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What to Expect at the Synagogue

What to Expect at Shabbat Morning Synagogue Services
The natives are friendly, so feel free to reach out if you have a question. Really.
Rosh Hashanah Services: What You Need to Know
Most of the natives are friendly and will be more than happy to help you out.
What You Need to Know About Yom Kippur Synagogue Services
Your friendly guide to the Yom Kippur services.
A friendly step-by-step guide to the synagogue services, starting with what to wear and where to sit, and ending with the shofar blast and the breakfast.
What to Expect at Simchat Torah Services
Sure there are the Torahs and prayers, but there is also dancing, singing, capering, and snacking in the synagogue.
What to Expect at a Purim Celebration
Of all Jewish holidays, this is the one when people let loose, dress up in silly costumes, and act in ways you’d never see them act during the rest of the year.
What to Expect at Tisha B'Av Synagogue Services
There are special synagogue services unlike those held on any other day of the year. Here is what you need to know.
What to Expect at a Bar Mitzvah
The bar mitzvah ceremony celebrates a Jewish boy’s 13th birthday (on the Hebrew calendar) and his elevation to adult status in Judaism.
What to Expect at an Aufruf
Your friend is getting married and you’ve been invited to an aufruf. Not sure what it is or what’s expected of you? You’ve come to the right place!
A synagogue is a place of Jewish worship. In addition to housing a sanctuary for services, synagogues (most notably Chabad centers) serve as the centerpoint of Jewish life.
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