Below is a list of synagogues and links to purchase tickets for High Holy Day services.
HIGH HOLY DAY TICKETS
Most synagogues offer tickets for the High Holy Day services to non-members. Here are some synagogues, their websites, and location, so you can check out your options online.
For the synagogues listed below you can go to the link or call their office.
Generally speaking current ticket costs are running about $500 to 600 for a household for all services; about $250 for one adult for all services; About $40 to 60 for a child age 5 to 18; Toddlers are free. College student or active military are free.
Date: Rosh Hashanah is evening of Sept. 16 & day of Sept. 17; Yom Kippur is evening of Sept. 25 and day of Sept. 26
Note that Conservative and Orthodox shuls observe a second day of Rosh Hashanah and you typically do not need to buy tickets but they may require that you get a ticket for security reasons.
Congregation Beth Jacob, Redwood City (Conservative)
Etz Chayim, Palo Alto (Renewal)
Etz Chayim is again offering tickets to non-members. Their services will be off site in Palo Alto. You can go to the link or call their office.
If this cost is prohibitive, contact Ellen at the shul or use the online form to indicate what you can afford. For more information call 50-813-9094 or go online to www.etzchayim.org
Beth Am, Los Altos Hills (Reform)
Beth Jacob Congregation, Redwood City (Conservative)
Chochmat HaLev, Berkeley (Renewal)
Kol Shofar, Tiburon (Conservative)
Sherith Israel, San Francisco (Reform)
Beth Emek, Pleasanton (Reform)
Temple Isaiah, Lafayette (Reform)
Temple Sinai, Oakland (Reform)
Beth Jacob, Oakland (Orthodox)
Beth Jacob’s balcony is open to anyone wishing to attend services, free of charge.
Temple Beth Abraham, Oakland (Conservative)
They don’t have their tickets listed on their website. Tickets cost $150/person per each day. Call Virginia or Rayna to get tickets at (510) 832-0936.
Berkeley – ALL Synagogues
The Berkeley congregations are again offering a High Holy Days Passport. You buy one pass and you can attend services at any of the synagogues. They still have tickets even though the deadline has passed. But get yours quickly before they are sold out!
Additionally a member of Beth El tells me: We absolutely have non-member tickets available, and we also have services that don’t require tickets (all our family/tot services, and the new Multigenerational Service on Rosh Hashana afternoon at Lake Anza with Debra Newbrun — not just tashlich, but a RH service too! http://www.bethelberkeley.org/worship/high-holy-days
Kehilla Community Synagogue, Piedmont/Oakland (Renewal)
Click on GET HH TICKETS in the lower left side of the page.
Synagogues that do NOT have non-member tickets available are:
Temple Emanu-el, San Francisco
Peninsula Temple Sholom, Burlingame