Tag Archives: Sukkot

Yahrzeit of Rabbi Lichtenstein

Today is Hoshanah Rabbah, the seventh day of Sukkot, and also marks the yahrzeit of Rabbi Ignácz (Isaac) Lichtenstein, one of our great Messianic Jewish forbearers. Lichtenstein’s Early Life Rav Lichtenstein was born in 1824, and became a rabbi before … Continue reading

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Sukkot: A Festival of Joy, Gladness and Redemption

The festival of Sukkot begins tonight, Wednesday, October 4th. Sukkot is one of the most joyous occasions on the Jewish calendar. It is deeply connected to the earlier High Holidays of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, and is the culmination … Continue reading

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A Divine Encounter

  Shabbat Sukkot This Shabbat falls during the festival of Sukkot (the Feast of Tabernacles). As such, we drift away from the normal weekly Torah reading cycle and read passages specifically for the holiday. Tomorrow’s special readings (Exodus 33:12-34:26 and … Continue reading

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Sukkot and Heavenly Ascent

Revelation 7:9-17 Sukkot is a joyous holiday packed with prophetic significance.  Our tradition teaches us that a time will come when all people will come up to Jerusalem to worship HaShem on Sukkot.  This is the climactic message of the … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

On this Hoshanah Rabbah … a word of inspiration from Paul Philip Levertoff: “The joy which results from the study of God’s Word and from keeping the commandments does not reveal itself equally at all times. Of all the feasts, … Continue reading

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International Sukkot Celebration

If you happen to be in the Washington, DC area for Sukkot … Join us TOMORROW NIGHT for a very special international Sukkot celebration you will not want to miss! This special community-wide event will bring together Jews and Christians … Continue reading

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