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Lulav Vendors and Sukkot on Canal, Redux [PHOTOS]

Posted September 19, 2013 at 6:02 am

For Jews celebrating Sukkot, the few days following Yom Kippur are traditionally marked by building the structures and finding lulav and etrog. Here on the Lower East Side, residents can still stop by the intersection of Canal and Essex Streets to pick up the so-called “four species. Yet, this long-held annual practice is fading big time. […]

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Sukkot Sales on Essex Street

Last modified October 1, 2009 at 11:38 am

Each Autumn, in the days leading up to the Jewish festival of Sukkot, many in the local Orthodox community set up shop along Essex Street to sell the Lulav, Etrog, Hadass, and Aravah, the “four species” used to help celebrate the holiday.  Yesterday afternoon, a handful of vendors were stationed in and around Essex/Rutgers Street […]