Celebrate Sukkot, Bono style

Two words you don’t often see in the same sentence: Bono and Sukkot.

But the U2 rocker/activist’s ONE advocacy group, which fights poverty in the Horn of Africa, released a PDF booklet on Tuesday that links the desperate situation in Africa with the ancient Jewish holiday.

On Sukkot we gather in flimsy booths to remember when the Children of Israel wandered through the desert. But a fragile, hungry existence is the daily reality for millions of Africans.

The pamphlet provides Jews observing the holiday, and their rabbis, with facts, figures, text and rituals to make the connection between the lessons of Sukkot and the reality of Africa.

Read More: @ haaretz.com

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