh Hashanah Day 1, the kids will go from Morah Rivka to the Sanctuary for the end of the Service: Music, Shofar blasts, Family-friendly.

If you’d like extra High Holiday tickets for family or friends, call or email the office at or 858-513-8330. 

Get your Lulov and Etrog set here!  They are the same price as last year: $45, but this year they are the deluxe set. Please include your phone number with your payment so we can call you to pick them up.  Deadline is September 30th at 5pm.

Break the Fast, to follow the service on Yom Kippur at approximately 7pm will be catered by John Baylin again this year.  The cost is $25 per person.  Please place your reservations by September 30th at 5pm.

Finally, if you had the names of those you would like to remember in the Book of Remembrance last year, we will use the same names this year, unless you correct the list and send it to us. No phone calls please.  The cost is $5 per name.  (The Yizkor prayer states that you give tsedakah for each name.)

Wed, 28 September 2016 25 Elul 5776