Archive for the ‘Sukkot’ Category

Book Review | Sukkot Treasure Hunt
by Allison Ofanansky

Score: 3

Photographs by Eliyahu Alpern © 2011, Kar-Ben Publishing. How much fun would it be to take the children on a hike and look for and pick the willow, myrtle and palm branch for your very own lulav? What would it be like to pick bay leaves for your soup pot, grapes or dates for your [...]

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Book Review | Greater than Gold and Silver
by Rav Naftali Ehrmann

Score: 3

Adapted and Illustrated by Chedvah Rubin © 2009, Feldheim Publishers This beautiful story reveals, the true meaning, and consequences, of performing a mitvah with real intention or kavanah.  Reb Itzik is a poor peddler who loves Sukkot and above all observing the mitvah of having a perfect etrog during the holiday. When one year he [...]

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Book Review | Engineer Ari and the Sukkah Express
by Deborah Bodin Cohen

Score: 3

Illustrated by Shahar Kober © 2010, Kar-Ben Publishing. In this companion volume to Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride (2008), Engineer Ari laments the fact that friends he has made on his train rides between Jaffa and Jerusalem cannot join him in his sukkah at home. His clever friends in Jaffa, however, want Ari [...]

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