Like all Jews around the world, the staff and leadership of Temple Beth Shalom of the West Valley are preparing for 2022 High Holy Days, which begin Sept. 17 with Selichot.
Services will again be led this year by Rabbi Dana Evan Kaplan and Cantor Baruch Koritan.
Temple Beth Shalom — just south of U.S. 60 on 101st Avenue — is the only Reform synagogue that serves the entire West Valley. It is a 50-plus-year-old egalitarian, multigenerational synagogue in Sun City. Its members come from every city the West Valley.
Jews visiting the area and those who are not affiliated with another synagogue are welcome to join the congregation for High Holy Day services to pray and hear the sound of the Shofar.
• 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17: Selichot.
• 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25: Erev Rosh Hashana. Tickets required.
• 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26: Rosh Hashana. Tickets required.
• 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4: Kol Nidre. Tickets required.
• Wednesday, Oct. 5: Yom Kippur, 10 a.m. morning service; 1 p.m. Yizkor service; 4:30 p.m. afternoon service; 5:30 p.m. Neilah (concluding) service. Tickets required.
Nonmembers may contact the Temple Office at 623-977-3240 between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday for ticket information.