Sukkot

DIY Judaism: Let’s Practice Sukkot

Sukkot is one of the three Jewish pilgrimage festivals—that means very important! It’s fun for kids and adults alike. Imagine building a playhouse + decorating for an autumn festival + picnicking outside — you’ve got Sukkot. How do you get started with the fun? Come to a no-experience-needed gathering to learn about Sukkot. You’ll leave…

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After the solemnity – celebration!

Time to really CELEBRATE! Whew! The big days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are over. You trekked to synagogue for more hours in a row than some people go in a year! It’s easy to let Sukkot go by the wayside. We’re tired; enough already! But now that you’ve put in the serious time,…

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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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