High Holy Days

Not going home for the High Holy Days? Hillel invites students and all members of the USC community to celebrate with us, bringing in the holidays with song and reflection, and moving us towards teshuva (repentance) for the new year. Services are led by Rabbi Ashley Berns-Chafetz and Rabbinic Intern Jeff Stombaugh. Please review the holiday schedule and select the number of meals for which you will be joining us.

Service and meals are FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS, suggested meal donation of $10.

Faculty and community members meals and services are $54 per day (Or $36 per day for services only)

Students: Reserve Your Spot Here | Community Members: Purchase Tickets Here.

(Please note all services and meals take place at USC Hillel)


Date Event Time
Rosh Hashanah Schedule
Wed., Sept. 20 Erev Rosh HaShanah Dinner 5:30 pm
Candle Lighting 6:34 pm
Erev Rosh HaShanah Services 6:45 pm
Thu., Sept. 21 Rosh HaShanah Day 1 Services 10:00 am
Rosh HaShanah Luncheon 12:30 pm
Fri., Sept. 22 Rosh HaShanah Day 2 Services 10:00 am
Rosh HaShanah Luncheon 12:30 pm

Yom Kippur Schedule

Fri., Sept. 29 Pre-Kol Nidre Dinner 5:30 pm
Candle Lighting 6:22 pm
Kol Nidrei Services 6:30 pm
Sat., Sept. 30 Services 10:00 am
Yizkor Service 12:30 pm
Meditation 1:30 pm
USC Hillel is Open 2:00-6:15 pm
Mincha Service 6:15 pm
Ne’ilah Service 6:50 pm
Breaking of the Fast Dinner 7:15 pm

Sukkot – Shabbat in the Sukkah!

Fri., Oct. 6 Services 6:00 pm
Dinner 7:00 pm

Simchat Torah Celebration!

Fri., Oct. 13 Shabbat Services 6:00 pm
Dinner and Celebration 7:00 pm

Students: Reserve Your Spot Here | Community Members: Purchase Tickets Here.