Diras Arai

By Yossi Huttler

inside the temporary


each soul sent, enters

dwelling on faith

that He who built the succah

knows how long

it will be covered

until the separations

come down

and it returns

to His home

Yossi Huttler, who lives in Los Angeles, is the author of Lakol Z’man: A Poetical Journey Through The Jewish Year. Mr. Huttler’s poems and essays have appeared in the Jerusalem Post, Jewish Daily Forward, the Jewish Observer, and other publications.

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