High Holy Days at USC Hillel
Welcome to USC Hillel's High Holy Day Hub! As a way to promote spiritual growth while apart these Holy Days, this portal can be used as a companion to your personal observance. Scroll down to find programs hosted by USC Hillel students and professionals exclusive for Jewish Trojans and service streams hosted by local synagogues and Hillel International for the greater Jewish community.
Student Meals & Treats
for Pick Up:
Kol Nidre, Sunday, 9/27
5:30 PM & 8:30 PM
The Highest Kol Nidre
Join your Hillel family to observe Yom Kippur as a connected community, online. Light candles, savor some music, and welcome the holiday with purpose and intention. Sign up here.
Yom Kippur, Monday (9/28)
7:00 & 10:00 AM
In the Book: Yom Kippur Reform Style Service
Spiritually uplifting Reform-style services led by master prayer-weaver Rabbi Nikki Deblosi, PhD and singer-songwriter Maya Elise, featuring students and special guests from around the world. Join here.
Beyond the Book: A Nontraditional Service
An audacious take on the High Holidays with some of the greatest thinkers, artists, authors and musicians of today. Join here.
3:00 PM & 6:00 PM
A Soulful Yizkor & Neilah
As Yom Kippur draws to a close and the gates of prayer and repentance begin to shut, we take a moment to reflect on those who we have lost, while focusing on the people we want to become and the kind of world we want to help create. Join here.
Yom Kippur Resources
Feast before the Fast
Host a pre-fast dinner for your 'bubble'. We'll provide the necessities including a Trader Joes or Instacart credit.
Partner Organizations & Synagogues
Jewish Graduate Student Initiative (JGSI)'s Un-Services:
Yom Kippur Casual Service
Sunday, Sept. 18, 5pm
Short, meaningful prayers and discussion.
Atid & Sinai Temple
Join Atid for a virtual and meaningful High Holiday experience designed for and by Jewish Young Professionals.
Stephen Wise Temple
Join Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback and the Stephen Wise team for inspiring reform services
"This year our clergy and davening team will be streaming heart-opening, soul-stretching music and sermons from the rooftop of Shalhevet right into your living room, or garage or backyard!"