Rachel Mankowitz describes the Jewish custom of sukkah as inviting our ancestors to eat with us in the holidays.
May this sukkah, vulnerable to sun and wind and rain, teach us that real peace comes not from an external structure, but from the strength of the community that gathers within.
MY TWO BEST GIRLS: PRETTY & OUR GRANDDAUGHTER ELLA
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