20+ Cool & Easy Sukkah Decorations + Craft Ideas for Sukkot [2019]

Sukkot is (almost) here…

We sit in the Sukkah for 7 days – just like our Jewish ancestors did in the desert after they left Egypt.

How exciting!

Or is it…?

Well, that depends:

  1. … Is your Sukkah so boring and dull that you can’t imagine spending 7 minutes inside, let alone 7 days?
  2. … Or is it so fun, beautiful and appealing that you could easily stay there all day, every day? (and forget all about your cozy little bed?)

If you like the sound of the second one – then you’re in the right place!

In this guide – not only will you learn how to decorate a Sukkah… but you’ll also discover the best Sukkah decorations that’ll convince your friends & family to flock over to your Sukkah (and not run off to your neighbor’s Sukkah instead).

Pssst: I might even show you how to make the kids do most of the work while you’re chilling on the beach drinking Mojitos (just kidding… or am I? 😈).

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20+ Beautiful Etrog Boxes for Sukkot & Your Judaica Collection (2019)

Etrog – the famous yellow citron Jews use during Sukkot –  is the “richest” (and most expensive) of the Four Species.

And I’m not just talking rich in taste (Etrog Jam anyone?), but also rich in cost.

The question is: how do you protect such an important Jewish symbol?

Don’t worry, there’s no need to call the Secret Service or anything like that… an Etrog box would do just fine (it might even take a bullet for the Etrog). 

Etrog boxes are special containers (often made of silver) that Jews use to protect the Etrog during Sukkot.

Not only are Judaic Etrog boxes one of the most popular Sukkot gifts people bring to the Sukkah, but many of them also turn into Jewish heirlooms passed along through the generations (particularly the silver and sterling silver Etrog boxes).

You’ll even notice that some of them look like treasure chests taken from straight King Solomon’s castle, so it’s no wonder…

Don’t believe me? See for yourself…

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15+ Unique Sukkot Gift Ideas You Can Bring to the Sukkah [+ Simchat Torah] (2019)

Sukkot – the holiday where we leave our cushy home and dwell for 7 days in a Sukkah (don’t worry, you’re still allowed inside the house during that time… unless you did something naughty).

We eat, sleep and decorate our Sukkah for the Jewish feast of Tabernacles (or the feast of booths) – just as our Jewish forefathers did during the Exodus.

But what if we’re invited to someone else’s Sukkah? Well then… whether you’re planning to sleep in their backyard or you’re just invited for a meal, one thing is for sure: you should NEVER arrive empty-handed.

The real question is: what kind of gift do we get our lovely Sukkot host/hostess?

That’s exactly what we’ll answer today. By the time you leave this guide, you’ll have a list of unique Sukkot gift ideas at your disposal. Guaranteed!

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8 Easy [and Cheap] Sukkah Kits You Can Buy for Sukkot (2019)

Let’s be honest: not having your own Sukkah on Sukkot sucks.

You walk around the neighborhood and see your Jewish friends & neighbors all chilling in their Sukkah, having a good time…

You think to yourself: “Damn, I wish I had built my own Sukkah”…

How about we avoid that feeling, shall we?

Now, you may be wondering…

  • … Isn’t it hard to build a Sukkah?
  • … Doesn’t it cost a fortune?
  • … Doesn’t it take forever?
  • … Do I need to be a lumberjack to build one?
  • What if I fall down the ladder and break my pinky finger?

The answer to ALL of these questions (including the last one): No.

You see, up until a few years ago, I thought that building a Kosher Sukkah (aka a “Jewish tent”) was a huge chore, so I never bothered trying…

But then one year I mustered the courage and decided: “What the hell, let’s give it a shot. How hard can it be?”.

Turns out – VERY hard – if you’re building one yourself from scratch. But VERY easy – if you’re using a Sukkah kit. 

If you’ve got the right Sukkah building kit – it can literally save you hours (if not days) of total frustration.

Turns out, with the right kit, building a Sukkah is not that different than building Legos. And I trust you can handle legos, yes? Good – then you can handle building a Sukkah, even if you’ve never built one.

Now, the only question is you: How do you find the right Sukkah? 

Whether you’re looking for an affordable Sukkah or an easy-to-assemble Sukkah kit, the answer is the same: right here, right now.

Let’s begin…

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