Sukkot

What Sukkot and the Day of the Dead Have in Common

Bringing together my Mexican and Jewish heritages.

Haftarah for Terumah

How to build a Temple: Follow the instruction book.

God’s Nostalgia

At the end of Sukkot, rejoicing to prove a point

What Are Pilgrimage Festivals?

Three major holidays mentioned in the Torah: Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot.

Torah and Diaspora

A Simchat Torah covenant for Jewish survival

How to Bless the Four Species on Sukkot

Al Netilat Lulav is the blessing traditionally recited prior to waving the lulav and etrog.

Stuffed With Blessings for Sukkot

CSAs, holiday reflections and a bonus family kreplach recipe!

Is it Safe to Eat Your Etrog?

What to do with the citron after Sukkot.

God Does Not Discriminate; People Do

What does it mean to envision a truly inclusive and holy community?

Sukkot 2020

In 2020, Sukkot begins at sundown on Friday, Oct. 2 and ends at sundown on Friday, Oct. 9.

Sukkot 2018

In 2018, the "festival of booths" begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 23 and lasts until sundown on Sunday, Sept. 30.