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High Holiday FAQ

Please read our FAQ's below to read about the most up-to-date information regarding the High Holidays at Beth Tikvah Synagogue.

1 - Where can I find the full High Holiday Schedule?
You can find it by CLICKING HERE.

2 - How many services will be taking place at the Synagogue?
All regular High Holiday services will take place in our main sanctuary. Family services on the mornings of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur will take place in a the Assembly Hall on the lower level of the Synagogue. 

3- Is there going to be any downstairs services this year?
Youth and Young Family Programming will be held downstairs.

4 - How many people will be allowed to attend each service?
We are limited in the amount of people we can allow into the building; however, our goal is to ensure that every person who wants to attend at least once has the opportunity to do so.

5 - How do I register to attend High Holiday services in-person?
Tickets are required to attend in person services for Rosh Hashanah mornings and for all other services on Yom Kippur. Only members in good standing are eligible to receive tickets.  Members register here.

6 - What does a “member in good standing” mean?
Membership contribution has been paid or arrangements have been made to pay membership contributions.

7 - Are children allowed in the main service? 
We are asking children below the age of bar/bat mitzvah to give up their seats this year so they can be ceded to those who are obligated in the mitzvot of Yom Tov. If there is extra capacity for any of the services, we will let you know.

8 - I'm a member of Beth Tikvah, can my adult child(ren) attend the main services with me?
There will be a limited amount of tickets available.  

9 - I want to bring my child(ren) and grandchild(ren), who are not members, to the family service, can they attend?
They may attend family services only. Registration required.  Register here.

10 - My relative is coming in from out-of-town, can they attend with me? 
Members can purchase tickets for out-of-town adult family members. Tickets are limited.  

11 - I need a caregiver to attend services with me. Can they attend?
Yes, if there is space available inside, the caretaker may sit in the lobby.

12 - I need accessible parking and seating.  Is this possible?
Yes, limited reserved accessible parking is available for those with a valid accessible parking permit. Please note the gate providing access to the property from Lawnview Road will be closed at all times.

14 - What protocols will be in place in the Shul?
Everyone will need to wear masks in the building. 

15 - Will there be live streaming of the High Holiday services?
- Live streamed options will be available throughout all of the High Holidays. A specific link will be sent to our members by email prior to each service.

16 - Will non-members have access to the live stream service?
Yes, by request only, we will ask for a donation to be made to the Synagogue.

17 - If I have more questions, who should I contact?
Please contact the office, 416 221-3433.

18 - If I need help accessing the Live Stream service on the High Holidays, who should I contact?
TBD

19 - What if I am having technical difficulties on the High Holidays, who should I contact?
TBD

20 - How do I get my calendar and Yizkor book?
The bag containing the calendar and Yizkor book will be available for pick-up at the Shul from September 15 to September 23. If you are unable to pick up your package, we can have a volunteer drop it off or we can mail it to your home. If you are interested in the digital version of each, please click the links below to download your very own copy:
 

5783 Yizkor Memorial Booklet: CLICK HERE
Digital copy of the 5783 Beth Tikvah Calendar: CLICK HERE

Tue, 4 October 2022 9 Tishrei 5783