This in-depth Gemara study of Masechet Sukkah focuses on the biblical festival of Sukkot, and specifically on its defining Mitzvah, Dwelling in Sukkah — residing in the iconic Holiday Hut during this seasonal Chag.
The Torah command to dwell or reside in a Sukkah raises an obvious and fundamental question: What precisely is a Sukkah? Here, we delve into the nuanced discussions of our Sages that develop, define, and elucidate detailed, highly technical, and sometimes theoretical Halachik (Jewish Ritual Law) parameters that govern the term Sukkah.
Tractate Sukkah, Chapter One, Page 7a “BROKEN WALLS”
In the previous Episodes we established the Scripture Sources for governing Sukkah principles in a variety of different ways.
Having completed the source tracing for Sukkah Walls minimums, in this new Episode the Talmud now addresses the possible placements of those incomplete barriers.
This will clarity the extent of the liberties we may take in extended the theoretical partitions to effectively create a Halachik Sukkah.
Finally, a discussion about the maximum allowance of barrier breakage that wouldn’t interfere with the Kashruth of the Sukkah?