Dedicated by Moris and Lillian Tabacinic · In loving memory of Menachem Mendel and Shaindel Tabacinic
The Midrash teaches that each of the Four Species on Sukkos represents one kind of Jew and concludes: “On Sukkos, all four Jews must join together, for each one completes the others.”
I don’t want to create tension in my family, but I also want to help them. What do I do?
Why a circle dance? Why move in such a way that you don’t get any further than when you started?
About an hour or so before Shabbat arrives, there’s a set of loud, repetitive knocks on my door. On the other side stands a mostly toothless woman, often carrying the overwhelming scent of the...
The sukkah is a testament to G‑d’s protection over the Jewish people. Like the clouds of glory in the desert, which it represents, the sukkah brings the nations of the world to respect the Jewish...
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Virtually everything you need to know about the holiday of Sukkot: How-To Guides, Sukkah and “Four Kinds” Wizards, Essays and Insights, Recipes, Stories, Multimedia, and much more!
I savor the scene of Bubby with Chaim Boruch. They enjoy a closeness and bond that is unique and loving, full of laughter, playfulness and the incredible language of silence.
The seventh day of Sukkot is called "Hoshana Rabbah" and is considered the final day of the divine... Read More »
It is customary to remain awake on the night preceding Hoshanah Rabbah and study Torah. We recite the... Read More »
In addition to the Four Kinds taken every day of Sukkot, it is a "Rabbinical Mitzvah", dating back to... Read More »
A festive meal is eaten in the Sukkah. We dip the bread in honey (as we did in each festive meal... Read More »
The festival of Sukkot, commemorating G-d's enveloping protection of the Children of Israel during... Read More »
"And you shall take for yourself on the first day," instructs the Torah in Leviticus "the splendid... Read More »
When the Holy Temple stood in Jerusalem, one of the special Sukkot observances was to pour water on... Read More »
The soul has three garments: thought, speech and action
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Mitzvahs & Traditions