Teachings about Sukkot exploring the symbolism of the lulav species, 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.
The original Jewish earth prayers
A prayer for our planet as we face climate change, in honor of the protesters fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline
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: Mark and Reb Simcha's geshem piyut
for the mothers.
Get the Ushpizata liturgy, in pdf format or in calligraphy to hang in your sukkah. The liturgy is in Aramaic and Hebrew side-by-side with the English.
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 to make a parallel liturgy rooted in Kabbalistic teachings about the mothers.
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...