Welcoming My Unwelcomed Ancestors this Sukkot

Julian Voloj, Jewish&, 10/10/2019

Sharing the diversity of my Jewish life with my grandparents.

Special Sukkah Guests, from Dona Gracia to Jaden Smith

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 10/07/2019

Jews of many backgrounds share the ushpizin they would invite this Sukkot.

How a Chinese fruit became a Sukkot symbol

Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 09/18/2018

A Chinese fruit's journey to Israel.

What Sukkot and the Day of the Dead Have in Common

Julia Hernandez Nierenberg, Jewish&, 10/02/2017

Bringing together my Mexican and Jewish heritages.

God Does Not Discriminate; People Do

Rabbi Isaiah Rothstein, Jewish&, 09/28/2017

What does it mean to envision a truly inclusive and holy community?

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons — Er, Etrogs

Marissa Stern, Jewish Exponent, 09/13/2017

As Sukkot draws nearer, synagogues are starting to advertise sets of lulavs and etrogs for the holiday.


Jewish Art Salon, Jewish Art Salon, 06/27/2017

Open Shabbat

Skirball Staff, Skirball Cultural Center, 10/21/2016

When do you reflect? Unwind from the week at this communal, family-style meal held in recognition of the harvest.

JCC East Bay Community Festival

Rachel Whittom, JCC East Bay, 10/20/2016

Join Us for a High Holy Days Community Sukkot Celebration!


Clap and Count! Action Rhymes for the Jewish Year

Jacqueline Jules and Sally Springer, , 01/01/1970

Clapping, counting and musical rhymes and fingerplays introduce Shabbat and the Jewish holidays to preschoolers in a participatory way. Four dozen rhymes include old favorites and many original poems. With easy-to-learn words and bright, adorable pictures. An ideal gift for any occasion.


Chag Sameach! A Jewish Holiday Book for Children

Patricia Schaffer, , 01/01/1970

A Jewish holiday book that welcomes the diversity of American Jewish children and their families. Chag Sameach! provides an introduction to the Jewish year. All kinds of people and families are included. The text and more than 20 black and white photographs can be shared with a three year old and read by a nine year old. It is for both Jewish families and those who would like to teach their children about other people's traditions.

All meals lead to Succot

Gisela Des, The Jerusalem Post, 09/25/2013

Cooking Defines Sephardic Jews at Sukkot

Julia Moskin, The New York Times, 10/11/2006

The Everything Judaism Book: A Complete Primer to the Jewish Faith-From Holidays and Rituals to Traditions and Culture

Richard D. Bank, , 10/01/2002

The Everything Judaism Book explains the major precepts of this robust religion in language anyone can understand and appreciate, from high holy days to symbols and objects.

Jewish Holidays All Year Round: A Family Treasury

Ilene Cooper, , 09/01/2002

This illustrated book introduces the richness of the Jewish tradition and the holy days that accompany all of the major Jewish festivals.