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The Festival of Insecurity – A message for Sukkot

The Festival of Insecurity – A message for Sukkot

Rabbi Sacks explains the meaning of Sukkot, what this tradition teaches us and why the Jewish experience of faith despite existential insecurity has made the Nation of Israel an example for the world.

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In Everyone’s Circle

In Everyone’s Circle

The appalling murder of Ari Fuld also did what few things could: generated a rare sense of unity, reinforcing the fact that we too often forget – Am Yisrael is one family.

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Shlomit Builds A Sukkah

Shlomit Builds A Sukkah

One year after the Yom Kippur War, renown composer Naomi Shemer wrote this Sukkot ballad and it is the most beloved and most recognized songs of the Sukkot celebrations.

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A Temporary Dwelling: The Journey Toward The Land

A Temporary Dwelling: The Journey Toward The Land

The sukkah is in its own way a symbol of peace: it is open to the elements of nature, to the heavens above and to our family and friends... How wonderful if we can also ensure that this temporary dwelling is an open reflection of our connection to the our Israel?

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A Taste Of Israel: Sukkot Recipes

A Taste Of Israel: Sukkot Recipes

Enjoy a taste of our delicious selection of Sukkot recipes as we celebrate our ancestor's faith and perseverance of wandering 40 years in the desert before entering the Promised Land of Israel.

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Sukkot Arts

Sukkot Arts

Sukkot Arts are a way to let your artistic expression intuitively connect you to the deeper meanings of the holiday. The activities here can be used for general inspiration, as part of your Sukkah decorations and / or a way to connect to the heart of Zion, Jerusalem.

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My Israel Journey: from the Outside, In

My Israel Journey: from the Outside, In

Israel Forever intern Harley Feldman, describes how although she grew up “pretty Jewish” it took experiencing Israel to help her feel her connection to the Land and her heritage

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Stronger Together: Jewish unity, not uniformity

Stronger Together: Jewish unity, not uniformity

What can we do to enable everyone to look at Israel and the Jewish nation as a whole and feel unified - feel like they too belong? Why is it that so many of our own, feel like they don’t have a place. Or feel like they need to conform? Why can’t we simply be proud of being a Jew in whatever way that speaks to us?

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