5623 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118
4:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013
Please join Mitriyah in celebrating Sukkot,
At our community Sukkah, 5623 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, 98118
Saturday, September 21, 4:00-7:30 pm.
In case of rain, we will meet indoors.
Starting at 4 pm, decorate the Sukkah and take home Hamsa art!4:30-5:30 pm, “What inspires us to work for a better world?,”
a dialogue among members of the Rainier Valley Jewish,
Muslim and Christian communities.5:30 pm, Vegetarian potluck; hot drinks!7:15 pm, Havdalah farewell to Shabbat.The Four Species: learn about and use the Lulav and Etrog, key symbols of Sukkot.The Sukkah is located on S. Orcas Street, behind the building, across the alley. This is the ‘backyard’ of the new collaborative space at the northwest corner of Rainier Avenue S. and S. Orcas Street, the home of Valley and Mountain Fellowship and Community Arts Create. Special thanks to them for being our hosts!
Please join in this first-ever Rainier Valley dialogue among the Abrahamic traditions, and first Mitriyah simcha of Sukkot!
Ufros aleynu Sukkat Shalom- Spread over us the Shelter of Peace
Sukkot contains strong themes of celebrating the harvest and the natural world, welcoming guests, and strving for universal peace and unity. We’re pleased that these values are reflected in Mitriyah’s first Sukkot gathering. For a good explanation of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, by Rabbi Michael Strassfield: http://static.squarespace.com/static/5064c895e4b02aefb94edd0f/t/507868db84aee1a5ccfb2f3c/1350068443200/Sukkot%20&%20Simchat%20Torah%20-%20Strassfeld.pdf
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