Yom Kippur starts at sundown Friday evening September 17th and continues all day Saturday September 18, 2010 until three stars are visible in the night sky. If you are gainfully employed, comfortably retired, or a person of independent means read no further. If you can afford to pay for High Holiday tickets or a shul membership then you should pay; rabbis, cantors and synagogue staff members should not be expected to work for free, and rent or mortgage payments on synagogue buildings are not paid on some Divine account.
On the other hand we are in the midst of the worst economic downturn in many decades, and not having the means does not mean you can't attend services somewhere locally.
Monday, September 13, 2010
Where to pray for free on Yom Kippur in Brooklyn - New York NY
Read the article on examiner.com