How to Say the Sukkot Blessings and Shake the Lulav
Rabbi Sari Laufer
Rabbi Sari Laufer demonstrates how to hold the lulavlulavלוּלָבA date palm frond with myrtle and willow sprigs attached; used in Sukkot rituals.
and etrogetrogאֶתְרוֹג"Citron." Lemon-like fruit used in Sukkot rituals.
, how to say the blessings, and how to wave it for the holiday of Sukkot.
Rabbi Sari Laufer (she/her) is the Chief Engagement Officer at Stephen Wise Temple and Schools in Los Angeles. Ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Los Angeles in 2006, Rabbi Laufer is a teacher of the young and young-at-heart, bringing her passion for rabbinic texts and Judaism’s wisdom and relevance into the lives of those with whom she is privileged to learn and share.