While Congregation Toras Chaim fights the city of Dallas for the right to operate out of a Far North Dallas house -- and thus to continue existing -- another peculiar legal tussle over the rites of Orthodox Judaism is playing out directly across the street.
Bachrach44, via Wikipedia A sukkah, much like the one erected behind 7104 Mumford Court last October.
Last October, the residents of 7104 Mumford Court observed the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot by erecting a ceremonial structure known as a sukkah in their driveway. It was a makeshift thing, somewhere between a tent and a shed, meant to stand in for the fragile dwellings the Israelites sheltered under during their 40 years in the wilderness. During the holiday, Jews will take meals, and often sleep, in the sukkah.More »