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NEW- ZMANIM 2nd Day Adult & Family Rosh HaShanah Services & Lunch

  • Ragle Ranch Park 500 Ragle Ranch Rd Sebastopol, CA, 95472 United States (map)

Join us for new ZMANIM (2nd Day) Rosh HaShanah services at Ragle Park in Sebastopol as we begin the New Year together!

This year we are excited to have musician Lauren Arrow, of Marin, assisting with the adult services!

Please RSVP now if you are able to join us!

(Note- the annual "Day 1 Rosh HaShanah gathering of Seb Jews" at Ragle Park will take place on the prior day!) 

9:30-11:45 a.m. Adult service

The adult service will include chanting, familiar melodies, shofar, quiet reflection, and more.

**Childcare will be provided if you RSVP by Monday, Sept. 7.  (You MUST RSVP in advance!)

11:45-12:15 Break (especially for those who want to pick up their children from school)

12:15-1:00 Kiddush, Apples & Honey, and Pot-luck Veggie Lunch

Donations of local apples & honey welcome!

Pot-luck veggie/dairy/fish lunch: Please bring a food item to share, and your own plates/cups/utensils/napkins. (Local & organic offerings from gardens are especially appreciated!)

1:15-2:30 Family Rosh HaShanah Celebration

This celebration is for those individuals who want to celebrate the new year with their children, and for those who do not have children but want to be around children and enliven our celebration through their participation.

It will include some of our traditional High Holyday liturgy, shofar, an embodied connection to the seven days of creation and more.

We look forward to starting the new year of 5776 with YOU!

Tickets for Rosh HaShanah? We do not charge for participating in our Rosh HaShanah program and services, and you do not need tickets, but donations are much appreciated and can be made by check (and sent to PO Box 907, Sebastopol, 95473, or via PayPal.  (See the link on our home page).  And PLEASE RSVP in advance!

**NOTE: Ragle Ranch Park is a Sonoma County Park.  Please bring your park pass to enter, walk in, or pay $7 at the kiosk.

Once you enter, go straight and follow the ZMANIM signs to find us in the park.

To Bring:

  • tallit/kippah (if you have them)
  • meditation cushion/camping chair/blanket (something to sit on!)
  • veggie/dairy/fish potluck dish to share (local, organic offerings from home gardens and farms especially appreciated)
  • your own place setting
  • apples/honey to share (optional)
  • other symbolic Rosh HaShanah foods (optional)
  • shofar (optional)


Earlier Event: September 13
Erev Rosh HaShanah potluck together!
Later Event: September 27
Sukkah Building & Decorating