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Begins sunset of Monday, September 20, 2021
Ends nightfall of Monday, September 27, 2021

Beginning five days after Yom Kippur, Sukkot is named after the huts in which Jews dwell during this week-long celebration. Join Temple Beth Shalom for a week of activities focusing on education and fun! More details and links to follow.

Calendar of Events

Reserve a time to visit the Temple Beth Shalom sukkah with your family. (RSVP is required to allow for distancing.) Timeslots available from Tuesday, Sept. 21 through Saturday, Sept. 25.

Sunday, Sept. 19

Monday, Sept. 20

  • 7:00-7:30 p.m., Erev Sukkot Service
    Limited in-person attendance (sign up here
    Zoom meeting for virtual participation (members, see the Zoom Links for Members page to obtain the link)

    Join us as we welcome the joy-filled holiday of Sukkot. There will be candle lighting and Kiddush, music for the holiday, and lulav & etrog shaking.

Tuesday, Sept. 21
(Temple Beth Shalom office closed)

  • 7:00 p.m., Learning Program: “For the Earth Belongs to God”: Sukkot as an Environmental Festival (facilitated by Rabbi Freedman and congregant Lisa Apfelberg, Executive Director of Shamayim: Jewish Animal Advocacy).
    Online via Zoom. Members, access the link to this program on your Zoom Links for Members webpage.

    Sukkot has always been a festival tied to our environment, but especially so this Shmita year. In Torah, every seven years our land is to remain fallow, and 5782 is one of those years. This gives us the opportunity to refresh the land and reconnect to it. At this event, Rabbi Freedman and Lisa Apfelberg will explore the sources and underlying meanings of Shmita in Torah and Jewish tradition. Lisa will also address practical ways to make environmental justice a part of daily living.

Thursday, Sept. 23

  • 12:00 p.m., Lunch & Schmooze for Congregants Who Live Alone, facilitated by Cantor Abby Gostein. To join this online meeting, please contact us.

Friday, Sept. 24

Monday, Sept. 27



Resources For SUkkot

Sun, June 26 2022 27 Sivan 5782