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High Holy days

High Holy Days season is coming soon and preparations are underway. Keep checking here for details.  We encourage you to reach out with any questions or comments to the VP of Religious Life and Education at religiouslife@bstva.org.

                            Rosh Hashanah                         

Erev RH     Sunday  Sunset      September 25, 2022
Day 1        Monday        September 26, 2022
Day 2        Tuesday        September 27, 2022


Yom Kippur

Erev  Yom Kippur       Tuesday  Sunset        October 4, 2022
YK and Yizkor              Wednesday    October 5, 2022

 

Sukkot

Sukkot begins at sunset on Sunday, October 9, 2022 and ends sunset on  October 11, 2022.   Check here for details on building the BST sukkah when the season approaches!

Hanukkah

We always have lots of great events for Hanukkah in and around Beth Sholom Temple & Fredericksburg. These include the annual lighting of the menorah in downtown Fredericksburg on the first night of Hanukkah (left) and on a different evening, a family friendly Hanukkah dinner (complete with homemade latkes!) at BST where every family brings their own menorah to light (below).

 

Begins sunset of  Sunday, December 18, 2022
Ends nightfall of  Monday, December 26, 2022

 

First Night Hanukkiah Lighting 

Hurkamp Park, Sunday, December 18, at 5:00 PM

All are welcome to the public lighting and we will have prayers, songs, and chocolate gelt for the kids.

 

Annual Hanukkah Dinner

Date and Time TBA

Featuring Chef Jim's famous latkes! All members are welcome.
 

Purim

Every year, BST has great fun with a Purim Spiel, Dinner and a Carnival. Our youth group, VYBS, typically makes and sells delicious Hamantaschen as a fundraiser!

Begins sunset of  Monday, March 6, 2023
Ends nightfall of  Tuesday, March  7, 2023

Check here for updates and details closer to Purim 2023!

Passover

     Begins sunset of  Wednesday, April 5, 2023
     Ends nightfall of  Wednesday, April 12, 2023

 

 

 

BST typically holds a community seder for passover. Check here for  updates and details closer to Passover 2023!

Sat, October 1 2022 6 Tishrei 5783