Posted on November 3, 2011 by Suzi
Interesting experience a couple weeks ago. As some of you know, I’m exploring Jerusalem’s various shuls and traditions. Carlebach, Sephardic, traditional, Modern Orthodox, egalitarian so far. Since I’m in a city with a minyan on every corner, why not! A friend had told me that Kol Haneshama, a Reform kehillah, was holding Simchat Torah services Continue Reading »
Posted on October 30, 2011 by Shibley
Sukkot has been over for a week and a half, but there is one more element that I observed and would like to share. The secular sukkah. It was not surprising to find sukkot in areas like the ultra-Orthodox Mea She’arim, or even in the more Modern Orthodox/Dati neighborhoods, like the one where I live. Continue Reading »
Posted on October 25, 2011 by Derek Kwait
(X-posted from my home blog Yinzer in Yerushalayim) We had all of Sukkot off, plus 3 days, making for 2 weeks of free time. Many of my peers went on trips through the country of went camping. While I didn’t do either of those, I had an adventurous holiday nonetheless. The adventure started before Sukkot Continue Reading »
Posted on October 22, 2011 by Derek Kwait
Originally posted on Yinzer in Yerushalayim for Sukkot (6 days ago): My Mishna teacher had our class over for a party in the sukkah last night. I gave the d’var and thought I would share a slightly modified version of it with you: I remember last year, a member of my synagogue remarked that whereas the Continue Reading »
Posted on October 14, 2011 by Shibley
Immediately following Yom Kippur, the hammer blows could be heard echoing behind my building. I was mightily surprised when I heard those construction noises following a fast, “who could be working now?” I thought, before realizing we had begun the transition to Sukkot. All over town sukkot of all varieties began popping up on sidewalks, Continue Reading »
Posted on September 21, 2010 by Bookie
A HUGE thank you to everybody to helped build the Pardes Sukkah!! It is absolutely beautiful!! Now we will be able to celebrate Sukkot as a family! Pardes Sukkah!!!
Posted on September 19, 2010 by Bookie
Hello again all you faithful blog follower…I mean followers :), Check out this: Sukkah Building Day 2!! And another huge thank you to everyone who has been hgelping out get our Sukkah built so that the entire community can enjoy a wonderful Sukkot! Also shameless plug for my own blog 🙂 Shameless Plug!! -Bookie
Posted on September 18, 2010 by Bookie
This will be a very quick post but a huge shout out to everybody who helped out with the Sukkah Building erev Yom Kippur! Pardes Sukkah 2010!!