at the Robert I. Lappin Charitable Foundation’s PJ Library’s Flying High on Sukkot kite festival. The event is free and will take place, weather permitting, on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Temple Ner Tamid, 368 Lowell St., Peabody. Kite-flying festivals are held in Israel during Sukkot as a way for people to connect with and appreciate nature. The festival will include kite-flying, Sukkot stories, snacks and a visit to the temple’s sukkah, where families can shake the lulay and etrog. Reservations are requested by Wednesday, Oct. 3. For more information or to register, contact Phyllis Osher at 978-740-4404 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rekindle Shabbat invites Jewish and interfaith families with children and teens to celebrate Shabbat
at home with family and friends beginning in November. Rekindle Shabbat provides everything families need to celebrate Shabbat with a buddy family, including fully cooked traditional Sabbath meals four times a year and a fully stocked Shabbat kit stocked with a silver wine cup, beautiful challah cover, Shabbat candlesticks and candles, and a Shabbat blessings guide. Rekindle Shabbat dinners will take place Nov. 30, Jan. 11, March 8 and May 3. Families new to the program may participate on their own or with a buddy family. Interactive Rekindle Shabbat educational sessions will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Temple B’nai Abraham, Beverly; Sunday, Oct. 28, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. at Temple Emanu-El, Marblehead; Monday, Oct. 29, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Woodbridge Assisted Living, Peabody; or by appointment. Participants learn the basics of Sabbath candle lighting, reciting blessings and more; at least one parent from new families is required to attend. Rekindle Shabbat is free and sponsored by the Robert I. Lappin Charitable Foundation. For more information or to register, visit www.rilcf.org or contact Phyllis Osher at 978-740-4404 or email@example.com.