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Shemini Atzeret | Simchat Torah | Jvillage Network Sukkot and Simchat Torah Guide

SUKKOT - Feast of Tabernacles - September 23-October 2

ופרוש עלינו סוכת שלומיך
Ufros Aleinu Sukkat Sh'lomecha...
Spread over us your sukkah of peace.

We will have lulav and etrog sets available for your use at services.

Evening Services
6:00 p.m. - Sunday, September 23, in the Glick Chapel
Kiddush in the Sukkah
No service second evening

Morning Services
9:30 a.m. - Monday & Tuesday, September 24-25, in the Glick Chapel
Cake and fruit kiddush in the Sukkah following services

Asif Sukkot dinner 5778Meals in the Sukkah

Saturday, September 29 - Kiddush lunch for all in the Sukkah (weather permitting) and Newberger Social Hall after Shabbat services.  Join the annual Sukkah Hop after kiddush lunch as members of the community host us in their sukkot.

Now is a good time to watch Ushpizin; read Rabbi Emeritus Gertel's movie review.

Hoshana Rabbah
9:00 a.m. - Sunday, September 30

SHEMINI ATZERET - Eighth Day of Assembly

Monday, October 1
9:30 a.m. – Festival Service in the Glick Chapel
11:15 a.m. – Yizkor Memorial Service in the Glick Chapel

SIMCHAT TORAH - Day of Celebrating the Torah

We follow the reflection and introspection of the High Holidays with joyful celebration of the gift of the Torah as a guide for our days.

Monday, October 1 - Erev Simchat Torah

  • 5:30 p.m. - Lasagna Dinner, Torah Wrap, chanting from the Torah with our B'nai Mitzvah cohort, and Hakafot‐dancing with the Torah!  Sign up online. or by calling the office by noon on Friday, September 28.
  • 7:30 p.m. - Ma'ariv evening service and more dancing with the Torah with seven full hakafot in the Simon Sanctuary

Tuesday, October 2
9:30 a.m. - Festival services with Torah reading and hakafot

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