High Holy Days at Congregation Beth Israel
2017 High Holy Days schedule and details coming!
Welcome to Congregation Beth Israel. All are welcomed for the High Holy Days, but tickets are required for security purposes. For non-members there is a suggested donation for tickets, however no one is turned away. Please understand that there are additional expenses for holding High Holy Day services.
Click here for detailed information and schedules for holiday events. This document will have also ticket information for non-members (page 5), Book of Life information (page 6), youth holiday schedules (page 7), child care request forms (page 8), and worthy cause donations (page 9).
Frequently Asked Questions
If I am a member at another temple and will be in Carmel for the High Holy Days, can I attend Congregation Beth Israel Services?
Yes. Have your Temple Administrator fax us a letter to us indicating that you are a member in good standing to 831.624.4786, attention CBI Administrator.
I am a member of Congregation Beth Israel and I will be out of town for the High Holy Days. May I attend services at another temple?
Yes. Reciprocity is available for members in good standing who are planning to attend services out of town. Contact our Temple office at 831.624.2015 to request a that a letter of good standing be sent to the Union of Reform Judaism (URJ) Temple you will be attending.
If I resigned my membership, may I still attend services as a non-member?
Yes, resigned member may purchase High Holy Day tickets at the non-member rate. Membership can also be reinstated. Please contact Temple Administrator Alethea Horne at 831.624.2015, extension 13 for more information.
I am a college student. Do I need a ticket?
Current college students, (including non-members) are eligible for free High Holy Day tickets. College students must possess a VALID college photo I.D. or course schedule. A State I.D. is required if student I.D. lacks a photo. Tickets may be picked up in advance or a will-call before services.
I am in the military. Do I need a ticket?
Enlisted military and their family, (including non-members) are eligible for free High Holy Day tickets. Military Personnel students must possess a VALID military photo I.D. Tickets may be picked up in advance or a will-call before services.
I am in my 20s and my parents are members. Does Congregation Beth Israel offer anything special for me?
Adult children of Temple members finished with college, who are not living at home may purchase a ticket. The suggested donation is $36.00.
Where will parking be available?
Free parking will be available at Congregation Beth Israel main and lower parking lot. Directional parking valets will be on hand before Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services.