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Holiday Features

Local lulav: on the rise

It’s October, the leaves are changing, the air is growing nippy and in observance of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the lulav and etrog are falling abundantly from the...

Waiting for return from Afghanistan: ‘The sukkah of peace’

SUKKOT, the third pilgrimage festival in the Jewish calendar, commands all Jews to build temporary structures in commemoration of the Israelites’ 40-year sojourn in the...

Soloveitchik and Schechter Haggadahs

NEW YORK — Why is this Passover different than all other Passovers? On most Passovers, it is the liberal Jewish denominations that seek to reinterpret the holiday...