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Virtual Sukkot & Simchat Torah Box

Virtual Sukkot & Simchat Torah Box

Your Virtual Sukkot/Simhat Torah Box holds many ways to celebrate the holiday. Choose what nurtures you. Listen, watch or read. (Sukkot, September 29-October 6; Sh’mini Atzeret/Simchat Torah, October 7-8)

October 6-7

Rabbi Rayna Grossman explains the significance of concluding the reading of the Torah on Simchat Torah, and then starting again at the beginning.

An open Torah scroll with a yad pointing to it

This visceral prayer for rain emphasizes the links between Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret.

Illustration of a raincloud

Rabbi Benjamin Weiner writes how the call to pray for rain has much to teach us about living with purpose and integrity in a threatened world.

A rainbow viewed through a rainy window pane

A practice from Camp Havaya illustrates the power of Simchat Torah.

Multiple people gathered around either side of a long table, the Torah unrolled onto the table

September 29-30

Kohenet Batya Diamond and Rabbi Janet Madden share a roadmap for welcoming guests in a spiritual and meaningful fashion.

A person's hand opening up a wooden front door

Rabbi Alex Weissman writes about the obligation to use our power and access to improve the lives of all who dwell on this earth.

close-up on a lulag and etrog

Talmudic specifications for the sukkah have much to teach us about embracing everyone.

View of a sukkah roof from inside the sukkah

This podcast episode focuses on how Jewish communities can do a better job of helping people going through a divorce and links to some key holiday themes.

Two people sitting across from each other at a table, hands folded, with divorce papers and wedding rings between them

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