The Sukkah and the World Trade Center
After the terrorist attacks, the ancient truth came home: We all live in a sukkah.
In just a few weeks, the Jewish community will celebrate the harvest festival of Sukkot. Many Jewish families and organizations will celebrate by building asukkah
What is asukkah
? Just a fragile hut with a leafy roof, the most vulnerable of houses. Vulnerable in time, where it lasts for only a week each year. Vulnerable in space, where its roof must be not only leafy but leaky--letting in the starlight, and gusts of wind and rain.