Services & Holidays

Services

Friday, April 13th, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Friday, May 11th, 2018 @ 7:00pm  

Friday, July 13th, 2018 @ 7:00pm  

Friday, November 9th, 2018 @ 7:00pm     

Friday, June 8th, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Friday, August 10th, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 7:00pm

Friday, December 7th, 2018 @ 6:00pm

Jewish Holidays 2018

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 1, 2018 ThPurim is on of the most joyous and
fun holidays on the Jewish calendar
Pesach*Mar 31 - Apr 7, 2018 Sa-SaPassover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread
Shavuot*May 20 - 21, 2018 Su-MFestival of Weeks, commemorates the giving
of the Torah at Mount Sinai
Tish'a B'AvJul 22, 2018 SuThe Ninth of Av, fast commemorating the
destruction of the two Temples
Rosh Hashana*Sep 10-11, 2018 M-TuThe Jewish New Year. Service at 11:00 am followed by luncheon.
TashlichSep 24, 2018 SuWhere we symbolically cast our sins into the water leaving our old shortcomings behind us, thus starting the new year with a clean slate.
Yom Kippur*Sep 19, 2018 WDay of Atonement. Kol Nidre service at 7:00 pm.
Sukkot*Sep 24-25, 2018 M-TuFeast of Tabernacles. Services at 5:30 pm followed by light snacks.
Simchat TorahOct 2, 2018 TuDay of Celebrating the Torah. Yizkor will be recited.
Hanukkah*Dec 3 -10, 2018 M-MThe Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights. Will be celebrated Friday Dec. 7th with the lighting of the 6th candle followed with a Hanukkah celebration.

Minor holidays

HolidayDatesDescription
Tu BiShvatJan 31 WNew Year for Trees
Shushan PurimMar 2 FPurim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities
Pesach SheniApr 29 SuSecond Passover, one month after Passover
Lag BaOmerMay 3 Su33rd day of counting the Omer
Tu B'AvJul 27 FJewish holiday of love, similar to Valentine's Day
Leil SelichotSep 16 SaPrayers for forgiveness in preparation for the High Holidays