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Chabad Oro Valley Sukkah Mobile bringing holiday celebration to Northwest residents

sukkah-mobile(Photo: Korene Charnofsky Cohen)

The Chabad Oro Valley Sukkah Mobile arrived at the Dove Mountain Walgreens on Tuesday morning, Oct. 6.

“When you are inside the sukkah, the walls surround you like a hug from G-d, reminding us of G-d’s love, protection, and the themes of Sukkot – joy and Jewish unity,” says Rabbi Ephraim Zimmerman. Visitors to this mobile sukkah can shake the lulav and etrog in the four directions, recite the prayers, and have a bit of something sweet to enhance the experience of eating in the sukkah.

The Sukkah Mobile will be in SaddleBrooke near the main entrance of Bashas’ on Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 10-11 a.m., and at the main entrance of Walmart (near Foothills Mall) on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 10-11 a.m.

Zimmerman says between visits at shopping centers (including one in Oro Valley on Monday) and visits to individual homes (by appointment), the Sukkah Mobile will have reached about 100 people.

Korene Charnofsky Cohen, a freelance writer, lives in the Dove Mountain area.