The Holiday of Sukkot
Teacher Title Abstract
שיעורי טקסט Rav Amnon Bazak Sukkot and the Attribute of Justice
שיעורי טקסט Rav Amnon Bazak The Nature of Shemini Atzeret
שיעורי טקסט Rav Ezra Bick The Symbolism of Sukkot
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Experience of Hakhel
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital The Fallen Sukka of David During the entire Sukkot holiday we are accustomed to say this prayer in the blessing after meals, based on the verse, “On that day I will establish the fallen sukka of David” (Amos 9:11). Why is this image chosen to represent the people of Israel?
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Haftara for Simchat Torah (1): From Moshe to Yehoshua
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Haftara for Simchat Torah (2): "You Shall Meditate Therein Day and Night"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The War of God and Magog: The Haftara of Shabbat Chol Ha-moed Sukkot
שיעורי טקסט Rav Yehuda Shaviv The Place of Sukkot in the Cycle of Festivals
שיעורי טקסט Rav Yoel Bin-Nun The “Festival of Sukkot” and the “Festival of the Ingathering"
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Nativ Educational Perspectives in the Study of Kohelet Megillat Kohelet
שיעורי טקסט Rav Dr. Yonatan Feintuch From Inside to Outside: Yom Kippur and Sukkot Sukkot follows almost immediately after Yom Kippur and both share in the atmosphere of Tishrei – one of soul-searching, gazing at the year gone by, atonement, and looking towards the future. Still, as we know, these festivals are very different in essence, mood, and in the laws that characterize them.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital “May the Merciful One Rebuild for Us the Fallen Sukka of David” During the festival of Sukkot, we add into our blessing after meals the supplication, “May the Merciful One rebuild for us the fallen sukka of David,” recalling the verse (Amos 9:11), “On that day I shall rebuild the fallen sukka of David.” Why is this specific image chosen to depict Knesset Yisrael?
שיעורי טקסט Prof. Yoel Elitzur “Ka-Arava”: Sukkot and Zechariah's Prophecy of Redemption In the haftara that we read on the first day of Sukkot, the prophet Zechariah declares that in the future, the whole land of Israel will become ka-arava. What is the meaning of ka-arava in this context, and what does this teach us about the nature of the promised redemption?
שיעורי טקסט Harav Baruch Gigi "On Sukkot Judgment is Passed with Respect to Rain" A number of the mitzvot and practices of Sukkot reflect that this is the time when we are judged for rain in the coming year. In this shiur, we will discuss the significance of these practices, focusing on the special water libations.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan The Inauguration of the Temple on Sukkot There are a number of interesting connections between Sukkot and the dedication of the Beit Ha-Mikdash. In this shiur, we will discuss the significance of these connections and how they can teach us about the essence of the chag.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Shmuel Shimoni The Mitzva to Dwell in a Sukka What is considered "dwelling" in a sukka, and is this an obligatory or optional mitzva?