High Holiday Information

Gmar Chatima Tova גמר חתמה טובה

We invite you to join us for High Holiday Services at the Ethical Society Building, 1906 South Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. Services will be conducted by Rabbi Julie Greenberg and Rabbi Margot Stein.

Registration for Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur is no longer available.  If you haven't registered to attend services, you are still welcome to join us, but for security purposes, you will be asked to show a valid photo identification when arriving at the Ethical Society Building. 5-62

For security purposes, reservations are REQUIRED for all attendees, members and non-members alike.

Please plan to arrive early! Seating is extremely limited. 


  • Kol Nidre Friday, September 29 7:00 PM 
  • Morning Service Saturday, September 30 10:00 AM
  • Yizkor Service approximately 1:00 PM
  • Discussion Group with Rabbi Julie 5:00 PM
  • Mincha/Neilah 6:00 PM
  • Break Fast:7:30 PM


  • Sunday, October 8 2:00 PM at a member's home


  • Thursday, October 12 7:30 PM

      Whether or not you are a member, please fill out the registration form online if you plan to attend any of our High Holiday services. If you are not a member, in lieu of tickets we suggest making a contribution for each adult attending (please visit our Contribution page for a downloadable form).


      Parking permits for limited on-street parking can be printed here and will be available on a first come, first served basis at the at the Ethical Society Building before each service. Please note that on-street parking is extremely limited and fills up quickly.  Please plan to arrive early if you intend to park on the street.

      A limited number of discounted parking coupons are available for:

      • Parkway Corporation - 1845 Walnut St. Garage

      Bring your parking ticket to services to be stamped at the Ethical Society desk to receive the discount.

      Please reserve and arrive early! Seating is limited.