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High Holiday Events and Resources for Individuals with Diverse Abilities



Join Rabbi Jackie Redner, Rabbi in Residence and Director of Jewish Life Programs at Vista Del Mar, for Spiritual Preparation for the High Holidays in the Days of COVID-19. This program provides innovative Jewish educational and family programming designed for families with children and teens with autism and other special needs. Monday, August 31st, 7:00-8:30 PM
Learn more or RSVP here or call (213) 248-1784.

Friendship Circle

Come and enjoy our Rosh Hashanah Festival featuring Shofar Factory, Rosh Hashanah crafts, dinner and more! Social distancing rules will be in effect with families seated outdoors and six feet apart. Masks are required.

Sunday, September 13th, 4:00-6:00 PM
Cheder Menachem, 1606 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles 90035 (Entrance off Pickford Place)
RSVP by September 8th to Chanie via email or text (310) 916-6889.


How can we prepare ourselves for Rosh Hashanah? Join Josh Taff and the ETTA Youth Board volunteers as we explore meaningful ways to get ready for the new year!

Wednesday September 16th, at 2:00 PM
RSVP by September 10th to Leah@etta.org by to receive activity login information.

Vista Del Mar

Join Vista Del Mar’s fully inclusive and interactive High Holiday services ― held this year in our virtual sanctuary via Zoom. These special services are provided for all in our community as a gift from Vista Del Mar. Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays with us and delight in the amazing gifts of our young people from Vista’s Jewish Life and Residential programs! There is no fee to attend. Donations welcomed. Readings and PDF of Siddurs available to download. Virtual Honors and opportunity to include a name in the Yizkor booklet available with early RSVP.

Friday, September 18th thru Monday, September 21st
Learn more and register today.

Resources from Our Partners

The New Year 5781 will be one like we have never experienced. Whatever way you spend the High Holy Days this year, we hope they are meaningful and filled with joy. Here is some information on activities to include kids, family and community: