Judaism Gets Back to Our Roots with Sukkot on the Farm

Sukkot on the Farm Wilderness Torah invites you to gather in multi-generational community for the sixth annual Sukkot on the Farm Festival – a four-night camp out and celebration of the fall harvest. Come co-create our village and enjoy the Columbus day weekend with farm-fresh organic food, Shabbat and Sukkot celebration, bonfires, music, learning, kids…

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What the heck is Sukkot?

There are three pilgrimage holidays in Jewish tradition. Pilgrimage holidays are the ones on which ancient Israelites traveled to Jerusalem to celebrate the holiday at the Temple. Sukkot is one of them. Exodus 23:14 describes the three festivals – Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot. Sukkot is the third, the ingathering or harvest. Exodus 23:14 14. Three…

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Sukkot! Fabulous Harvest Festival!

Sukkot: The Next Holiday! If I could go back to the beginning of the creation of the calendar I would plead for a few more days between Yom Kippur and Sukkot. The High Holidays are so all encompassing and then, BOOM, it’s time for one of the pilgrimage holidays. I LOVE sukkot. Putting up the…

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Some Yom Kippur options for little ones + More

Sukkot begins just FIVE days after Yom Kippur! I can hardly keep up. So consider this fair warning that you should be thinking about where you’ll be shaking your lulav beginning next Wednesday evening. I’ll send you more info on that after Yom Kippur. May you be inscribed in the book of Life for a…

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Sukkot! Will I see you this month?

This is it my friends, the High Holy days are over and the entire Jewish community springs to life!  If you’ve been thinking of taking a class, now it the time to figure out what you want to take and where.  If you have any particular interest, feel free to contact me for help.  Take…

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Published on October 1st, 2009

Shana Tova!

Shana Tova! Happy New Year! Do Rabbis have a Sense of Humor about the High Holidays? Take a look at this video and you tell me! That’s Rabbi Bloom of Temple Beth Abraham in Oakland. You can join him for Yom Kippur or all year long on Shabbat. Call the synagogue for more information: 510-832-0936….

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