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Chol Hamoed at Work

For the first time in my life I had to work on Chol Hamoed. At first I wasn’t too thrilled about it since most of my friends were off and frolicking around NJ/NY doing fun, fall activities. 507 more words

Going from Succot to Simcha Torah

Succot (AKA = Festival of Tabernacles or Festival of Booths).

Simcha Torah = Rejoicing the Torah. The start of the book of Genesis for the new years cycle of reading the 5 books of Moses. 88 more words

Chinatown adventure

We headed out for another Sukkot scavenger hunt, destined this year for Chinatown (read last fall’s post on our adventure in Millenium Park.). Now, you might be wondering what two families who keep kosher would do in Chinatown? 327 more words

Family Fun

Moed Katan 10

The Gemara cites an incident where Ravina had merchandise that was selling on Chol Hamoed for six thousand zuz he was permitted by law to sell it on Chol Hamoed as waiting would have caused him considerable loss. 119 more words