High Holy Days

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

Rosh Chodesh-New month/moon on the Hebrew calendar. Shofar is blown and special prayers are recited.

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dv1395027Pesach [Passover]- begins at sundown the evening before the Feast of Unleavened Bread on April 8, 2010. Food prep is permitted.

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 the first and last day.

Shav’uot [Pentecost]- begins at sundown on May 28, 2020, and is celebrated for two days outside the land of Israel. No work permitted according to Torah.


Yom Teruah [Rosh HaShanah]- begins at sundown the evening on September 29, 2019.  No work permitted according to Torah.

YomKippurFacebookYom 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- at sundown on Oct. 9, 2019. It’s customary to wear white, no leather and no gold.
  • Closing- at sundown the next day. We usually have a potluck to break the fast together.

Sukkot [Feast of Tabernacles]-begins at sundown the night of October 13, 2019 and goes for 7 days and ends at sundown October 20th.  No work  permitted on the first and seventh day.

SimchatTorahFacebookShemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah [The 8th Day & Rejoice in the Torah]-begins at sundown on October 20, 2019 and goes for two days until sundown. No work  permitted according to Torah.

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