Related Blog Posts on Sukkot

Sukkot and the Spirituality of Sustainability

Rabbi Jonathan E. Blake
August 31, 2023
Ten years ago, Ron Schulhof and Michelle Sterling, two congregants who were serving as volunteers on our village's sustainability board, approached me with an intriguing proposal: make WRT the first local house of worship to go zero-waste.

Temporary Structure, Perpetual Joy

Cantor Lauren Phillips Fogelman
October 4, 2021
Sukkot is known in Hebrew as Z’man Simchateinu – the time of our joy. It’s the happiest festival on the Jewish calendar, labeled as such because it represents a time for coming together to enjoy family, nature, and a bountiful harvest.

Sukkot Breads in Fall Colors

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz
September 13, 2021
Decorate your Sukkot table with Ethiopian, North African, and Sephardi breads full of fall colors and tantalizing spice mixes while broadening your palate with the customs of worldwide Jewish communities. Laden with seasonal honey, pumpkin, or orange, they don’t need braiding and make perfect gifts.  

4 New Sukkah Blessings To Try This Year

Rabbi Matt Dreffin
October 9, 2019

Marking holidays looks very different for most of us this year - a perfect time to try something completely new. Though we might need to wait another year before gathering together with groups for a Sukkot meal, here are a few new ideas to try now.