The Season of Our Rejoicing

Shemini Atzeret | Simchat Torah | Jvillage Network Holiday Kit

SUKKOT - Feast of Tabernacles - October 4-13, 2017

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


Evening Services

6:00 p.m. - Wednesday, October 4, in the Glick Chapel
Kiddush in the Sukkah
No service second evening

Morning Services
9:30 a.m. - Thursday & Friday, October 5-6, in the Glick Chapel
Cake and fruit kiddush in the Sukkah following services

Meals in the Sukkah

our sukkah 2013Saturday, October 7 - Minyan Katan and Minyan Gadol for families with young children meet today at 11:00.  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.

Sunday, October 8 - CRZ Pop‑up Restaurant Returns!
Information and pre-paid reservations link.

CRZ's Wondering Year
Sunday, October 8 - Join Rabbi Minkus as we work our way through the entire Jewish year.  This session is devoted to studying and discussing the themes and ideas behind Sukkot.

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

Hoshanna Rabbah
7:30 a.m. - Wednesday, October 11

SHEMINI ATZERET - Eighth Day of Assembly

Wednesday, October 11
6:00 pm – Festival Service in the Glick Chapel

Thursday, October 12
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.

Thursday, October 12 - Erev Simchat Torah

  • 5:30 – Lasagna Dinner in the Newberger Social Hall
    RSVP for the dinner at [email protected] or call 773.752.2770 by 12 noon on Monday, Oct. 9.
  • 6:15 – Hakafot for Young Families with guitar in the Simon Sanctuary
  • 6:45 – Torah Wrap with recent b'nai mitzvah in the Atrium
  • 7:15 – Ma'ariv and full Hakafot in the Simon Sanctuary

Friday, October 13
9:30 a.m. - Festival services with Torah reading and hakafot