For a religion as old as Judaism, declaring any one ritual or holiday to be "the most" anything seems like folly.
But one practice during the upco...
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The commandment to be happy is not included among the positive commandments of the Torah except during the holiday of Sukkot.
Sukkot encourages us to help the many people who live on a constant basis without permanent shelter. If one has been blessed, the Torah tells us at that moment to leave our home and dwell in a sukkah.
American Jews gearing up for Wednesday night's Sukkot holiday could face a lulav price hike, due to an Egyptian ban on the sale of date tree branches to Israel.
The Jewish Feast of the Tabernacle, Sukkot, begins at sundown on Oct. 12, 2011, and ends at nightfall on Oct. 19. The Festival of Booths, as Sukkot is...
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