Simchat Torah is September 27-28. This festive holiday celebrates the cycle of the Torah, with the reading of the last few verses of Deuteronomy and the first verses of Genesis.
Monday, September 27
Erev Simchat Torah Celebration | 6:15pm | Nasher Atrium
Led by Rabbi Amy Ross, Cantor Vicky Glikin and Cantor Leslie Niren
End your High Holy Day season with a joyful outdoor celebration of Torah! Hear excerpts from all Five Books of the Torah as we unroll the beautifully illustrated scroll. Sixth-grade students will receive siddurim (prayer books), a significant milestone on the journey toward becoming B'nai Mitzvah. Join us for a night of music, dancing and rejoicing with the Torah! Register in advance here.
Safety and Covid Protocol Update: All those attending who are 18 years of age and older must show proof of vaccination upon entry. Please complete Our Brit and Proof of Vaccination prior to your arrival.
Tuesday, September 28
Shemini Atzeret-Simchat Torah Festival Yizkor Service | 10:30 a.m. | Stern Chapel and online
Led by Rabbi Kimberly Herzog Cohen and Cantor Leslie Niren
The Simchat Torah festival service will include holiday liturgy and music, a special Torah reading, memorial prayers and reflections as we remember our loved ones.
Register in advance here to join in-person | Join on Zoom