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What Is a Sukkah?
A competition called Sukkah City asked people to reimagine the sukkah in new, creative ways–and its winners explain how to build one of these ancient huts.

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Hanukkah Song: “Light Is in the Air” by Bible Raps
MJL teamed up with Bible Raps to create a music video about lighting candles, spreading the fire, learning Torah and celebrating the festival of Hanukkah.

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Sukkot: How to Buy a Lulav and Etrog
World-renown etrog shopper Heshy Fried takes MJL along as he goes shopping for a lulav and etrog to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot.

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Kosher Fest
Kosher food doesn’t necessarily mean healthy food. However, it frequently means weirder food. We go behind the scenes of kosher packaged food in America.

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Passover: World’s Fastest Matzah Eating
Jeremy Moses, MJL’s Editorial Fellow, breaks the world record (yes, really) for speed matzah eating.

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Israel Day Parade with the Chai Riders
The Chai Riders Motorcycle Club participates in New York City’s annual Israel Day Parade.

 

GROWING UP JEWISH

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The Truth about Jewish Camp
Amir Blumenfeld of CollegeHumor.com lets us in on the secrets of Jewish summer camps. Even though he wasn’t there himself.

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Bar Mitzvah Dance Class
In order to help him feel more comfortable at bar/bat mitzvah parties, Myq Kaplan’s mom signed him up for dance classes.

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Man amongst Boys
When Jon Friedman, a comedian and blogger, came home for Rosh Hashanah services at 17, he had a memorable experience.

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