The moment you step into Hod veHadar, you are sure of a warm welcome.
- A child-friendly congregation, with children books and games available in the library during services.
- A regular children’s service.
- Active participation in our weekly Shabbat service, as well as numerous special, child-friendly events during the year – Hod VeHadar is a congregation where children want to be.
Holiday Events during the Year
August 31: Special Back-to-School blessing and activities
September 30: Children’s services on Rosh Hashanah morning (11:00)
October 1: Community Lunch in the park
October 13, at 10:30 a.m.: Decoration of the Community Sukkah. We’ll supply pizza and art materials…
October 21: Children’s activities for Simchat Torah and a community lunch
December 25, at 17:00: Hanukkah party for children and adults.
February 9: Tu B’Shvat seder for the whole familyMarch 9: Megillah reading and Purim party
April 28: Transition ceremony between Yom Hazikharon and Yom Ha’atzmaut, with the participation of children from the congregation.
May 28: Community Shavuot Dinner
Shabbat in Nature at the Ein Gedi Field School: 6-7 December 2019
Programming will be suitable for families with young children.
Kabbalat Shabbat and community dinners for young families
Welcome Shabbat with the community and then join us for a pot-luck dinner.
September 13 * January 3 * January 31 * March 6 * April 3 * June 26
Home-hosted Shabbat dinners — November 22 and February 21
Torah & Fun:
Children’s service and activities for Grades 3 to 6 – Saturday Mornings at 10:00 Alternate weeks: September 28 * October 26 * November 9 * November 23 * December 21 * January 4 *January 18 * February 22 * March 7 * March 21 * April 18 * May 2 * June 13 * June 27
For details on all family programs, please contact Rabbi Graetz.