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Ha’azinu (Deut. 32:1-52), Sukkot (Lev. 22:26 – 23:44; Numbers 29:12-16)

At this time of year, I find it difficult to remember what’s what and what I have to do.  This year is even more complicated because we are going on vacation right after the holidays.  To help people keep track … Continue reading

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Sukkot: First two days and Shabbat Chol Hamoed

Yet another installment in the Plotzker Sukkah Saga!  As you may recall, last year, about halfway through the holiday our tinker-toy-type sukkah was slammed into our house during a bad storm.   Some of the steel tubing poles were bent, one … Continue reading

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Ha’azinu (Deut. 32:1-52), Sukkot (Lev. 22:26 – 23:44; Numbers 29:12-16)

Sukkot starts Sunday night. Before that, though, we read the penultimate Torah portion of the annual cycle, Ha’azinu, which contains the 43-verse long song (or poem) Moses was told to write in last week’s portion. It vividly describes the relationship … Continue reading

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Sukkot: First two days and Shabbat Chol HaMoed

In case any of you are waited with bated breath for the latest installment in the Plotzker Sukkah Saga:  Rich and I got the sukkah up Sunday afternoon, a full three days early!  Same Tinker Toy design as last year’s … Continue reading

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Sukkot: First two days and Shabbat Chol HaMoed

Now that the sukkah is up, except for decorations, I’m feeling almost mellow, unlike other years when work was getting in the way of holiday preparations.  I guess the rabbis who set the Torah readings were also relaxing a bit, … Continue reading

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