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High Holy days

The schedule for High Holy Days 5779 at BST is below! If you have any comments or questions, please reach out to our VP of Religious Life and Education at Find the Yizkor Memorial Book form here and find the Babysitting Services form here! Not a member? Click here for our nonmember form and here for the admission policy.

We hope you all enjoy a sweet new year!


Sat., September 1


Erev Rosh Hashanah

Sun., September 9


Rosh Hashanah

Mon., September 10


RH: Children’s Service


2:30p    @ City Dock

RH: Tashlich


3:00p    @ City Dock

Rosh Hashanah, 2nd day

Tue., September 11


Cemetery Service

Sun., September 16

2:00p  @ Oak Hill Cemetery

Erev Yom Kippur

Tue. September 18


Yom Kippur

Wed., September 19


YK: Afternoon / Yizkor



YK: Break Fast



    Sukkah Build

Sun., September 23


Erev Sukkot

Sun., September 23



Mon. – Sun., Sept. 24-30


Atzeret Yizkor

Mon., October 1



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!


Beth Sholom will hold its annual Religious School Megillah Reading, on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, at 6:30PM. Details to be announced. 

The annual, VYBS supported, Purim Dinner & Shpiel will be Saturday, March 3rd, with Dinner at 6 PM and Shpiel at 7 PM. Donations admission for Dinner - RSVP to! Shpiel only is Free Admission.

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!


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.


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: 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!

Fri, September 21 2018 12 Tishrei 5779