Keyword: Sukkot
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Here we stand, mourning 200,000 lives lost to COVID, surrounded by the divisiveness of an ugly election year, fully feeling the weight of pandemic life that continues to weigh us down.  Now, … more
Sukkot is being celebrated throughout Rhode Island, with events in backyard and community sukkahs. We've collected a few photos; feel free to submit your photos and we will feature a page in the Nov. 1 issue of Jewish Rhode Island. more
(Alma via JTA) – For most Jews, the etrog, a thick-rinded citrus, is relegated to a fleeting, supporting role. Held beside the lulav (palm frond) once a year during the upcoming festival of … more
JTA – So much at the Jewish New Year is sweet – first fruits, honey, honey cake. By the time Sukkot rolls around, we’re often looking for something savory to offset it … more
Each day Jews around the world pray for a “sheltering tabernacle of peace” to guard us and Jerusalem. What a beautiful image! A temporary booth is a metaphor for … more
One of the biggest themes of Sukkot is shelters, or dwellings. On Sukkot, Jews traditionally build a temporary dwelling, or booth, called a sukkah. Even the holiday is named after this important … more
When I became a rabbi, I knew that I would be giving advice on how to build a sukkah someday, but I never imagined that it would be at the local church! It turns out that many Christians are … more