Tag: Sukkot

Sukkot: Dwelling In the Shade of Faith
Sukkot: Dwelling In the Shade of Faith

Zachary Truboff •

7 min read

This essay explores Rav Shagar's experience during the Yom Kippur War and how it contributed to his understanding of emunah. To dwell in the sukkah is to experience not God's light but rather God's shade, and it is this model of faith we must

In Exile, At Home
In Exile, At Home

Haim Watzman •

9 min read

A story, inspired by Rav Shagar's teachings, about whether one can both mourn and rejoice in the Sukkah. It is reprinted with the author's permission from his book of short fiction, Necessary Stories, a collection of some of the stories he has published