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Getting into the Succos Spirit

C.B. Gavant

Succos is a Yom Tov filled with joy and action – there’s so much to experience and enjoy! There are people who are preparing for Yom Tov long before we are, though. Let’s meet some of the forces that supply us with our Succos needs, and find out how far in advance they begin.

Monday, October 06, 2014

Succah Biz Company: Leiter’s Sukkah Location: Brooklyn, New York Work begins: July At Leiter’s, a succah company in business for almost 50 years, work begins in July, when people begin ordering their succahs for the coming year. When a succah is ordered, the factory workers assemble the boards to the specifications ordered, adding the metal frames and the special connectors that make the succah so easy to put together. “We do a massive amount of production in a very short time,” says Bracha, a daughter of the manager. “It’s a 24/6 job for two months.” 

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