Sukkot

Who are you inviting into your Sukkah this year?

During the holiday of Sukkot, it’s customary to invite honored guests into our homes and sukkot, the festival huts we ...

Autumn in His Heart

I’ve thought a lot about Isaac Babel’s lovely characterization of the Jew as a man with “[s]pectacles on his nose and ...

Songs of Hope and Failure

On Monday, Chris Moriarty wrote about why she wrote The Inquisitor’s Apprentice. She will be blogging here all week for ...

A Sukkah Occupies Wall Street

This was a post that previous appeared on the MyJewishLearning/Jewish Book Council blog. As I write this blog post, I ...

What Are the Lulav and Etrog?

The four species waved on Sukkot.

Parashat Vayeilech Quiz

Learn more about the weekly Torah portion.

The Sukkah Still Stands

Despite the dangers and tragedies of our world, we can take comfort in the divine protection symbolized by the Sukkah.

Numbers 29: 35 – 30:1: Maftir

Additional Torah Reading on Simchat Torah. Shemini Atzeret and Simhat Torah in the Community. Rejoicing with the Torah. Jewish Holidays.

Attah Hareita: It Has Been Shown To You

A prayer recited on Simchat Torah

Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17: Tithing, Sabbaticals and Pilgrimage

A connection between Sukkot and this "eighth day of assembly."