“Shabbat Shalom” – Sukkot 5778

Shabbat Shalom: Sukkot 5778 Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “…in order that your ensuing generations will know that I had the People of Israel live in sukkot when I took them out of the land of Egypt. I am the Lord, your God” [Lev. 23:43]. One of the most colorful and engaging holidays of …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Sukkot 5778

Sukkot 5778 Rabbi David Stav  Sukkot is a particularly festive and beloved holiday, and indeed, the Torah specifically commands us to be joyful on these days [Deut. 16:14]. The uniquely celebratory nature of Sukkot is perhaps best demonstrated by the special water-drawing celebration in the Temple, Simchat Beit Hashoeva, which took place during the intermediate days …

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