Sukkot

Sukkot Resource List

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The House on the Roof - Adler, David A. Tamar’s Sukkah - Gelman, Elie Tikvah Means Hope - Polacco, Patricia List of Jewish Holiday Resources Available at...

The Roots of Sukkot

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We learn about the festival of Sukkot in the Torah, “The fifteenth day of the seventh month (Tishri) shall be a festival. You shall...

What To Do, What To Do!

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Ideas to Make Your Sukkot Holiday Special A popular custom, which began in the 16th century, is to ask guests, in the form of the...

Did You Know?

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Interesting Sukkot facts The Israel Museum is home to one of the most unusual and beautiful sukkahs ever. It’s from 19th-century Germany, and it’s collapsible!...

Make A Sukkah Mobile

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Decorating the sukkah is lots of fun. Here’s an idea for a hanging mobile your children will enjoy looking at every time they eat...

The Festival Of Booths

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A family’s sukkah can be their home away from home. Like a collection of charming, if sometimes haphazard, larger-than-life boxes, sukkahs begin appearing outside Israeli...

The Season of Rejoicing

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If Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur prepare the mind for teshuvah, repentance, and help the soul achieve divine forgiveness, then Sukkot is like a...

What’s Shakin? The Lulav And Etrog

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Leviticus 23:39-43 discusses the Children of Israel wandering about after the Exodus, and God directs Jews to live in sukkot in commemoration. But it’s...

A Cozy Sukkot Dinner Under The Stars

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Ilene Spector Special to the Jewish Times In Europe, just after the break-the-fast meal was over, Jews would proceed to hammer the first nail to begin...

A Cozy Harvest Celebration

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Ilene Spector Special to the Jewish Times Sukkot is the Jewish Thanksgiving. The word, meaning booths, refers to the tents or temporary dwellings of the ancient...