Holidays

Click on the holiday names below to connect to internet resources that will provide more information about the holiday.

Shabbat (General Information)  The seventh day of the week,  Shabbat, is holy and special in Judaism. We are commanded to honor Shabbat. 6 days a week we build the world around us, businesses, homes, and much more. On the seventh day we seek to build our inner spiritual world.

Candle Lighting Time   A resource to tell you the appropriate time to light candles

The Torah Portion of the Week  Information about the weekly reading from the Torah.

Rosh Hashanah The holiday of Rosh Hashanah commemorates the creation of mankind. It is our Jewish New Year and the Day of judgement. We must analyze ourselves and plan for spiritual growth in the year ahead.

Yom Kippur  'On Rosh Hashanah it is written and on Yom Kippur it is sealed.'  The day of Atonement is a time for both solemn reflection and immense joy. 

Sukkot 'The Festival of Booths," commemorates wondering in the desert for 40 years. For a holy seven days we live, eat and dwell in the Sukkah.

Simchas Torah 

We celebrate the TORAH and we begin at the beginning for the new year.

Chanukah

Lighting the menorah to provide increasing light as the nights become darker and eventually coalesce with the darkest night of the year. A reminder to spread light throughout the world, with kindness and good deeds. '"A little bit of light dispels a lot of darkness."- Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi