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Shemini Atzeret and Simḥat Torah 5778/2017


Thursday, October 12

Shemini Atzeret celebrations begin with evening services at 6:00 pm.
Join us for hakafot, singing and dancing with Torah followed by a delicious Dairy Dessert Buffet.

Friday, October 13

Shaḥarit services begin at 8:45 am.
Everyone gets an Aliyah to the Torah at 9:45 am.
Youth programming begins at 10:30 am.
Kiddush, including kid-friendly food zone, opens at 11:00 am (back of the Sanctuary)
Hakafot with singing, dancing and celebrations begins at 11:10 am.
Honourary Special Aliyot begin at 12:10 pm.
Followed by Musaf and congregational luncheon at 1:10 pm.
(The Youth Room will be open throughout the luncheon.)

Youth Programming Schedule:

Track 1: For Tots up to SK in the Youth Room
10:30 am - Edible Crafts
11:00 am - Story Time
11:30 am - Special Performance
12:00 pm - Move Upstairs to the Sanctuary for Kol Ha'Nearim

Track 2: Grades 1-3
10:30 am - Edible Crafts in the Lower Foyer
11:00 am - Terrific Torah Trail
11:50 am - Last Chance to check-in at Back of Main Sanctuary

Track 3: Grades 4 +
10:30 am - Edible Crafts in the Lower Foyer
11:00 am - Amazing Race Torah Trail Edition
11:50 am - Last Chance to check-in at Back of Main Sanctuary