Hidur Mitzvah (beautification) has always been an important part of the Festival celebration. The Talmud
suggests hanging "handmade carpets and tapestries, nuts, almonds, peaches,
pomegranates, branches of grapes, vines...wreaths of corn ears" (Betzah 30b).
We have expanded our product line to include decorations for
Several outstanding Judaica artists have designed Sukkah Banners for us,
which are printed with the latest silk-screen and dye sublimation
techniques on colorful, weather-proof nylon fabric. Most banners are 20 inches wide
and 40 inches high, with dowel pockets top & bottom for hanging (dowels
included). A limited number of these collectable banners are printed, with new
designs added periodically. Prices range from $60 to $140
- click on any of the thumbnail banner images below to see larger, more detailed
REISSUED IN 2014!
"Sukkat Shalom" (2002/2014)
(at right), is by Tamar
Messer, an Israeli artist from Haifa. The inscription is a timeless prayer
for peace take from the Kaddish.
and "Ushpizim" (2003/2014)
by Galia Goodman, of Durham, NC, honors 7
matriarchs and 7 patriarchs whose spirits we invite to visit us in the sukkah. The original works
are traditional papercuts with ink overlay.
"ARBA MINIM" by Jeanette Kuvin Oren celebrates the spiritual significance of the "Four Species" used in the lulav-shaking ritual prayers of Sukkot: Etrog, Palm,
Myrtle and Willow. The original was created with silk fabric, which the artist dyed and then sewed piece by piece into a visually stunning quilted panel.
BIG BANNER (68" x 30")"Rejoice!" by Sharon Binder is based on Deuteronomy 16:14-15, which contains the explicit commandment that we are to enjoy ourselves COMPLETELY in our celebration of the Festival of Sukkot. The imagery is of the Seven Species: wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives & dates, in reference to the original agricultural roots of Sukkot. This LARGE banner is digitally printed on a satiny synthetic fabric suitable for outdoor exposure, with stainless steel grommets at the corners for hanging. Size: 68" x 30"
"Welcome [B'ruchim Ha'baim]" by Sharon Binder delivers a warm welcome to your sukkah visitors. The beautifully rendered pomegranate blossoms and ripened fruit represent two stages in the growth cycle of this ancient and symbolically rich fruit.
PEACE (2003/2008), by Israeli artist Tamar Messer is inspired by a
passage from Psalm 122 which voices a timely prayer for peace and
"Give Thanks to HaShem" (2004), is another cut paper assembly
Flora Rosefsky inspired by a verse of praise from the Hallel prayer,
and refers to the four cardinal points toward which the lulav is shaken.
Flora's "Dwell in Sukkot" banner
(at right) is based on the Biblical Commandment to dwell in Sukkot for seven days...