Yom Shabbat, 29 Heshvan 5778
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The holidays offer us opportunities to come together as a community with prayer and celebration. Festival services often feature lively music and an earlier start time (check the calendar). We offer holiday programming for all members of our community, from tots to adults!

Yizkor (Memorial Services)

Early morning Yizkor servies are held on Sukkot, Passover and Shavuot, providing a moment of quiet reflection and rememberance at the start of the day.


Holiday Calendar 5778 (2017-18) 


Rosh Hashana Sept 21-22, 2017 Th-F The Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur  S Day of Atonement
Sukkot Oct 5-6, 2017 Th‑F
Oct 7-11, 2017 Sa‑W
Feast of Tabernacles
Shmini Atzeret Oct 12, 2017 Th Eighth Day of Assembly
Simchat Torah Oct 13, 2017 F Day of Celebrating the Torah
Chanukah Dec 13-20, 2017 W‑W The Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights
Tu BiShvat Jan 31, 2018 W New Year for Trees
Purim Mar 1, 2018 Th Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar

Mar 31-Apr 1, 2018 Sa‑Su
Apr 2-5, 2018 M‑Th
Apr 6-7, 2018 F‑Sa

Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Yom HaShoah Apr 12, 2018 Th Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron Apr 18, 2018 W Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzma'ut Apr 19, 2018 Th Israeli Independence Day
Lag B'Omer May 3, 2018 Th 33rd day of counting the Omer
Shavuot May 20-21, 2018 Su‑M Festival of Weeks, commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai
Leil Selichot Sep 1, 2018 Sa Prayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays
Tish'a B'Av Jul 22, 2018 Su The Ninth of Av, fast commemorating the destruction of the two Temples
Tu B'Av

Jul 27, 2018 F

Jewish holiday of love, similar to Valentine's Day

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