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Beacon Stories

September 25 will always be special for Jessica. On that day, her son exclaimed, “It’s 5 o’clock, mama, and we don’t have to go anywhere. We get to stay right here!” On September 25, 2010, Jessica moved out of temporary shelter (and its 5p.m. check-ins) and into her...
Every fall, just a few days after Yom Kippur, a number of huts appear on the property of Bet Shalom Congregation in Minnetonka. The huts or sukkah are at the heart of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Also known as the Festival of Tabernacles, Sukkot is an annual harvest festival. The sukkah is very...