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Over 1,000 Jews ascend Temple Mount today

Over 1,000 Jews ascend Temple Mount today

Hundreds of residents of Har Bracha ascend Temple Mount together. Visitors able to pray at holy site.

Sukkot: The powerful festival of two in-gatherings

Sukkot: The powerful festival of two in-gatherings

‘Every native in Israel shall dwell in Sukkot’(Emor 23;42), teaches that ‘all of Israel are deserving to sit in one Succah.’

While most people put up sukkahs, police are taking them down

While most people put up sukkahs, police are taking them down

Two sukkahs, at least one of which had engineering permits, dismantled by police in Jerusalem.

Jewish at night

Jewish at night

Insights for Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.

Forty years in the sukka

Forty years in the sukka

Forty years of living in sukkot were a lesson in what this world really is. They woke up every day to see flimsy walls blowing in the wind.

Why is Sukkot a universal holiday for all the nations?

Why is Sukkot a universal holiday for all the nations?

Why are 70 bulls offered on Sukkot? Why will all nations be required to observe Sukkot in the future?

A sukka miracle in New York

A sukka miracle in New York

Rabbi Nachman taught that the mitzva of sukka is a "segula" for coming to Eretz Yisrael. I can attest to that!

How can we be commanded to be joyful?

How can we be commanded to be joyful?

The holiday of Sukkot is the antidote to the fractured hearts of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

The imaginary walls of a sukka

The imaginary walls of a sukka

Without the Oral Law's detailed descriptions, we would not be able to build the more open sukkas we need this year.

The magnitude of G-d's Voice

The magnitude of G-d's Voice

The magnitude of Hashem's voice is perceived in accordance with the spiritual intensity of the respective place and situation.

Watch: Building a Sukkah on top of IDF headquartersplayer

Watch: Building a Sukkah on top of IDF headquarters

This Sukkot, IDF soldiers built a Sukkah on top of the IDF Headquarters in Tel Aviv to celebrate the holiday.

A temporary dwelling and the global pandemic

A temporary dwelling and the global pandemic

The sukkah, symbolizing the transience of the material world, takes on new meaning in a time when a plague has subdued human arrogance.

Succoth: The role of the lowly willow

Succoth: The role of the lowly willow

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic leader of Religious Zionism: The willow represents the unlearned, blessed with common sense.

 Our world is a Sukkah and G-d is its cover

Our world is a Sukkah and G-d is its cover

We can fly to the moon and Mars but we cannot guarantee ourselves a safe dwelling. For that, we have to rely on G-d. Sukkot memories.

How lucky we are to be outdoors!

How lucky we are to be outdoors!

First, we had to daven outside. We had to meet our grandkids outside. Now we are in our Sukkah outside - where it's supposed to be!

Knesset approves restrictions on prayers and demonstrations

Knesset approves restrictions on prayers and demonstrations

Israelis are banned from visiting sukkah of people they do not live with under new regulations.

The house you build: Thoughts while putting up a Sukkah

The house you build: Thoughts while putting up a Sukkah

We have so many temporary dwellings in life, but how do we build the home of our souls?

Sukkah - the mitzva that does not make you 'empty-pocketed'

Sukkah - the mitzva that does not make you 'empty pocketed'

The Gemara says that G-d tested the non-Jews with the mitzva of Sukkah, easy to keep because it does not involve monetary loss, And?

Michigan State U. Hillel sukkah ‘totally decimated’ by vandals

Michigan State U. Hillel sukkah ‘totally decimated’ by vandals

Two vandals, apparently drunk, filmed destroying sukkah erected by Michigan State University Hillel during Sukkot.

Public urged to dismantle sukkahs amid possible tropical storm

Public urged to dismantle sukkahs amid possible tropical storm

Hatzala Beit Shemesh warns weekend forecast indicates possibility of Mediterranean tropical storm with winds of over 100 km/h.

Two injured in Jerusalem sukkah fire

Two injured in Jerusalem sukkah fire

Sukkah fire forces building evacuation in Jerusalem.

Sukkot: A universal holiday for the nations

Sukkot: A universal holiday for the nations

Why are 70 bulls offered on Sukkot? Why will all nations be required to observe Sukkot in the future?

Responsum: Best to light electric candles in sukkah

Responsum: Best to light electric candles in sukkah

Tzomet Institute says best to light electric candles in sukkah for fear of igniting sukkah due to winds, rain, or other factors.

Yom Kippur ends, preparations for Sukkot begin

Yom Kippur ends, preparations for Sukkot begin

Tens of thousands of Jews across Israel attended synagogues on Yom Kippur. Israeli Jews are now preparing for the holiday of Sukkot.

This sukkah assembles in under 5 minutes! - You gotta see it!

This sukkah assembles in under 5 minutes! - You gotta see it!

'Pop-Up' Travel Sukkahs are the ultimate in portable convenience!

New York public sukkah vandalized; Jews respond with loveplayer

New York public sukkah vandalized; Jews respond with love

Vandals spray-paint anti-Israel graffiti on Chabad sukkah in Manhattan; NY Mayor condemns act as police investigate to locate suspects.

12 injured after sukkah collapses in Monseyplayer

12 injured after sukkah collapses in Monsey

Major disaster narrowly averted after balcony in heavily Jewish town collapses.

President's House opens: 'May we be healthy'

President's House opens: 'May we be healthy'

President Rivlin and wife Nechama host citizens of Israel: 'I wish our Sukkah to be an ark of peace, health, and life.'

Be involved: How you'll bring everyone into your Sukkah

Be involved: How you'll bring everyone into your Sukkah

Make Sukkot into a family project: Mendy Kaplan shares tips on involving everyone.

Thousands visit President Rivlin's Sukka

Thousands visit President Rivlin's Sukka

President Reuven Rivlin follows tradition and opens his Sukka to anyone wishing to speak with him.

Sukka of the Rebbe's emissary in Ukraineplayer

Sukka of the Rebbe's emissary in Ukraine

Arutz Shgeva visited the special Sukka of Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky in Dnepropetrovsk

4 year old boy seriously injured after fall taking down sukkahplayer

4 year old seriously injured dismantling sukkah

A four year old boy was evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem after falling from a second story window while helping to dismantle a sukkah.