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Please join us for the High Holy Days-- gather in community for:

This season, we at Keeping It Sacred will bring you a beautifully thought through series of services to to bring us all into the New Year of 5784— Grateful and Connected: High Holy Day Program on ZOOM!


Our Founder, Rabbi Heather Miller will bring texts, traditions, and teachings from the wisdom of the Sages into relevance today. And this year, she will be joined by the talented and good-hearted Cantorial Soloist Rachel Rothman. Rachel holds her Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and fuels her spirituality and Judaism through music.


The entire lineup of services will be offered online including a Rosh Hashanah Seder, a Morning Rosh Hashanah Service, a Kol Nidrei Service, a Yom Kippur morning service, Yizkor, and Neilah services. (see below to sign up) There will also be a hybrid in-person & online Tashlich service (with an opportunity for Southern Californians to gather for Tashlich on the beach). As always, services are free of charge to all who wish to attend, but your contributions allow us to uphold this value of keruv/accessibility. As you reserve, please consider a meaningful gift to help us cover the costs of running this transformational programming and helping to support all of the sacred work we do. (register below and at


















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Cantorial Soloist Rachel Rothman:

We are so blessed as a community to have the exquisite heartfelt musicality of Cantorial Soloist Rachel Rothman co-lead us this High Holy Day Season. She holds her Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has spent summers performing with at opera festivals in Italy, and currently has an in demand vocal studio where she teaches voice lessons privately. And, Rachel feels lucky to fuel her spirituality and Judaism through music. Rabbi Miller has known Rachel since 2008 and shares, "Rachel is an incredible talent, with a soul of sincerity, sensitivity, and sensibility. She is a gifted prayer leader with a range from participatory song to high art, having a voice trained by camp song leaders and conservatory instructors alike. I am incredibly excited to co-lead this season's worship experiences with Rachel."



Spiritual Preparation for the New Year

How can preparing for Rosh HaShanah support our lives in the new year? Join with mindful reflection and intention setting our next trip.


September 8th 9AM PT/12PM ET

Erev Rosh Hashanah 

Celebrate the birth of the world by breaking bread together as one beautifully diverse human family.


15th September 6PM PT|9PM ET (60m)

Rosh Hashanah 

Celebrate the new year and all the possibilities it holds in a community space without geographic boundaries.


16th September 10AM PT|1PM ET (90m)  

Youth Service, Tashlich, Shabbat Services 

LIVE from the beach in California, join Rabbi Miller in person or via LIVESTREAM for a special Youth-oriented High Holy Day service, followed by Tashlich leading into Shabbat Services!


17th September Beginning at 1PM PT|4PM ET Service at 2PM PT|5PM ET

Kol Nidrei/Erev Yom Kippur

Enter into the holiest day of the year with the soul-work of reflection and repair.


24th September 5pm PT/8pm ET (90 min)  

Yom Kippur Yizkor Remembrances 

Gather in community to remember loved ones we have lost but hold dear in our hearts this and every year.


25th September Noon PT/3pm ET (45 min) 

Yom Kippur Ne’ilah
Virtual Break-the-Fast

Rejoice in the conclusion of the day.


25th September 6pm PT/9pm ET (45 min) 

Hanukkah Celebration 2021/5782

High Holy Day Observances 2021/5782

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Keeping It Sacred is all about accessible, relevant and empowering experiences. We enjoy hosting interactive holy day observances. These include monthly Shabbat Services,  liberating Passover Seders, deep Tikkun Leil Shavuot study sessions, joyful Hanukkah celebrations, and complete seasons of High Holy Day Offerings. Connect with our global community to uplift these sacred times together! 

"Such a warm feeling of community."

"Rabbi Miller, you are such an upbeat, enthusiastic
and one who is truly devoted."

"Thank you for this wonderful experience.
As always, my heart is full!"


Please join us for our monthly Shabbat Services,

the last Friday night of every month. Join Rabbi Miller

and Jeffrey Silverstein for these uplifting and meaningful

experiences. Please register HERE to join our global

community for an interactive service exclusively on Zoom!


Keeping It Sacred programs are free for all because we uphold  the value of keruv/accessibility; voluntary financial contributions to help offset the cost of these programs are greatly appreciated.  Contributions can be made at:


Sweet & Sacred High Holy Day Observances 2020/5781


2021 Open Door Interfaith Passover Seder with Grammy winner, Joanie Leeds 


Past High Holy Day Sermons

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View Rabbi Miller's past High Holy Day sermons

 by clicking HERE

Shine Your Light Hanukkah Program  2020/5781

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