When September 24, 2023 at 7:00 pm EDT 4 days

Join Kol Hai for an experience of the Days of Awe unlike any other.

Purchase tickets here are for Yom Kippur ->

Renée Finkelstein and Yoel Sykes offer a beautifully facilitated, musically rich, deeply connective journey of upliftment and inspiration to carry us into the New Year.

"I can’t describe in words how deeply meaningful and transformative these services were for me..."

"Grateful beyond grateful for the beauty you created for and with us..."

"That was the greatest Yom Kippur I have ever experienced."




Yom Kippur • Kol Nidre - Sunday, Sept 24th · 7 pm ET 
Yom Kippur Day - Monday, Sept 25th · 10 am ET 
Ne'ilah - Monday, Sept 25th · 5:30pm ET · Catered Break Fast Follows 

All Yom Kippur events will take place at Redeemer Lutheran Church, New Paltz, NY.

Yom Kippur Services include:

• Embodied Prayer / Guided Movement
• Musical Evening and Morning Prayer Services
• Torah Services with Meditation and Discussion
• Yom Kippur Yizkor Service - Ritual of Remembrance
• Group Work, Dancing, Angel Walk, and More

Kids Programming:

Kids will have a special area to hang out with games and art supplies. We encourage parents to regularly check on the children and take turns supervising. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Go Deeper with Kol Hai this Holiday!

Join Our Temple Keepers

Sign up here to join our High Holiday Volunteer Team, and connect with the Kol Hai community.

About the Leaders:

Kohenet Renée and Yoel Sykes are renowned sacred musicians and liturgists who bring new and ancient melodies that are hauntingly beautiful and timelessly joyous. Their spirit, energy, and facilitation skills have united groups in vibrant, celebratory, and deeply memorable events.

Yoel Sykes is a final-year rabbinical student in the Aleph Ordination Program. One of the foremost musicians in the Jewish Renewal movement, Yoel’s melodies are sung throughout the world.

Renée is the Director of Kol Hai: Hudson Valley Jewish Renewal, and has been with the organization for 7 years. She is a graduate of the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute, and spent over a decade on a quest of initiation in India, Israel, and Tibet. 

Tickets, Membership, and Support

FREE or Discounted Tickets for Kol Hai Members:

Sign up for Kol Hai membership HERE

All of our contributing members receive a Holiday discount. Would you like to receive FREE High Holiday tickets each year, and other perks? Join our Nishmat Kol Hai Circle, or our New Sustaining Membership. 

About Tickets:

Your tickets include All Events. It covers our team of world-class musicians, audio/video support, kids programming, and our expert leaders. This year, we will also provide an organic, vegetarian meal for Yom Kippur Break Fast. We strive to provide these services at the lowest cost possible that allows us to cover our expenses.

No One Turned Away: If you cannot afford our prices, however, we still want you to come. Please click here to apply for a hardship discount and to register.

Please contribute more than our base price.

Donate to our High Holidays ALBUM Matching Grant

This helps us provide FREE and low-cost programming throughout the year to all our members and the wider community. We are counting on you to continue our unique and life-changing Jewish programs.

Thank you. 


Select your tickets
For those in their 20s and 30s, and those over 70.
A livestream for our community from far and wide. Please purchase tickets for each participant to support our audio/video efforts.
Ages 12-20
Would you like to help Kol Hai continue to thrive? Please add a donation in increments of 18
Ages 5-12 (Under 5 are Free)