Themes & Insights
by Slovie Jungreis-Wolff
Rabbi Benjamin Blech
Forgive me like it never happened.
by Eliana Cline
Joy isn't about the space we live in but the space within in us.
by Rabbi Benjamin Blech
Sukkot and the shortage of psychiatrists in Silicon Valley.
by Heather Dean
Sukkot is the holiday Jewish families need.
Why Jews invite these biblical heroes to the sukkah each night.
by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Throughout the ages Jews experienced risk and uncertainty, yet they still rejoiced while sitting under the shadow of faith.
by Debbie Gutfreund
Open to the stars, we are able to see beyond the walls that divide.
The world renowned educator delves into the meaning of the festive holiday.
by Rabbi Moshe Gersht
Finding holiness in day-to-day life.
An in-depth exploration of Sukkot and its focus on Jewish particularity and universality.
by Rabbi Eli Held
Three tools for attaining more happiness.
Kyle Maynard’s courage to live with no excuses demonstrates the sukkah mindset.
Six points to think about as you sit in your sukkah.
by Rabbi Ron Yitchok Eisenman and Bracha Goetz
When neighbors band together, a small miracle happens in Canarsie, NY.
The roof of the sukkah conveys a timely message on how to feel God's protection in your life.
by Rabbi Ari Kahn
On Sukkot, our physical and spiritual lives coexist.
by Ruchama Feuerman
A holiday of thankfulness and self-invention.
by Dr. Yvette Alt Miller
Feeling security in a hostile world we cannot control.
Sukkot and the sabbatical year teach us the Jewish perspective on wealth and happiness.
by Libi Astaire
In 1603, imprisoned for secretly practicing Judaism, Sebastian Rodriguez built a sukkah.
Stranded on a mountain, under the stars, I felt fear and God’s protective love.
by Rabbi Shraga Simmons
Celebrating Sukkot on the brink of a nuclear Iran.
by Rabbi Dovid Rosenfeld
Why Sukkot comes right after the High Holidays.
Sara Yoheved Rigler
by Sara Yoheved Rigler
Appreciating more with less.
Sukkot is here and the search is over.
by Joel Padowitz
Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.
Unconditional love and the holiday of Sukkot.
by Judy Gruen
Make the joy of Sukkot a daily part of your life.
by Rabbi Yaakov Salomon
A Sukkot perspective.
We are all homeless until we use the tools we've got to build shelters for our souls.
Finding serenity under the stars.
by Shoshana Greenspan
They may not be able to run, walk, or even sit up, but oh, how our children can dance.
by Emuna Braverman
Sukkot reminds us what is truly important.
by Lori Palatnik
Sukkot gets us back to basics.
by Jan Cohen
Sukkot and the lesson of Desire.
by Rabbi Leiby Burnham
Sukkot is about finding what would otherwise be thrown away and wasted, and injecting it with purpose.
by Chana (Jenny) Weisberg
It doesn't take a war for a country to unite and feel like family. There's always Sukkot.
by Rabbi Joshua Shmidman
Judaism's surprising definition of beauty.
As a generation blessed with abundant wealth, Sukkot ensures that we keep our priorities straight.
by Rabbi Dr. Daniel P. Aldrich
Everything in life was firmly established: career, family, friends. Then came Katrina.
by David Gottlieb & Akiva Tatz
Exploring the eternal relevance of Sukkot and mitzvot in general.
by Diane Faber Veitzer
I wanted an evening filled with the magic experience of Sukkot, but I was getting in the way.
That night in the sukkah, I learned a painful lesson about complacency and security.
by Yaakov Astor
King Solomon's exhilarating answer to: "What on earth are we doing here?"
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