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Choosing a proper lulav

Choosing a proper lulav

When buying a lulav, it is a good idea to have someone knowledgeable to help, but it is also important to be familiar with the rules below.Halacha Hotline of the 5 Towns, 18/09/2021 21:00
Succoth: The role of the lowly willow

Succoth: The role of the lowly willow

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic leader of Religious Zionism: The willow represents the unlearned, blessed with common sense.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 02/10/2020 15:00
The Lulav paradox

The Lulav paradox

We manifest joy by waving the lulav while begging Hashem for salvation. Doesn't one contradict the other?Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 29/09/2020 08:32
Maccabi Tel Aviv waves lulav before big game

Maccabi Tel Aviv waves lulav before big game

Players on top Israeli basketball team perform Sukkot mitzvah day before first home match of the EuroLeague.Nitsan Keidar, 16/10/2019 22:24
Ivanka Trump blesses on four species

Ivanka Trump blesses on four species

Chabad emissary in Washington visits White House with four species and lets dozens of advisers and officials bless on them.Mordechai Sones, 30/09/2018 09:00
A palm frond

A palm frond

Why not use the dates instead of the frond? And why is the whole group of 4 species often called the lulav alone?Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 22/09/2018 19:37
Watch: Detained for taking lulav onto Temple Mount

Watch: Detained for taking lulav onto Temple Mount

Father and son detained, removed from Temple Mount for bringing Four Species, biblical commandment for Sukkot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2017 16:10
Watch: The Four Species market in Mahane Yehuda

Watch: The Four Species market in Mahane Yehuda

Jerusalem's famed Mahane Yehuda market is believed to be one of the largest market's for the Four Species in the country.Tzvi Lev, 04/10/2017 16:50
Challenging Rabbinate, Tzohar certifies Four Species as Kosher

Challenging Rabbinate, Tzohar certifies Four Species as Kosher

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization certifies four species as Kosher for the first time, ahead of new Kashrut label launch.Tzvi Lev, 04/10/2017 16:44
Jews now forbidden to carry Four Species on Temple Mount

Jews now forbidden to carry Four Species on Temple Mount

Police legal adviser rules that Jews are prohibited from bringing the Four Species to the Temple Mount during Sukkot holiday.Tzvi Lev, 24/09/2017 13:26
Major etrog shortage expected this Sukkot

Major etrog shortage expected this Sukkot

Harsh winter in Calabria region of Italy destroys 80% of etrogs exported for use during Sukkot.Tzvi Lev, 10/08/2017 16:26
Israeli Four Species Farmers Under Threat

Israeli Four Species Farmers Under Threat

Ignorance of laws of sabbatical year means many Jews falsely believe they can't buy from Jewish farmers; damage could be irreversible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2015 13:15
First Day of Sukkot Celebrated

First Day of Sukkot Celebrated

Jews began marking the seven day holiday in which they eat and sleep inside temporary structures called sukkot.Arutz Sheva, 09/10/2014 19:28
The Exile is a Succah - Come Home!

The Exile is a Succah - Come Home!

Two stories for Sukkot: One parable and one beautiful instance of the Jewish spirit.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 08/10/2014 02:32
Video: Activist Shakes Lulav on Temple Mount

Video: Activist Shakes Lulav on Temple Mount

Temple activist Michael Fuah performed the Sukkot mitzvah of shaking the lulav without being noticed.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 23/09/2013 13:35
Trick or Treat – Halloween or Sukkot?

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.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 31/10/2012 21:20
New Gadget Makes Sukkot Better

New Gadget Makes Sukkot Better

The Kanfot Hadar company has come up with the perfect tool to make carrying the four species, the tallit and the siddur on Sukkot a simple task.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 07/07/2011 03:10
Unpaid Etrogim Found in Airport

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.Elad Benari, 16/09/2010 05:14