***JUST ADDED -- ARTIST STEPHANIE SAUNDERS TO SPEAK AT SUSHI IN THE SUKKAH***
Get your Jewish New Year off to a fun start and join us in our pair of newly redesigned sukkot on Vilna Shul's newly renovated front patio as part of the annual Jewish celebration of the fall harvest. Gather with your downtown neighbors for a heimish (cozy) and informal gathering over sushi. Meet others in your neighborhood and enjoy a nosh (bite) in our beautiful sukkah. RSVP by Tuesday, September 29h so we can order enough food. All are welcome – please join us!
JUST ADDED -- Artist Stephanie Saunders discuss her background and inspiration as well as offer some demonstrations.
Stephanie Saunders is an emerging artist based out of Boston, MA. A graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, her often large mixed media paintings celebrate the female form. She frequently utilizes the figure and various symbols as metaphors for a larger discussion and visual inquiry around themes of personal transformation, beauty, freedom, alchemy, and spiritual realization. She values the creative process as a means ofpersonal evolution; Appreciating its ability to prove the evidence and importance of the imaginative force to literally create new life and bring beauty color and richness to life.
Please use the sidebar at right to register. $25/person. Be sure to include the number of individuals in your party with names, please.
Kosher laws observed.
More about sukkot and Sukkot:
A "sukkah" (plural: sukkot) is the name of the tempo...rary open-aired, thatch-roofed hut that is built for the observance of the week-long festival of Sukkot. The holiday commemorates the experience of the Israelites wandering in the wilderness after being freed from slavery in Egypt. Traditionally Jews eat, sleep Traditionally Jews eat, sleep, and generally live in the sukkah for the duration of the holiday.