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5 reasons why Sukkot is great for kids

LARRY D. BERNSTEIN | Kveller via JTA | Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 10:00 am

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are boring. There, I said it. Seriously, what do Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur offer from a child’s perspective?

Rosh Hashanah’s selling points are the shofar and raisins. Kids are hustled into the sanctuary and told to be absolutely silent while listening to the shofar. Keeping my kids silent without electronics in their hands is as difficult as finding a honey cake that I would actually eat. And as for raisins, my younger son doesn’t like them and pulls them out from the challah – so much for his sweet new year.

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