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Holiday Date
September 20 - 29, 2021

Sushi in Sukkah & Dance with Torah

You and your family our invited to a Sukkah Party, eat delicious food, shake the Lulav & Etrog, and learn more about the festive holiday of Sukkot, see you there!

What Is Sukkot?
Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish holiday that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and commemorates the miraculous protection G‑d provided for the children of Israel when they left Egypt. We celebrate Sukkot by dwelling in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah) and by taking the “Four Kinds” (arba minim), four special species of vegetation.
Upcoming events
Dec. 02, 2020
Dec. 06, 2020
Start each month in a holy way as we take the opportunity to fulfill the important Mitzvah of putting on Tefillin. Enjoy bagels, lox & cream cheese, with a cup of freshly brewed coffee & good shmooze.
Dec. 06, 2020
Dec. 09, 2020
Dec. 10, 2020
Grand 12 foot Menorah lighting at the Merrick LIRR (on Merrick Ave. & Sunrise Highway) with dignitary greetings!
Music & Dancing Rabbis!
Pre-packaged jelly doughnuts!

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Dec. 13, 2020
Dec. 14, 2020
Songs by JELC Preschoolers and Hebrew School students, an exciting Chanukah movie, special Chanukah activity and game, and a Grand Chanukah Match Campaign launch
Dec. 16, 2020
Order Lulav & Etrog
Four Kinds
On every day of the holiday of Sukkot (with the exception of Shabbat), there’s a mitzvah to take the “Four Kinds”—a lulav (date palm frond), an etrog (citron), at least three hadassim (myrtle branches) and two aravot (willow branches). In the words of the verse (Leviticus 23:40), “You shall take for yourselves on the first day the fruit of the hadar tree [citron], date palm fronds, a branch of a braided tree, and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the L‑rd your G‑d for a seven day period.”