The Federation Blog

Our Goal for creating this blog is to give the Utah Jewish community a platform to have their voices heard. Topics for the blog will range from What does being Jewish mean for local individuals, parenting Jewish, favorite recipes to local & global frustrations with the Jewish community.

Is Sukkot the Most Utahn Jewish Holiday?

Written by Charlie Saginaw


Just on the other side of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kipper, the more light-hearted “Sukkot” is a breath of fresh air compared to the solemn repentance of the High Holidays. I like Sukkot for the same reasons I like Utah, you spend time in crisp fall air eating…

Why It’s Important for me to be Active in the Utah Jewish Community

Written by

Brad Dickter


I moved to Utah to ski and was fortunate enough to have a job that supported me working remotely. With no existing contacts in Utah and working from home, it would be a painful, difficult chore to meet new people. I’m an extrovert, and I crave social outlets, …