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Why is Sukkot Celebrated in the Fall? – I noticed that of all the major holidays, Sukkot does not really seem to correspond to the time of year we celebrate it. The Torah states that we should dwell in huts on Sukkot to commemorate the huts the Jewish… More »

The Sukkah

PVC Sukkah – I am redesigning my old sukkah and wonder if it is okay to use PVC for the structure, specifically the uprights. More »
Sukkah from Pergola – We have a pergola next to our house. Can I convert it into a Sukkah? What do I need to know? One reason I’m concerned is because we park a car under it during the rest of the year. Can… More »

Four Species

Disposing of the Four Species – The Sukkot holiday is finished. We've taken down the Sukkah and put away the boards, but we're not sure what to do with the lulav and esrog that we used throughout the holiday. It doesn't seem right to just throw… More »
Why Do We Shake the Lulav? – Why do we shake the lulav in different directions? What is the significance of it? More »

Shemini Atzeret

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