JEWISH HOLIDAYS

Jewish holy days begin at sundown on the preceding evening and conclude at sundown on the dates noted.

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September 2019

Nextdor High Holy Days Cooking Class

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$18 – $25

With the High Holidays quickly approaching, Nextdor thought it would be fun to learn a few recipes to bring in a sweet new year. Join us for a fun and…

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Rosh Hashanah

September 30 - October 1
Rosh Hashanah

Jewish New Year – These holy days begin a 10-day period of repentance and prayer which ends on Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah marks the anniversary of the birthday of the…

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October 2019

Kol Nidre

October 8
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One event on September 27, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on October 4, 2022 at 12:00 am

Yom Kippur

Marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, The Day of Atonement. Fasting begins at Sundown and ends after nightfall the following day.

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Yom Kippur

October 9
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One event on September 28, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on October 5, 2022 at 12:00 am

Yom Kippur

The Day of Atonement – This is considered the holiest day in the Jewish calendar and it ends the Ten Days of Repentance. It is spent in prayer, meditation and…

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Sukkot – First Days

October 14 - October 15
Sukkot

The Feast of Tabernacles – The harvest festival – it is named for huts (sukkot) hung with fruits and vegetables set up to recall the temporary field dwelling which farmers…

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Shemini Atzeret

October 21
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One event on October 10, 2020 at 12:00 am

One event on September 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on October 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

Shemini Atzeret

Immediately follows the conclusion of Sukkot. Work is traditionally prohibited.

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Simchat Torah

October 22
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One event on September 29, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on October 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on October 11, 2020 at 12:00 am

Simchat Torah

Concludes and begins anew the annual reading cycle of The Torah, the 5 books of Moses that make up The Jewish Bible. Immediately follows Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret. Work is…

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December 2019

Hanukkah

December 23 - December 30
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One event on December 11, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on November 29, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on December 19, 2022 at 8:00 am

Hanukkah

The Festival of Lights – An 8-day celebration of the Jews’ victory over the Syrians in ancient times and their regaining political and religious freedom. Hanukkah is called the Festival…

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February 2020

Tu B’Shevat

February 10, 2020
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One event on January 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 am

Tu B'Shevat

New Year of the Trees – This holy day, a minor festival, celebrates spring in Israel. No work restrictions.

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March 2020

Purim

March 10, 2020
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One event on February 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on March 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on March 7, 2023 at 12:00 am

Purim

The Feast of Lots – A holy day which celebrates the rescue of the Jews in Ancient Persia from a plot to destroy them. The king’s advisor, Haman, cast lots…

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