Last night we celebrated Succot in a succah on the Lebanese border, to the sounds of the muezzin celebrating the end of Ramadan in a friendly Shi'ite village on the other side of the fence.
Day two in Metullah started with shul. The weather was extremely hot, but soon we experienced the cool of the modest building where Les was called up to perform
Then we ate lunch and sat out in the orchard, facing north. When it cooled down we went for a walk and saw
not far away to the east on the Syrian border. That's where we'll be heading tomorrow.
As darkness fell, the weather became pleasantly cool, but the mosquitoes were out in abundance. And then I downloaded the
featuring the indomitable
now produced by our friend
As our daughter said, it's not often you celebrate first night Succot to the accompaniment of Muslim prayer.