High Holiday Services 2021/5782

Welcome to the schedule of High Holy Day Services at Congregation Or Chadash.

The services will take place at the social hall of Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 139 Ocean Avenue in Cranston, Rhode Island. The services will be both in-person and via live-stream.

Services will be led by cantorial soloist, Samuel Gelman and Steve Musen.

Security will be provided. All are welcome.

High Holiday Services

In-Person Attendance

Tickets are required. Please contact Judith Bessoff at 401-465-0356 or mailto:jbessoff123@gmail.com.

Rhode Island guidelines for in-person religious gatherings will be in place and enforced for all services.

Masks are required for all in-person attendees.

Zoom Links

Contact Judith Bessoff at 401-465-0356 or mailto:jbessoff123@gmail.com if you would like to attend virtually. You will be sent the link when it becomes available.

High Holiday Donations

There is no charge to attend any of the services listed below. However, donations are encouraged and welcomed. Please send a donation to:

Congregation Or Chadash
139 Ocean Avenue
Cranston, Rhode Island 03905

High Holiday Schedule


Erev Rosh Hashanah

Monday, September 6, 2021

6:30 p.m. Service

Services will be chanted by cantorial soloist Sam Gelman


Rosh Hashanah – First Day

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

9:30 a.m.

Service Our Torah reading will be from Genesis 21, The Banishment of Hagar The Haftorah will be chanted by Ed Fink


Rosh Hashanah – Second Day

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

9:30 a.m.

Service Our Torah reading will be from Genesis 22, The Binding of Isaac The Haftorah will be chanted by Mona Scheraga


Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

7:00 p.m.

Service Kol Nidre will be chanted by cantorial soloist Sam Gelman


Yom Kippur

Thursday, September 16, 2021

9:30 a.m.

Yom Kippur Morning Service (including Yizkor) The Torah reading will be from Leviticus 16 The Haftorah will be chanted by Murray Gereboff

4:00 p.m. Neilah/Concluding Service

7:35 p.m. Break Fast