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Vehayita Ach (brother) Sameach

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“I propose we find room in the vaad budget for 2022 to do this to our elevator next Sukkot,” someone wrote on the building WhatsApp. It was erev chag. My parents, three siblings and Bubby were just about to head over for the chag and I saw this message. It was a picture of an elevator turned sukkah and it was so darn cute. “LAAAVIIIIEEEEE” I yelled at the top of my lungs, and my almost-4-year-old came running. “What Ema?!” He is my dramatic one, and I wanted the dramatic effect. “We HAVE to make a Sukkah chain for the elevator RIGHT NOW!” I cried, and immediately the two of us set to work.

Within five minutes, we had a colorful little chain. A half-dressed 6-year-old and a toddler joined us for the complex operation. Lavie held the tape, Shachar kept pressing the button to keep the elevator open, and Ori yelled out “Ma! Ma! Ma!” as we quickly hung up our little chain in the elevator. Once it........

© The Times of Israel (Blogs)

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