Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight

Jewish people locally and throughout the world this evening begin observing Rosh Hashanah. The Jewish New Year (5784), a two-day observance starting at sundown Sept. 15, is the first of the High Holidays, a ten-day periodthat culminates in Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the evening of Sept. 24.

Find a partial list of services and events in the area below:

Temple Beth-El, 139 S. Winton Road, Rochester: A list of High Holy Days services, including Rosh Hashanah, the Fast of Gedaliah (Sept. 18), Kol Nidre (Sept. 24) and Yom Kippur (Sept. 25) is at

Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave., Brighton: Rosh Hashanah services can be found at

Temple Emanu-El, located at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester, 1200 Edgewood Ave., Brighton: A list of High Holy Days services is at

Chabad Lubavitch Rochester NY, 1037 S. Winton Road, Brighton: A listing of events, in the Kessler Family Chabad Center, is at

Congregation Beth Sholom, 1161 Monroe Ave., Rochester: Services can be found at