When tradition is silent, symbolic explanations arise.
Sukkot observances offer a balance between the real and the ideal.
In 2018, the "festival of booths" begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 23 and lasts until sundown on Sunday, Sept. 30.
In this Torah portion, God creates the world. After Adam and Eve eat the forbidden fruit, they are banished from the Garden of Eden. Later Cain kills Abel. God then considers destroying all of Creation.
October 06, 2018
Genesis 1:1 - 6:8
Isaiah 42:5 - 43:10
Lessons on Genesis — from the Emmys and beyond.
Rabbi Asher Lopatin
Stuffed cabbage is one of the most quintessential Ashkenazi Jewish dishes.
Dwelling for Sukkot.
Judaism is famously ambiguous about what happens when we die.
Simple, sophisticated and just a little fancy.
A vegetarian entree perfect for autumn.
A few years ago I was a judge at a Kugel Cook-off and even a million calories later I was ...
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Numerous interpretations of a single mitzvah
Traditionally read during Sukkot, the Book of Ecclesiastes grapples with the meaning of life.
What to look for, how to care for them and — and what to do with them when Sukkot is over.