High Holydays

Shabbat– Friday at sundown to an hour after sunset Saturday. This is the first holy day given in Lev. 23. [No work is permitted]

Rosh Chodesh-New month/moon on the Hebrew calendar. Shofar is blown and special prayers. Women get together [no household chores for them].dv1395027

Community Passover-Sunday April 2, 2017 (Time is TBA)

This is our yearly TEACHING Seder. We teach you HOW to have a Seder in your own home, and give you time to get prepared for it, as the actual night of Passover is April 10th at sundown.

This is open to the community, but we have LIMITED seating, so you MUST have reservations. {RESERVATIONS DO NOT OPEN until March 5th.}

It is a potluck with restrictions (foods that are Kosher and unleavened- no yeast & baking soda [eggs are ok])- so you will also need to sign up for something specific.

Pesach [Passover]-Monday, April 10th-sundown. We will be having a closed CTL Family Seder. [Food prep ok]

The Feast of Unleavened Bread– Seven full days of eating no leaven. This includes yeast & baking soda, though eggs are ok. [No work permitted on April 11th-12th and April 17th-18th.]

Shav’uot [Pentecost]-Tuesday, May 30th-sundown to June 1st- sundown. [No work permitted]

Yom Teruah [Rosh HaShanah]- Wednesday, September 20th-sundown to 22nd-sundown. [No work permitted]

Yom Kippur [Day of Atonement]: [No work permitted and a 24 hour complete fast day. Children 11 & below and the sick are exempt. Elderly, people with health issues, or pregnant can do a Daniel fast- veg. & water.]

  • Opening- Friday, September 29th at sundown. {It’s customary to wear white, no leather and no gold.}
  • Closing- Saturday, September 30th at sundown.

Sukkot [Feast of Tabernacles]-Wednesday, October 4th-sundown through October 11th-sundown. [No work is permitted on Oct. 5-6]

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah [The 8th Day & Rejoice in the Torah]-Wednesday, October 11th-sundown to Friday October 13th-sundown. [No work is permitted]

Check out our Facebook page or Weekly Announcements for specific info about when or how we will be celebrating each Holyday.