Members: Tickets / Donations: Do I need tickets? No, this a membership benefit. Donations always appreciated.
Non-members: We welcome everyone regardless of resources. However, we request that non-members who can,
support these services by making the following donation: $75 per service, or $300 for all four services.
OR : Mail to: CY, Box 3578, Santa Cruz, CA 95063
We encourage guests to reserve early to ensure space at the Center.
We welcome young people (age 22 and younger) to attend free of charge.
Please bring shampoo, new socks, bodysoap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, hand sanitizer & 1 gallon compostable ziplock bags for our work with the Downtown Streets Team
All holiday services will be held at the: Center for Spiritual Living, 1818 Felt St., Santa Cruz
In consideration of people with allergies or asthma, please do not wear perfume or scents
The Center for Spiritual Living is off 17th Ave. near the Simpkins Swim Center.
Tashlich - Since there are ducks on the pond in San Lorenzo Park, please do not bring bread or crumbs.
Ritual practices - Dressing & Fasting during Yom Kippur:
You are invited to join us in wearing white and wearing a tallit (prayer shawl) for Yom Kippur services. To return to simplicity, some do not wear leather, makeup or jewelry. For those who are not fasting on Yom Kippur, please be discreet if eating on site, in order to respect and support those who are fasting.
Food: Please bring vegetarian/vegan items to the potluck on Rosh Hashana and for break-the-fast on Yom Kippur; bring enough food for the number of people in your party plus 3. Dishes brought in the morning may be placed in the refrigerator.
Volunteer Opportunities: It takes a community to create a meaningful High Holyday experience. We are appreciative of
your assistance whether it be for 30 minutes or 3 hours! To volunteer in ANY WAY, please sign up here or contact "Yuhu" Braveman at: or 831-375-7553.
Rosh Hashanah - 4:15 p.m. at San Lorenzo Park, Duck Pond
Yom Kippur - 3:00 p.m. at the Center for Spiritual Living
Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
Note that childcare will not be provided this year,
Please make appropriate arrangements.
For more High Holiday information, see or call 831-295-8467