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9-year old Jewish boy attacked on Brooklyn subway platform during Sukkot

The boy, part of a group helping Jews shake the lulav, was accosted by a man who yelled anti-Semitic statements and grabbed his arm.

 9-year old Jewish boy attacked on Brooklyn subway during Sukkot

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.

Choosing a proper lulav

Sukkot features: A culture of celebration

Should we swap chairs in the Sukkah? Was the Sukkah real? What is a sanctity of silence?

Sukkot features: A culture of celebration

Can a Shofar be blown on Shabbat, on the Temple Mount?

Even if State allows Temple Mount ascent on Shabbat, blowing shofar and taking lulav on Shabbat are forbidden, Rabbi Dov Lior rules.

Can a Shofar be blown on Shabbat, on the Temple Mount?player

Watch: The Lulav Shake

DJ Raphi spreads the spirit on the Sukkot holiday on the streets of Tel Aviv with a new dance that will blow your 'sechach' off.

Watch: The Lulav Shakeplayer

'Lulavim from Gaza - a mitzvah via a transgression'

Chief rabbi of Tzfat calls on rabbis not to certify Sukkot palm branches from Gaza. 'Don't help the wicked at the expense of your brothers.'

'Lulavim from Gaza - a mitzvah via a transgression'

Tens of thousands of lulavs imported from Gaza for Sukkot

Israel imports some 20,000 palm branches from Hamas-controlled Gaza for Sukkot holiday.

Tens of thousands of lulavs imported from Gaza for Sukkot

The Mystery in Sukkot Commemoration

The Mystery in Sukkot Commemoration

Video: Activist Shakes Lulav on Temple Mount

Temple activist Michael Fuah performed the Sukkot mitzvah of shaking the lulav without being noticed.

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Lulav Seller: Lulavs will Not Be Expensive

The largest Four Species vendor in Israel claims that it will not raise prices, because it relies on Israeli-made products.

Lulav Seller: Lulavs will Not Be Expensive

Hamas Vetoes Gaza Lulav Deal

Israeli traders will buy 100,000 lulavs for Sukkot from Jordan, after Hamas nixed a deal for buying them from Gaza.

Hamas Vetoes Gaza Lulav Deal

Growers: Don't Spend Over NIS 30 for Lulav

The Israel Growers Association suggests that Israelis not pay more than NIS 30 for their lulav.

Growers: Don't Spend Over NIS 30 for Lulav

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

Lulav Shortage Averted

Israeli palm tree growers are expected to meet demand for lulavs in Sukkot, despite last-minute Egypt export ban.

Lulav Shortage Averted, Says Agriculture Ministry

Tensions with Egypt Affect Lulav Exports to Israel

Egypt says that it will not export lulavim to Israel this year, due to recent tensions between the two countries. Egyptian economy reeling.

Tensions with Egypt Affect Lulav Exports to Israel