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National Holidays: Celebrating as Jews 2 col block

National Holidays

Throughout our history, the Jewish people has celebrated and commemorated the holy days of our ancestors. Now, as modern North American Jews, our Jewish heritage has begun to share space with our American and Canadian identities as well.

Holiday Guides: National Holidays


Stuff your Thanksgiving with justice! Add an additional layer to Thanksgiving by incorporating acts of tikkun olam into your celebration.

Sign that says "Black Lives Matter"

Celebrate Shabbat Tzedek and continue our long history of working across lines of faith and race to end discrimination and speak out against inequality and prejudice.

Each year, we recommit ourselves to environmental justice by working toward building a healthy, sustainable environment for the next generation.

These special celebrations of parents reminds us of the commandment to 'honor one's mother and father.'

Take the time to thanks and honor our military personnel and veterans.

Independence Day and Canada Day

Celebrate by waving the flag and reflect on the freedoms we posses while recognizing those basic rights lacking around the world.

Put our ancient texts into practice by seeking justice for hard-working, underpaid workers around the country and world. Including our "Labor on the Bimah" guide!

To commemorate this tragic event, congregations host special services, community events and volunteer efforts.