Services & Holidays

Services

Friday, January 11th, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Friday, February 8th, 2019 @ 7:00pm  

Friday, March 8th, 2019 @ 7:00pm  

Friday, April 12th, 2019 @ 7:00pm 

Friday, May 10th, 2019 @ 7:00pm 

Friday, June 14th, 2019 @ 7:00pm     

Friday, July 12th, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Friday, August 9th, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Friday, September 13th, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Friday, October 11th, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Friday, November 8th, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Friday, December 13th, 2019 @ 7:00pm 

Jewish Holidays 2019

The holidays marked with an * will be observed. with a potluck.  The times of these potlucks have not been set yet.  Please contact the Secretary for more information arneen@infowest.com and to make a reservation if you would like to attend.

Major holidays start on the eve before the date listed below:

HolidayDatesDescription
Purim*Mar 21, 2019 ThPurim is one of the most joyous and
fun holidays on the Jewish calendar.
Pesach*Apr 20 - Apr 27, 2019 Sa-SaPassover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread.
Shavuot*Jun 9 - 10, 2019 Su-MFestival of Weeks, commemorates the giving
of the Torah at Mount Sinai.
Tish'a B'Av Aug 11, 2019 SuThe Ninth of Av, fast commemorating the
destruction of the two Temples.
Rosh Hashana*Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2019 M-TuThe Jewish New Year. Service at 11:00 am followed by luncheon.
Yom Kippur*Oct 9, 2019 WDay of Atonement. Kol Nidre service at 7:00 pm.
Sukkot*Oct 14-15, 2019 M-TuFeast of Tabernacles. Services at 5:30 pm followed by light snacks.
TashlichOct 20, 2019 SuWhere we symbolically cast our sins into the water leaving our old shortcomings behind us, thus starting the new year with a clean slate.
Simchat TorahOct 22, 2019 TuDay of Celebrating the Torah. Yizkor will be recited.
Hanukkah*Dec 23 -30, 2019 Su-SuThe Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights. The first candle is after sundown Dec. 22nd. We will celebrate it Friday Dec. 27th with the lighting of the 6th candle followed with a Hanukkah celebration.

Minor holidays

HolidayDatesDescription
Tu BiShvatJan 21 MNew Year for Trees
Shushan PurimMar 22 FPurim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Pesach SheniMay 19 SuSecond Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmerMay 23 Th33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'AvAug 16 FJewish holiday of love, similar to Valentine's Day
Leil SelichotSep 21 SaPrayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays