Sukkot and Simchat Torah


Rejoice in the Sukkah of Justice and Compassion

Mon., Sept. 20, 7:00pm, onsite and online

On Sukkot we build and we welcome. The festival holiday of Sukkot reminds us of our communal obligation to face outwards with open hearts to ease suffering and heal our fractured world. Come hear stories from leaders across our Tikkun Central teams about their pursuits of Righteous Impact at Temple Israel, and learn how you can get involved.

Festival Service and Torah Study

Tues., Sept. 21, 10:00am, onsite and online

Our Festival service is followed by a celebratory and engaging Sukkot study session.

Village for Families with Young Children: Sukkot Celebration

Tues., Sept. 21, 10:00am, onsite

Come have fun in the Temple Israel Sukkah as we sing, play, and learn more about the holiday.

Simchat Torah

Consecration and Family Simchat Torah Celebration

Monday, September 27 at 5:30pm, onsite

Before joining the full community for our Simchat Torah celebration, we will celebrate consecration with our newest Religious School and Rashi scholars, and have fun retelling our favorite Torah stories with our Temple Israel friends.


Monday, September 27 at 6:15pm, onsite and online

We will gather with the daily minyan for Sukkot Yizkor services.

Celebrate, Dance, Experience Simchat Torah Together!

Monday, September 27, 7:00pm, onsite and online

Celebrate the joyous ending of our High Holy Day festivities as we conclude one cycle of Torah reading, and immediately begin anew.  We will unroll our scrolls and go back to the source, reading various familiar passages, and learning some of our clergy’s favorite texts. Best of all, we will have an opportunity to dance and celebrate together again on Nessel Way. 

Festival Service

Tuesday, September. 28, 10:00am, onsite and online

Our Festival Service is followed by a celebratory and engaging study session to honor the Torah.

Village for Families with Young Children: Simchat Torah Celebration

Tuesday, September 28, 10:00am, onsite

Dance and sing with the Torah as we celebrate together.