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Celebrate the High Holy Days 2018 with us

Celebrations & Lifecycle

Festivals and Events

We celebrate all the Jewish festivals and services according our progressive Jewish tradition – to learn more about our services please see our worship information and our calendar.

Jewish Holidays in 2018

  • Tu Bi Sh‘vat –  Wed 31.01.
  • Purim – Thu 01.03.
    • Children’s Purim – Sun 25.02.
    • Erev Purim Service and Family service with Purim spiel – Wed 28.02.
  • Pesach – 31.03. to 06.04.
    • Erev Pesach Service – Fr 30.03.
        • Community Seder (2nd night) – Sa 01.04.
      • Shacharit Service 1st day – Sat 31.03.
      • Erev Pesach Service 7th day – Thu 05.04.
      • Shacharit Service 7th day – Fr 06.04.
      • Pesach cleaning – 25.03.
      • Kehillah Omer project start event – Sat 01.04.
    • Yom Ha Shoah – Thu 12.04.
      • Ceremony at Westpark Cem. – 12.04. (expected day)
    • Yom Ha Zikaron – Wed 18.04.
    • Yom HaAtzmaut – Thu 19.04.
    • Lag BaOmer – Thu 03.05.
      • Congregational Braai – Sun 06.05.2017
    • Shavuot – Sun 20.05.
          • Erev Shavuot Service and Cheesecake Contest event followed by a learning night – Sat 19.05.
    • Shacharit – Sun 20.05.
    • Tishah be Av – Sun 22.07.
    • High Holy Days 5779
      • Rosh haShanah – Mon 10.09.2018
        • Erev RHS Service – Sun 09.09.
        • Shacharit 1st day – Mon 10.09.
        • Erev RHS 2nd day – Mon 10.09.
        • Shacharit 2nd day – Tue 11.09.
      • Shabbat Shuvah – Sat 15.09.
        • Shabbat Shuvah Dinner at Temple Israel – Fr 14.09.
      • Yom Kippur – Wed 19.09.2018
        • Kol Nidrei Service – Tue 18.09.
        • YK Service – Wed 18.09.
    • Sukkoth – 24. to 30.09.2017
      • Erev Sukkoth Service – Sun 23.09.
      • Shacharit 1st day of Sukkoth – Mon 24.09.
      • Religion School Sukkah decoration – Sat 22.09. (tent.)
    • Sh’mini Atzeret / Simchat Torah – 01.10.
      • Erev Simchat Torah – 30.09.
      • Shacharit Sh’mini Atzeret – 01.10.
    • Hanukkah – 03. to 10.12.
      • 1 Candle Hanukkah – 02.12.