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Sukkot: Public Displays of Jewish Pride

Inside Outside I know you are Jewish at home, but are you comfortable with your Judaism on the street? Would you walk home from Shull with a Talit...

What is the Blessing for eating in the Sukkah?

Throughout the holiday of Sukkot, when eating certain foods in the Sukkah we recite the following blessing: Baruch atta Ado-noy Elo-hai-nu Melech...

How do I build a Sukkah?

1. One Size Fits All A sukkah can be anything from personal- to parking-lot-sized. As long as it's got three firm, wind-resistant walls 30 feet or...

Why do we build a Sukkah?

On Sukkot we celebrate the divine protection enjoyed by our ancestors during their 40-year sojourn in the wilderness. During that time the Clouds of...

Is one required to sleep in the Sukkah?

Though technically one is also required to sleep in the sukkah throughout the seven1 days of the holiday, and indeed some follow this practice, the...

Can I secure the sechach by tying it down?

In order to answer this question, we first have to preface some basic halachot regarding sechach. In order for sechach to be kosher, it must be made of...

Happiness is... A Sukkah!

What a whirlwind holiday! On Sukkot we move out of the house into a hut. We parade around the synagogue with palm branches and citrons. In the times of...

Where do I light my holiday candles during Sukkot?

During the holiday of Sukkot, the candles should be lit in the Sukkah, and should remain there throughout the meal. If it is windy outside, and there is...

Am I obligated to eat in the Sukkah if it is raining?

If dwelling in the sukkah causes discomfort, you are exempt from the mitzvah. Therefore, if it is raining – enough to ruin the food you...

Which foods must be eaten in the Sukkah?

Throughout the holiday of Sukkot, every man is required to “dwell” in the sukkah. Practically speaking, this means that all one’s meals...