From one broken house to another

01.10.2012                      15.Tischrei. 5773                      Sukkot 1

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From one broken house to another

Following the road toward repentance and self-reflection that runs from Tisha Be’av to Succot.

The High Holy Days season starts with Tisha Be’av: we mourn for a broken house – the destroyed Temple – praying and fasting, reminded that the world is also broken.
The holidays end with Succot. We sit in a broken house, but it’s filled with joy, laughter, guests, good food and wine. We do our best to fulfill the commandment of the day: to be happy….