Holidays & spiritual


“Sukkot: Inside In.” JCCSF turns its atrium into a three-story sukkah and has a number of Sukkot-themed activities to celebrate the holiday. Also Sept. 21-25. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. Various times and prices.


Sukkot Harvest Festival. Learn about and celebrate the ancient harvest festival and help decorate a sukkah, play in the pool and enjoy snacks. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 11:30 a.m. Free. (See story, 2)

Sukkot harvest festival. Urban Adamah hosts a party featuring goats, live music and tours of the farm. At 1050 Parker St., Berkeley. 1 to 4 p.m. $8-$18.

Sukkot harvest festival. Wine and dessert served at Hagafen Cellars’ family-run winery. At 4160 Silverado Trail, Napa. 4 p.m. Free. RSVP requested.

“Harvesting Justice.” Bend the Arc hosts a Sukkot celebration with discussion on social justice and ideas for the organization’s focus in the new year. At Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St., Berkeley. 5:30 p.m. Free.


Sukkot party. Singing and celebration featuring the Nigunim Community Chorus. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Free.


“HUBad SoMa Shul.” Chabad of S.F. happy hour followed by Shabbat services and dinner. 5 p.m. Happy hour free; dinner $45. Also Sept. 28 morning services followed by lunch. 9:45 a.m. Lunch $45. At S.F. School of Digital Filmmaking, 925 Mission St., Suite 108, S.F.



jewish calendar

Sukkot, second night

Sept. 20, 2013

Tishrei 16, 5774

Light candles at 6:53 p.m.


Shabbat ends at 7:48 p.m.

Hoshana Rabbah

Sept. 25, 2013

Tishrei 21, 5774

Light candles at 6:45 p.m.


Shemini Atzeret

Sept. 26, 2013

Tishrei 22, 5774

Light candles after 7:40 p.m.


Simchat Torah

Sept. 27, 2013

Tishrei 23, 5774

Light candles at 6:42 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 7:37 p.m.