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Bedford Honors Yom Kippur

Rabbi Shmuel Greenberg blows the shofar, a ram's horn, in the sanctuary of the Young Israel of White Plains.
Rabbi Shmuel Greenberg blows the shofar, a ram's horn, in the sanctuary of the Young Israel of White Plains. Photo Credit: File Photo

WESTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, will begin at sundown on Friday and end at sundown on Saturday.

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. It is observed with a 25-hour fast, prayer, and day-long synagogue attendance.

It begins Friday night, and continues with multiple services Saturday until a ram’s horn or shofar is blown to signify the end of the ceremony when stars emerge at night.

Here is a list of Yom Kippur services in the Westchester area: 


Congregation B'nai Yisrael: 2 Banksville Road. 

Kol Nidre: Friday,  8:00 p.m. Yom Kippur Morning Service: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Interfaith Dialogue: Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Yom Kippur Family Service (children up to age 10): Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Afternoon Service: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Memorial and Closing Services: Saturday, 4:30 p.m.



  Kol Nidrei Services 7:00pm Saturday:   Morning Services 9:00 a.m.

  11:30 a.m.   A Spiritual Explanatory Service 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.   Yizkor Memorial Service 11:30 a.m.   Mincha Service 5:30 p.m.   Ne'ilah - Closing Service 6:30 p.m.   Fast ends & shofar blowing


Temple Beth El: 220 S. Bedford Road. 

Friday 5:30 p.m. Sanctuary with choir 8:00 p.m. Sanctuary with choir

Saturday, September 14 9:00 a.m.   Sanctuary with Choir 11:30 a.m. Family Service in Social Hall for Elementary School Children and Families 11:30 a.m. Sanctuary with Choir 2:00 p.m.   Discussion Period in Sanctuary 2:00 p.m.   Young Children’s Family Service in Social Hall for pre-readers and families 3:00 p.m.   Afternoon Service (Rabbi Dr. Norman Cohen will speak), Yizkor & Concluding Service in Sanctuary with Choir 5:00 p.m.   Yizkor Service in Social Hall without Choir

Dobbs Ferry:

Greenburgh Hebrew Center: 515 Broadway

Full schedule can be found here.


Young Israel of Harrison: 91 Union Ave.


Light candles 6:50 p.m.

Mincha 6:40 p.m.

Fast begins 7:08 p.m.

Kol Nidre 7:15 p.m.


Shacharit 9 a.m. Yizkor

Mincha 4:45 p.m. followed by Neila

Final Shofar 7:48 p.m.

Hastings on the Hudson:

Temple Beth Shalom: 740 North Broadway


Kol Nidre Service  6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Yom Kippur Day Service

 8:30 am - 1:00 p.m.

Yom Kippur Early Childhood/Family Service (through grade 2) 2:30pm - 3:00 p.m. Yom Kippur Afternoon, Memorial and Concluding Service 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Larchmont Temple: 75 Larchmont Ave.


Erev Yom Kippur Kol Nidre | Sanctuary | 6:00 p.m.

High Holy Time PM Activities (K-3rd Gr) | Axelrod Chapel | 6:00 p.m.

Erev Yom Kippur Kol Nidre | Sanctuary | 8:30 p.m.


Yom Kippur Service I | Sanctuary | 9:00 a.m Young Family Service-Tent of Meeting | Mermey Garden | 9:00 a.m. Yom Kippur Family Service | 9:00 a.m.

Yom Kippur, Service II | Sanctuary | 12:00 p.m. Worship

Yizkor-Memorial Service | Sanctuary | 5:00 p.m.

Neilah-Yom Kippur Concluding Service | Sanctuary | 5:45 p.m.  


Westchester Jewish Center: 175 Rockland Ave.


2:00 p.m - Mincha

6:30 p.m. - Kol Nidre

6:30 p.m. - Kol Nidre Teen Experience

Saturday, Sept. 14

9:00 a.m. - Shacharit and Yizkor Memorial

10:00 a.m. - Family Service

11:15 a.m. - Children and Teen Services

5:15 p.m. - Mincha

6:40 p.m. - Neillah

7:50 p.m. - Shofar

Mount Kisco:

Mount Kisco Hebrew Congregation: 15 Stewart Pl.

Friday services begin at 6:45 p.m. Services all day Saturday.

Bet Torah: 60 Smith Ave.

Services begin at 6:51 p.m. on Friday and services all day Saturday.

New Rochelle:

Temple Israel: 1000 Pinebrook Blvd.

Full schedule can be found here. 

Beth El Synagogue Center: 1324 North Ave.

Full schedule can be found here.


Pelham Jewish Center: 451 Esplanade

Kol Nidre Services Friday 6:45 p.m

Morning Torah and Musaf Services


8:30 a.m

Children's Services and Activities Saturday 10:00 a.m


Pleasantville Community Synagogue: 219 Bedford Road.


Candle lighting, 6:51 p.m.


8:19 p.m. Havdalah

Port Chester:

Congregation KTI: 575 King St.

(Services will also be streaming online)


Kol Nidre: 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Morning Services: 9:30 a.m.

Young Family Service at 10 a.m.

Child care 10:30 to 2 p.m.

Yizkor: 11:30 a.m.

Mincha, Neila and Maariv: 5:15 p.m.

Shofar: 8 p.m.


Community Synagogue: 200 Forest Ave, Rye

All services at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College


Kol Nidre: 8 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Main Service and Youth Programs: 10 a.m.

Family Worship Experience: 11 a.m.

Yom Kippur Enrichment Activities: 12:45 p.m.

Service for families with small children: 2:15 p.m.

Afternoon service: 3:15 p.m.

Yizkor: 5 p.m.

Neila: 6 p.m.

Scarsdale: 255 Mamaroneck Road

Full schedule can be found here.


Temple Beth Abraham: 25 Leroy Ave.

Full service schedule can be found here.

White Plains: 

Bet am Shalom: 295 Soundview Ave.

Kol Nidrey - Friday 6:45 p.m - Tent - Service

Yom Kippur - Saturday 9:30 a.m. - Tent - Main Service (includes Yizkor service) 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Sanctuary - Family Service 5:15 p.m. - Tent - Mincha 6:45 p.m. - Tent - Ne'ila 7:55 p.m. - Tent - Final Shofar/Havdallah


Lincoln Park Jewish Center: 311 Central Park Ave.


Kol Nidre, Mincha at 6:45 p.m.


Services with Yizkor at 8:30 a.m. Fast Ends with Mincha at 7:49 p.m.

Will you be honoring Yom Kippur this weekend? Join the conversation below. 


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