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Trump White House brokers the (etrog) deal of the century

Trump administration's last minute-effort circumvented pandemic restrictions, enabled import of 100,000 etrogs for Sukkot festival.

Trump White House brokers the (etrog) deal of the century

What do Abraham and an etrog have in common?

The Chief Rabbi’s D’var Torah for Sukkot: Abraham the Patriarch symbolizes the fruit that never falls off the tree.

What do Abraham and an etrog have in common?

Hundreds of etrogs held up at airport in England

Animal and Plant Health Agency holds up shipment at Manchester Airport under new and stricter regulations.

Hundreds of etrogs held up at airport in England

Plum-size etrog marks first for Holland

Holland sees first naturally grown etrog fruit in decades following scorching summer.

Plum-size etrog marks first for Holland

How a Chinese fruit became a Sukkot symbol

Researcher says Jews have been using the etrog since the Second Temple Period, explains how it came to be used on Sukkot.

How a Chinese fruit became a Sukkot symbol

The Tu B'Shevat recipe you can't miss

Everyone at your Tu B'Shevat party will marvel at this Etrog Compote.

The Tu B'Shevat recipe you can't miss

6,300 lulavs and etrogs for IDF soldiers

Sorting of about 6,300 lulavs and etrogs to be used by soldiers during holiday season taking place this week..

6,300 lulavs and etrogs for IDF soldiers

Why some Jews are paying $500 for an Italian etrog

Chabad rabbi explains etrog crisis, and why he has to be extra careful with inspections.

Why some Jews are paying $500 for an Italian etrog

Sanctions on Russia won't affect Jewish holiday

Italian sanctions on Russia will not affect export of etrog fruits for Sukkot holiday, rabbi says.

Sanctions on Russia won't affect Jewish holiday

Major etrog shortage expected this Sukkot

Harsh winter in Calabria region of Italy destroys 80% of etrogs exported for use during Sukkot.

Major etrog shortage expected this Sukkot

Yeshiva Dean Caught Smuggling Etrogs

Airport customs authorities nab about 400 etrogs which three passengers tried to smuggle into Israel.

Yeshiva Dean Caught Smuggling Etrogs

Trick or Treat – Halloween or Sukkot?

Only in America: A black church leader uses the Lulav and Etrog for services on Halloween. “It helps keep children off the streets.”

Trick or Treat – Halloween or Sukkot?

Etrog Smuggler Arrested at Ben Gurion Airport

A French national has been arrested trying to enter the country with fragrant contraband -- 228 etrogs (citrons) for Sukkot.

The French Connection: Etrog Smuggler Arrested at BGI Airport

Ministry: Bring the Etrog, Leave the Lulav Behind

Visitors to Israel for Sukkot may bring an etrog with them, but not a lulav. The reason: Preventing agricultural disease in Israel.

Ministry to Tourists: Bring the Etrog, Leave the Lulav Behind

Four Species OK in Airports

Jews traveling with lulavim and etrogim during Sukkot will be able to carry them through US airports.

TSA: Lulavim and Etrogim Can Be Carried Through Airports

Unpaid Etrogim Found in Airport

Israeli customs employees confiscate more than 300 Etrogim brought into the country without a permit and on which taxes weren't paid.

Israeli Customs Officers Find Undeclared Etrogim