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A Sukkah of Love: A Creative Harvest – LGBTQ+ Intergenerational Celebration

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Sukkah is compared to a chuppah – a canopy of love, connection and joy! Join with our partners, the Danforth Jewish Circle, LGBTQ+ at the J, Moishe House, and Alex Richler at this Queer-Centred, Welcoming-to-All evening, as we engage queer-hearted and queer-minded ways of celebrating and re-imagining this festival of abundant harvest, love and creativity, and welcoming in Ushpizin – spiritual ancestors, guests and each other. This 6th night of Sukkot is connected with the sefirah/spiritual quality of Yesod – the quality of connection, intimacy and devotion. You are encouraged to bring a poem, song, spoken word piece or other jewcy, creative offering in some way connected to this quality. Bring a picture or creative representation of a queer ancestor who embodies this quality in some way to hang in the Sukkah.  We’ll mark the end of Shabbat with a brief Havdalah ritual.

This is a welcoming and inclusive, intersectional space, welcoming folks of all ethnicities, races, denominations, genders + gender presentation, sexual orientations, abilities, Jewish backgrounds, English speaking ability, Hebrew speaking ability, and knowledge levels. This event is a celebration of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot and the ritual of Shabbat and we ask that folks respect others’ choices in celebration/observance. Please note that this event is in English, with some Hebrew. If you have any questions, concerns, or access needs, please email alexrichler@gmail.com or reach out via messenger to the hosts.

REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/sukkahoflove5782

This will be an outdoor event with a cap of 50 people maximum. We request that you please wear a mask.

The East End address will shared upon registration. The location is accessible by TTC and the Sukkah is accessible via a flat, paved driveway and some grass.


September 25
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Accessibility Notes
Sukkah is accessible via a flat, paved driveway and some grass.
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