Jewish Holidays

Learn About the Importance of Our Jewish Holidays

2023- End 5783 

Leil Selichot
Saturday, Sept. 9th 

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: 5784 

Erev Rosh Hashanah (Shabbat) Service
Friday, September 15th Candles at 6:36PM   Service 7:00 PM 

Rosh Hashanah Day I (Shabbat) Saturday, September 16th                                                  Morning Service 8:30

Candles 7:37 PM No Evening Service 

Rosh Hashanah Day II Sunday, September 17th                                Morning Service 8:30 AM  

*Tashlich at 2:00 PM Crystal Lake *(note day change due to Shabbat Day 1) 

Evening Service - 7:15 PM                            Havdalah 7:35 PM 

2023 - 5784 

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
Sunday, September 24th
Service at 6:00 PM - Candles 6:20 PM 

Yom Kippur Monday, September 25th 

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

Mincha - Ne'ila Service 5:00 PM 

Final Blast - Havdalah 7:21 PM 

*Yizkor time is approximate

Sukkot 2023 – 5784 Sept. 29 – Oct. 9
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 – Friday September 29         

(Shabbat Shabbat/ Yom Tov 6:11 Candle Lighting 

Yom Tov Service at 7:00 PM

Saturday, September 31, Day 1 – at TNT (Shabbat/Yom Tov) - Service at 9:00 AM – NO Lulav – Hallel is recited - 7:12 Candle Lighting - Evening Service Yom Tov Day 2 - 7:00 PM 

Sunday, October 1, Day 2 Yom Tov at TNT Service at 9:00 AM Lulav is used during Hallel - Havdalah - 7:11 No service  


Chol HaMoed       Monday, October 2, – Thursday, October 5, (including Thursday evening) we will end the service with the shaking of the Lulav and Etrog as our final act after the announcements.

Friday, October 6, Friday – Hoshana Rabbah (no morning service

 Shabbat - Yom Tov Candles 5:59 PM 

Evening Service (Shabbat Yom Tov) at 8:00 PM  - NO EVENING YIZKOR as it is Shabbat

Shemini Atzeret Oct 7 Saturday This holiday immediately follows the conclusion of the holiday of Sukkot.

Saturday, October 7, Shmini Atzeret Service at 9:00 AM

 (Shabbat - Yom Tov ) Yizkor Recited  

Evening Candles 7:00 PM
Simchat Torah Service - 7:00 PM
 Join us for a special "family fun" Simchat Torah Celebration 

Simchat Torah Oct. 8 Sunday
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

Sunday, October 8, at TBA Simchat Torah-Service at 9:00 AM - Hallel is recited - Special observance of Torah Joy. 

Havdalah at 6:59 PM Evening Service 7:00 PM


All services will be on zoom and in person 

December 2022 - 18th – Dec 26th  
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 6th Erev 7th Purim day 2023 - 5783
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 2023 – 5783

Wednesday April 5th 2023- 5783 - and ends in the evening of Thursday April 13th 

*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.

Wednesday, April 5th

Ta'anit Bechorot (Fast of the First Born) 2023 / תַּעֲנִית בְּכוֹרוֹת 5783 - Led by Rabbi Eli Perlman with his congregation in NJ on ZOOM. 7

Morning Service at 7:00 AM 

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

Wednesday Evening, Passover begins – Candle Lighting 6:56 PM

Ma’ariv and First Night Community Sederat TNT 6:30 PM

Thursday, April 6th Passover Day 1

Morning Service 9:00 AM

2nd Night Seder (in homes) Candles 8:00 PM

Friday, April 7th – Passover Day 2

Morning Service 9:00 AM 

Evening Service - 8:00 PM Shabbat Candles 6:58 PM

Chol HaMoed Pessach Saturday, April 8th – Tuesday, April 11st

Tuesday, April 11st Evening, Yom Tov Begins - Candles 7:03 PM  

Evening Service 7:00 PM –

Wednesday, April 12th  – 7th Day YOM TOV

Morning Service 9:00 AM

Candles 8:07 PM Yom Tov Evening Service – 7:00 PM

Thursday, April 13th  - 8th Day Yom Tov – Yizkor

Morning Service 9:00 AM

Havdalah 8:08 PM – Passover and Yom Tov Ends (Evening Service at 7:50 PM_

RA - Passover Guide 5782

5783 Addendum -  

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Begins the evening of Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 5783  

Day I and Day II Sunday, May 26th & May 27th  
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

Erev Shavuot – Thursday – May 25th - 2023

Yom Tov Begins                          Evening Service -Scholarship Awards                                        7:00 PM    - Candles at 7:50 PM

Friday, May 26th Shavuot Day 1

Morning Service 9:00 AM  

Evening Service – 8:00 PM – Yizkor – Shabbat and Yom Tov Candles – 7:51 PM

Saturday 27th     Shavuot Day 2

TNT Morning Service 9:00 AM – Yizkor           

 Evening service at 8:45 PM - Yom Tov Ends Havdalah – 8:56 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