High Holidays 2019

Rosh Hashanah
Sunday,  September 29th at 7:00 pm

       Services will take place at the 
Comfort Inn & Suites
700 East Central Parkway, Plano

Schedule of Services


Sunday Sep 29             7:00 PM
Monday Sep 30           8:30 AM and 7:00 PM
Tuesday Oct 1              8:30 AM


Tuesday Oct 8               6:30 PM
Wednesday Oct 9         9:00 AM;   Yizkor at 11:30 AM
                                         Evening at 5:30 pm


This year, we will not be issuing tickets. Instead Just check in with the attendant. 

No charge for seats for Nishmat Am members.

Non-members are welcome to join us and enjoy the warm, spirited and meaningful services led by Rabbi Cohen. Please call our office at 972-618-2200 to make your reservations. For non-members who join the synagogue by December 31, 2019, we will credit your High Holiday payment towards your membership dues.

Pre-Holiday Events and Programs

Saturday evening September 21, 8:30 PM

Selichot (Penitential prayers) precede and set the tone for the High Holidays. Selichot services will take place on Saturday evening September 21. We will begin at 8:30 with refreshments and the showing of the movie "In Our Own Hands", The hidden story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II.Selichot services will follow.


KEVER AVOT -Visiting the graves of departed family members.

Sunday morning September 22, 9:15 AM

It is a long-standing custom to visit the graves of our departed family members prior to the High Holidays. Rabbi Howard Wolk will conduct a brief service at the Nishmat Am section of Restland Memorial park, Sunday morning September 22, at 9:15 AM.



Thursday, September 26, 7:30 PM

Learn the unique recipes, special techniques and distinct customs and laws which are part of this beautiful tradition that enhances Shabbat and holidays.

Challah baking taught by Abe Preizler and Lisette Mokotow. Laws, customs and commentary by Rabbi Cohen. $10 per person. Sign up in advance.



Yizkor services are held on Yom Kippur - October 9. In connection with Yizkor services, we publish a Memorial Book listing the names of beloved departed family members. Please call the office to be sure that your family members' names are included. $18 per name.


For more information or if you have any questions abut any of the items above, please contact us at 972-618-2200.


Wishing all our members and friends a Happy and Healthy New Year!!!