Wesleyan Jewish Community 2021/5782

About Our Services:

We are so excited to come together to celebrate the Jewish High Holidays with you. 

The services at the WJC (Wesleyan Jewish Community) are meant to be inclusive, interactive, welcoming, as well as innovative. With our wonderful Chazan Sharon McCord, we look forward to coming together for song, ritual, and sweetness. 

Times and locations are subject to change.


Rosh Hashanah

Monday, September 6

6:oo pm:    Rosh Hashanah Eve Service |  Hogwarts Tent, CFA

Following services (approx 7:15 pm):   Rosh Hashanah Festive Meal  |  DFC Usdan Campus Center, Third Floor


Tuesday, September 7

9:30 am:  Rosh Hashanah Morning Services Day 1  |  CFA Green (for inclement weather '92 Theatre)

Following services (approx 12:15 pm):   Rosh Hashanah Festive Meal  |  Usdan Campus Center Room 108


Wednesday, September 8

9:00 am Rosh Hashanah Morning Services Day 2  |  Meet at Bayit 157 Church St at 9 am to walk to Adath Israel Congregation in town. If you would like to join them, please email Joanna at office@adathisraelct.org by Sunday 9/5 at 2 pm, and include your full name. Adath Israel will not be taking walk-ins this year.


Yom Kippur

Wednesday, September 15 


6:20 pm PROMPTLY:    Erev Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Usdan Tent (courtyard, outside campus center)

Services will start promptly so we can light candles by 6:41 pm

Thursday, September 16

9:30 am:   Yom Kippur Morning Service  | '92 Theatre

5:15 pm:   Yom Kippur Afternoon Services: Jonah, Pandemic Yizkor, Neilah and Havdalah Band  |  Hogwarts Tent, CFA

7:39 pm:    End of Fast/Tekiyah Shofar Blast

Following services:   Lox and Bagel Break the Fast  |  DFC Usdan Campus Center Third Floor


If you have any questions, please contact Rabbi David at the address below.

Shanah Tova!

Rabbi David       dleipziger@wesleyan.edu