High Holy Days at Sukkat Shalom

Arrangements for High Holy Days 2020/5781

Rosh Hashanah falls on Friday 18th (Erev) and Saturday 19th September 

Yom Kippur on Sunday 27th  (Kol Nidrei) and Monday 28th September


Our services this year will be on Zoom, via the link below. Members and associate members will be receiving information on the times of all the services including the password to access them. Times of the services are given below. 

We welcome visitors to services, but for security we ask everyone to get in touch with us to get the meeting password.

We wish all members and visitors L'Shanah Tovah and well over the fast.


All services will be on Zoom.

Zoom links

Erev Simchat Torah https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89217486613  (password required). Meeting ID: 892 1748 6613 One tap mobile +442034815237

Morning Simchat Torah https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83984240679 (password required). Meeting ID: 839  One tap mobile +442034815237

 Havdalah https://us02web.zoom.us/j/300704737 (password required). Meeting ID: 300 704 737  One tap mobile +442034815237

Members, associate members and those attending the Exploring Judaism class should have received details of the services with the password by post or by email. New members are always welcome, see how to join.

All non-members who wish to join our Zoom services are kindly asked to contact us by email using the form on our contact page  or by leaving a message on the community phone (0131 777 8024). We will then get back with all the details. Visitors are encouraged  to send us a donation, but we will never turn away anyone because they are unable to do so. 

This year we hope to be able to hold a socially-distanced Tashlich on Portobello beach. Details are with the service information. If this is turns out not to be possible you could find your own way to some running water and enjoy reading this booklet with poems, readings and jokes.





Erev Rosh Hashanah

(Fri 18.9.20)





Rosh Hashanah

 (Sat 19.9.20)





Tashlich  at Portobello beach (provisional)



Limited numbers, booking essential. See above

Shabbat Shuvah                                             (Fri 25.9.20)

(Sat 26.9.20)





Kol Nidrei

 (Sun  27.9.20)




Will include Kol Nidrei cello rendition by Caroline Salinger from Neve Shalom.

Yom Kippur

(Mon 28.9.20)



Morning service



Additional service


Shortened version




Informal discussion session


Like chatting with Mark in the shul foyer

Children’s service



Afternoon service



Memorial service



Concluding service


ends 7.15pm

Shabbat Succoth                                           (Fri  2.10.20)

(Sat  3.10.20)





Erev Simchat Torah                        

(Fri  9.10.20)

(Sat 10.10.20)



 11.00 am


Note earlier time for Erev Simchat Torah service