High Holidays

The goal of Mishkan High Holidays is nothing less than to leverage the spiritual power of community to recreate ourselves and recreate the world.

How can we cut through all the noise out there (not to mention the usual pings, dings, rings, and vibrations happening on our very bodies), to hear the deepest yearnings of our hearts? Where is that still, small voice that helps connect us to our highest aspirations for ourselves and our planet?

Our tradition asserts that tikkun atzmi (self repair) is actually the basic recipe for tikkun olam (healing of the world), and we spend the 10 holy days of repentance from Rosh Hashannah to Yom Kippur creating real-time, face-to-face community of reflection, prayer, and collective transformational power. We immerse ourselves in it for the sake of taking it back out into the world – to uplift, to agitate, to inspire, to challenge, to grow, and to heal.

To read the Rabbis’ sermons from Get Higher 5779, please see our blog:

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The emotional rollercoaster of getting higher with you is mind blowing. I discover stored emotions in my body that I don’t notice until it bubbles to the surface. You’ve created a safe space for me to process, bubble up emotions, and let my mind, body, and spirit take care of business. Thank you for deliberately creating this space. I love you.

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