Succot

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The Four Species bind us all together

The Four Species bind us all together

It's all temporary - the Sukkot secret to happiness.Yitschak Reuven, 24/09/2021 17:15
Live: Sukkot celebrations in Hebron

Live: Sukkot celebrations in Hebron

Celebrations held outside Tomb of the Patriarchs in Biblical City of Hebron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 17:02
Watch live: Prayer and song at the Southern Wall

Watch live: Prayer and song at the Southern Wall

Join Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu and Rabbi Eyal Yakubovich in holiday prayers and songs at the Southern Wall in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 08:30
Thousands of visitors flock to Gush Etzion during Sukkot

Thousands of visitors flock to Gush Etzion during Sukkot

Visitors from across Israel head to Gush Etzion to visit heritage sites and family-oriented activities south of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 13:36
 The meaning of Sukkot and the Sukkah

The meaning of Sukkot and the Sukkah

A selection of articles and videos of interest from the Rabbi Sacks archive on the holiday of Sukkot:Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks , 22/09/2021 09:00
Watch: Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal's greeting for Sukkot

Watch: Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal's greeting for Sukkot

Former NBA champion and MVP Shaquille O'Neal says Sukkot is his favorite Jewish holiday. Guess why.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 07:45
The season of our gladness

The season of our gladness

The Manchester Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Yehudah Zev Segal and the Shem Mishmuel, Rebbe of Sochaczev (both zts"l) on Sukkot and joy.Moshe Burt, 22/09/2021 07:10
Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Wishing a joyous Sukkot holiday to all our readers. News coverage ends this evening, resumes Monday evening.Arutz Sheva, 21/09/2021 01:07
All of Israel in One Sukkah

All of Israel in One Sukkah

Now, after the High Holydays, we can attain a comprehensive unity, one that extends its holy light over all. Op-ed.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 20/09/2021 15:49
Sukkot guide for the perplexed, 2021

Sukkot guide for the perplexed, 2021

A primer with facts and customs for the holiday of joy.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 20/09/2021 15:30
Disabled IDF veterans receive holiday gift from Chabad

Disabled IDF veterans receive holiday gift from Chabad

Dozens of IDF vets injured during their military service visit Kfar Chabad and receive a gift ahead of the Sukkot holiday.Nitzan Keidar, 20/09/2021 14:48
The Four Species and Sukkot: Holiday preparations in Jerusalem

The Four Species and Sukkot: Holiday preparations in Jerusalem

Jews prepare en masse for the Sukkot holiday, buying the Four Species in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 13:20
50 stunning scenes from Sukkot preparations in Crown Heights

50 stunning scenes from Sukkot preparations in Crown Heights

Photographer Haim Twito documented the sale of the Four Species in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, ahead of the holiday of Sukkot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 12:48
It's Sukkot - what a relief!

It's Sukkot - what a relief!

In other climates, having to leave the house for a booth open to the elements may not be such a pleasant experience, but in Israel...Rabbi Berel Wein, 20/09/2021 11:29
Sukkot: The powerful festival of two in-gatherings

Sukkot: The powerful festival of two in-gatherings

‘Every native in Israel shall dwell in Sukkot’(Emor 23;42), teaches that ‘all of Israel are deserving to sit in one Succah.’Danny Ginsbourg, 20/09/2021 11:19
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu invites you to send names for prayer

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu invites you to send names for prayer

Send the names of loved ones and Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu will be sure to pray for their health, prosperity, marriage, offspring and success.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 01:33
Lost Tribe of Bnei Menashe celebrates Sukkot in northeast India

Lost Tribe of Bnei Menashe celebrates Sukkot in northeast India

The Bnei Menashe community in northeast India, claiming descent from the Lost Tribe of Menashe, prepares for Sukkot festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 17:26
How to be happy on Sukkot during these crazy times

How to be happy on Sukkot during these crazy times

If I get punished, I want it to be for the sin of focusing too much on the good that Hashem has given us. Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, 19/09/2021 10:23
Laws pertaining to the Jewish Festivals

Laws pertaining to the Jewish Festivals

The mitzva of simḥa requires that a man include his entire family in his enjoyment, and include the poor and despondent as well.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 19/09/2021 07:05
Succot: Fast asleep with your eyes wide open!

Succot: Fast asleep with your eyes wide open!

We might have our eyes open and be walking around, but if we aren’t contributing to the world around us, there’s no value to our lives.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 18/09/2021 20:47
Man killed in northern Israel while cutting lulavs for Sukkot

Man killed in northern Israel while cutting lulavs for Sukkot

Elderly man falls from palm tree and dies while cutting lulavs for upcoming Sukkot holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 07:50
The Israelites' iron dome

The Israelites' iron dome

The Torah wants us to deduce something from the use of the word "regalim" instead of "peamim." The commentaries enlighten us.Danny Ginsbourg, 24/06/2021 22:19
Changing seasons in Eretz Yisrael

Changing seasons in Eretz Yisrael

Torah thoughts on Eretz Yisrael from young Religious Zionist yeshiva students:In Eretz Yisrael, even seasonal changes have deep meaning.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 15/02/2021 18:32
Trump White House brokers the (etrog) deal of the century

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.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 09/10/2020 07:12
What happens to us when too much is happening?

What happens to us when too much is happening?

With a key election approaching, the world mired in a pandemic and political tensions rising, we are approaching emotional overload. Op-ed.David Suissa, 07/10/2020 10:56
Watch: Sukkot musical Hallel prayers at Tomb of Patriarchs

Watch: Sukkot musical Hallel prayers at Tomb of Patriarchs

This year, Hebron is coming to the people during Israel's lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2020 06:00
Lost tribe of Bnei Menashe celebrates Sukkot in northeast India

Lost tribe of Bnei Menashe celebrates Sukkot in northeast India

Thousands of Bnei Menashe in India, claiming descent from one of the lost tribes of Israel, celebrate Sukkot festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2020 08:20
The time is now

The time is now

Let's take a page from the lives of the Ushpizin.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 04/10/2020 09:27
Sukkah built in Dubai

Sukkah built in Dubai

Sukkah built in front of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai ahead of the Sukkot holiday which begins at sundown on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2020 02:02
Government approves limitations on protests

Government approves limitations on protests

In addition, a 500 shekel fine will be imposed on those who stay in a sukkah with a person who does not live with them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2020 06:23
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
Will Israelis be allow to purchase Four Species during lockdown?

Will Israelis be allow to purchase Four Species during lockdown?

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri lauds plan to lockdown for second time this year, presents plan to allow purchase of 4 Species for SukkotArutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 14:03
Radical uncertainty - we can live with it

Radical uncertainty - we can live with it

We are the only people who can live in a shack with leaves as a roof and feel surrounded by clouds of glory. We cam live with uncertainty.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 07/05/2020 23:49
Mike Pompeo, David Friedman visit Netanyahu's Sukkah

Mike Pompeo, David Friedman visit Netanyahu's Sukkah

'It reminds us of what it was like when we had no permanent home.' Secretary of State visits PM's sukkah alongside Ambassador Friedman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2019 12:23
Rivlin: This is our homeland, our country

Rivlin: This is our homeland, our country

President's Residence open to the public under theme “Discovering Treasures at the President’s Sukkah.” Some 4,000 have already taken part.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2019 14:00
PA: Closure of Cave of Patriarchs on Sukkot is a 'provocation'

PA: Closure of Cave of Patriarchs on Sukkot is a 'provocation'

PA official calls on Arabs to come out in large numbers to the Cave of the Patriarchs to protest Israel's decision to close it for Sukkot.Dalit Halevi, 17/10/2019 02:11
Watch: Celebrating Sukkot in Kidmat Tzion

Watch: Celebrating Sukkot in Kidmat Tzion

Hundreds celebrate in the Kidmat Zion neighborhood of eastern Jerusalem in festival initiated by the Falic family and Ateret Cohanim.Hezki Baruch, 15/10/2019 21:53
Chance of rain: Weather forecast for Sukkot

Chance of rain: Weather forecast for Sukkot

Hotter than usual temperatures expected over first half of Sukkot holiday, possible flooding in southern, eastern streams.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2019 12:42
Watch: Sukkahs ready for the throng at Western Wall Plaza

Watch: Sukkahs ready for the throng at Western Wall Plaza

Early morning on the eve of Sukkot is a good time to see the Sukkahs in the Kotel Plaza before the arrival of crowds for the holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2019 08:08
Watch: DJ Raphi 'does the lulav shake'

Watch: DJ Raphi 'does the lulav shake'

In unique video, DJ Raphi shows the masses how to shake the Four Species.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019 10:09
Celebrating in the sukkah of Rabbi Shmuel Kaminetzky

Celebrating in the sukkah of Rabbi Shmuel Kaminetzky

Arutz Sheva brings you the celebration from the sukkah of the Rebbe's emissary to Dnipro, Ukraine, Rabbi Shmuel Kaminetzky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2018 13:31
Jerusalem March participants pass through IDF sukkot

Jerusalem March participants pass through IDF sukkot

IDF Education Corps: 'Landscapes, people, and special encounter through sukkot strengthen us as individuals and society.'Mordechai Sones, 30/09/2018 10:41
In first, Bank of England erects sukkah for Jewish workers

In first, Bank of England erects sukkah for Jewish workers

Bank of England inaugurates first sukkah since its founding 324 years ago.JTA, 29/09/2018 20:03
12 injured after sukkah collapses in Monsey

12 injured after sukkah collapses in Monsey

Major disaster narrowly averted after balcony in heavily Jewish town collapses.Tzvi Lev, 27/09/2018 15:54
President's House opens: 'May we be healthy'

President's House opens: 'May we be healthy'

President Rivlin and wife Nechama host citizens of Israel: 'I wish our Sukkah to be an ark of peace, health, and life.'Mordechai Sones, 27/09/2018 11:05
How a Chinese fruit became a Jewish symbol

How a Chinese fruit became a Jewish symbol

Etrog: From Persia with love.The Land Of Israel Network, 27/09/2018 05:12
Under heavy security: Over 35,000 visit Hevron

Under heavy security: Over 35,000 visit Hevron

Judea Brigade commander explains IDF security arrangements to protect tens of thousands of worshipers in the city of the patriarchs.Yoni Kempinski, 26/09/2018 22:57
Watch: Sukkot at the 'Israeli Agricultural Park'

Watch: Sukkot at the 'Israeli Agricultural Park'

Arutz Sheva visits agriculture ministry's park in Rishon Letzion: Tropical fruits, children's activities, plant labyrinth, animal puppets.Hezki Baruch, 26/09/2018 21:01
Sukkot at Aish HaTorah near the Western Wall

Sukkot at Aish HaTorah near the Western Wall

Yeshivat Aish HaTorah holds Sukkot breakfast on roof overlooking Priestly Blessing at Western Wall.Yoni Kempinski, 26/09/2018 17:42
Watch: Thousands celebrate Sukkot in Hevron

Watch: Thousands celebrate Sukkot in Hevron

Join the central Sukkot celebrations, featuring Lipa Schmeltzer, Aharon Razel, Haim Israel, and Beri Weber.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2018 14:47
IDF Central Commander visits Sukkah in Beit Aryeh

IDF Central Commander visits Sukkah in Beit Aryeh

Council head Avi Naim hosts Maj. Gen. Nadav Padan in his sukkah for holiday visit.Mordechai Sones, 26/09/2018 13:56
Watch: Celebrating Sukkot in the heart of Jerusalem

Watch: Celebrating Sukkot in the heart of Jerusalem

Hundreds celebrate Sukkot in Kidmat Zion, "the most important Jewish neighborhood to be built since 1967".Hezki Baruch, 26/09/2018 05:43
Don't forget, we're just passing through - the Sukkah's message

Don't forget, we're just passing through - the Sukkah's message

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton reminds us how the Sukkah is really a mirror to life itself, here in this world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2018 22:35
Thousands gather at Western Wall in J'lem for Sukkot festival

Thousands gather at Western Wall in J'lem for Sukkot festival

Worshippers gather in Old City of Jerusalem for first Intermediary Day of Sukkot festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2018 13:18
A matter of trust

A matter of trust

Rebbe Nachman shows us that material security and honor are not the source of happiness.Mordechai Sones, 24/09/2018 23:19
Chabad delegation visits Netanyahu sukkah

Chabad delegation visits Netanyahu sukkah

On traditional holiday visit, chassidic delegation arrives at Prime Minister's sukkah in Jerusalem to present him four species.Mordechai Sones, 24/09/2018 23:00
Netanyahu hosts lone soldiers for Sukkot

Netanyahu hosts lone soldiers for Sukkot

Netanyahu and his wife host three lone soldiers at the Sukkah at the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/09/2018 18:39