All services, meetings, classes and other events are virtual, via Zoom and/or conference call, until further notice, unless otherwise noted.

Holiday Calendar

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All holidays begin at sundown on the evening prior to the date listed, unless otherwise noted.

Please see the “Upcoming Events” calendar on the Home page for dates and times of holiday services. All services will be virtual until further notice.

Erev Rosh Hashanah – evening of Sept. 18, 2020

Rosh Hashanah – Sept. 19, 2020

Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidrei) – evening of Sept. 27, 2020

Yom Kippur – Sept. 28, 2020

Sukkot – Oct. 3-9, 2020

Simchat Torah – Oct. 10, 2020

Hanukkah – Dec. 11-18 2020 (Light 1st candle evening of Dec. 10)

Tu B’Shevat – Jan. 28, 2021

Purim – Feb. 26, 2021

Passover – March 28-April 3, 2021 (Seder is held on the evening of March 27)

Yom HaSho’ah – April 8, 2021

Pesach Sheni/2nd Passover – April 28, 2021

Shavuot – May 17-18, 2021

Tisha B’Av – July 18, 2021

Torah Study

The next Saturday morning Torah study will be announced later this summer.

“A Bissel Torah” classes will be held on selected Thursdays at 3 PM:

  • July 15th & 29th

“A Bissel Torah” classes will go on hiatus in August and through the High Holy Days, then are planned to re-start in October.

Reform Judaism holidays page


Listen & Learn
Audio recordings of Shabbat Prayers are on the “Worship & Holidays” page.

Temple Library

The Temple Library is an excellent resource for information.

  • Books, magazines & periodicals
  • Self-checkout Procedure
  • Wi-Fi hotspot (Temple-wide) – please note: no password is necessary for the public Wi-Fi.
  • Judaica display & art

We also invite you to explore the Jordan Library and Children’s Library located in the Education Wing.

The Kanawha County Public Library is another helpful resource. Locate, reserve and checkout books online and have them sent to any branch library for easy access. If you have your selections sent to the main library in downtown Charleston, you can call ahead and have them sent to the drive-thru pick-up window (please allow several hours for this service). The library also allows you to download audio and e-books. KCPL Website