We warmly welcome you to join our High Holiday services at our new pop-up venue on Upper Street.


Following government guidance allowing Houses of Worship to open, we are pleased to confirm that the services will go ahead as planned. We want to reassure you that your health and wellbeing is of paramount importance to us and so we will do our absolute best to create a safe environment for all of you to attend.

Please read our document 'COVID-19 - Safe Attendance'.

Face coverings must always be worn when in the venue. Face coverings will not be provided and are a condition of entry

Those who must not attend

  • Those who have any symptoms of COVID-19 or who are sharing a house with people with symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last fourteen days

  • Those who have been asked to self-isolate by the government’s Track and Trace Programme 

  • Those in quarantine having travelled recently to a country without an air bridge

Booking for all events is essential and numbers are strictly limited.​ You do not need membership to participate. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are not organising communal meals.

As the pop-up space needs to be adapted for our use and made COVID-safe, we appreciate any and all donations from the community to help us make it happen.​

Follow the links below to make a reservation:

High Holidays 2018 in Islington



Scribe in Islington

Date: Monday 7 September 2020

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Location: Chabad Islington

Fee: £5 (mezuzah) / £60 (tefillin)

Book your slot with a certified scribe to have your mezuzah and tefillin checked.

Class: How to Blow the Shofar at Home

Date: Wednesday 9 September 2020

Time: 19:00 - 20:00

Location: Zoom

Fee: £25 (incl. shofar) / £5 (class only)

As synagogue spaces will be limited this year due to Covid, we are offering a bespoke lesson on learning how to play the shofar. The lesson will include the detailed laws, techniques of playing, as well us blessings and significance to becoming a 'shofar blower'.


Our ticket bundle includes your very own shofar.


Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah morning service - booking essential

Date: Sunday 20 September 2020

Time: 9:00 & 11:00

Location: 36 Upper St, London N1 0PN

Suggested donation: £30


Join us for a Rosh Hashanah morning service in the heart of Angel. There will be prayer, inspiration and shofar blowing.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the numbers are strictly limited and booking is essential. Please let us know if you cannot make it, so we can offer the spot to someone else.

Shofar Blowings

Due to council regulations we are unable to host public Shofar Blowings this year.

Email us to arrange a private Shofar service: rabbi@jewishislington.co.uk

9:00 Service

11:00 Service


Yom Kippur

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the numbers are strictly limited and booking is essential.

Please let us know if you cannot make it, so we can offer the spot to someone else.

Location: 36 Upper St, London N1 0PN.

Suggested donation: £30

Kol Nidre

Date: Sunday 27 September




Daytime service and Yizkor

Date: Monday 28 September

Time: 14:00


18:30 Service

20:00 Service



Neila and Break Fast

Date: Monday 28 September

Time: 18:00

Due to extremely limited space and only one service taking place, please register your interest and we will get back to you to confirm you can attend.


Rosh Hashanah essentials package

We are pleased to offer Rosh Hashanah essentials packages to ensure everyone can celebrate the New Year, even in the time of the pandemic.

The packages are free of charge. Please register below to receive yours:

Make a donation


This year's services will take place in a pop-up space in Angel, which needs to be adapted for our use and made COVID-safe.

We appreciate any and all donations from the community to help us make it happen.


Click here to make a donation.