Jewish Journal

Sukkot: Life Beyond the Newest iPhone

By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

September 17, 2013 | 9:43 pm

The new Apple iPhone 5c lineup

Sukkot seems to present a paradox. In our prayers, Sukkot is referred to as Zman Simhatenu – the “Season of Our Joy.” One would think that joy includes all of the physical comforts in... read on

  • Yom Kippur: Spiritual Dispatches From the Front Lines

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    September 12, 2013 | 3:58 pm

    “This is Kol Yisrael from Jerusalem, Reshet Aleph and Reshet Bet. Shalom and Gmar Hatimah Tovah. It’s 3 p.m. An official IDF [Israel Defense Forces] spokesman reports that at approximately 2 p.m. today, the Egyptian and Syrian armies launched attacks in the Sinai and in the Golan... read on