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Holidays

High Holy Days

The High Holy Days bring many memorable traditions and practices.  On Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur we offer both traditional, alternative, and youth services.  No matter which you choose, our services are designed to teach and inspire.

Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish New Year
Begins sunset Sunday, Sep 29, 2019
Ends sundown Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019

Did you know?
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time to reflect on the past year and express one’s hopes for the year to come.  We dip apples or challah in honey to bring in a sweet new year.

Yom Kippur

Day of Atonement
Begins sunset Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019
Ends sundown Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019

Festivals and Holidays

Dine in the Sukkah, dance on Simchat Torah, spin your dreidel on Hanukkah, and shake your grogger on Purim.  Join us throughout the year to experience the rich traditions our holidays offer. 

Sukkot

Festival to commemorate the sheltering of the Israelites in the wilderness 
Begins sunset Sunday, Oct 13, 2019
Ends sundown Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

Shmini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

Day of celebrating the Torah
Begins sunset Sunday, Oct 20, 2019
Ends sundown Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

Hanukkah

Festival of light commemorating the rededication of the Temple in 165 BC by the Maccabees
Begins sunset Sunday, Dec 22, 2019
Ends sundown Monday, Dec 30, 2019

Did you know?
The Hebrew letters on the dreidel stand for “a great miracle happened there.”  As we spin it, we remember the miracle of the Maccabees.  Against great odds, they fought for, and won, their rights to religious freedom.

To view songs and prayers for Hanukkah click here.

Purim

commemorate the defeat of Haman's plot to massacre the Jews
Begins sunset Monday, Mar 9, 2020
Ends sundown Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

Did you know?
On Purim we shake our noisemakers to blot out the name of evil Haman. 

Passover

Feast of Unleavened Bread celebrating the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt
Begins sunset Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020
Ends sundown Thursday, Apr 16, 2020

To view examples of prayers from Passover click here.

For specific service times, please see our calendar.

 
 
 
 
Thu, November 14 2019 16 Cheshvan 5780