2015/5776 Holiday Highlights

From Erev Rosh Hashanah through to Simchat
Torah members and friends of Hill Havurah
enjoyed a memorable Holiday season.  

Below you will find links to the thought
remarks delivered by High Holiday 
Speakers Ari Roth and Sig Cohen, as well as
photos from Taschlich by the Anacostia, and our
first and very successful Sukkah Walk and
Simchat Torah celebrations.


Rosh Hashanah

On Rosh Hashanah morning, Ari Roth, Founding Artistic Director of the Mosaic Theater Company spoke on the subject of "Transforming Our Divided Community:  From Contentious to Capacious."  The full text of his remarks can be found by clicking HERE.

Tashlich on the Anacostia

On Rosh Hashanah afternoon, Hill Havurah gathered at a sunny Yards Park for Tashlich.

Yom Kippur

Ten days later on Yom Kippur morning, those in attendance were lucky enough to hear founding Hill Havurah member, Sig Cohen deliver his remarks on "Remembering Moses, Remembering Ourselves."  The full text of his speech can be found by clicking HERE.

Sukkah Walk

The festivities continued the following Sunday, September 27th when Hill Havurah gathered at the Sukkahs of Lee Berger and Linsey Silver, Marlene Zakai, Simon and Brynn Epstein, April Rubin and Bruce Ray, and Ann Mesnikoff and Howard Crystal.  A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon was had by all.

Sukkah of Lee Berger and Linsey Silver

Sukkah of Marlene Zakai

Sukkah of Simon and Brynn Epstein

Sukkah of April Rubin and Bruce Ray

Next stop, the Crystal-Mesnikoff Sukkah . . .

Simchat Torah

A month of festivities came to a celebratory end on Sunday, October 4th when Michael Allen led a spirited, family friendly Simchat Torah.




Mon, August 21 2017 29 Av 5777