Office of the Chief Rabbi

Cardiff celebrates Sukkot with Shwarma and Klezmer

Event

To celebrate Simchat Beit Hashoeva – the intermediate days of Sukkot on which we are encouraged to rejoice – Rabbi and Rebbetzen Rose brought music to their community by inviting a talented local Klezmer band to perform. Attendees enjoyed the shwarma and had the opportunity to build relationships across their community, all whilst fulfilling the mitzvot of Sukkot.

Evaluation from Rebbetzen Aidele Rose:

‘The event was highly successful in bringing in people from across the community spectrum, including members, students, Israelis, and others. It enabled all participants to fulfil the mitzvot of Sukkot, and to celebrate together in an atmosphere of joy and unity. It really brought the community together in a spirit of enthusiasm for being Jewish and celebrating the Jewish festivals together.’

Participant Feedback:

  • ‘It was a wonderful celebration with a brilliant atmosphere, great food and high spirited community support.’
  • ‘It was very enjoyable and good to see lots of people in the Succah.’
  • ‘The Kletzmer music was magnificent.’
  • ‘A very enjoyable, well-organised event – the food was excellent as was the entertainment.’
  • ‘I have just moved to Cardiff for the year and wanted to meet the community. It was great, really good fun.’
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