Enjoy the joyful festival of Sukkot with a barbecue, music, singing and joyful expression in a sukkah on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Hollywood Temple Beth El, 1317 N. Crescent Heights Blvd.
The Sukkoth festival commemorates the march of the ancient people of Israel across the Sinai from Egyptian slavery to freedom in Israel. It is marked by gathering in booths known as sukkoth covered by branches. The holiday reflects the ideal of the peaceful protection of God and marks appreciation of the fall harvest and the coming winter.
The barbecue begins at 5 p.m. and will offer a choice of fish, chicken or veggie burgers. Celebrating the holiday in the temple’s sukkah in a ceremony led by Rabbi Norbert Weinberg and Cantor Andrew Erman, followed by Jewish and Israeli karaoke.
The barbecue dinner is $14 for members, $18 for nonmembers, $10 for students and $8 for children 12 and under. Reservations in advance are required by visiting brownpapertickets.com/event/4398619. For information, call (323)656-3150, or e-mail email@example.com.
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