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sukkot 5784

The beloved fall festival of Sukkot begins on Friday evening, September 29th. Yom Tov services will be Shabbat (9/30) and Sunday (10/1) mornings at 9am.

Celebrate here at CSI, enjoying services, meals and programming in the sukkah (details below), and shaking the lulav and etrog.  View Micah Rosen's step-by-step video guide on how to build your own sukkah.

Shemini Atzeret begins Friday evening, October 6th. Services on Shabbat morning (10/7) include the Yizkor service.

Simchat Torah begins Saturday evening October 7th with dinner, dancing (hakafot), and singing. We'll unroll the Torah scroll for all to see. Registration for the dinner will close by Friday, October 6th, but all are welcome to the celebration!

On Sunday morning, October 8th, participate in our Simchat Torah tradition! Everyone present gets an aliyah to the Torah, we bless all the children, and then we begin the annual cycle of Torah reading anew!

Scroll down for the full list of Sukkot events

yom tov service schedule

Friday, September 29th 
7:30 pm - Evening Services (in-person and on Zoom)

Saturday, September 30th 
9 am - Yom Tov Sukkot Morning Services (in-person and livestreamed) 
8 pm - Evening Services (in-person only)

Sunday, October 1st 
9 am - Yom Tov Sukkot Morning Services (in-person and livestreamed) 
7:45 pm - Evening Services (in-person and on Zoom)

Friday, October 6th 
7:30 pm - Evening Services (in-person and on Zoom)

Saturday October 7th

9 am - Yom Tov Shemini Atzeret Morning Services; Yizkor will be recited at approximately 11am (in-person and livestreamed) 
5:30 pm - Simchat Torah Community Dinner
6:30 pm - Dancing, hakafot, unrolling the Torah scroll
7:30 pm - Evening Services (in-person and livestreamed)

Sunday, October 8th 
9 am - Yom Tov Simchat Torah Morning Services, with dancing/hakafot (in-person + livestreamed) 
7:45 pm - Evening Services (in-person and on Zoom)

Join on Zoom

Livestream Services Here

simchat torah dinner & celebration: saturday, october 7th, 5:30 pm 

We look forward to celebrating Simchat Torah with you on Saturday night, September 7th. Join us for a joyous night! of dancing and singing! Registration for the free community dinner closes on Thursday night, October 5th.

5:30 pm Dinner
6:20 - 7:30 pm Dancing, Hakafot, Stories & Unrolling the Torah scroll
7:30 pm  Ma'ariv service

Register for Simchat Torah Dinner

sukkot programming

sisterhood's annual kick-off event: sukkah shine - sukkah decorating & collage-making  

Thursday, September 28th

7:30 - 9 pm

Sisterhood will gather to decorate and beautify our Sukkah to prepare for the beloved holiday with artist McKenzie Wren! Participants will make collages and a flower-laden photo wall for the sukkah! In the Courtyard at Shearith Israel. Email or click the button below to register.



usy sushi & sundaes in the sukkah 

Monday, October 2nd

6:30 - 8 pm

CSI USY, our high school youth group, will enjoy sushi, ice cream sundaes, and an improv show in the sukkah at CSI in partnership with Ramah Darom! 

Register Here



Tuesday, October 3rd

12 - 1:30 pm

Join us in the sukkah for a lunch conversation with leaders of the local Israel democracy protest movement in converstaion with Rabbis Kaiman and Helfand.

Register Here



Wednesday, October 4th

12 - 1:30 pm

Rabbi Helfand will join the L'Chaim group (age 55+) for a lunch and learn session. Bring your own dairy lunch and be a part of this year's meaningful discussion and learning.

Register Here



Wednesday, October 4th

7:30 - 9:00 pm

Join Men's Club following evening services for its annual gathering in the sukkah replete with fellowship, conversation, and... beer! Take a moment to register below so we'll know you're coming.

Beer Me Up, Scotty 



Friday, October 6th

5:45 - 7:30 pm

Enjoy a Shabbat sing-along and potluck dinner in the CSI Sukkah, marking the final "Shabbat in the Park" of the year.

Register Here 

Fri, February 23 2024 14 Adar I 5784