All ages Events

Sukkot and Simchat Torah Complete Schedule

Sunday, October 13, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, October 22, 2019 (All day) 

Sunday, October 13th

Candle Lighting: 6:08PM

Service at 6:30PM followed by Dinner in the Sukkah at 7:00PM

 

Monday, October 14th

Service: 10:00AM-12:00PM, Followed by Kiddush Lunch

Shake the Lulav and Etrog!:11:00AM

Candle lighting after: 7:02PM

Service: 7:00PM

 

Tuesday, October 15th

Service: 10:00AM-12:00PM, Followed by Kiddush Lunch

Shake the Lulav and Etrog!:11:00AM

Holiday Ends: 7:01PM

 

Friday, October 18th

Candle Lighting: 5:58PM

Mincha and Shabbat Service: 6:00PM

Shabbat Dinner in the Sukkah: 7:00PM

 

Saturday, October 19th

Service: 10:00AM-12:00PM, Followed by Kiddush Lunch

Havdalah: 7:33PM

 

Sukkot

Sukkot [the Feast of Tabernacles] lasts from the 14-22 of Tishrei. The origins are to be found in Vayikra [Leviticus] Ch.23, v.34, where the people are commanded to sit in booths for seven days as a reminder of the booths in which the People of Israel dwelt in the desert.

Observance

Eat In the Sukkah: The holiday of Sukkot commemorates G-d’s kindness to the Jewish people while in the desert at the time of the Exodus; we mark this kindness by eating in a Sukkah, a hut covered with branches. The Four Kinds: One of the special mitzvoth of Sukkot is to recite a blessing on “The Four Kinds,” a citron, a palm branch, three myrtle twigs and two willow branches. We hold them close together, we recite a blessing over them and, as is customary, wave them to all the four winds and upward and downward. The Midrash tells us that the Four Kinds represent the various types and personalities that comprise the community of Israel, whose intrinsic unity we emphasize on Sukkot.

 

SHMINI ATZERET, YIZKOR, AND SIMCHAT TORAH SCHEDULE

Sunday, October 20th

Candle lighting: 5:55PM

Mincha/Maariv (at Kollel): 6:00PM

 

Monday, October 21st

Service: 10:00AM-12:00PM

Yizkor:11:30AM

Candle lighting after: 6:49PM

Party for Everyone: Adults, Families, Kids, students, etc.!

Light Dinner and Services at 6:45PM- Late

Dancing with the Torahs, Singing, and Lots of L’chaims! (19+), Special program for kids at the Westside Grand:  1928 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6J 1Z2

Tuesday, October 22nd

Service: 10:00AM-12:00PM

Kiddush Lunch and More Dancing (at the Kollel):11:00AM

Mincha/Maariv 6:00PM

Holiday Ends: 6:48PM

 

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All ages