Shabbat & Holidays

Jewish Calendar

We hold Student led services every Friday @ 6:00. After Services we gather for Shabbat Dinner.  Services and home-made dinners are held in the Azel Backus House.  We always need help with cooking, please come and help!  (For more information, look for Hillel emails)

Shabbat Services are held at Temple Emau-El every Friday at 7:30PM  and at 6:00PM on the last Friday of every month.
Temple Emau-El  is located at 2710 Genessee Street in Utica and can be contacted at (315) 724-4177.

Jewish High Holy days

Schedule for High Holy days for year 5775

Rosh Hashanah  September 24–26

Wednesday September 24
  • Service 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 25
  • Morning Service  9:00 a.m.
  • Tashlich: noon - 12:15 p.m. (in the glen!!)
  • Services: 6:00-7:30


Friday, September 26
  • Morning services: 9 a.m. - noon
  • Evening Services: 5:00-6:30 p.m.

*All services and meals are held at the Hub of Bristol center

Yom Kippur - October 3–4

Friday, October 3
  • Services: 6:30 8:45 p.m.
Saturday, October 4
  • Morning Services: 9 - noon
  • Yizkur: noon -1:00
  • Evening Services: 5:45 - 7:15 PM


*all services and meals are held in Dwight lounge of Bristol center