Succos – Shade and Protection

Why do we sit in a Succah on Succos? What is the idea behind the Succah needing to provide shade? Why is the source for this in verse that speaks about Moshiach? What is the idea of the Succah that will be made in the future? Why is the Succah referred to as the ‘tzila d’mehemnusa’ – the shade of faith? What is the concept of the ‘sun that is taken out of its sheath’ and the accompanying judgment? How is one protected from this judgment? Why is the root of the word for shade (tzel) the same as the root of the word ‘to save’ (l’hatzil)?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

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