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Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur
 יוֹם כִּפּוּר  ~  רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה 

 Our Clergy


Rabbi Deborah Schloss

Rabbi Deborah Schloss was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1996.  She was the first Conservative female pulpit rabbi in Canada, serving the frozen chosen in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Rabbi Deborah has lived in Houston since 1998, working as a pulpit rabbi and board certified chaplain.  Two of her prayers were featured in the recently published book, Prayers and Blessings for Healthcare Workers.  She is married to Eljay Waldman and is the proud mother of Priya

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Rabbi- Soloist David Kay

Rabbi David Kay was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in May 2002, when he also received his MA in Jewish Education. He served Congregation Ohev Shalom in Maitland, FL, from 2004 to 2021. During rabbinical school, he was student Rabbi for several congregations, including Shalom Independent Congregation of Johannesburg, South Africa, and conducted High Holiday services in voice and sign language at the Rochester Institute of Technology / National Technical Institute of the Deaf.

A native of Chicago, Rabbi David and Joanne Goldman Kay live in Orlando. Their son, Jonah, a graduate of the Joint Program of Columbia University and List College of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, currently lives in London.

All High Holiday events will be held at :

Crowne Plaza Hotel

19333 David Memorial Dr, Shenandoah, TX 77385


2nd Day of Rosh Hashana September 17, which will be held

at 26615 Oak Ridge Drive 77380


 רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה

Friday September 15 

Erev Rosh Hashanah

At 7:00 PM

Followed by Apple-Honey Bar Oneg 

(At Crowne Plaza Hotel)

Saturday September 16 

Rosh Hashanah Day 1

At 9:00 AM

Followed by luncheon

(At Crowne Plaza Hotel)

Sunday September 17

Rosh Hashanah Day 2

(limited seating)

At 9:00

Tashlich & Shofar Service

Followed by luncheon

(At 26615 Oak Ridge Dr.)

 יוֹם כִּפּוּר

Sunday September 24 

Kol Nidre

At 7:00 PM

(At Crowne Plaza Hotel)


Monday September 25 

Yom Kippur Shaharit

At 9:00 AM

Yizkor at 12:00

(At Crowne Plaza Hotel)


Yom Kippur Mincha

At 5:00 PM

Yom Kippur Neilah

At 6:30 PM

(At Crowne Plaza Hotel)


Break Fast at 7:45 PM

(At Crowne Plaza Hotel)

Talit and Torah

~Contribution: $180/person, Individuals 21 and under, no cost

Sponsorship Opportunities for

Rosh Hashanah luncheons and Break Fast 

Platinum $540

(Named in the program, Bottle of Shaarey Tzedek Wine, Dedication on a High Holiday Prayer Book)


Gold $360 

(Named in the program,  Dedication on a High Holiday Prayer Book)


Silver $180

(Named in the program)

(If you are unable to make the financial commitment, please contact Robert Strong:

(if paying with a credit card)
Luncheon and Break Fast is included with your contribution

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 If you wish to stay at the Crowne Plaza for Rosh Hashana and/or Yom Kippur please follow the links below to receive our reservation group rate
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