Sukkos - Chabad Jewish Center of Novato
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SUKKOT
& Simchat Torah
At Chabad Jewish Center of Novato
Holiday Date
October 2 - 11, 2020

Sukkot Under the Stars

Eat in the Sukkah, Food, Entertainment and lots of fun!
Service Schedule
Sukkot Dinner
Simchas Torah
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
Jan. 25, 2020
Join our warm traditional prayer services for a spiritually inspiring experience! Discover the meaning of prayers, soul filled prayers with spirited song, Hebrew-English user-friendly prayer ...
Jan. 26, 2020
A unique multimedia concert. The Rebbe's Melodies.
Featuring: A live performance by a local string quartet.
Jan. 29, 2020
Drawing on ancient wisdom, as redacted in the text of the celebrated and seminal volume of Chassidic and Mystical teaching, “The Tanya”, this weekly class will open horizons and vistas beyond ...
Jan. 29, 2020
Join us for a conversation about anything and everything Jewish. Nothing is off the table, everything is valid! You'll discover things you never knew about Judaism - and best of all, you'll ...
Jan. 30, 2020
Join us as we examine what Israel was meant to be, and what Israel means to us today.
Feb. 01, 2020
Join our warm traditional prayer services for a spiritually inspiring experience! Discover the meaning of prayers, soul filled prayers with spirited song, Hebrew-English user-friendly prayer ...
Feb. 05, 2020
Drawing on ancient wisdom, as redacted in the text of the celebrated and seminal volume of Chassidic and Mystical teaching, “The Tanya”, this weekly class will open horizons and vistas beyond ...
Feb. 05, 2020
Join us for a conversation about anything and everything Jewish. Nothing is off the table, everything is valid! You'll discover things you never knew about Judaism - and best of all, you'll ...
Order Lulav & Etrog
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.”