Jewish Holidays

Learn About the Importance of Our Jewish Holidays

2024- End 5784 

Leil Selichot
Saturday, Sept. 28th Havdalah - 7:15 - Movie 7:30 - Service 10:00 PM

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. Traditions include eating apples dipped in honey and blowing the shofar (ram’s horn). Most Jews attend synagogue on these days and the preceding evening.

New Year: 5785 

Wednesday, October 2, 2024  

Erev Rosh Hashanah Service
Candles at 6:04 PM   Service 7:00 PM 

Rosh Hashanah Day I Thursday, October 3rd 

Morning Service 8:30(Tashlich at 2:00 PM Crystal Lake )

Candles 7:06 PM No Evening Service 

Rosh Hashanah Day II Friday, October 4th                         

Morning Service 8:30 AM

End Rosh Hashanah -6:01 PM

Shabbat - Evening Service – *7:00 PM 

Shabbat Candles 6:01 PM

Sunday, October 6, - Kever Avot Service 

1:00 PM 50 Buxton Rd. Danvers

2024 - 5785 

Yom Kippur is considered by Jews to be the holiest and most solemn day of the year. Fasting begins at sundown and ends after nightfall the following day. Most Jews attend synagogue on this day and the preceding evening

Erev Yom Kippur- Kol Nidre (Shabbat)
Friday, October 11th
Service at 6:00 PM - Candles 5:49 PM 

Yom Kippur / Shabbat, Saturday, October 12th

Morning Service 8:30 AM - *Yizkor 10:45ish 

Mincha - Ne'ila Service 4:30 PM 

Final Blast - Havdalah 6:51 PM 

*Yizkor time is approximate

Sukkot 2024 – 5785 Oct. 15 – Oct. 25
Is a seven-day festival, also known as the Feast or Festival of Booths, the Feast of Tabernacles, or just Tabernacles. It is one of the three pilgrimage festivals mentioned in the Bible. Sukkot is celebrated by the building of a sukkah, or temporary dwelling, outdoors.

Erev Sukkot – Wed. October 16        

 Yom Tov 5:41 Candle Lighting 

Yom Tov Service at  7:00 PM (Kiddush in the Sukkah ) 

Thursday, October 17, Day 1 (Yom Tov) - at TBA - Service at 9:00 AM – Lulav – Hallel is recited - 6:42 Candle Lighting - Evening Service Yom Tov Day 2 - 7:00 PM 

Friday, October 18, Day 2 Yom Tov  at TNT      Service at 9:00 AM Lulav is used during Hallel - Havdalah - 7:11 No service  

Chol HaMoed  Saturday, October 19, – Wednesday. October 23, 

Wednesday, October 23, Friday – Hoshana Rabbah (no morning service

 Yom Tov Candles 5:30 PM 

Evening Service (Yom Tov) at 7:00 PM  - EVENING YIZKOR

Shemini Atzeret Oct 24 Thursday This holiday immediately follows the conclusion of the holiday of Sukkot.

Thursday, October 24, Shmini Atzeret Service at 9:00 AM at TNT

 (Yom Tov ) Morning Yizkor Recited  

Simchat Torah Thursday. October 24
This holiday immediately follows the holidays of Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret. It concludes and begins anew the annual reading cycle of the Torah, the Five Books of Moses that make up a portion of the Jewish Bible

Evening Candles 6:32 PM
Simchat Torah Service - 6:30 PM
 Join us for a special "family fun" Simchat Torah Celebration 

Friday, October 25, at TBA Simchat Torah-Service at 9:00 AM - Hallel is recited - Special observance of Torah Joy. 

Shabbat Begins at 5:27 PM - Candles - Shabbat Evening Service 8:00 PM


All services will be on zoom and in person 

Sunset Tuesday, December 25, 2024 through the Sunset on Friday Jan 3, 2025   
Hanukkah (or Chanukah) is an eight-day festival marked by the lighting of candles—one on the first night, two on the second and so on—using a special candle holder called a menorah or chanukiah. Although not a major Jewish holiday, its popularity has increased in recent years, especially among American Jews. Traditions include a game involving the spinning of dreidels (tops), eating potato latkes (pancakes) and gift-giving.

March 23rd Erev - Purim day March 24th 2024 - 5784
Purim is one of the most joyous Jewish holidays. Purim commemorates the events that took place in the Book of Esther. Traditions include masquerading in costumes and giving care packages to those in need.

Passover 2024 – 5784

Monday April 22nd 2024- 5784 - and ends in the evening of Tuesday April 30th

*includes Intermediate days
Passover (or Pesach) commemorates the liberation of the Hebrew slaves from Egypt. A feast called a seder is held on the first two nights and on the final two nights of the eight-day holiday. No leavened food (e.g., bread, cake) is eaten during Passover. Matzah (unleavened bread) is consumed instead. * includes intermediate days.

Monday, April 22nd 

Ta'anit Bechorot (Fast of the First Born) 2023 / תַּעֲנִית בְּכוֹרוֹת 5784 -

Morning Service at 7:00 AM 

Sell Chametz and Burn at TNT – at 10:00 AM

Monday Evening, Passover begins – Candle Lighting 7:16 PM

Ma’ariv and First Night Community Seder – at TNT 6:15 PM


Tuesday, April 23rd  Passover Day 1

Morning Service 9:00 AM

2nd Night Seder (in homes) Candles 8:21 PM

Wednesday, April 24th – Passover Day 2

Morning Service 9:00 AM 

Havdallah 8:22 PM

Chol HaMoed Pessach Thursday, April 25 – Sunday, April 28th

Sunday, April 28th Evening, Yom Tov Begins - Candles 7:23 PM  

Evening Service 7:00 PM –

Monday, April 29th – 7th Day YOM TOV

Morning Service 9:00 AM

Candles 8:27 PM Yom Tov Evening Service – 7:00 PM (Yizkor )

Tuesday, April 30th 8th Day Yom Tov – (Yizkor)

Morning Service 9:00 AM

Havdalah 8:28 PM – Passover and Yom Tov Ends (Evening Service at 8:15 PM)

Begins the evening of Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 5784  

Day I Wednesday and Day II Thursday, June 12th  & June 13th    
Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, is also known as "Pentecost" According to Rabbinic tradition, the Ten Commandments were given on this day. It is traditional to eat meals containing dairy during Shavuot

Tuesday evening June 11th  Yom Tov Service at 7:00 PM at TNT Light Yom Tov Candles at 8:03 PM Scholarship Awards will be presented at this service. 


Day 1 Yom Tov

Wednesday June 12th  

 Morning Service 9:00 AM at TBA

Yom Tov Services at 7:00 PM

Yizkor is recited this evening at TNT

Yom Tov Candles 9:07 PM

Day 2 Yom Tov


Thursday, June 13th  

 Morning Service *9:00 AM at TNT

Yom Tov Ends - Havdallah at 9:08 PM


Chanukah 2021 at TNT 

A moment in Elul 5780 that will always be remembered! 

Temple Ner Tamid of the North Shore

Yizkor is recited on Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzeret, Passover and Shavuot

  We will always remember!! Z'l


Temple Ner Tamid of the North Shore