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Sukkot Community Festival Morning Service
Monday, October 10 at 10:00 am

Join us as we gather to celebrate Sukkot with Temple Emanuel and Temple Shalom. This service is hosted by Temple Shalom (8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815).

Adult B’nei Mitzvah Alumni Service & Potluck Dinner in the Sukkah
Wednesday, October 12 at 6:00 pm

Adult B’nei Mitzvah alumni are invited to gather for a service and potluck dinner in the Sukkah. Rabbi Emeritus Mindy Portnoy will once again join Cantor Laura Croen in leading the service and festivities. Your only assignment is to bring a dish for 8-10 people. As in past years, and given the large number of alumni, attendance is limited to the participants in the program. 

Please RSVP and direct any questions to Lafe Solomon.

A Spirited Taste of DC in the Sukkah with TSMRJ
Thursday, October 13 at 7:00 pm
The Brotherhood will kick off 5783 with a special event in the sukkah, but this time with a DC focus. Alex Laufer, Co-founder and Head Distiller for Ivy City’s One Eight Distilling, will lead a tasting of their products — their District Made bourbon and rye, and a couple of their non-traditional Untitled whiskeys — and will talk about local craft distilling. This event will be free and open to all adult Temple Sinai members, 21 years and older. We plan to pair the whiskey tasting with Chinese food from Meiwah.
If you plan to attend, contact Howard Oppenheim (so we know how much whiskey and food we’ll need).

Sukkot Shabbat Service
Friday, October 14 at 6:30 pm

Sukkot is a time for rejoicing with friends and family in the beautifully decorated Sukkah. Join us in person or virtually as we celebrate Sukkot and Shabbat with a creative service in our sukkah. This is a fun and stimulating night of learning, prayer, and community gathering.

Join via Livestream

In case of rain, this service will take place in the sanctuary.

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Simchat Torah

Erev Simchat Torah Celebration
Sunday, October 16 at 5:00 pm (note: time has changed from 7:00 pm)

Join us in the TS parking lot for our Erev Simchat Torah celebration! Come prepared to dance, as our service will celebrate the end and the beginning of our Torah reading cycle. This is an event for all ages; light refreshments will be served. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

In case of rain, this event will take place in the social hall.

Simchat Torah Community Festival Morning Service
Monday, October 17, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Join us as we gather to celebrate Simchat Torah with Temple Emanuel and Temple Shalom. This service will include Yizkor and is hosted by Temple Emanuel (10101 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895).

Joining in person? The service will be followed by a kiddush luncheon; RSVP requested.

Joining virtually? Click here to join via Zoom (hosted by Temple Emanuel).

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