B'nai Sholom

Reform Congregation

Albany, NY

Yom Rishon, 7 Iyyar 5778

Sukkot evening – The fall harvest festival service will include the waving of the lulav (palm branch) and etrog (citron), and we’ll go outside into our Sukkah (Booth, or tabernacle) for Kiddush, the prayer for sanctification of the day with wine.

Our Congregational Sukkah is open to everyone for use during the week.  Bring a blanket and picnic, or arrange to move a table out.

Succoth graphic

Sukkot, a Hebrew word meaning booths or huts

in Sukkot
Sukkot, a Hebrew word meaning "booths" or "huts," refers to the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest, as well as the commemoration of the forty years of Jewish wandering in the desert after Sinai. Sukkot is celebrated five days after Yom…