Sukkot: A Great Reminder!

We are approaching the end of the wonderful season of the High Holy Days. This is a great time of reflection, repentance, and celebration. I am so grateful to our Father that He gave us … Read More

Sukkot: The Feast of Booths

Every year, at this time of the year, my family and I build a Sukkah (“booth”) on our patio. What is a Sukkah, you may ask? It is a small, boxy structure, built from either … Read More

Sukkot: A Great Reminder!

I love God’s appointed times; they are such a great reminder of the One who was, who is, and who is to come! They are also a great time for us to reflect on the … Read More

A Season of Celebration…

During the past two weeks, I wrote two blog entries reflecting on the very special season that we are in. In part one, A Season of Reflection, Repentance, and Celebration, I wrote about this season … Read More

Parashat Chol HaMoed Succot (Feast of Tabernacles)

בס”ד Parashat Chol HaMoed Succot (Feast of Tabernacles) Torah Reading: Exodus 33:12-34:26 Maftir: Numbers 29:20-22 Haftarah: Ezekiel 38:18-39:16 This Shabbat is the Shabbat during the Feast of Tabernacles (Succot). This holiday period has great significance … Read More

Parashat Chol HaMoed Sukkot

בס”ד Parashat Chol HaMoed Sukkot Exodus 33:12-34:26 Maftir: Numbers 29:17-22 Haftarah: Ezekiel 38:18-39:16 Although there are many aspects to the Feast of Tabernacles, a primary one is to demonstrate dependence upon HaShem. This was the … Read More

Shabbat Chol HaMoed Sukkot Exodus 32:12-34:26

בס”ד Shabbat Chol HaMoed Sukkot Exodus 32:12-34:26 Maftir: Numbers 29:26-31 Haftarah: Ezekiel 38:18-39:16 There was much discussion that Israel would attack Iran prior to the election in America in November 2012.  Although there are five … Read More

Sukkot 5770

‎בס”ד Sukkot 5770 Every Jewish holiday has one or two chief elements that truly characterize the biblical significance of the festival day.  These times have been appointed by G-d in order to bless us with … Read More