Chanukah, meaning “dedication” in Hebrew, refers to the joyous eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Macabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and “re-dedication” of the Temple in Jerusalem. The modern home celebration of Chanukah centers around the lighting of the chanukiah, a special menorah for Chanukah; unique foods, latkes and jelly doughnuts; and special songs and games. Learn more…
Friday, October 9
7:00 p.m. – Shabbat Simchat Torah Evening Service
Saturday, October 10
10:30 a.m. – Shabbat Morning Simchat Torah with Yizkor
The High Holy Days start with our Selichot program and service on September 12. Please see our High Holy Days page for a complete service schedule.