High Holidays

Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur 2022 • 5783

Maryland Hillel wants to provide a meaningful High Holiday experience while keeping the health of our community in mind. Advanced sign-up is highly encouraged for services and required for all meals. Please note that any non-student guests that will be joining us for the High Holidays must be vaccinated.

In-Person Services: Come together for on-campus services! Below is an overview of what will be offered. Check out our High Holidays Services website for detailed information. Please note that any non-student guests that will be joining us for the High Holidays must be vaccinated.

  • 45-Minute Highlights Service with Rabbi Ari: Go through the quintessential prayers from the service with Rabbi Ari Israel in 45 minutes.
  • Reform: Reform Service with Ruach
  • Conservative: Egalitarian Conservative services with Neshama.
  • Orthodox: Traditional Orthodox services with Kedma.

In-Person Programs: All programs will take place in the Rosenbloom Hillel Center unless otherwise indicated.

  • Rosh Hashana
    • Monday, September 26 at 2:00 p.m.: Sweet Starts to a Sweet Year – Apple Dipping and Decorating with Adam
  • Yom Kippur
    • More information coming!

Meals: Dine with us for the High Holidays!

  • Reserve Meals
    • Reserved spots for Rosh Hashana lunch, dinner, and Yom Kippur pre-fast and break fast in the Maryland Hillel dining hall all require pre-registration
  • North Campus Bagel Break Fast:
    • North Campus and Greek Break Fast: Grab a bagel and schmear to break the fast with Maryland Hillel! More information to come. Thanks to a generous donor, North Campus and Greek Break Fast are free for UMD students.

If you need a High Holiday exemption letter, submit this form. You should make appropriate arrangements with your professors, prior to missing class. Please allow 3-5 days for requests to be processed and prepared.