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Shabbat and Holiday Services
Regular Erev Shabbat services are held every Friday evening at 7:45 PM, except on the first Friday of each month, when services are at 5:45 PM (no 7:45 PM service). We hope that this earlier service time will make it easier for families with young children and others who prefer an earlier service time, to attend.
Consistent with Temple’s warm and inclusive philosophy, children are not only welcome, but encouraged to attend all services. Saturday morning Shabbat morning services start at 10:15 AM, followed by weekly Family Shabbat services (whenever Torah School is in session) at 11:45 AM.
Holidays and Festivals
Whether the occasion is joyous or mournful, Temple’s services and observances are always meaningful and inspirational.
Services are held for all holidays and festivals in the Jewish calendar. The High Holiday period begins each year with Rosh Hashanah and concludes with Yom Kippur. High Holiday services are held both at Temple and on the West Island. Please click the link below to view this year's High Holiday service schedules.
Other Holidays and Festivals
Temple observes each of the holidays and festivals in unique ways that unite our members as a congregational family. On Sukkot, we assemble in the sukkah. On Simchat Torah, we gather to bless our new Torah School students. We hold creative and joyous Chanukah and Purim services and festive celebrations. On the first night of Passover, a lively Passover Seder is organized. We observe Shavuot in conjunction with our Kabbalat Torah (Confirmation) program. Inspiring services are also held on Yom Ha’Shoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and on Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day.
Holiday and Shabbat services are enhanced by the beautiful musical accompaniment provided by our Music Director and Cantorial Soloist, Rachelle Shubert, as well as by our frequent renowned musical guests.