Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

Raising the sukkah at CBEDon't Forget to Order Your Lulav and Etrog!

Order your Lulav and Etrog with other High Holiday items and have it for Sukkot! The cost for a set is $54.00. Orders received by Friday, August 25, 2017 will be available at CBE Office starting on Sunday, October 1. Order form (High Holiday Info page A-10).

Ready for a Home Sukkah? 

Build your own Sukkah the easy way, with the Men’s Club Sukkah Kit, for only $199! Order by September 18. More info.


Sunday, October 1, 2017

  • 10:00 AM All-CBE Raise the Sukkah! We’ll be raising and decorating the Sukkah together on Sunday, October 1, 10 am to noon. As some raise the Sukkah, others will make decorations and hang them on the Sukkah. Help with one or both! Note special time for Religious School/Chai School so families can enjoy this activity together.

Wednesday, October 4

  • 8:00 PM Erev Sukkot Service

Thursday, October 5

  • First Day Sukkot
  • 9:00 AM, Sukkot Morning Service

Friday, October 6

  • Second Day Sukkot
  • 9:00 AM, Sukkot Morning Service
  • 5:30 PM, Sukkot/Shabbat Potluck Dinner. Friday evening, October 6, we’ll enjoy a Sukkot Shabbat Potluck Dinner in the Sukkah, with indoor eating option available. The Potluck will begin at 6:15, with family-friendly Erev Shabbat Services starting at 7:30. Please RSVP and sign up to bring a dairy/pareve dish.

Sunday, October 8

  • 9:00 AM, Hol Hamoed Sukkot - Morning Torah Service

Wednesday, October 11

  • 8:00 PM, Erev Shemini Atzeret Service with Yizkor

Thursday, October 12

  • Shemini Atzeret
  • 9:00 AM, Shemini Atzeret Morning Service with Yizkor
  • 6:00 PM, Erev Simchat Torah Services and Hakafot. Dancing with the Torah, singing, family fun! 

Friday, October 13

  • Simchat Torah
  • 9:00 AM, Simchat Torah Morning Service, when we honor this year's "Chatan and Kallah" with the aliyot that accompany the last reading of the Torah for the year, followed by the first Torah reading of the new year.