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Philip Ohriner

The Harvest of High Holy Days

August 24, 2017

Dear friends, As leaves begin to change and Summer departs, we begin our preparation for harvest. In a certain sense, the High Holy Days and Sukkot are both harvests. Sukkot celebrates physical sustenance and the Providence present in every Fall vegetable that makes it onto our plates.  The High Holy Days celebrate spiritual and relational sustenance and the Divine presence that animates our most precious fruits—renewed commitments, repaired relationships, and a strengthened connection to the wisdom, inspiration, and hope that animate Jewish living. Both Sukkot and the High Holy Days mark a return. During Sukkot we return to the fragility of the natural world and the scarcity of our natural resources. During the High Holy Days we seek to return to our best selves and a life of sacred obligation. […]

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~ Rabbi Philip Ohriner