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An awesome Satmar nigun for the Sukkah
Teachings about Sukkot exploring the symbolism and shamanism of the lulav plants, the meaning of the Hoshanot prayers, the Tishrei cycle, the rules about s'khakh, and the waving of the lulav, in the light of ecology and the climate crisis
Sung to the tune of Jonah Adel z"l"'s Sosne nigun: "May the Merciful One turn our hearts toward the land..."
How can a nation of priests pray for the planet in a time of climate change?
Get the Ushpizata, neohasid's original Aramaic liturgy for the mothers, in pdf format, and in calligraphy, to hang in your sukkah. The liturgy is both Aramaic and Hebrew, side-by-side with English
The original Jewish earth prayers
A prayer for our planet as we face climate change
Forget Sukkah kits. Here's one you can build for less than 40 bucks. A how-to guide for the frame, the walls, and the s'khakh
The prayer for rain: a geshem piyut
for the mothers.
A liturgy for the sukkah that includes the imahot, the mothers, and not just the fathers, seems not only good but imperative. Here's a full explanation for how the traditional Kabbalistic Ushpizin liturgy works, and how the parallel liturgy about the mothers is rooted in Kabbalistic teachings.
Embrace is hinted at in the sukkah, just as a person embraces her child in love, encircling her with her arms, and sheltering her with her head... A sweet sweet Chasidic teaching about the sukkah!