Jewish Holiday Services & Programs

Yizkor Service (2nd Day Shavuot)

May 30, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Shacharit: Shivah-Asar B’Tammuz-2020

July 9, 2020 - 6:45am - 8:00am

The fast day of Shivah-Asar B’Tammuz (the 17th day of Tammuz) commemorates calamities in Jewish history, according to Mishnah Ta’anit chapter 4, among them the breaking of the first set of tablets and the breaching of Jerusalem’s walls by the Babylonians.  The fast for Shivah-Asar B'Tammuz is observed from dawn to nightfall. Minchah will be at ___ pm, and will include the fast-day Torah and Haftarah readings. Arvit will follow around ____ pm.

Minchah & Arvit: Erev Tish'a B'Av (2020)

July 29, 2020 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

According to Mishnah Ta’anit chapter 4, among the calamities on Tishah B’Av were the decree that the Israelites would have to wander 40 years in the wilderness and the destruction of the First and Second Temples.  On Tishah B’Av, the same restrictions apply as on Yom Kippur, no eating or drinking, no washing, no anointing, no wearing of leather shoes, and no sexual relations, and they apply from sundown to nightfall.

Arvit & Reading of Megillat Eikhah (2020)

July 29, 2020 - 9:25pm - 10:25pm

Early Minchah - Rosh Hashanah

September 18, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Evening Service I - Erev Rosh Hashanah

September 18, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Early Minchah & Ma’ariv: 6:30 PM – Led by Rabbi Rosenberg and Neal Meiselman

Evening Servce II - Erev Rosh Hashanah

September 18, 2020 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Late Ma’ariv: 8:30 PM – Led by Rabbi Fishman and Cantor Labovitz

Shacharit Services - Rosh HaShanah

September 19, 2020 - 8:15am - 1:00pm

9:30 AM - Torah Service

10:30 AM - Sermon

• Services in the Mayer & Ethel Lerner Sanctuary will be conducted by Rabbi Lyle Fishman and Cantor Hinda Labovitz
• Services in the Murray & Nettie Kaye Social Hall will be conducted by Rabbi Micha'el Rosenberg and Neal Meiselman.
• Seat Prices for both days of Rosh Hashanah + Yom Kippur are: TBD for 2020

Prices for only the first 2 days of Rosh Hashanah OR only Yom-Kippur are 60% of the above.

Family Service (RH-2020)

September 19, 2020 - 9:15am - 11:00am

Torah Service

September 19, 2020 - 9:30am - 10:30am
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Ohr Kodesh Congregation

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Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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