October 10 @ 6:00 pm - October 16 @ 6:00 pm
Sukkot is one of the most joyful festivals on the Jewish calendar. “Sukkot,” a Hebrew word meaning “booths” or “huts,” refers to the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest. The holiday has also come to commemorate the 40 years of Jewish wandering in the desert after the giving of theatop Mt. Sinai.
Sukkot is celebrated five days after Yom Kippur on the 15th of the Hebrew month of Source: ReformJudiasm.org, and is marked by several distinct traditions. One, which takes the commandment to dwell in booths literally, is to erect a sukkah, a small, temporary booth or hut. Sukkot (in this case, the plural of sukkah) are commonly used during the seven-day festival for eating, entertaining and even for sleeping.
- How it connects to ZBT: One of the main themes of this week-long holiday is to welcome guests. Have a
discussion with your chapter about how you can welcome potential brothers in the best possible way.
- Save the date for next year: September 30 – October 6, 2023