1) LIMITLESS, a dance group that pairs dancers in wheelchairs with ambulatory dancers, was featured in Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue’s first Hand in Hand Community Fair on Oct. 19. The Hand in Hand program connects young adults with special needs with their mainstream peers. Photo (above) by Rachel Gray    


2) SINGER DOVID GABAY, center, celebrated Sukkot with Chabad of North Hollywood’s Rabbi Nachman Abend, left, and Jonathan Herzog, organizers of the annual Sukkot Festival and Concert. The event took over Burbank Boulevard in Valley Village on Oct. 12. Photo courtesy of Chabad of North Hollywood    


3) YONATAN LIPSCHITZ displayed the four species during the Israeli-American Council’s Sukkot Festival, which drew about 2,000 people to Woodley Park in Van Nuys on Oct. 12. Photo by Yaniv Lankry 

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4) SHAILEE WAZANA, a 2014 graduate of Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School (far right), took a shot on the Northridge school’s new sports court, donated by her family and part of a new, $1 million schoolyard. The grand opening for the facility on Oct. 19 attracted about 350 people and showcased new play structures, a climbing wall, an amphitheater and even a trike path with speed bumps. Photo courtesy of Heschel Day School 

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5) TEMPLE AHAVAT SHALOM in Northridge celebrated Simchat Torah by unrolling a Torah and letting more than 250 congregants get up close and personal on Oct. 15. Photo by Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik