Sukkot Concerts & Special Events Raising Awareness

October 1, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

We all wait to hear who will be live in concert and what special events will be happening for Sukkot. This year you are really in for a treat.

Sukkot has become a time when organizations in Israel invite tourists and locals to enjoy a fun day or activity while learning about their organizations great work. Make sure to reserve in advance.

Friday October 6

2nd Annual Gush Etzion Dog Show
Support the local Ahuzat Haklavim in Gush Etzion and enjoy a rodeo style dog show at the same time. Bring your dog to compete or come as a spectator. 

Sunday October 8

Ohad & Benny Friedman Concert – SULAM
Enjoy a tour of the Barkan Winery in the Jerusalem Hills followed by a delicious buffet in the Sukkah and a private concert. SOLD OUT!

Art of Friendship Gala & Auction – Friendship Circle of Central Jerusalem
This unique art auction will be displaying works by children with disabilities who were mentored by well known Israeli artists at Beit Chassid on Emek Refaim. Purchase Tickets 

Hummus the Movie – Jerusalem U
See the movie that everyone is talking about with special guest appearance by Jamie Geller at YES Planet.

Sderot Day Trip & Family Fun Day – Yeshivot Hesder Sderot
Spend a day in Sderot and see what life is like for the local residents. There will be a family happening, lunch in the Sukka and special tours. For a full day tour sign up for the Eve Harow day trip. Reserve Tickets

SheSparks LIVE Fair at First Station 
Come out to the First Station to support local Israeli women who are part of a new co-op of women who have started their own businesses. Crafts, gift items, services and more. There will also be daily art workshops by Open Studio. 

Mentalist & Shalva Band Concert at the New Shalva Center
You won’t believe what world renowned mentalist Lior Suchard can do. Enjoy an evening with the Shalva Band. Reserve Tickets


Monday October 9

Ushpizin Celebration and Grand Opening of Kol HaOt
Kol Haot Center invites you to come and enjoy free Sukkot art workshops in honor of their grand opening at the Artists’ Colony. Contact Kol Haot

Bring a Smile to a Victim of Terror – One Family Fund
The One Family Fund will set you up with a local family who has been a victim of terror. Bring a smile to their sukkah as you celebrate Sukkot with them. Reservations

SheSparks LIVE Fair at First Station

Yonina Live in Concert in Katamon – Benefitting fire victims in Tzfat
Yonina the husband and wife band known for their facebook live concerts will be performing in Katamon at the Lurie’s house. 

Avraham Fried & Family Concert – Hatzolah
The annual United Hatzolah Concert will take place at Binyanei Hauma and feature Avraham Fried with some of his well known nephews & cousins.


Tuesday October 10

Elon Gold Comedy Live – Stand with Us
Enjoy an evening of comedy with Elon Gold who has flown in all the way from LA. 

Thursday October 12

Hakafot Shniyot: Soloman Brothers and Shlomo Katz 
Music and dancing at the Beit Yehudit Community center on Emek Refaim

Hakafot Shniyot : Yonatan Razel & Yishai Ribo
Music and dancing at the Ramada Hotel

Saturday Night October 14

Hapoel Jerusalem Season Opening Basketball Game
Cheer on Jerusalem’s home team as they raise their championship pennant from last season. This is a great activity for tourists to see the “sportier” side of Jerusalem. Yalla Hapoel! Purchase Tickets


You don’t need to be in Jerusalem to support these worthy causes but it sure is more fun to be here!
More events will be added as soon as we hear about them…


Fun In Jerusalem Sukkot Family Guide

About Joanna Shebson

Joanna is the Founder and FUN Expert at Fun In Jerusalem. What started out as a mommy blog has grown into a successful tourism website. Joanna is married with three kids and lives in Katamon, Jerusalem. She loves to inspire family fun in Jerusalem.
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