Progressive Judaism in Stockholm

Welcome to a new year with Sukkat Shalom! We look forward to offering more activities than ever to our members. Activities and program events characterized by knowledge, community and openness. Together we become stronger in a troubled time!

Activities during June 2024

During June, our Kehila, Sukkat Shalom has four activities we wish to share with you.  After that, Sukkat Shalom will be taking a summer break and will return in August with new activities.

In these difficult times, it is very important that you register to be admitted. If you are a member of the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm, please log in with Bank ID before registering to participate.

More information of each activity can be found on the signup pages.
Addresses to each activity will be emailed to you after the final registration date.

Saturday, 1 June
Progressive Shabbat service with b’mitzvah
We begin at 10 am
Welcome to a morning service/sacharit in our kehila Sukkat Shalom.
Our rabbi and other lay leaders lead the service together with the young person who will be b’mitzvah today.

You can read this week’s parasha before attending the service:
Parashat Bechukotai (Leviticus 26:3-27:34) in Sefaria in Hebrew or English

Mandatory registration: Shabbatgudstjänst-1 juni    
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 29 May


Sunday, 2 June
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10 am
This is the next to last in a series of interrelated sessions for this season, on various aspects of progressive Jewish life, topics will range from the Jewish life-cycle to spirituality to Jewish humor—and everything in between. 

Anyone 13+ is welcome.

Mandatory registration:  Adult Education-2 juni
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 29 May


Saturday, 15 June
Progressive Shabbat service with b’mitzvah
We begin at 10 am
Welcome to a morning service/sacharit in our kehila Sukkat Shalom.
Our rabbi and other lay leaders lead the service together with the young person who will be b’mitzvah today.

You can read this week’s parasha before attending the service:
Parashat Nasso (Numbers 4:21-7:89) in Sefaria in Hebrew or English

Mandatory registration: Shabbatgudstjänst-15 juni    
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 12 June


Sunday, 16 June
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10 am
This is the last in a series of interrelated sessions for this season, on various aspects of progressive Jewish life, topics will range from the Jewish life-cycle to spirituality to Jewish humor—and everything in between. 
Anyone 13+ is welcome.

Mandatory registration: Adult Education-16 juni
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 12 June

Activities during May 2024

During April, our kehila Sukkat Shalom has three activities we wish to share with you.

In these difficult times, it is very important that you register to be admitted. If you are a member of the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm, please log in with Bank ID before registering to participate.

More information of each activity can be found on the signup pages.
Addresses to each activity will be emailed to you after the final registration date.

Saturday, 11 May
Progressive Shabbat service with b’mitsva
We begin at 10 am
Welcome to a morning service/sacharit in our kehila Sukkat Shalom.
Our rabbi and other lay leaders lead the service together with the two young people who will be b’mitzvah today.

You can read this week’s parsha before the service:
Parashat Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27) på Sefaria på hebreiska eller engelska

Mandatory registration: Shabbatgudstjänst-11 maj   
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 8 May


Sunday, 12 May
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10 am
This is a series of interrelated sessions on various aspects of progressive Jewish life, topics will range from the Jewish life-cycle to spirituality to Jewish humor—and everything in between. Taken together, it comprises an introductory course to progressive Jewish living.
Feel free to come to one or several or all sessions.
Anyone 13+ is welcome.

Mandatory registration: Adult Education-12 maj
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 8 May


Friday, 17 May
Progressive Kabbalat Shabbat & potluck
We begin at 6pm
Welcome to a kabbalat Shabbat with our kehila Sukkat Shalom.
Join us in celebrating a meaningful service together with former Mitzva Power students, who lead the service.
Afterwards we eat our potluck dinner together, where everyone contributes to the Shabbat table.

Mandatory registration: Kabbalat Shabbat-17 maj
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 14 May

Activities during April 2024

During April, our kehila Sukkat Shalom has five regular activities and also a progressive seder on the second night of Passover.

In these difficult times, it is very important that you register to be admitted. If you are a member of the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm, please log in with Bank ID before registering to participate.

More information of each activity can be found on the signup pages.
Addresses to each activity will be emailed to you after the final registration date.

Friday, 5 April
Kabbalat Shabbat
We begin at 6pm
Welcome to a kabbalat Shabbat with our kehila, Sukkat Shalom.
We end with a simple kiddush – challah, wine/juice and fruit.

Mandatory registration: Kabbalat Shabbat-5 april
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 2 April


Saturday, 6 April
Talking Torah
We begin at 10 am

Join our rabbi, Rebecca Lillian, to read and discuss the weekly Torah portion. If you have a preferred translation, please bring it.
The discussion will be mostly in English and no advanced Torah knowledge is required.

Mandatory registration: Torah Study-6 april
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 2 April


Sunday, 7 April
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10 am
Between now and 16 June, adult education will take a new form.
Consisting of a series of interrelated sessions on various aspects of progressive Jewish life, topics will range from the Jewish life-cycle to spirituality to Jewish humor—and everything in between. Feel free to come to one or several or all sessions. Anyone 13+ is welcome.

Mandatory registration: Adult Education-7 april
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 2 April


Saturday, 20 April
Progressive Saturday morning service/Shacharit with b’mitsvah
We begin at 10 am
Welcome to a morning service/sacharit in our kehila, Sukkat Shalom. Our Rabbi Rebecca Lillian leads the service together with the young person who will be b’mitzvah today.

You can read this week’s parsha before the service:
Parashat Metzora (Leviticus 14:1-15:33) at Sefaria in Hebrew or English

Mandatory registration: Lördagsgudstjänst-20 april
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 17 April


Sunday, 21 April
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10 am
This is a series of interrelated sessions on various aspects of progressive Jewish life, topics will range from the Jewish life-cycle to spirituality to Jewish humor—and everything in between. Feel free to come to one or several or all sessions.
Anyone 13+ is welcome.

Mandatory registration: Adult Education-21 april
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 17 April


Celebrate Passover together with Sukkat Shalom.
Tuesday, 23 April
We begin reading at 5.30 pm.

Rabbi Rebecca Lillian leads the seder service. Cantor Dorothy Goldberg from Shir Hatzafon in Denmark leads us in singing the Passover songs.

Price:
Children 5-12 years old: 200:-   
Member in the Judiska Församlingen: 450:- Reduced price for members of the Judiska församlingen only if you log in with a mobile bank ID.
Non-member in the Judiska Församlingen: 600:
Please note! Limited number of seats! First come, first served.

Mandatory registration: Sukkat Shalom Seder-23 april
Registration and payment by 17 April at the latest.

Activities during March 2024

This coming March , Sukkat Shalom has five activities planned and in these difficult times, it is very important that you register to be admitted. If you are a member of the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm, please log in before registering to participate.

More information of each activity can be found on the signup pages.
Addresses to each activity will be emailed to you after the final registration date.

Saturday, 16 March
Progressive Saturday service/Shacharit 
We begin at 10 am
Welcome to a Saturday morning service/shacharit with our kehila, Sukkat Shalom. Our rabbi Rebecca Lillian will lead the service. We use the PJS siddur Kol Haneshama, Voice of the Soul during the service. Bring your own if you have.

You can read this week’s parsha before the service:
Parashat Pekudei (Exodus 38:21-40:38) på Sefaria på hebreiska eller engelska

Mandatory registration: Lördagsgudstjänst-16 mars
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 13 March


Sunday, 17 March
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10 am
Between now and 16 June, adult education will take a new form.
Consisting of a series of interrelated sessions on various aspects of progressive Jewish life, topics will range from the Jewish life-cycle to spirituality to Jewish humor—and everything in between. Feel free to come to one or several or all sessions. Anyone 13+ is welcome.

Mandatory registration: Adult Education-17 mars
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 13 March


Friday, 22 March
Mitsva Power Kabbalat Shabbat & potluck
Please note!!  We begin at 5.30 pm

Come to our annual Kabbalat Shabbat with the students of Mitzva Power, Sukkat Shalom’s educational program. The students lead the service.
This year we’re in luck because it’s also Purim – come dressed up and ready to celebrate!
Welcome to a really special Shabbat evening!

The service is followed by Sukkat Shalom’s popular potluck dinner. All participants should bring plenty of fish, vegetarian, dairy, fruit, vegetables, or dessert dishes. ATTENTION!! No meat please! 

Mandatory registration: Kabbalat Shabbat-22 mars
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 19 March


Saturday, 23 March
Talking Torah
Please note!! Different time! We begin at 12.30
Join our rabbi, Rebecca Lillian, to read and discuss the weekly Torah portion. If you have a preferred translation, please bring it.
The discussion will be mostly in English and no advanced Torah knowledge is required.

Mandatory registration: Torah Study-23 mars
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 19 March


Sunday, 24 March
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10 am
Purim for Grown-ups

Purim is so much more than a children’s carnival holiday. A close reading of the book of Esther and the comedic “Purim Torah” that has been created over the centuries reveals how a decidedly grown-up Purim can be celebrated.

Masquerade is key to Purim, so costumes or masks are encouraged. So are gifts of food and drink. Everybody who signs up will get the details about these after the final signup date.

Mandatory registration: Adult education-24 Mars
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 19 March

Activities during February 2024

This coming February, our kehila Sukkat Shalom has six activities planned and in these difficult times, it is very important that you register to be admitted. If you are a member of the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm, please log in before registering to participate.

More information of each activity can be found on the signup pages.
Addresses to each activity will be emailed to you after the final registration date.

Friday, 2 February
Kabbalat Shabbat

We begin at 6pm
Welcome to a kabbalat Shabbat with our kehila, Sukkat Shalom.
We end with a simple kiddush – challah, wine/juice and fruit.

Mandatory registration: Kabbalat Shabbat-2 February
Deadline for registration:  Tuesday,  30 January


Saturday, 10 February
Progressive Saturday service/Shacharit 
We begin at 10 am
Welcome to a Saturday morning service/shacharit with our kehila, Sukkat Shalom. We use the PJS siddur Kol Haneshama, Voice of the Soul during the service. Bring your own if you have.

You can read this week’s parsha before the service:
Parsha Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1-24:18) on Sefaria in hebrew or English

Mandatory registration: Saturday service-10 February
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 7 February


Sunday, 11 February
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10 am
PJS Adult Education is a series of lectures that aim to orient and immerse oneself in various topics within Judaism, religious tradition and that which is particular to progressive Judaism.

Mandatory registration: Adult Education-11 February
Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 7 February


Friday, 23 February
Refugee shabbat
We begin at 6pm
A Sukkat Shalom evening with the theme of Refugee Shabbat. Holding a Refugee Shabbat gives us an evening to dedicate to refugees and asylum seekers.

The service is followed by Sukkat Shalom’s popular potluck dinner. All participants should bring plenty of fish, vegetarian, dairy, fruit, vegetables, or dessert dishes. ATTENTION!! No meat please!

Mandatory registration: Kabbalat Shabbat-23 February
Deadline for registration:  Tuesday, 20 February


Saturday, 24 February
Talking Torah
We begin at 10 am
Join our rabbi, to read and discuss the weekly Torah portion. If you have a preferred translation, please bring it.
The discussion will be mostly in English and no advanced Torah knowledge is required.

Mandatory registration: Torah Study-24 February
Deadline for registration:  Tuesday, 20 February


Sunday, 25 February
Adult Education Seminar
Vi börjar kl 10.00

PJS Adult Education is a series of lectures that aim to orient and immerse oneself in various topics within Judaism, religious tradition and that which is particular to progressive Judaism.

Mandatory registration: Adult education-25 February
Deadline for registration:  Tuesday, 20 February

Activities during January 2024

This coming January, our kehila Sukkat Shalom has three activities planned for this month.
In these difficult times, it is very important that you register to be admitted.
If you are a member of the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm, please log in before registering to participate.

More information of each activity can be found on the signup pages.
Addresses to each activity will be emailed to you after the final registration date.

Friday, 19 January
Kabbalat Shabbat & potluck
We begin at 6pm
Welcome to a musical kabbalat shabbat with our kehila, Sukkat Shalom. The service is followed by Sukkat Shalom’s very popular potluck dinner. Please bring main dishes or desserts; fish, vegetarian, dairy, fruit, vegetables, pastries.

Mandatory registration:  PJS Kabbalat Shabbat & potluck-19 Januari
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 16 January


Saturday, 20 January
Torah Study/Shiur
Please note: we begin at 12.30 pm
Join our rabbi, Rebecca Lillian, to read and discuss this week’s Torah portion. If you have a preferred translation, please bring it.
The discussion will be mostly in English and no advanced knowledge of Torah is required.

Mandatory registration: PJS talking torah-20 januari
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 16 January


Sunday, 21 January
Adult Education Seminar
We begin at 10.00 am

Roots and Branches: What can Tu B’shvat, the Festival of the Trees, teach us about the evolution of Jewish holiday customs and beliefs?
Anyone 13+ is welcome.

Mandatory registration:  PJS adult Education- 21 januari
Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 16 January