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7 Paradoxes About the Sukkah That Help Us Break Through Illusions

We depend on our touchstones: psychological security, a stable income, protection from crime. Clothing, food, warm shelter

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Jonathan Feldstein – Why I Am Celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles

Jonathan Feldstein – Why I Am Celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles The Feast of Tabernacles is how many Christians refer to Sukkot, the Biblical festival we are celebrating this week.  It is also a multi-day event known in shorthand as “the Feast

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What Is Sukkot?

Sukkot is a Jewish holiday celebrated by taking off work, celebrating in a hut, and waving unusual bouquets. This video will give you the whole story.

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13 Facts About Sukkot Every Jew Should Know

Sukkot is a weeklong festival celebrated by dwelling in the sukkah, taking the lulav and etrog and joyous feasting.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

The Palm Frond and the Sword - Meir Y. Soloveichik

Striking archeological discoveries are a constant in Israel, but they can still occasionally inspire wonder. That is the case with the uncovering of a weapons

Miscellaneous | Sukkot

I Never Thought I’d Have My Own Sukkah - Sukkot, Hoshana Rabbah & Simchat Torah

That diffident child peering through the fence at her neighbors never dreamed that when she grew up, she would one day have the joy of sitting in her own sukkah year after year.

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14 Sukkah Facts Every Jew Should Know - Sukkot & Simchat Torah

The sukkah is the space where we spend as much time as possible during the holiday of Sukkot. Covered with organic material, it reminds us of God's kindness in generations past and in the present times.

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WATCH: Thousands gather at Western Wall for Priestly Blessing

  Thousands of people flocked to the Western Wall on Tuesday morning for the traditional Priestly Blessing of the Sukkot

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Thousands gather at Western Wall for Hoshana Rabba

Mass prayers held at Western Wall ahead of Simhat Torah. Up to 8,000 worshippers permitted to gather at the Western Wall Plaza.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Wisdom

How a Rock Song Started Me on My Journey

thank the Byrds for their introduction to a lesson in Kohelet, Ecclesiastes.

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10 Tips for an Amazing Sukkot @ Home - Sukkot & Simchat Torah

You can create an over-the-top joyous Sukkot at home, one to
remember fondly long after the pandemic has been relegated to the dusty annals
of history.

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THE LIGHTS OF RAV KOOK: SUKKOT JOY AND UNIVERSALITY “Radiant is the world soul, Full of splendor and beauty, Full of life,  Of souls hidden, Of treasures of the holy spirit, Of fountains of strength, Of greatness and beauty.”  -Rav Kook TZ’L (Orot

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How to Build a Sukkah - The basics of building a sukkah and living inside it - Sukkot & Simchat Torah

This sukkah guide will lead you through the fun mitzvah of building and dwelling in a sukkah—from the permitted and required components in its structure, to the basic rules of living in the sukkah.

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The Jewish People Prepare for Sukkot, the ‘Season of Our Rejoicing’

The outdoor, seven-day holiday approaches with safety and unity again top of mind

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Rabbis praise White House for working with Italy to get Sukkot citrons amid pandemic

Jewish community leaders have praised the Trump administration for its international efforts to help those observing Sukkot, while anger grows against city and state officials in New York for imposing restrictions on neighborhoods that include Orthodox co

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Flying Rocks, Palm Fronds, And The Soul Of Sukkot

It’s 2019 and here we are, educated people, carrying around palm fronds and a citron while the rest of the world is busy being productive. What’s with the Jews and their stubborn insistence on living in a world of superstitions and anachronisms?

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Jonathan Sacks - The Festival of Insecurity

Jonathan Sacks – The Festival of Insecurity What exactly is a sukkah? What is it supposed to represent? The question is essential to the mitzvah itself. The Torah says: “Live in sukkot for seven days… so your descendants will know that I ha

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Open Sukkah Offers Holiday Home To Weary Travelers, City Dwellers In Israel

'Airbnb for sukkahs' connects hosts from Tasmania to Saskatoon with those who don't have a hut in which to celebrate festival. | NoCamels

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WATCH: Sukkot Priestly Blessings at Jerusalem's Western Wall! | United with Israel

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Google Builds Sukkahs at NY Office!

Google joined the Festival of Sukkot this year, creating two sukkahs.

The company used the balcony of its headquarters in New York to build two 21st century booths for the holiday.