Shir Tikvah Sukkot Potluck Gatherings

Sunday, September 23rd to Saturday, September 29th

Sukkot begins just four nights after Yom Kippur. It is our people's fall harvest holiday - a time to honor our hard work of the holidays, celebrate food, and relax. Of course, we are commanded to build a structure reminiscent of how our ancestors traveled the desert in ancient days - the sukkah. The Torah commands us (and our Sages expand upon it) to dwell under it - eat, study, and move as many of our typical activities towards the sukkah. Join us for one or more evenings in the sukkah to gather, eat, learn, and relax.

A note about potlucks: you are asked to bring a dish you are proud to share, one that reflects the spirit of the holiday, and that will nourish at least three times as many people as are in your party. Please also note the only meat meal is Sunday, September 23rd - the rest are vegetarian. If you attend the meat meal, please bring non-dairy food.

Please RSVP below on the one or more Google Sheets by including your name, food item, and number in your party.


Sunday, September 23 at 6:30pm

Relax in the sukkah. Celebrate and learn about Sukkot and its rituals.

Host: Rabbi Debra Rappaport

(meat meal)


Monday, September 24 at 6:00pm

"Wandering No More: A Conversation about Affordable Housing with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey."

Host: Rabbi Michael Latz

(vegetarian meal)


Tuesday, September 25 at 5:00pm

"Come into the Sukkah to Get Out the Vote!"

Hosts: Judy Reisman and Jane Levin

(vegetarian meal)



Wednesday, September 26 at 5:15pm and 6:30pm

Opening Night of Hebrew School- Celebrate Sukkot with the Hebrew School Community

(vegetarian meal)

RSVP not necessary

Thursday, September 27 at 6:30pm

"The Sukkah Sessions: Fill the evening with our harmonies."

Host: Rabbi Arielle Lekach-Rosenberg

(vegetarian meal)


Friday, September 28 at 5:00pm

"Hopeful Urgency with Guest Speaker, J. Drake Hamilton."

Hosts: Stu Henry and the Shir Tikvah Climate Minyan

(vegetarian meal)


Saturday, September 29 at 5:00pm

Tots Sukkot with

Host: Forrest Yesnes on behalf of the Tots and Young Families

(vegetarian meal)


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