Sukkah Pop-up at Stanley, hosted by the Hebrew Educational Alliance, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, October 8, at Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas Street in Aurora, where it’s easy to grab a bite to bring in with you. The Alliance is kicking in live music and crafts, along with the mysterious lulav-shaking; find more information at the Facebook event page.
Sukkot is possibly the most shareable of Jewish holidays, and its custom of inviting friends and family into a branch-roofed hut for a ceremony and shared autumnal dishes mirrors the modern slow-food movement. You don’t have to be Jewish to appreciate the harvest-season tradition — even the weirder parts, like waving the lulav (palm branch) and etrog (citron), a mystical tradition that’s rife with symbolism. Sample it all at the