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Sukkot 5782

Sukkot 5782

Shake-It-All-About


Family-Friendly Service | Dinner in the Atrium | Live Music | Sweet Treat  

Friday, September 24 from 6-9 p.m. 

Join us for our outdoor celebration!

Party like it’s 2019 as in-person Sukkot comes roaring back to Temple in this joyful Shabbat celebration for all ages. Or join in the fun from home by tuning in to the online service and cutting the rug to the awesome sounds of local talent Goga!

Register in advance

6 p.m.: Sukkot service for all ages outdoors in Nasher Atrium, led by Rabbi David Stern, Cantor Vicky Glikin and Cantor Leslie Niren. Please note our earlier than usual service start time!


Concert and Dinner Following Services: Bring your own dinner or order Little Greek** from Temple. Enjoy a sweet treat in the Nasher-Haemisegger Family Atrium with live music from Goga, the sensational, internationally acclaimed musician. Participate in a social justice project to create snack bags and cards for teachers and front-line workers.
After dinner, join Goga on the dance floor! From classic rock, big band and disco to R&B, pop and rap, Goga sings it all!  

Please bring a canned fruit or vegetable for the High Holy Days Hunger Relief Drive benefitting North Dallas Shared Ministries. 

**RSVP by September 21 if plan to order dinner from Little Greek.

Safety and Covid Protocol Update: All those attending who are 18 years of age and older must show proof of vaccination upon entry. Please complete Our Brit and Proof of Vaccination prior to your arrival. If you have unvaccinated children with you, please make sure they are masked, except while eating or drinking in your family pod outdoors.


Sukkot Week

Sunday, September 19
4 p.m.: Building a Sukkah with Pride 
Join the LGBTQ community in Nasher Atrium to help decorate the Sukkah. Please bring items you would like to decorate with, and we will also provide arts and crafts supplies. This is a family friendly event, masks are required. If you have any questions, please contact Erica Strauss.
Register in advance here

Tuesday, September 21
9 a.m.: Sukkot festival service in the sukkah, led by Rabbi Daniel Utley and Cantor Vicky Glikin 
Register in advance to attend in-person 
Participate online: Zoom | Facebook | TELive

Thursday, September 23
7 p.m.: Cantor In The Kitch: Sukkot Festival Feast 
Get ready in the kitchen and join Cantor Leslie Niren online as she cooks up a Sukkot feast in this special Sukkot-themed episode.
Join on Zoom | Watch on Facebook

Saturday, September 25
6:30 p.m.: ATiD, 20's and 30's, Sukkoterfest
Celebrate Sukkot with ATiD! Enjoy dinner and drinks in the sukkah complete with yard games and a short Havdalah service. Hosted by Taylor & Aaron Sonego at their home in Richardson. We will be outdoors and vaccination is required. BYOB. Register in advance here.


Gather
September 19-Septmeber 27

Temple welcomes you to gather in the Temple sukkah as small groups of families and friends. You are invited to bring your own food, as well as your lulav and etrog for blessings. Chairs and a table will be set up in the sukkah. If you have any questions please contact Rachel Tucker
Sign up for a time in the sukkah. 


Z’man Simchateinu: Sukkot, the Time of Our Rejoicing

Sukkot (literally, “booths”) is one of the three pilgrimage festivals, along with Passover and Shavuot, that were originally agricultural celebrations. Also known as the Feast of Booths of Feast of Tabernacles, Sukkot marks the fall harvest.  Its significance, however, goes beyond being a holiday of thanksgiving for the harvest. In the Amidah, Sukkot is described as “the time of our rejoicing.” The special significance and joy of Sukkot cannot be removed from the fact that it falls on the heels of the 10-day period of introspection and repentance beginning with Rosh Hashanah and ending with Yom Kippur, to which it brings a sense of completion and spiritual gratification.


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