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High Holidays 5782 w. Torah of Awakening

September 6 - September 16

Monday, September 6, 2021
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Urban Adamah and Torah of Awakening as we journey together into the new year. Our Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services include chanting, meditation, dancing, and more! Led by Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks, guest teachers, and the sacred music ensemble BRIAH.

Help make the High Holidays sweet by volunteering with us – sign up here! This does not count as your ticket to services.


Click here for tickets for the full High Holidays 5782 Package (5 Services).  Access to the livestream & recording is also included in this 5 Services Package.
Can’t join us on the farm? Live stream access through Zoom also available here.

Erev Rosh Hashanah: (First Night): Monday, September 6th
Family Rosh Hashanah Service w. Jen Miriam Altman
: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Registration for Family Service at this link
Main Service: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah Main Service Tickets Available Here

Rosh Hashanah Day 1: Tuesday, September 7th
(Optional) Meditation 9:00 am-10:00 am | Service 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Tickets Available Here

New! (Optional) Morning Blessing Meditation! Come early and experience the Paths of Presence through chanting, visualization, movement and silence. Guided by Reb Brian Yosef, this morning blessing service gives a taste of Torah of Awakening’s Integral Kabbalah program that is available online year round. No experience necessary. Deepen your High Holy Days with this new optional offering – 9:00 am in the yurt.

Bring your lunch and picnic and join us following the service! Wine, challah, grape juice, apples, and honey provided.

is at 2:30 pm. Meet at the corner of 6th Street and Codornices Path just steps away from Urban Adamah

Rosh Hashanah Day 2: Wednesday, September 8th
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Tickets Available Here

This service is usually smaller and more intimate.
NEW! This year our special second day Rosh Hashanah women-led chanting service features Kohenet Yael Schonzeit, Jeannette Ferber, Renee Benmeleh and Estelle Frankel, backed by the music of Reb Brian Yosef and BRIAH.
Bring your lunch and picnic and join us following the service! Wine, challah, grape juice, apples, and honey provided.

Kol Nidrei (Yom Kippur Evening): Wednesday, September 15th
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kol Nidrei Tickets Available Here

Yom Kippur Day: Thursday, September 16th
(Optional) Meditation 9:00 am – 10:00 am | Service 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Yom Kippur Day Tickets Available Here

Afternoon Workshops | 3:00 pm – 4:15pm
Learning with Professor Daniel Matt
Movement with Miriam Peretz
Yizkor | 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm with Estelle Frankel
Ne’ilah | 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Community Break-Fast | 7:45 pm

Doors will open 30 minutes prior to the start of all services.


All services will be streamed to Zoom. Livestream participants will be able to connect with one another while experiencing the services and workshops in real time via Zoom. Click here to purchase live stream tickets.

Given our limited seating and increased expenses due to making this experience available for multi-access (in-person as well as virtual), we need your support this year more than ever. Please consider donating at a higher level. We are looking for sponsors at the $720, $1100 and $1800 level. To become a sponsor, choose the sponsorship level tickets either for the 5-service package or any individual service.

In-person tickets are limited and available on a sliding scale $54 – $360 for each service or $618 – $1,800 for the full High Holidays Package (5 Services).

The standard rate ticket of $136 reflects the actual cost of running each service. We encourage all those who are able to buy tickets at this minimum amount.

Our services will sell out, so please buy your tickets early.

If these ticket prices are financially inaccessible, please email events@urbanadamah.org to request a scholarship.


Please consider volunteering to help during the High Holidays. Sign up here.
Questions about volunteering? Please email Marjorie Paul-Perles coachlifedesigner@gmail.com

A Note on our Pricing Policy

You must purchase a ticket in order to reserve a seat.
Each ticket will admit 1 person to each service.
The sliding scale enables us to offer more accessible prices.
All tickets are tax deductible (Tax ID 27-4349643).



We welcome children to attend services with their parents or guardians. Because of our limited space, there is not a special price for children who will take a seat in the services. Regrettably, due to the uptick in Covid cases, childcare will not be offered on the farm during high holidays. Children can attend services if a ticket is purchased for them. Families are also welcome to bring a babysitter to supervise their children on the farm at no additional charge.  One family service will be held on Erev Rosh Hashanah, Monday, September 6, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Registration for the Family Service is at this link.


All services will be wheelchair accessible. Those who require it are welcome to bring their own chairs. If you have further questions about accessibility at Urban Adamah please visit our accessibility page for more information.
Parking: Urban Adamah has a small parking lot. Spaces will be reserved for those with Disability placards or license plates. All other guests should park on the street in the 1-3 block radius around the farm and allow time to find parking. Please do not leave anything visible in your cars as people have experienced break-ins.
This event is fragrance-free. Please learn more here.

If you are unable to attend High Holiday services due to unforeseen circumstances, please request a refund through the eventbrite page. With this year’s limited ticket sales, your contribution is more impactful than ever! If you would like to donate a portion of your ticket price to support this and future High Holiday services, please reach out to events@urbanadmah.org. If you would like to exchange your in-person ticket for a livestream option, you can access all 5 services for sliding scale rates starting at $36


Paths of Presence – Integral Kabbalah Meditation for the Days of Awe
with Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks

The month of Elul is a time for returning to our Essence – the vast, boundless field of awareness that we are, within but infinitely beyond our thoughts and feelings. The Hebrew letters form the Paths through which we can find our way home. Greatly deepen your High Holiday experience by immersing yourself in these Paths.

Four Sundays – August 1, 8, 15, 22, 10:30 am PT

All on Zoom, with the first one, August 1st, live at Urban Adamah in the yurt!

Elul: Tree of Life-A Creative Arts Journey
with Laura Rifkin, Ph.D. and Shoshana Simons, PhD

A Tree of Life creative art activity to explore themes of self-compassion and forgiveness. We will focus on examining and releasing the challenges of last year while harvesting and cultivating the gifts. No artistic ability needed.

Sunday, August 29, 10 am – 1pm PT

Torah of Awakening: The Jewish Path of Presence

Reb Brian Yosef, and his band BRIAH, have been creating transformational musical services for the past two decades. He is the founder of Torah of Awakening, an online community for Jewish Meditation and Integral Kabbalah, where members meet daily on Zoom for learning and practice. Join Torah of Awakening first month free, or sign up for free guided meditations and updates at www.TorahOfAwakening.com.