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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

Friday Sunset

October 2, 2024

Day 1

Saturday

October 3, 2024

Day 2

Sunday

October 4, 2024


Yom Kippur

Erev Yom Kippur

Sunday Sunset

October 11, 2024

YK and Yizkor

Monday

October 12, 2024

Sukkot

Sukkot begins at sunset on Wednesday, Octber 16 and ends sunset on  Wednesday, October 23

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  Wednesday, December 25, 2024
Ends nightfall of  Thursday, January 2, 2024

 

First Night Hanukkiah Lighting in Hurkamp Park 

December 25 at 5:45 PM

Downtown Fredericksburg

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

 

Annual Hanukkah Dinner

December 28 at 6:00 PM

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  Thursday, March 13, 2025
Ends nightfall of  Friday, March 14, 2025

Check here for updates and details closer to Purim 2025!

Passover

     Begins sunset of  Saturday, April 12, 2025
     Ends nightfall of  Saturday, April 19, 2025

 

 

 

BST typically holds a community seder for passover. Check here for  updates and details closer to Passover 2025!

Sat, May 25 2024 17 Iyar 5784