Joods Maastricht

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SCHEDULE OF THE SERVICES ON THE HIGH HOLIDAYS 5781 Succoth and Shemini Atseret SUCCOTH 5781-2020

Friday October 2, 2020 – Erev Shabbat / Succoth

Start Yom Tov (and also services) 18.55

Start Kiddush in Succah 19.40  (please make a reservation at

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prices: € 35,-- for non-members, € 30,-- for members, € 15,-- for students, children € 10,--


Shabbat October 3, 2020 - first day Succoth

Shacharit 10.00

Night and start of 2nd day Yom Tov 19.50 hrs (no services)


Sunday October 4, 2020 – 2nd day Succoth

Lesson 9:00

Shacharit 10.00

End Yom Tov and havdala 19:48 no services


Friday October 9, 2020

Start Shabbat 18.40 services and hakafot,

Kiddush in the Succah


Shabbat October 10, 2020

Sacharit 10:00 hrs

Yizkor    11.30

Mincha  18:15 hrs

Maariv with Hakafot and dancing 19:30 hrs



Sunday October 11, 2020 – Simchat tora

Sacharit 10.00

Aliyot for everybody 11:00

End Yom Tov and havdala 19.33


Please contact Rabbi Avraham Cohen or Johan van de Walle to give names for Yizkor/Mi Sjebeirach, or for the sponsoring of a Kiddush/ Meal*

*Donation: You may transfer money to the attention of NIHS Limburg ANBI NL58 ABNA 0465210546

You can order Lulav-sets with Rabbi Avraham Cohen via Johan van de Walle. The price is € 58 (high quality) or € 30 (lower quality)

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We must take some special measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  1. When entering Shul, your must disinfect your hands.
  2. You must keep a distance of one and half meters and seat themselves on marked seats. Unmarked seats must be kept free.
  3. You may not shake hands with other visitors or kiss the mezzuzot or the books.
  4. Children under 12 are welcome when accompanied by their parents.
  5. We strongly advise that you wear a mask.
  6. Only the chazzan may sing.
  7. The ba’al koreh is the only one who may stand on the bimah. The oleh must remain at his place and say the brachot from there.
  8. People who do not feel well must remain at home.
  9. If there is a new contagion or outbreak of COVID-19, the Shul will be closed.