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: 5779

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. 

- Discussion with Rabbi Jack on the High Holidays liturgy @ Moishe House, Saturday, September 8th

  • Afternoon - email Moishe House for details:

- Erev Rosh Hashana Sunday, September 9th

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

- Rosh Hashana - Monday, September 10th

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

-  If you are interested in a second morning of Rosh Hashanah services on September 11th, please contact us at

- Shabbat Shuva - Friday, September 14th

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

- Mini-Retreat by the Great Wall, September 14th-16th

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

- Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre)  Tuesday, September 18th

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

- Yom Kippur Wednesday, September 19th

  • 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