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Sukkot observances set at Chatham Synagogue

Children of the Chatham Synagogue at a sukkah.

CHATHAM –Sukkot will be noted by the Chatham Synagogue/ Netivot Torah 

(TCS) congregation and Z-Farm with several programs. All programs are open to all.

A post service lecture and discussion on Judaism’s agricultural roots and calendar with Dr. Fran Snyder will be held at the synagogue, 1536 county Rt., 28 on Saturday Sept. 22, 12 p.m. Lydia Kukoff at is taking reservations for the luncheon.

Sukkah decorating will be the theme at the synagogue on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m. Later, following 5:30 p.mevening Sukkot services, a vegetarian potluck dinner and campfire will be preceded by the sowing of spelt for future matzah baking at the Z-Farm, 225 Carpenter Rd., Ghent.  Cathy Zises, owner of Zfarm, is the great granddaughter of Regina Horowitz Margareten (Horowitz-Margareten Matzah) and with the congregation is involved with “Matzoh 2020,” a local farm-to-table project. Marsha Kessler at can provide information about the potluck.

Sukkot Shabbat services on Saturday Sept. 29, at 9:30 a.m. will be followed by kiddush in the sukkah at the synagogue.



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