Keyword: sukkot
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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