This seven–day festival celebrates the fall harvest and also commemorates the time when the Hebrews dwelt in the Sinai wilderness on their way to the Promised Land of Israel. The holiday is celebrated by building (and then dwelling in) ceremonial huts called Sukkot, waving of four different plant species (palm, myrtle, willow and citron), and many food-filled festive gatherings in the Sukkah.

Celebrate Sukkot With the Community: Virtually and At the PJCC!

ArtBash Live: Fall Fun

Sunday, September 26 • 10:00–11:00 am • ArtKit Pickup at the PJCC: Thursday, September 23, 2:00–5:00 pm

Celebrate fall with The CJM’s ArtBash Live! Pick up a free ArtKit filled with exciting supplies and join us on Zoom to celebrate the Jewish fall holidays of Sukkot and Simchat Torah through creative fun. Tell a friend! People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to join in the fun and make art with us.

Register today to reserve your ArtKit (available while supplies last), and pick up from the PJCC on Thursday, September 23. Then, tune in live via Zoom on Sunday, September 26 to hang out, create, and celebrate with us!

Can’t make it to the live event? You can still join in the fun—grab an ArtKit and tune into the recorded event starting October 1 on our Stories page! Plus, if you aren’t able to pick up an ArtKit, you can still gather the supplies at home and tune in to create with us! You’ll still need to register for the live Zoom event.

Registration required; limit one ArtKit per person. Takes place via Zoom. Register today!

Community Sukkot Celebration: Lulav Luau

Sunday, September 26 • 2:30–4:00 pm • Hamlin Garden • Free
Ready to celebrate the fall harvest with a tropical flair? Put on some Hawaiian, floral, or colorful clothes and join Jewish Baby Network, PJCC, Peninsula Temple Beth El, and PJ Library Bay Area in the PJCC Hamlin Garden for lots of Sukkot fun!

Make decorations for your sukkah and put together your own lulav and etrog (a bundle of greens along with a citrus fruit similar to a lemon). Join us for lots of singing and dancing as local Jewish rock star Alison Faith Levy shares her original song “Lulav Luau” and leads a super fun lulav parade!

Bring the whole family and invite your friends! Masks required at all times for all participants ages 2 and over. Registration appreciated; sign up via Eventbrite here.

Questions day of? Call Carol at 650.388.8089.

This event is free, but please consider a $10 donation to help support all of our wonderful programs. We know babies can be unpredictable, so please show up when you can!

This program made possible in part by a grant from the Leslie Family Foundation and the Natan Giving Circle. Major Funding provided by the Koret Foundation and the Rodan Family Foundation. Jewish Baby Network is a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Services’ Center for Children and Youth.

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