Jewish Life at Home

At Central Synagogue

Shabbat

Shabbat History, Customs, Preparations, and Blessings

Family Activties

The 4 Mitzvot of Shabbat

Cooking on Shabbat

Livestream our Shabbat services: Fridays, 6pm & Saturdays, 9:30am

How to say the Shabbat blessings

Chant along with the Shabbat blessings


Havdalah

What is this “Havdalah” thing


Rosh HaShanah

Rosh HaShanah History, Customs, Preparations, and Blessings

Learn the Shofar Blessing

Blow the Shofar with Shalom Sesame

Family Activities

Cooking on Rosh HaShanah

Books and Other Resources

Social Justice on the High Holy Days

Videos from Shalom Sesame


Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur History, Customs, Preparations, and Blessings

Family Activities

Books and Other Resources

Social Justice on Yom Kippur

Videos from Shalom Sesame

Also see Shalom Sesame: Word of the Day – Sorry


Sukkot

Sukkot History, Customs & Rituals, and Blessings

Family Activities

Learn to Shake the Lulav

Books and More Activities

Cooking for Sukkot

Ushpizin: Who Would You Invite

Social Justice on Sukkot

Videos from Shalom Sesame


Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah History, Customs & Rituals, and Blessings

Family Activities

Books and More Activities

Social Justice on Simchat Torah


Chanukah

Chanukah History, Customs & Rituals, and Blessings

Family Activities

Cooking for Chanukah

Social Justice Gift Guide for Chanukah

Chanukah with Shalom Sesame

Happy Chanukah from the Youth & Family Engagement team!


Tu BiSh’vat

Tu BiSh’vat History, Customs, and Rituals

Family Activities

Cooking on Tu BiSh’vat

Social Justice on Tu BiSh’vat

Videos from Shalom Sesame


Purim

Purim Customs and Rituals

Cooking on Purim: Bake Hamantaschen Together

Family Activities: Play Dress-Up

Social Justice on Purim

Videos from Shalom Sesame

...and check out this Purim video from The Maccabeats


Passover

Passover History, Customs & Rituals, and Blessings

Family Activities

Cooking for Passover

Other Ideas & Activities

Social Justice on Passover

Videos from Shalom Sesame

...and check out this great Passover video from Aish