Question: How was the date for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) chosen?

A: The date of 27th of Nisan was established as a law in Israel in 1951, signed by David Ben-Gurion. It was a compromise between two opposing groups in the Knesset after a very intense period of negotiations. The day commemorates the  Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943 which began on Pesach. The Orthodox Jews wanted to push the date […]

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High Holy Days 2017/5778

2017 HIGH HOLY DAYS SCHEDULE Saturday, September 16 8:05 pm – Selichot (movie, discussion, refreshments, Service) Wednesday, September 20 6:00 pm – Rosh Hashanah Dinner – Reservations required 7:30 pm – Erev Rosh Hashanah Service Thursday, September 21 9:00 am – First Day Rosh Hashanah Service (followed by Tashlich) 9:45 am – Toddler Program 9:45 am […]

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