Jewish Holidays

Temple Israel celebrates the major Jewish holidays:

  • Selichot: Repent and prepare for High Holidays.
  • Rosh Hashanah: Celebrate the Jewish New Year.
  • Yom Kippur: Observe the Day of Atonement.
  • Sukkot: Celebrate the fall harvest.
  • Simcha Torah: Read the end and beginning of the Torah.
  • Hannukah: Celebrate the Festival of Lights.
  • Tu BiSh’vat: Honor Jewish Arbor Day.
  • Purim: Commemorate Jews being saved from Haman
  • Passover: Retell and remember the story of our Exodus from Egypt.
  • Yom HaShoah: Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day.
  • Yom HaZikaron: Honor Israel Memorial Day.
  • Yom HaAtzmaut: Remember Israel Independence Day.
  • Lag BaOmer: Observe the 33rd day of the Omer.
  • Shavuot: Commemorate receiving the Torah at Mt. Sinai.
  • Tishah B’Av: Mourn the destruction of both ancient Temples in Jerusalem
Simcha Torah
Simcha Torah

More information about these Jewish Holidays can be found at