SUKKOT/SIMCHAT TORAH at MAKOMNY
Sukkot is a Jewish holiday that remembers when the Jews were wandering in the desert, unable to make roots, and so they create sukkot, or booths, as they traveled through the desert.
During the Festival of Sukkot, one of the three major Festivals in the Jewish calendar, we are commanded to dwell and eat in sukkot, in booths. We are also told to shake the lulav, smell the etrog, and invite guests into our sukkot.
At MakomNY, we celebrate Sukkot with several fun activities:
Sukkot Open House, Sunday, October 13th, 4:00-6:00pm
Teen Gathering in the Sukkah, 6:30pm
RSVP HERE for the Teen Gathering
Shabbat Dinner in the Sukkah, Friday, October 18th, 6:30pm
all in Rabbi Bravo's Sukkah in Woodbury.
RSVP for any of these Sukkot events HERE.
The festival ends with the holiday of Simchat Torah, when we roll the Torah from the very end of Deuteronomy to the beginning of Genesis.
At MakomNY, we celebrate Simchat Torah with a wonderful evening of fun:
Simchat Torah Celebration
Sunday, October 20th at the Bethpage Worship Center, 600 Broadway, Bethpage
6:00pm - Catered Simchat Torah Dinner
RSVP Required HERE
7:00pm - Simchat Torah Service
7:30pm - Dancing with the Torahs and Unrolling the Torah
8:00pm - Oneg Celebration and Conclusion
and... Yizkor and Festival Morning Service
Monday, October 21st at 10:30am at Rabbi Bravo's Home in Woodbury
Followed by Kiddush Lunch
At MakomNY, each year we celebrate Sukkot and Simchat Torah as a community with joyous celebrations and fun activities for all ages!