Temple Sinai of Glendale, the area's oldest Reform Jewish synagogue,
will offer Rosh Hashanah services starting at 8 p.m. tonight, 1212 N.
Pacific Ave. A one-hour children's service will be held at 9 a.m.
Saturday to be followed by the regular service at 10 a.m.
Congregation Hugat Haverim will have services at the Neighborhood
Church in Pasadena, 301 N. Orange Grove, at 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.
Chabad of Glendale and Foothill Communities will hold services at 10
a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Hilton Glendale, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd.
Rosh Hashanah is a celebration of the creation of the world and God's
rule. A ram's horn called a shofar is sounded during the holiday worship.
Services for Yom Kippur will begin with a Kol Nidre service at 8 p.m.
Oct. 8 at Temple Sinai. On Oct. 9, a morning service will start at 10
a.m. There will be a children's service at 2 p.m. and afternoon service
at 3 p.m.
All of the services at Temple Sinai will be led by Rabbi Carole L.
Meyers, who is entering her 15th year as the congregation's religious
leader. She will be joined by newly installed Cantor Bradley Hyman.
In Pasadena, Congregation Hugat Haverim will have Yom Kippur services
at 8 p.m. Oct. 8 and 10 a.m. Oct. 9. They will be led by Canton Harvey
At the Hilton Glendale, services for Yom Kippur will start at 6:30
p.m. on Oct. 8. On Oct. 9, services will be held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. A
special services remembering the victims of the Holocaust will be held at
noon. Rabbi Simcha Backman will lead the services.
On Yom Kippur, Jews fast and express their regret for bad deeds during
the past year.
Temple Sinai offers child-care services with reservations at 246-8101.
For more information on Congregation Hugat Haverim, call 243-3769 or
Chabad of Glendale has information on its Internet site,