Events: Sukkot through Simchat Torah


Please find a list of service times here.


Tea in Tishrei: Community Art Project

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With Eliza Katz—RSVP to

Artist Eliza Katz is creating a community art project. Join the ‘Post-It Project’, a community art project which invites our members and other campus partners to reflect upon their experiences at KI during our renovatation period. Eliza Katz, will incorporate them into a large, colorful art installation in the Williams Street stairwell, where they can be viewed by all the community members who pass through. The goal for this project is to create a space of reflection and appreciation.


STEW-Kot: Shabbat Dinner in the KI Sukkah!

Friday, October 6, at 6:45 pm
RSVP here by tomorrow, Tuesday, October 3 so we know to make enough stew!
Join us for Shabbat dinner! Dinner will start at 6:45pm following KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) services, which begin at 6:00 pm with mincha. KI will provide two different delicious vegetarian stews. Sides – dairy or vegan only – are potluck style. Please bring either pre-packaged, purchased food that is sealed and marked with a kosher symbol, or something made with raw vegetables and/or fruit (like a green salad). Please also bring reusable bowls, plates, flatware, and cups. This event is free of charge. Come one come all and celebrate Sukkot with us at KICKS!


Sukkot BBQ at Eric Brass’s House

Sunday, October 8, 1:00—6:00 PM
​Weather permitting

The KI community is invited to join together to celebrate Sukkot at Eric Brass’s Sukkah, with meat and vegetarian BBQ. All are welcome! The address is 118 Winchester St., Brookline. Walk up the drive to the left of the house​.


For high schoolers:
Sukkot & Shiur: Jews and Immigration

Sunday, October 8, 3:00—5:00 pm
With Jessica Woolf, Teen Coordinator (

Join KI’s new Teen Coordinator Jessica Woolf for a lively and thoughtful discussion about immigration through a Jewish lens. We will discuss DACA and other immigration-related topics and questions. This event is open to all 9-12 graders. Snacks and beverages provided.


Steak and Scotch in the Sukkah

Monday, October 9 at 7:00 pm
Please join KI and the Mishkan Brotherhood for a steak and scotch party in the Sukkah. We hope to see you there! Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 4 to $40 donation required to cover dinner.



Simchat Torah Celebration

Thursday, October 12
6:15 pm – Ma’ariv and Hakafot
(Circle dancing with the Torah)
Light dinner served around 8:30 pm

RSVP by next Tuesday, October 10
Questions? Contact Amy Weiss
Join Congregation Kehillath Israel, Washington Square Minyan, Congregation Mishkan Tefila, and Minyan Shalyem for our 5778 Community Celebration of Simchat Torah! Snacks will be available throughout the dancing.

Families are especially encouraged to join us for the first two hakafot which will be geared towards the younger members of our community.
Come for the dancing, and stay for dinner and dessert!

We hope you will stay and schmooze over ice cream donated by J.P. Licks. Thank you to our sponsors: Wegmans & J.P. Licks.


KI Chesed Teams

Sunday, October 15
9:00 am in the Library

Join us to activate KI’s Chesed caring community!  At KI we strive to put faith in action.  Join our corps of volunteers and help us practice community in impactful ways, including visiting those in need, challah delivery, bringing food to shiva and simcha houses, etc.  To find out how you can help, and to lend your willing heart and hands, please join us!

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