As we progress through the year, the Jewish Calendar provides us with oases of inspiration and strength, known as the Festivals. Each Holiday has its particular character and message; all are important opportunities for reconnecting with ourselves, our loved ones and our G‑d.


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SUKKOT - Begins at sundown on Wednesday, October 4

  • Morning Services on October 5, 6, 7, 12, 13
  • Evening Services on October 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 (see below)
  • Enjoy the kiddush luncheon in the Sukkah; shake the Lulav!
  • Yizkor Memorial Prayer, Thursday, October 12 – approximately 11am. Click here for Yizkor Information

SIMCHAT TORAH - Begins at sundown on Wednesday, October 11

  • What a service! This might just be the fun-nest service of the year!
  • The Family Service begins at 6pm, followed by the Adult Service (kids are surely welcome!) at 7pm.

CHANUKAH - First Candle on Monday, December 11

Enjoy a special kiddush (and admire Jane Appelbaum’s dreidel collection!)

PURIM - Begins at sundown on Wednesday, February 28

Get your masks and groggers ready …. here we go! Each year we celebrate with a wild Megillah reading. Everyone is encouraged to come in costume!

PASSOVER - Begins at sundown on Friday, March 30

  • Evening Services: March 30 (followed by Community Seder*); April 4, 5 – 7:30pm
  • Daytime Services: Shabbat March 31; April 1; April 8; April 9. Daytime services are followed by a Kiddush luncheon with Shmurah Matzah!
  • Yizkor Memorial Prayer, Shabbat, April 7 – approximately 11am. Click here for Yizkor Information

*Join us for our Community Seder on March 30, a fun and creative experience! Space is limited and reservations will be required. Watch this website for more information as the time gets closer.

SHAVUOT - Begins at sundown on Saturday, May 19

  • Evening Services: May 19, 20 – 7:30pm
  • All-Night Study Session, May 19 at 10pm
  • Daytime Services: Sunday, May 20, May 21 – 9:30am. All daytime services are followed by a dairy Kiddush luncheon!
  • Yizkor Memorial Prayer, Monday, May 21 – approximately 11am.Click here for Yizkor Information
  • Join us for our Ice Cream Party & Services: Sunday, May 20th – 11am (Note: This follows the Hebrew School end-of-year celebration)

Tisha B’Av – Begins at Nightfall, Sunday, July 22

Considered the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, a day we mourn the destruction of the Temples of old, we read the Book of Lamentations in a mournful tune. Services are 9:15pm.