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Sukkot

Sukkot 2014 begins at sundown on Wednesday, October 8. The holiday continues for a week, culminating in Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, which are the same day in Reform and Israeli traditions and successive days in Conservative and Orthodox traditions.

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Dan Brosgol

A Simple Sukkah

We don’t have a blinged-out booth. No rolled bamboo mats. No PVC piping. No hammer and nails. No fancy and elaborate decorations. Plenty of function,... Read More
RabbiHaLevi

God Is Not In The Synagogue

We Jews have recently spent many, many hours, even days, praying in the synagogue during the High Holy Days. As powerful and meaningful as these... Read More
Dialogue Sukkah

Dialogue Sukkah

I finished my run and approached my house, where I discovered pine boughs in a large heap—about three feet tall, 10 feet long, and five... Read More
FoodFest: Sukkot Takes the Cake (And Eats It, too)

FoodFest: Sukkot Takes the Cake (And Eats It, too)

There’s an acorn squash on my countertop. There’s canned pumpkin in the cupboard. I’ve got a half-bushel of apples next to the microwave. And there’s... Read More
A Holiday of Hospitality

A Holiday of Hospitality

Sukkot, starting Wednesday night, is the Jewish holiday with a focus on hospitality. Many Jews step out of their everyday homes to eat and sometimes... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
The Debrief: To Fear Life is to Fear Love

The Debrief: To Fear Life is to Fear Love

Today’s “debrief” of the harvest festival of Sukkot, which follows the High Holidays, comes from the one and only Matthew Lowe, whom I have the... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Cocktail for Sukkot (Video)

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Cocktail for Sukkot (Video)

With the harvest festival of Sukkot right around the corner (it starts on Wednesday, Sept. 18!), we asked our friends at The Gallows in the... Read More
Posted in: Food
Chosen Eats: Not Your Average Apples and Honey

Chosen Eats: Not Your Average Apples and Honey

Rosh Hashanah may be over, but fall is only beginning and Sukkot is just around the corner. So the classic pairing of apples and honey... Read More
Posted in: Food
Sukkahs of the World

Sukkahs of the World

Sukkahs of the world is looking for a picture of your 2013 sukkah. Pictures with people are great. If you live in the Sharon, MA,... Read More
Inclusion Resources for the High Holidays

Inclusion Resources for the High Holidays

 How do you make the High Holidays inclusive to people of all abilities? We’ve put together some inclusion resources for families and synagogues to insure... Read More
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Camp Pembroke, a Cohen Camp for GIRLS

Camp Pembroke, a Cohen Camp for GIRLS

The only all-girls, trans-denominational Jewish camp in New England, Camp Pembroke is a unique sisterhood and spirited community. Located near Cape Cod, Pembroke offers a classic summer of fun, sun,... Read More
Camp Tel Noar, a NUT-FREE Cohen Camp

Camp Tel Noar, a NUT-FREE Cohen Camp

Spirited and NUT-FREE, Camp Tel Noar offers a summer of fun, forever friends and confidence, all infused with Jewish living and values. We invite your child to join Camp Tel... Read More
Chabad Jewish Center of Needham

Chabad Jewish Center of Needham

The Chabad Jewish Center is a multi-service organization serving the Jewish communities of Needham, Dedham, Dover, and Westwood. At Chabad we are dedicated to serving the Jewish community with Ahavas... Read More
Congregation Agudath Achim (Taunton)

Congregation Agudath Achim (Taunton)

As a progressive, independent 100-year-old congregation, we serve the Greater Taunton Area Jewish community with weekly Shabbat morning services, monthly Shabbat evening services, a religious school for children birth to... Read More
Congregation B'nai Shalom

Congregation B'nai Shalom

Established in 1977, Congregation B'nai Shalom is a Reform Jewish congregation made up of more than 400 households. Coming from diverse backgrounds, we join together in worship, education, and celebration... Read More
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Congregation Beth Israel (Andover)

Congregation Beth Israel (Andover)

Congregation Beth Israel, the Merrimack Valley's oldest "new" congregation, combines a start-up spirit with over a century of history and experience. We are an active and vibrant congregation which celebrates... Read More
Congregation Beth Israel (Worcester)

Congregation Beth Israel (Worcester)

Congregation Beth Israel is a warm, welcoming egalitarian community affiliated with The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Our synagogue focuses on Jewish core values: studying Torah, joining in communal prayer,... Read More
Congregation Beth Israel (Malden)

Congregation Beth Israel (Malden)

The fashionable West End of Malden is the perfect location for young families looking for upscale, affordable housing just minutes from downtown Boston by nearby subway. Our community offers Jewish... Read More
Congregation Dorshei Tzedek

Congregation Dorshei Tzedek

Dorshei Tzedek is a dynamic and growing Reconstructionist congregation. We are dedicated to Jewish learning and to ethical Jewish living in the modern world. Our religious school is a Reconstructionist... Read More
Congregation Kahal B'raira

Congregation Kahal B'raira

Humanistic Judaism offers an alternative approach to Judaism, including non-theistic celebrations of Jewish holidays and life-cycle events, and a love of Jewish heritage. We learn from humanism and the history,... Read More

Sukkot Recipes

One of the most important mitzvot of Sukkot is eating in the sukkah, so you wouldn't want those meals to be boring!

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PAN ROASTED CARROTS WITH GOLDEN RAISINS, PINE NUTS AND CAPERS
These fall flavors make a sweet and savory side dish. You can thank chef Michael Leviton of Lumière for sharing his recipe.

created at: 2011-10-10SUKKOT SPAGHETTI SQUASH
A twist on an Italian classic is an annual favorite in Prozdor director Dan Brosgol's sukkah.

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ESROG KUGEL
While the esrog (aka etrog, aka citron) is primarily used for rituals on Sukkot, it can also lend a seasonal flavor to your Sukkot cooking.

created at: 2011-10-10CONCORD GRAPE PIE
The grapes are local and in season, and the flavor works much better for pie than it does for wine, no offense to Manischewitz. You'll love this recipe from food blogger Molly Parr.