Celebrating Sukkot With Culinary Stars’ Favorites
Starry, starry nights, eating meals in the Sukkah with its leafy roof partly open to the star-studded sky, and enjoying a variety of vegetables and fruits from the final fall harvest...
Oct 6, 2008
By Norene Gilletz
Sukkos: A Sukkah Life
We say it; it seems like it fits – but one suspects that we are essentially clueless (an admitted projection) to its Sukkos significance. I refer to the strange recitation at...
Sep 30, 2008
By Rabbi Asher Brander
A Jumble of Holidays
There’s an old joke in the Jewish community: The High Holidays are always either early or late; they’re never on time! Well, this year they’re late (Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown...
Sep 10, 2008
By Ronnie Fein
Tzav: Tefillin on Chol HaMoed
In many communities, especially in Israel, the custom is not to put tefillin on during chol hamoed – the intermediate days of the holidays. The reason we don’t put on tefillin...
Mar 30, 2007
By Asher Meir
The Business of Sukkot: Rebuilding the North
The poor local economy, another still lingering effect of the war, was evidenced in fewer sellers and buyers, especially for the non-essential, purely decorative items. But, while the hustle and bustle...
Oct 12, 2006
By Yehudit Halevy
It is several days before Sukkot in the town of Rechasim. Tobi and Aryeh Miller are packing for their weeklong stay in Yerushalayim, where they are going to spend yom tov...
Oct 5, 2006
By Sheila Segal
Love and Lulav in the Sukkah!
Each person has their own special memories of Sukkot, but one of the most beautiful memories I’ve ever heard was shared by my assistant Shelley Sefton. The first time she met...
Oct 4, 2006
By Norene Gilletz
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