Sukkos - Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah - Chabad of Southern Minnesota
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SUKKOT
& Simchat Torah
At Chabad Lubavitch of Rochester
Holiday Date
October 9 - 18, 2022
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Join us for a Sukkah Party

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!

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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
Sep. 24, 2022
Our prayer services are open to all, regardless of educational background, commitment, affiliation, or level of Jewish observance. The services are user-friendly and are conducted in the ...
Sep. 25, 2022
RSVP Required
Sep. 26, 2022
Sep. 29, 2022
Enjoy a delicious lunch while stimulating your mind and soul with Jewish insights on timely and relevant topics.
Oct. 01, 2022
Our prayer services are open to all, regardless of educational background, commitment, affiliation, or level of Jewish observance. The services are user-friendly and are conducted in the ...
Oct. 06, 2022
Enjoy a delicious lunch while stimulating your mind and soul with Jewish insights on timely and relevant topics.
Oct. 08, 2022
Our prayer services are open to all, regardless of educational background, commitment, affiliation, or level of Jewish observance. The services are user-friendly and are conducted in the ...
Oct. 12, 2022
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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.”