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  • Dwelling in divine providence: An introduction to Sukkot for 2015 / 5776

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    1 week ago

    As the sun sets on Sunday, September 27th, we begin Sukkot, a spiritual harvest festival commemorating the historic journey of the ancient Hebrews across the desert, the bounty of the fall harvest, and our reliance on God. The first two days are Yom Tov, followed by five days of...

  • Date Night with God: A Time of Joy.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    October 8, 2014 | 8:18 am

    “Why can’t you come to my basketball games?” My daughter’s tears were convincing, and more so at nine years of age.

    As a physician, I am painfully aware of my limited time with my children.  I run the math. Ariel will be a preteen for twelve years.  Subtract the first couple of...

  • Report: Egyptian lulavs smuggled to Israel, U.S.

    October 11, 2011 | 9:52 am

    Thousands of palm fronds for Sukkot lulavs reportedly have been smuggled out of Egypt despite a ban on their export.

    The Egyptian palm fronds have surfaced in Israel and the United States, Haaretz reported, citing veteran palm frond traders.

    Israel previously had imported about...