Sukkot is a biblical holiday, which commemorates the protective clouds that surrounded the Jewish nation as they wandered in the desert. In remembrance of that great miracle, we eat in a hut covered by bamboos or palm branches, for eight days. Jews also take four kinds of live vegetation; a citron, palm, willows and myrtle and bless then shake them together on each of the eight days,” explained .
The Jewish tradition is to eat in the Sukkah from Friday at sunset to sunset on Oct. 9.
its annual Sukkot Under the Stars dinner Friday beginning at 6 p.m. The program will include a full-course meal, interactive services, songs, and family-style games. Tickets are $25.00, $10 for children 12 years old and under and $60 for families.
Then, on Oct. 5 at 5:30 p.m., the community is invited to Pizza in the Hut. All who attend will be able to eat in the Sukkah and make a blessing on the lulav and etrog There will be a moonwalk for the kids along with singing and dancing. The charge is $8.00 per person or $30.00 maximum per family.
Please RSVP for either event at www.chabadNW.org/rsvp or call 1-800-297-6864. Both events will be held at 7 Village Green Drive in Litchfield.