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Holidays and Festivals

We observe all of the traditional Jewish holidays and festivals in a variety of ways.

ROSH HASHANAH

We observe both days of Rosh Hashanah. Childrens’ Services and babysitting are available.

YOM KIPPUR

Observance of the Day of Atonement begins with Kol Nidre. Yom Kippur services include Yiskor and Neilah and the blowing          of the Shofar.

SUKKOT

Students and members of the congregation decorate our sukkah. Family traditions are shared during our                      Congregational Sukkah Walk.

SIMCHAT TORAH

Noisy and joyous, this holiday is celebrated dancing to a Klezmer band and marching with the Sefer Torah.

HANUKKAH

This congregational celebration includes latkes, gelt, music, and candlelighting.

PURIM

We were costumes, twirl groggers, listen to the Megillah reading eat yummy hamantaschen, and exchange bags of Mishloach Manot. A carnival with games, prizes, and the Shushan Cafe is also part of the celebration.

PASSOVER

The Rabbi and Cantor lead a congregational seder on the second night of Passover. There are special activities for the younger children and a traditional Pesach feast.

YOM HA’ATZMAUT

A festive Israeli dinner and Israeli dancing sets the mood to celebrate Israel’s Independence day.

SHAVUOT

At Tikkun l’eyl Shavuot, we acknowledge with ice cream and Torah study.

SELICHOT

A dessert reception and program are followed by a late evening service to usher in the High Holy Days.

Sun, August 9 2020 19 Av 5780