The Washington Post published a piece featuring our very own Rabbi Zemel on the magic of Sukkot– a time when “friends and family can celebrate bountiful times, even as we recall with a wisp of sadness that all breath is fleeting.” The piece cites Rabbi Zemel in its exploration of the symbolism and magic of Sukkot’s celebration of prosperity and impermanence.

When a Temple Micah member’s sukkah “collapsed my sukkah into a heap of tangled aluminum,” Rabbi Zemel explained that “that’s totally symbolically in keeping with the theme that the holiday is about.”

Read the rest here.