Saved by the schach

Saved by the schach

A 24-year-old Jerusalem man took the idea of fall holidays a bit too literally, tumbling from his fourth-story balcony while setting up his sukkah.

Luckily, one of his neighbors already had put up a sukkah in the building yard, and he crashed into the palm leaves of the hut’s roof, which cushioned what might have been a fatal plunge.

The man, who was admitted to the hospital with only minor injuries, had been leaning against a glass panel on his balcony when it shattered. Ynet quoted a neighbor who complained about the poor quality of the glass panels on the six-year-old building’s balconies.


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