In 2010 there was a contest called Sukkah City. People were invited to construct unusual sukkahs. Now the movie about this wild and crazy event is out; you can see a trailer here. What the contest illustrated is that sukkahs can come in all sorts of shapes, colors and materials. Even kosher ones! I thought…Read More »
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…Read More »
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,…Read More »