-Doing Sukkot in Kauai. (Kauai Garden Island News)
-A look at the work of The Sukkah Project, which sends pre-fab sukkas all over the world — even to Iraq. (The Jewish Week)
-Marjorie Ingall pitches Sukkot as an ideal holiday for kids: â€œYou string popcorn and cranberries, feeling self-important in your â€œTop Designâ€? decorator role. You revel in the wild, mysterious jungle vibe of the woodsy branch-strewn, star-revealing roof. Your artwork is given pride of place on the walls. You get to eat outside, in your poncho or new fall jacket. Thereâ€™s something out of bounds and transgressive-feeling about this holiday.â€? (The Forward)
-Rob Eshman, explains: â€œI do know a little about the spiritual and communal power of Burning Man. Because I have Sukkot.â€? (Jewish Journal)
-An official committee appointed by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel has banned Jews from participating in Israelâ€™s annual Sukkot parade. (Ynet)
-This sukkah will be much, much sweeter than yours. (Haaretz)
Pronounced: SOO-kah (oo as in book) or sue-KAH, Origin: Hebrew, the temporary hut built during the Harvest holiday of Sukkot.
Pronounced: sue-KOTE, or SOOH-kuss (oo as in book), Origin: Hebrew, a harvest festival in which Jews eat inside temporary huts, falls in the Jewish month of Tishrei, which usually coincides with September or October.