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  • At Sukkot, turning oy into the season of joy

    September 9, 2013 | 12:03 pm

    In open opposition to Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), which tells us on Sukkot “there is nothing new under the sun,” I decided to build a solar sukkah this fall. To energize my plan, I went to the 99 Cent Store to buy some solar yard lights to adapt for use on the roof.

    However, while...

  • Venezuela Jews unveil new main Sephardic synagogue

    March 18, 2013 | 9:31 am

    The Jewish community of Caracas officially dedicated the Venezuelan city's new main Sephardic synagogue, Tiferet Israel Este.

    Hundreds gathered Sunday at the multimillion-dollar synagogue in the Las Palos Grandes neighborhood for the ceremony led by Isaac Cohen, the chief rabbi...

  • Kohelet 5766

    By Judy Gruen

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    On the holiday of Sukkot, it is customary to read Kohelet, the Book of Ecclesiastes, written by King Solomon. The following "updated" version of Kohelet is written by Judy Gruen, with major apologies to King Solomon.

    "Futility of futilities," Sarah Rivkah bas Leah Rochel said. "All...