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                                                Holidays

Join us for holiday services!

Whether the holiday begins on a weekday, ends on a weekday or begins and ends on a Shabbat, we hold holiday services. 

For exact dates/times for these services, please refer to our Shabbat and Holiday Calendar in the sidebar on the right, or view details below!

Hanukkah

Hanukkah Shopping Sprees: Kids’ Shopping Spree – Sunday, December 3rd, 11:00 AM; Congregation Wide Shopping Spree – Sunday, December 10th, 9:00 AM. Come to BST for all your holiday shopping needs and enjoy one of a kind items and fantastic sale pricing!

Sisterhood Hanukkah Luncheon: Saturday, December 9th, 1:00 PM - In lieu of exchanging gifts, we will donate to Temple Beth El in Fort Myers, FL whose building was severely damaged by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Rabbi Weinstein has generously offered to match our donation. Please make checks of $10 or more payable to "BST Sisterhood.” RSVP: bstsisterhood@gmail.com or  here.

Hanukkah First Night Lighting: Tuesday, December 12th, 5:00 PM in Hurkamp Park. Join your BST family in downtown Fredericksburg to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah as we light the BST Hanukkiah publicly. Come for the donuts and gelt, stay for the singing and prayers!

Family Service & Hanukkah Dinner: Friday, December 15th, 6:30 PM (Service) & 7:15 PM (Dinner). Join us for our wonderful holiday family service, followed by our Hanukkah Community Dinner! Cost TBA. RSVP here!

Wednesday Night Religious School Hanukkah Lighting: Details to be announced.

Mary Washington Hospital Hanukkah Celebration: Thursday, December 14th, 5:00 PM in the Mary Washington Hospital Atrium. Join Rabbi Weinstein and Cantor Intern Laurie Weinstein as they light the candles at MWH!

Religious School & Bagel Bar Hanukkah Celebration: Sunday, December 17th, 9:00 AM. Details to be announced!

PURIM fun

Beth Sholom will hold its annual, VYBS supported, Purim Dinner & Shpiel, with Megillah Reading, on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, at 6:00PM. Details to be announced. 

Then, order your Hamantashen before making plans to come to the Purim Carnival on Sunday, March 4th, 2018, at 11:00AM, and celebrate Purim with good food and great fun!

Details to be announced.

Pesach

Beth Sholom will hold its annual Second-Night Passover Seder on Saturday, March 31st, at 6:00 PM. Details and reservation information will be announced. Reservations are required.

High Holy days

High Holy Days 5778 at BST were wonderful! If you have any comments or questions, please reach out to our VP of Religious Life and Education at religiouslife@bstva.org

We hope you all enjoy a sweet new year!

Sat, December 16 2017 28 Kislev 5778