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Get Your Sukkah on TV

By Curt Schleier

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New York Public Television wants to celebrate the Holidays with you. Or, more accurately, it wants you to celebrate the Holidays with them

The station is preparing a documentary, “Sacred,” it hopes will be a portrait of a year in the spiritual and religious life on earth. To accomplish that mission, it is crowdsourcing — that is getting anyone and everyone to provide resource material by providing video answers to the question: “What is sacred to you?”

Submissions may be included in the finished film. Or not. Currently, the producers are looking for video of families celebrating Sukkot — “as observance of Jewish law will allow.” High Holiday footage is also welcome.


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