01.10.2012 15.Tischrei. 5773 Sukkot 1
They may not involve waving palm branches or taking the scenic route through Sinai, but the myths of other peoples’ journeys through the wilderness resemble the story of Succot.
The nomadic people slowly wandered through the barren deserts for decades, eking out a meager existence from hunting and gathering. Occasionally, they would stop near sources of water and set up their temporary dwellings, sucking the area dry of its food and water supply before moving on to the next piece of parched earth….