Kehillat Beijing

Founded in 1979, the Kehillat Beijing Foundation supports Jewish life in Beijing, around China, and across the world. We host Shabbat services and dinner each and every Friday night beginning at 7:00pm, in addition to a range of holiday celebrations, educational opportunities, and community retreats and excursions into one of the world's greatest cities. 

High Holidays in Beijing: 5778

Come and welcome in a sweet new year with Beijing’s Jewish community.

Location is always the 3rd floor of the Capital Club Athletic Center (directions here).

Services will led by Rabbi Jack Shlachter.

You can buy tickets for meals in advance or 'on the door' with cash or wechat. If you're not buying in advance we would still hugely appreciate RSVPs.

Note that attendees must be foreign passport holders or spouses. Thanks for your understanding. 

- Erev Rosh Hashana Wednesday September 20th

  • 18:00 – Doors Open for ticket selling and mingling
  • 19:00 – Services Begin
  • Dinner to follow

- Rosh Hashana - Thursday September 21st

  • 09:45 – Services begin
  • Noon-ish – Tashlich behind the Capital Club
  • 12:30 - Lunch - At a nearby restaurant (we'll walk over together)

- Shabbat Shuva , Friday, September 22nd

  • 19:00 - Kabbalat Shabbat
  • Followed by a communal dinner


- Mini-Retreat by the Great Wall, September 22nd-24th

  • The whole community is welcome, departing on Friday after dinner
  • Must RSVP to
  • click for details

- Discussion with Rabbi Jack on Jewish Mysticism @ Moishe House, Monday, September 25th

  • Evening. Email Moishe House for details:

- Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre)  Friday September 29th

  • 16:30 – Pre-Fast Meal
  • 17:45 – Kol Nidre Services begin

- Yom Kippur Saturday September 30th

  • 09:45 – Services begin
  • 17:00 – Evening Services begin followed by Havdallah
  • 18:50 – Break-the-Fast meal


If you've got any questions, feel free to send us an email at