High Holidays 5780


Here is how Greater New Orleans will commemorate the end of Sukkot, as well as Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. As always, please confirm service times and reservation requirements with each synagogue or organization. 


Sunday, October 20

Congregation Beth Israel
Shacharit & Kids Hoshanah Rabbah Program followed by a Shakshuka Breakfast 9:00 a.m.
Mincha/Maariv 6:00 p.m.
Congregation Gates of Prayer
Pizza Dinner 6:00 p.m.
Worship and Consecration 6:30 p.m.
JNOLA/Slater Torah Academy/PJ Library
Join JNOLA, Slater Torah Academy, and PJ Library for Safari in the Sukkah at the Audubon Zoo on from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.! Families will hear the blessing over the lulav and etrog by Rabbi Groner of Chabad Metairie and kids will enjoy face painting, a fun edible sukkah activity, and a chance to pick a book out of the PJ Library PJ Swap Box. Not only will you be surrounded by your JNOLA friends and family, your kids will also get to meet, pet, and learn about some of the zoo's friendliest animals! A kosher lunch will be provided. Safari in the Sukkah is held in the Dominion Room at the Audubon Zoo. Directions to the location will be sent closer to the date of the event. Please RSVP for the number of family members who plan to attend, including kids to Tana Velen at tana@jewishnola.com.
Temple Sinai
Chavurah 9:00 a.m.
Evening Service 7:00 p.m.
Touro Synagogue
Festival Service with Yizkor 9:00 a.m.
Brunch Picnic at Danneel Park 10:00 a.m.
Dance with Panorama Jazz Band 10:45 a.m.
Torah Unroll 11:15 a.m.
Fun and Games 11:45 a.m.


Monday, October 21 Shemini Atzeret/Erev Simchat Torah

Anshe Sfard Synagogue
Shacharit 9:30 a.m.
Yizkor 11:00 a.m.
Kiddush 12:00 p.m.
Grand Simchat Torah celebration and dinner 7:00 p.m.
Congregation Beth Israel
Shacharit/Yizkor 9:00 a.m.
Mincha/Maariv & Hakafot 6:00 p.m.
Buffet Dinner 6:30 p.m.
Congregation Gates of Prayer
Morning/Yizkor Service 10:30 a.m.
Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation
Morning/Yizkor Service 9:15 a.m.
Hot Dog dinner followed by Simchat Torah Service in honor of Torah
readers and prayer leaders 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 22

Anshe Sfard Synagogue
Shacharit 9:30 a.m.
Hakafot 10:30 a.m.
Torah Reading 11:00 a.m.
Kiddush 12:30 p.m.
Congregation Beth Israel
Shacharit 9:00 a.m.
Shir Chadash Conservation Congregation
Morning Service 9:15 a.m.

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