Sukkot

At Agudas Achim Congregation, Young Families celebrate an Israeli Sukkot

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Photos by Jen Halpern A  dozen families came to Agudas Achim Congregation’s Israeli Sukkot event on Sept. 26, led by the synagogue’s shlichah, or Israeli...

Traveling sukkah pops up at D.C. landmarks

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Going back to the book of Exodus, the sukkah has always been not just a temporary dwelling, but a portable one. So it was...

Imaginations soar at Sukkah City x DC

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Photos by Ron Sachs/CNP One sukkah branches skyward, like a tree, and 60 birdhouses offer seed to the District’s winged creatures. Another sukkah whispers to...

Paula Shoyer believes in accentuating the traditional during Sukkot

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By Ben Lasky While chef and author Paula Shoyer loves coming up with new recipes, she’s also a traditionalist when it comes to creating menus...

Book a Sukkah

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Sukkot arrived on Oct. 2 and it was time to dwell in booths. At Sixth & I Synagogue, they were booking their sukkah by...

Why is the sukkah more popular than a generation ago?

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By Rabbi James R. Michaels The holiday of Sukkot has undergone a major transformation in the past 50 years. It has become very popular, even...

A Sukkot feast from Bukhara

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By Linda Morel One Sukkot, my husband and I visited his boyhood neighborhood in Queens, N.Y. When David grew up in Forest Hills during the...

First you have to make the sukkah decorations

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A group of students at Shaare Torah in Gaithersburg gathered after religious school on Sunday to make decorations for the synagogue's sukkah. Shlichah Rotem...

Immigrant photos take refuge in D.C. sukkah

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The vintage black and white studio portrait depicts a father and mother stiffly seated in the foreground, surrounded by their four sons standing ramrod...

Soggy Sukkot

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Sunday was a soggy start to Sukkot, so students at the religious schools at Kol Shalom and Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim stayed dry and...