Posts Tagged: Sukkah Results 7
Ah, Sukkot — the time of year you hope it’s still warm enough to be able to eat outside, lest you freeze mid-Challah bite. And what better way to reflect on the holiday then by ranking our favorite Sukkahs? We’ve got our top 5 ranked.
Both #5 and #4 come from the Sukkah City contest in Union Square in 2010. Artists submitted their most inventive sukkahs for consideration, and the results were stunning.
(JTA) — For those on-the-go types who prefer to travel through, rather than live in, their (very) temporary dwelling, there’s a new option: the drive-thru sukkah.
(JTA) — The holiday of Sukkot commands Jews to live in “booths” — commemorating the temporary dwellings their ancestors inhabited while wandering the desert for 40 years. Though many Manhattan apartments measure only slightly larger than those original booths, unless the apartment roof is retrofitted with twigs from Central Park, it doesn’t quite qualify as a sukkah.
Observant Jews were pretty peeved when New York Fashion Week fell at the exact same time as Rosh Hashanah this year. But fast forward two weeks, and one member of the fashion elite is actually making religious observance easier, and more fashionable.
When I arrived at the East London Sukkah this blustery Saturday, the afternoon’s schedule of programs was running behind to accommodate a late entry: “A Guide to Squatting” by the North East London Squatters Network.