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Join us for a Sukkah Party

You and your family are invited to a Pizza in a Hut - Sukkah Party, eat delicious Pizza, shake the Lulav & Etrog, outdoor movie, and learn more about the festive holiday of Sukkot, see you there!

Service Schedule
Simchat Torah Dancing
What Is Sukkot?
Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish holiday that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and commemorates the miraculous protection G-d provided for the children of Israel when they left Egypt. We celebrate Sukkot by dwelling in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah) and by taking the “Four Kinds” (arba minim), four special species of vegetation.
Upcoming events
Dec. 03, 2021
Jon us for a family Menorah Lighting, Kabbalat Shabbat and an outdoor Kiddush, soup and scotch! Special kids program! Free!
Dec. 05, 2021
Have you always wanted to read Hebrew? Would you feel more comfortable in Synagogue knowing that you can read the Hebrew prayers? Do you want to brush up on your Hebrew reading skills?
Now, ...
Dec. 05, 2021
Join Chabad of Raleigh for our 2nd annual car Menorah parade followed by the grand Menorah lighting at Lafayette Village.
Order Lulav & Etrog
Four Kinds
On every day of the holiday of Sukkot (with the exception of Shabbat), there’s a mitzvah to take the “Four Kinds”—a lulav (date palm frond), an etrog (citron), at least three hadassim (myrtle branches) and two aravot (willow branches). In the words of the verse (Leviticus 23:40), “You shall take for yourselves on the first day the fruit of the hadar tree [citron], date palm fronds, a branch of a braided tree, and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the L-rd your G-d for a seven day period.”