Holidays

Rosh Hashana

THE WAKING OF CREATION

Rosh Hashana is the time when Our Creator judges all His Creations.
The soul stirring sound of the Shofar is a wake-up call to return to our Father.

  • Rosh Hashana Eve – Sunday, September 9th
  • 1st Day Rosh Hashana – Monday, September 10th
  • 2nd Day Rosh Hashana – Tuesday, September 11th


Yom kippur

ATONEMENT & HOLINESS

The holiest day of the year, when we reconnect with our essence, which remains faithful to G_d regardless of our behavior.t.

  • Yom Kippur Eve – Tuesday, September 18
  • Yom Kippur Day – Wednesday, September 19

Sukkot

THE HUT

A week long Holiday when we expose ourselves to the elements in greenerycovered tent-like huts. It commemorates G-d sheltering our
ancestors as they traveled from Egypt to the Promised Land.

  • Rosh Hashana Eve – Sunday, September 9th
  • 1st Day Rosh Hashana – Monday, September 10th
  • 2nd Day Rosh Hashana – Tuesday, September 11th


Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

REJOICING OF THE TORAH

Festival immediately following Sukkot with which the public reading of the Torah is annually concluded and recommenced. Observed with great joy, singing and dancing.

  • Yom Kippur Eve – Tuesday, September 18
  • Yom Kippur Day – Wednesday, September 19

CHANUKAH

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

Chanukah is the Jewish eightday, wintertime “festival of lights” holiday celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and tasty fried treats.

Chanukah begins Tuesday night, December 12 and continues through Wednesday, December 20.
Chanukah kits including menorah & candles are available at the JCCM.

Fast of Tevet 10

ATONEMENT & HOLINESS

Following the seven joyous days of Sukkot, comes the happy holiday known as Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah.

  • Yom Kippur Eve – Tuesday, September 18
  • Yom Kippur Day – Wednesday, September 19

Tu Bishvat

MAN IS A TREE OF THE FIELD!

We celebrate Tu Bishvat the “New Year of the Trees” by eating the seven fruits of Israel.

Tuesday, January 30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19h00
at the JCCM
Come celebrate Tu Bishvat with a buffet of many fruits.



PURIM

IN DISGUISE

The motif of concealment is central to the Purim story.
Traditionally we wear masks and dress up to conceal our true identities.

Wednesday February 28.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18h45 at the JCCM.
Come hear the Megillah, the story of Purim, followed by a buffet.
Please dress your child in a costume.
Megillah readings Thursday, March 1st .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8h30 & 12h30

Pessah

SEASON OF OUR FREEDOM

The term “Season of our Freedom” alludes to more than just our liberation from slavery. It proclaims the eternal freedom of each and every Jew at all times in all places.

Pesach is from April 19th until April 27th, 2019
Shmurah Matzah (handmade) is available at the JCCM



shavuot

OUR GIFT

More than 3300 years ago, we received our greatest gift: the Torah on Mount Sinai, where the souls of all generations were present.

Come celebrate the Holiday of Shavuot and listen to the Ten Commandments.
Dairy Ice Cream will be distributed to all children present!
Sunday, May 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10h00