America’s BFF in the Middle East – Gather the News – 10/3

Happy gathering!

  • There are Jews in Cuba!  Cuban Jewish leaders visited Alan Gross for the High Holidays.  Gross has been sentenced to 15 years in a Cuban prison for bringing communications equipment into the country.  The US urges Cuba to allow Gross to return home for medical treatment as his health deteriorates.
  • The first presidential debate will be held tonight.  Here’s a resource for the details on all the debates this election season.
  • Sukkot doesn’t end until next week, but what do you do with you etrog afterwards?  Here are some ideas.