Posts tagged ‘Sukkot’

Meditation before Taking down a Sukkah

Before taking down your Sukkah, take a moment to remember that it represents hope and peace. As you take apart the physical structure, draw the meaning…

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The Season of Building

Sukkot is known as z’man simchateinu, the time of our rejoicing. One of the major mitzvot of the holiday is to ‘dwell’ in a sukkah. So…

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Beauty Dances

This is a Sukkot prayer about the beauty that arrives with this festival of joy, and the call to bring that beauty into the world. This piece…

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Sukkot Prayers

Here’s a list of prayers for Sukkot with brief descriptions, divided by topic: “Joy,” “Harvest Season” and “Sukkah: Physical home, Spiritual home.” To read a prayer, click on…

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Harvest Prayer

Here’s a prayer of thanks for the harvest season. To listen along, click on the triangle in the bar below. The text follows.     Harvest…

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Dwelling Place

A prayer/poem about the meaning of home, posted for Sukkot. To listen while you read, click on the triangle in the bar below. The entire text follows.   Dwelling…

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For Autumn

A prayer for the new season. To listen along as you read, click on the triangle in the bar below. The text follows.   For Autumn The rains…

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Rejoice!

Sukkot is z’man simcahteinu, “the time of our rejoicing.” We’re actually commanded to be happy during Sukkot. Commanded? While joy is an emotion, it’s also a spiritual…

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For the Gift of Torah Scholarship

Loving Torah is a way of life. This prayer is part of a series of prayers thanking G-d for various forms of artistry: song, dance, art. Why? Study of sacred…

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