Sukkot and the Secret of Happiness

On Sukkot, we discover that happiness is never about having; it is about being.

Choosing Happiness

Make the joy of Sukkot a daily part of your life.

Laws of the Four Species

The special mitzvah of waving the 4 species: Esrog, Myrtle, Willow and Lulav.

A Sweet Sukkot Menu

Don’t put away the honey yet!

A Joyful Sukkot Menu

A complete menu, delicious and simple.

Sukkot Recipes

Here are some delicious Sukkot recipes with a Pacific Rim twist.

Your Money or Your Life

As a generation blessed with abundant wealth, Sukkot ensures that we keep our priorities straight.

The Fairest of Them All

Why does the lowly willow play the climactic role during Sukkot?

Sukkot and the Secret of Happiness

Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.

In the Sukkah

In that temporary shack we felt our permanence.

A Sukkot Feast

Some traditional (and not so traditional) recipes, made easy for the busy cook.

Sukkot Specialties II

Savory dishes for the sukkah.

Out of the Comfort Zone

Understanding Sukkot as the pure holiday of joy.

Under the Prayer Shawl

Secrets of the Priestly Blessing

The Sukkah Experience_

In the very impermanence of the sukkah lies true security - we realize we are not alone!

A Sukkah in Kuwait

Like the Jews in the desert, Capt. Jonathon Gross built a sukkah in the middle of nowhere.

My Palace, My Sukkah

Every little girl dreams of being a queen in her own palace. One day in India, I tripped into my childhood fantasy.

Eiruv Tavshilin

When Yom Tov falls on Friday, there is an allowance to prepare on Yom Tov for the needs of Shabbat.

Sukkot Specialties

Recipes that make your holiday repertoire truly special.

Sukkot's Healing Hug

In these unstable and scary times, the sukkah gives us a reassuring message.

Soup in the Sukkah

Two great menu ideas and recipes for a hearty Sukkot.

A Sukkah of Peace

Finding serenity under the stars.

Gimme Shelter

We are all homeless until we use the tools we've got to build shelters for our souls.

Dancing with Our Children

They may not be able to run, walk, or even sit up, but oh, how our children can dance.

Simply Delicious Sukkot

Three simple and delectable menus.

A Mexican Sukkot Menu

A festive and fun meal everyone will enjoy.

Sukkot Coloring Book

What fun! Print out these coloring pages, color, and enjoy!

The Hoshana Ceremony

Guidelines for circling the bima with the four species, and the special willow-beating on Hoshana Rabba.

One More Day

When hellos are so sweet, goodbyes are all the more difficult.

Dancing with the Rebbe

My father died just before Simchat Torah and I couldn't bring myself to join the others in dancing. Then I remembered the following incredible story.

Secrets of the Four Species

The key to joy is success in our relationships. This includes our relationship with other people, with ourselves, and with God.

Dressed for Success: Sukkot Story for Kids

How would you feel if you were invited to the home of one of the richest families in the world?

The Time of Our Joy

Sukkot reminds us what is truly important.

Your Lulav and Esrog After Sukkot

Mitzvah Recycling! An item used for one mitzvah can be used for another.

Sukkot Menu -- Asian Style

Bring on the guests, and bring on the food!


For when it gets cold in the sukkah.

What Do You Really Need?

Sukkot gets us back to basics.

A Soviet Simchat Torah

For the Jews of Soviet Russia who celebrated nothing else, Simchat Torah was enough to transmit the full weight of what it means to be a Jew.

Building A Sukkah - Advanced

Detailed guidelines for ensuring that your sukkah is 'kosher'.

Dwelling in the Sukkah - Advanced

Detailed guidelines for when to eat, sleep and bless in the sukkah.

The Glass Cow

Sukkot and the lesson of Desire.

Two Celebrations of the Torah

Why do we have two holidays for the Torah -- Shavuot and Simchat Torah?

Building a Sukkah - Basics

Have your hammer and nails on hand? It's time to build a Sukkah!

Shmini Azeret and Simchat Torah

God adds a special day at the end of Sukkot, a day of great intimacy with our Creator, as He asks His Jewish children to remain with him for extra personal time together.

Pumpkin Harvest

Soups, pies, breads, kugels and more!

The 7 Ushpizin Guests

The Sukkah's spiritual energy invites the souls of Judaism's seven great leaders to partake in the divine light on Earth.

What If It Rains During Sukkot?

During the week-long Sukkot festival, Jews have a mitzvah to live outdoors. What if it rains?

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