Sharing the Faith – Sukkot


As crops ripen and leaves begin to turn, Jewish communities in Chicago and all around the world prepare to celebrate the harvest festival of Sukkot. Join Niagara Foundation and our Sharing the Faith partners in exploring this joyous holiday of gathering and gratitude. The best way to learn is to go straight to the source!

Sharing the Faith is an educational program offering opportunities for the larger Chicago community to learn about Judaism, Christianity, and Islam during their respective sacred seasons. By collaborating with local parishes, congregations, and communities, Niagara offers programs that are nourishing for both the respective community and for a larger interfaith  audience. Our goal: to increase understanding of each of the Abrahamic faiths, create safe spaces/experiences for reflection, and respectfully showcase each tradition in its unique Chicago flavor.

The KAM Isaiah Israel congregation and Niagara Foundation warmly invite you to celebrate Sukkot with the synagogue’s annual Fall Harvest Dinner and Sukkot Shabbat service.

We will share in the bounty and festivity of the holiday at the Fall Harvest Dinner, and will then join in the peaceful beauty of Shabbat service in the synagogue’s magnificent sanctuary.

When:           October 10, 2014 – Dinner 6:30, Shabbat Service 7:30
Where:         KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation, 1100 E Hyde Park Boulevard | Chicago, IL 60615

Please contact Beth with questions about this event.

What does the holiday of Sukkot have to teach us about housing access and affordability? Join Niagara Foundation, Moishe House – Rogers Park, and Mishkan Chicago  for an interfaith evening of dinner and conversation on this important social justice issue.

Drawing on their experience as Jewish young adults working for a more just society, residents of Moishe House will lead a discussion on housing issues in Chicago in the context of the Sukkot holiday. The conversation will take place over a rich harvest dinner.

Niagara Foundation and Moishe House are grateful for the support of the interfaith and Hillel programs at Loyola University in welcoming this event to the Rogers Park and Loyola communities.

When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 – 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Moishe House – Rogers Park, 6418 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60626

Please contact Beth with questions about this event.

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