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Jewish at night

Insights for Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 09/10/2020 15:30
Forty years in the sukka

Forty years in the sukka

Forty years of living in sukkot were a lesson in what this world really is. They woke up every day to see flimsy walls blowing in the wind.Rabbi Avigdor Miller, 07/10/2020 14:49
Why is Sukkot a universal holiday for all the nations?

Why is Sukkot a universal holiday for all the nations?

Why are 70 bulls offered on Sukkot? Why will all nations be required to observe Sukkot in the future?Rod Bryant and Ira Michaelson, 07/10/2020 01:39
A sukka miracle in New York

A sukka miracle in New York

Rabbi Nachman taught that the mitzva of sukka is a "segula" for coming to Eretz Yisrael. I can attest to that!Tzvi Fishman, 06/10/2020 17:02
How can we be commanded to be joyful?

How can we be commanded to be joyful?

The holiday of Sukkot is the antidote to the fractured hearts of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 05/10/2020 12:06
The imaginary walls of a sukka

The imaginary walls of a sukka

Without the Oral Law's detailed descriptions, we would not be able to build the more open sukkas we need this year.Rabbi Berel Wein, 05/10/2020 11:32
The magnitude of G-d's Voice

The magnitude of G-d's Voice

The magnitude of Hashem's voice is perceived in accordance with the spiritual intensity of the respective place and situation.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 05/10/2020 11:24
Watch: Building a Sukkah on top of IDF headquarters

Watch: Building a Sukkah on top of IDF headquarters

This Sukkot, IDF soldiers built a Sukkah on top of the IDF Headquarters in Tel Aviv to celebrate the holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2020 20:57
A temporary dwelling and the global pandemic

A temporary dwelling and the global pandemic

The sukkah, symbolizing the transience of the material world, takes on new meaning in a time when a plague has subdued human arrogance.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 03/10/2020 20:24
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
 Our world is a Sukkah and G-d is its cover

Our world is a Sukkah and G-d is its cover

We can fly to the moon and Mars but we cannot guarantee ourselves a safe dwelling. For that, we have to rely on G-d. Sukkot memories.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 02/10/2020 08:07
How lucky we are to be outdoors!

How lucky we are to be outdoors!

First, we had to daven outside. We had to meet our grandkids outside. Now we are in our Sukkah outside - where it's supposed to be!Shmuel Sackett, 02/10/2020 02:00
Knesset approves restrictions on prayers and demonstrations

Knesset approves restrictions on prayers and demonstrations

Israelis are banned from visiting sukkah of people they do not live with under new regulations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2020 21:27
The house you build: Thoughts while putting up a Sukkah

The house you build: Thoughts while putting up a Sukkah

We have so many temporary dwellings in life, but how do we build the home of our souls?Hinda Leah Sheyman, 01/10/2020 12:00
Sukkah - the mitzva that does not make you  'empty pocketed'

Sukkah - the mitzva that does not make you 'empty pocketed'

The Gemara says that G-d tested the non-Jews with the mitzva of Sukkah, easy to keep because it does not involve monetary loss, And?Danny Ginsbourg, 29/09/2020 11:21
Michigan State U. Hillel sukkah ‘totally decimated’ by vandals

Michigan State U. Hillel sukkah ‘totally decimated’ by vandals

Two vandals, apparently drunk, filmed destroying sukkah erected by Michigan State University Hillel during Sukkot.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/10/2019 16:02
Public urged to dismantle sukkahs amid possible tropical storm

Public urged to dismantle sukkahs amid possible tropical storm

Hatzala Beit Shemesh warns weekend forecast indicates possibility of Mediterranean tropical storm with winds of over 100 km/h.Mordechai Sones, 24/10/2019 13:59
Two injured in Jerusalem sukkah fire

Two injured in Jerusalem sukkah fire

Sukkah fire forces building evacuation in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2019 11:22
Sukkot: A universal holiday for the nations

Sukkot: A universal holiday for the nations

Why are 70 bulls offered on Sukkot? Why will all nations be required to observe Sukkot in the future?Ira Michaelson and Rod Bryant, 13/10/2019 17:40
Responsum: Best to light electric candles in sukkah

Responsum: Best to light electric candles in sukkah

Tzomet Institute says best to light electric candles in sukkah for fear of igniting sukkah due to winds, rain, or other factors.Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2019 12:14
Yom Kippur ends, preparations for Sukkot begin

Yom Kippur ends, preparations for Sukkot begin

Tens of thousands of Jews across Israel attended synagogues on Yom Kippur. Israeli Jews are now preparing for the holiday of Sukkot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2019 20:39
This sukkah assembles in under 5 minutes! - You gotta see it!

This sukkah assembles in under 5 minutes! - You gotta see it!

'Pop-Up' Travel Sukkahs are the ultimate in portable convenience!Infomercial, 25/09/2019 18:53
New York public sukkah vandalized; Jews respond with love

New York public sukkah vandalized; Jews respond with love

Vandals spray-paint anti-Israel graffiti on Chabad sukkah in Manhattan; NY Mayor condemns act as police investigate to locate suspects.Mordechai Sones, 01/10/2018 20:11
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
Be involved: How you'll bring everyone into your Sukkah

Be involved: How you'll bring everyone into your Sukkah

Make Sukkot into a family project: Mendy Kaplan shares tips on involving everyone.Judy Simon, 23/09/2018 17:08
A Sukkot allegory

A Sukkot allegory

A parable with a lesson.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 22/09/2018 19:46
Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) guide for the perplexed, 2018

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) guide for the perplexed, 2018

From the Zohar to Senator Byrd, facts and miscellany about Sukkot.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 22/09/2018 19:39
Thousands visit President Rivlin's Sukka

Thousands visit President Rivlin's Sukka

President Reuven Rivlin follows tradition and opens his Sukka to anyone wishing to speak with him.Tzvi Lev, 09/10/2017 20:56
Sukka of the Rebbe's emissary in Ukraine

Sukka of the Rebbe's emissary in Ukraine

Arutz Shgeva visited the special Sukka of Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky in DnepropetrovskArutz Sheva, 25/10/2016 23:01
4 year old seriously injured dismantling sukkah

4 year old seriously injured dismantling sukkah

A four year old boy was evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem after falling from a second story window while helping to dismantle a sukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2016 19:01