Religious Life

Religious Life2018-08-13T03:10:12+00:00

As we welcome 5779 -from the anticipation of Elul, to the opening of the gates on Erev Rosh HaShanah and, to their closing at the end of Yom Kippur, we invite you to participate in our unique High Holy Day experience. Admission is free; however guest attendees (non-members) are required to register. Our services will be held at Kol HaNeshamah’s home 6115 SW Hinds St, Seattle WA 98116Services will be led by Rabbi Zari Weiss and our talented lay leaders, accompanied by the KHN ensemble.

Registration  Kindly register below. Members are not required to register however friends, relatives and guests of members are required to register. 
Child care registration  
Kindly register below

If you would like a copy of our HHD brochure please email  and advise your name and address. Brochures will be mailed for receipt at the end of August.

Mishkan HaNefesh Machzorim set is available for purchase. Please fill out the Mishkan HaNefesh Machzor Order Form 2018 #1.

Resources for your High Holy Day Preparation:

Some Teachings Texts and Reflections on Teshuvah

General Guide to the Teshuvah Process

Psalm 27

Setting Aside 10 Days for Reflection Responsibility and Renewal

Booklet about Mishkan HaNefesh

If you would like to volunteer to help with the High Holy Days please sign up at
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High Holy Days Preparation  Our workshop will be held on Saturday, September 1 at 6:00- 7:30 pm.  All are welcome. Kindly rsvp to

Selichot, Saturday, September 1 at 8 pm at KHN immediately following the High Holy Day Workshop. Again this will be a walking meditation with contemplative reflections on the past year.

Erev Rosh Hashanah, Sunday, September 9, 7 pm

Rosh Hashanah, Monday, September 10
9 am Children’s service
10 am Morning service
1:30 pm Tashlich (63rd & Alki Beach. Everyone is encouraged to bring your own picnic lunch. If you go out to buy it you may miss the service)

Shabbat Shuvah, Saturday, September 15, 10:45 am

Kol Nidre, Tuesday, September 18, 7pm

Yom Kippur, Wednesday, September 19
9 am Children’s service
10 am Morning service
2-4 pm Study sessions
4-6:45 pm Minchah, Yizkor and Neilah Services
There will be a light break the fast after services at KHN. All are welcome. There will be follow up Break The Fast events at members’ homes- everyone is invited. Details will be provided at the end of services.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email Sheila at or call 206-935-1590. We look forward to welcoming you to Kol HaNeshamah’s High Holy Days.






High Holy Day Torah Readers

High Holy Days will be here before you know it, and we need Torah readers for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur.  Sign up here (


High Holy Day Volunteers Requested

If you are able to assist us with our High Holy Days, please sign up on our volunteer sheet found at

Thank you! Questions- please email Sheila at

Some Jewish Journeys:

High Holy Days may be over but you can still read what you missed!

Rabbi Zari’s erev Rosh Hashanah sermon, Singing and working and fighting for our Lives: click Singing and Working and Fighting for our Lives

Rabbi Zari’s Rosh Hashanah sermon, Becoming a Mensch: click Rabbi Zari’s sermon Becoming a Mensch

Una Tana Tokef: click Una Tana Tokef Lesser

Kathleen Orlin’s Jewish Journey: click Jewish Journey – Kathleen Orlin

Katie Harris’s request for support: click Katie Harris’s request for support

Ethan Trooskin Zoller’s request for support: click Ethan Trooskin-Zoller’s request for support

Phil Bereano’s Jewish Journey: JEWISH JOURNEY Kol Nidre 2017

David Levy’s Yom Kippur D’var: David Levy’s D’var