Fall Festivals

Sukkot

 

October  7, 2017

All Sukkot events include the opportunity to fulfill the mitzvah of waving the lulav and etrog, which takes place in our Community Sukkah. Be sure to register for Sukkot events and festivities to get directions to Bet Alef’s offsite Sukkah. These events are free and open to all (members and non-members.) Register here.

Decorate the Sukkah

Saturday, Oct. 7, 12:00 – 4:00  PM

Together, children and adults create the decorations for our community sukkah, learn about the meaning and participate in specific rituals of Sukkot.

Sukkot Workshop

Saturday, Oct. 7, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Bring-your-own lunch and join with Rabbi Olivier to explore the passages in Torah where Sukkot is mentioned, share in the mystical aspects of Sukkot and learn how this observance of the Holiday relates to our own lives.

 

Torah Study in the Sukkah 2012Havdalah, Dinner and movie in the Sukkah

Saturday Oct. 7, 6:00 PM

Celebrate the holiday in community.  The Sukkah will be open at 5:00 for anyone who wants to bring-your-own dinner.  After Havdalah, enjoy a potluck dessert reception and a movie.

 

 

 

Simchat Torah Celebration

 

Simchat Torah 2012Sunday, October 15 at 5:00 PM

Experience the ending and immediate beginning again of the annual Torah reading cycle. Dance and celebrate with the Torah. The celebration includes a service with dancing, singing and the Joy of Torah. Let us know you are coming by registering here.

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