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Posts Tagged ‘sukkah’

Yad Ezra Vandal Caught On Video

Vandal Doesn’t Keep Yad Ezra From Its Mission Around 4 p.m. on Sept. 23, a man bicycling past Yad Ezra vandalized the property at 2850 W. 11 Mile Road in Berkley, knocking out a security camera as he attempted to take down a sukkah built on the property. The incident was recorded on a second…

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one of the Werner brothers riding a bike with a wagon pulling a small traveling Sukkah.

Traveling Sukkah

Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer The Werner brothers are miniature Chabad emissaries taking the Sukkot mitzvah to neighbors. Folks can get creative with erecting a sukkah, as it can be out of almost any material. What’s sweet is when the youngest of kids get in on the action and head outside to share what they’ve learned…

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logo for Repair the World's #MySukkahStandsFor digital campaign

#MySukkahStandsFor Digital Campaign

Repair the World Launches Digital Campaign #MySukkahStandsFor As Platform for Virtual Dwellings on the Urgent Issues Young Jews Care About Innovative and Interactive Website Opens the Walls of Sukkahs to Create a Digital Place of Welcoming Repair the World, the largest Jewish service organization in the country, today announced the launch of weRepair.org/Sukkot, a platform…

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“Hallel” by Abre Ettah, New Malden, Britain, UK: This sukkah brings together the historic elements of Sukkot — light, water and festive celebration. Part of Sukkah x Detroit

Sukkah x Detroit

Downtown Synagogue’s design competition to bring Sukkot alive at Capitol Park. A sukkah can be a humble thing, a hut made of plywood two-by-fours and nails with a roof of evergreen branches. It can be chateau-like in miniature, with chandeliers, carpets and windows. Or it can be egg-shaped and covered in petal-shaped shingles. However plain,…

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Carly Sugar’s sukkah at her home in Rosedale Park on the northwest side of Detroit. The home is a collective of artists and makers called the Glastonbury Collective.

Reclaiming Sukkot

Finding new meaning in ancient tradition. As the moon waxes into fullness and the growing season reaches its end, we celebrate Sukkot. This holiday takes us out of this modern time, with its comforts and complexities, through rituals that seem downright witchy, if not counter-cultural. We are called to build a sukkah — a temporary…

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12 Steps On The Spiritual Path

High Holidays provide inspiration for recovering addicts. The High Holiday season has a special meaning for most Jews, regardless of their level of observance. For those who are recovering from addiction, these holidays, especially Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot, have a distinct significance. The 12 Steps, which serve as the guiding tenets of recovery…

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Sukkah x Detroit

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Sukkah x Detroit receives grant. The Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the William Davidson Foundation for Sukkah x Detroit. Throughout the last week of September, as part of Detroit’s Month of Design, Sukkah x Detroit will celebrate the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot in Detroit’s Capitol Park with a…

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A Look Back In History Gives Clues To Today’s Modern Sukkah

You can learn how to keep kosher from law books, but still not know how to cook. So, too, you can learn the rules for what makes a kosher sukkah from law books, but still not know how to build a sukkah. If you want to know exactly how our ancestors built their sukkot, where…

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