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Holidays

Holidays

Rosh Hashanah

Friday, September 18, 2020
Sunday, September 20, 2020
The Jewish New Year celebrates the opportunity for us to restart. From our traditional service in the main sanctuary to our more intimate, interactive study service, Rosh Hashanah at WJC is full of uplifting singing, inspiring Torah, and of course, apples and honey. We also encourage young families to join our famed Family Serviceā€“geared toward youth aged 4-10 and their parents! 


Yom Kippur

Sunday, September 27, 2020
Monday, September 28, 2020
25 hours of introspection and self-work that will help get your Jewish year started off right. We feature multiple services through the day, culminating with a rousing, communal wide, final service where every family can spend some private, quiet moments in front of our ark. 


Sukkot

Friday, October 2, 2020
Friday, October 9, 2020
The Festival of Booths is spent outside, celebrating the gifts of nature. We build huts, we sing and dance, and we shake our lulav. Come to WJC where you can choose your own adventure in our Sukkah.


Simcha Torah & Shemini Atzeret

Friday, October 9, 2020
Sunday, October 11, 2020

The holiday where we celebrate another cycle of reading the Torah. We dance with the Torah, sing into the night, and then do it again the next morning. Not for the faint of heart!


Hanukkah

Thursday, December 10, 2020 – Friday, December 18, 2020
The festival of lights where we celebrate the miracle of the oil lasting for 8 days. We throw a massive carnival/festival in the middle of the holiday where there is fun for all ages: magic, drumming, puppets, and more!


Purim

Thursday, February 25, 2021
The story of the Jewish people’s miraculous survival from Shushan led by Queen Esther and Mordekhai. We dress in costumes, put on an amazing Purim shpiel, and eat copious amounts of hamantaschen.


Passover

Saturday, March 27, 2021 –  Saturday, April 3, 2021
We celebrate the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery with celebration, song, and of course, long welcoming meals full of great food and drink.


Yom Shoah

Thursday, April 8, 2021 – Friday, April 9, 2021
A solemn day where we mark the shoah and all those lost to the horrors of that period. We have a moving and meaningful service by our holocaust memorial site where we gather together as a full community.


Yom Hazikaron

Thursday, April 15, 2021 – Friday, April 16, 2021
Israeli memorial day which we mark with a special service at our morning minyan.


Yom Haatzmaut

Friday, April 16, 2021 – Saturday, April 17, 2021
Israeli Independence Day where we celebrate our indelible link to the Jewish state. Come celebrate with us at a festival with Israeli themed games, dancing, and of course falafel!

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