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Sukkot and Simchat Torah

Celebrate Sukkot and Simchat Torah

Wednesday, Oct. 4
Screening of Sukkah City at JCHS* — RSVP HERE
6:30–9 pm

Join us at the JCHS sukkah for drinks, light refreshments and a screening of the 2013 documentary Sukkah City; see what happens when architects compete to build the coolest sukkah in New York City. RSVP. Location: Jewish Community High School of the Bay, 1835 Ellis Street, S.F. Free parking in JCHS garage.

* Karen Keshet - The Rainbow Foundation and the Jewish Community High School of the Bay are pleased to welcome to its facility a wide variety of views from within the Jewish community while not necessarily opposing or endorsing any of them.

Thursday, Oct. 5
Morning Visit to Mission Minyan — RSVP HERE
9:30 am

Join Cantor Frommer for a traditional festival morning service. RSVP.
Location: The Women’s Building, 3543 18th Street #8, S.F.

Thursday, Oct. 5
Sukkah Party in Cantor Frommer’s Sukkah — RSVP HERE
7 pm

Celebrate in the sukkah with Rabbi Graf and Cantor Frommer. Bring wine, cheese or fruit to share. 
RSVP; space is limited.

Friday, Oct. 6
Shabbat Mishpachah Dinner — RSVP HERE
5 pm

Enjoy dinner before Musical Shabbat with other families with young children. RSVP for dinner: $18 per family for members. $25 per family for nonmembers.

Friday, Oct. 6
Yizkor Service
5:30 pm 

Remember your loved ones. Sukkot Musical Shabbat Service, 6 pm 

Friday, Oct. 6
Sukkah Decorating and Harvest Dinner — RSVP HERE
7:30 pm

Shake the lulav and etrog. An undocumented immigrant will join us on Sukkot as we welcome the stranger into our sukkah. They will tell their story, and we will meet at our tables to tell ours. RSVP for dinner: Children under 5, free; 5–12 years, $12; post-b’nai mitzvah students, $18; adult members, $36; 
adult nonmembers, $45. RSVP for dinner by October 3.

Saturday, Oct. 7
Tot Sukkot & Havdalah in Cantor Frommer’s Sukkah — RSVP HERE
4 pm

Join Rabbi Graf, Cantor Frommer and his family to wave the lulav and etrog. For children 5 and under and their families. RSVP; space is limited.

Sunday, Oct. 8
Sukkot Family Festival at Urban Adamah — RSVP HERE
1–4 pm

Join Urban Adamah for their family Sukkot celebration!  Musical performances, Sukkot puppet show, craft projects and more! Location: 1151 Sixth St., Berkeley. For the list of activities and times, and to purchase tickets go to

Monday, Oct. 9
Party in the Sukkah at Urban Adamah for Adults/Magalim 30s/40s — RSVP
5:30–9:15 pm

Join Urban Adamah to celebrate Sukkot where the holiday was born… on a farm. Drink a local beverage, dance to the global beats of BOLO and stay warm around a communal fire! For 21 and over only. Location: 1151 Sixth Street, Berkeley. To purchase tickets go to

Wednesday, Oct. 11
In The Beginning, God created the heavens and the earth — RSVP HERE
7 pm

Study the creation story in a new way with Rabbi Graf. She will illuminate her talk on astronomy and Judaism with photos she took while working at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. RSVP.

Friday, Oct.13
Simchat Torah Shabbat

6 pm: Service. Enjoy a Torah tour as together we unscroll the Torah.

7:15 pm: Kiddush and oneg. Celebrate the sweetness of the Torah. 

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