Ideas for giving opportunities throughout the Jewish year. Connects each Jewish holiday to the concept of tzedakah and recommends a relevant type of beneficiary to support.
Topics: Congregational Development, Jewish Life, Money and Values, Tikkun Olam, Holidays, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Simchat Torah, Shemini Atzeret, Sukkot, Hanukkah, Tu Bishvat, Purim, Pesach, Shavuot, Tisha B'av
Type: Program Description
For Sukkot of 5767 (2006), a group of Midwest congregations decided to collaboratively create a Sukkot supplement for their synagogues. They wanted to bring together ritually oriented folks from multiple synagogues to create something of value that their communities and others could use. Dina April, who was then the JRF regional director, served as organizer and editor for the project.
This file contains a helpful glossary of terms for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. It begins with a letter to parents suggesting themes to think about during the holiday season.
Topics: Education, Family Education Programming, Holiday Resources, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Simchat Torah, Shemini Atzeret, Sukkot
Imagine Yom Kippur, the synagogue packed for the holiest day of the year. The anticipation of the day is upon everyone as they take their seats. But suppose something different occurs: Mahzorim for Sukkot are ...
Type: Dvar Torah
Rabbi Vivian Schirn discusses the origins, development and practices of the fall Festival of Booths, with attention to home and synagogue celebration. This program is an episode of the radio program Heart, Mind and Spirit.
Type: Audio Interview