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Posts Tagged: Sukkot

October 4, 2015 6:19 pm
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ADL Blames Abbas for ‘Renewed’ Palestinian Violence Against Israelis

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "implicitly gave the green light for renewed violence against Israeli civilians with a wink and a nod" during his U.N. address last week,...

October 2, 2015 4:05 am
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Why It’s Hard to Be a Religious Jew, and Why It’s Worth It

Judaism began with 40 years of wandering in the desert, with plenty of time to celebrate festive days. Its calendar, based on both the solar...

September 30, 2015 6:31 am
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The Sukkot Guide for the Perplexed, 2015

1. The U.S. connection: Columbus Day is celebrated around Sukkot. According to "Columbus Then and Now" (Miles Davidson, 1997, p. 268), Columbus arrived in America on Friday...

September 27, 2015 6:48 am
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This Sukkot, Israel’s Immigrant Children Given Chance to Enjoy the Holiday

When the Yemin Orde Youth Village was established on Mount Carmel in northern Israel in 1953, few could have predicted the impact it would have...

September 25, 2015 4:45 am
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Why Sukkot Reminds Us of the Need for a Jewish State

The Duke of Manheim once asked Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Levin why children ask the "Four Questions" on Passover and not Sukkot.“After all, on Sukkot you have more...

September 3, 2015 6:35 am
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‘Shmita’ Sabbatical Year Puts Israel’s ‘Four Species’ Industry in a Bind This Sukkot

JNS.org - Hagai Kirshenbaum is a member of the fourth generation of his family to harvest etrogim (singular: etrog) on a large orchard outside of Rehovot...

October 19, 2014 12:24 pm
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Temple Mount Tensions Reach a Boiling Point During Sukkot

JNS.org - After the latest Islamic riots on the Temple Mount, Israeli Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch warned that further disturbances will prompt Muslims...

October 13, 2014 7:39 am
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Sukkot and Water

Whatever is said about the festival of Sukkot, the fact is that water is the most significant subtext. All plants need water, as do humans...

October 12, 2014 1:31 pm
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Tunis: Muslim Cell Allegedly Tried to Kidnap Jewish Child (VIDEO)

Three would-be Muslim kidnappers failed in an attempted kidnapping of a 12-year-old Jewish child in the tiny community's ancient quarter on the Tunisian island...

October 8, 2014 7:59 am
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Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed, 2014

1. Sukkot starts on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Tishrei, commemorating the Exodus from Egypt, the construction of the Holy Tabernacle, and...

October 8, 2014 7:53 am
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Sukkah Consciousness: Living with Vulnerability

JNS.org - The sukkah, even in the Torah, seems to straddle two different ecosystems: the desert and the settled agricultural land. Both are alien...

October 8, 2014 7:49 am
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Is Renting a Sukkah a New Trend?

JNS.org - Many observant Jews own a sukkah that they put up every year for the weeklong fall holiday of Sukkot. Renting the temporary...

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Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for...

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

World

UNICEF Says Boko Haram Responsible for 75,000 Starving Children

JNS.org - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said that up to 75,000 Nigerian children could starve to death due to conditions created by the Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram, the Associated...

Israel

Abbas Draws Fire From Palestinians for Appearing to Cry at Peres Funeral

An image that appeared to show Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas crying at the funeral of the late Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on Friday drew angry responses on...

Middle East

Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli leader who won...

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