May a gentile build the Sukkah

May a gentile build the Sukkah?

Walls: A gentile may help build the walls of the Sukkah.[1]  However some[2] write a gentile should not build even the walls of the Sukkah.

Sechach: A gentile is not initially to place the Sechach on the Sukkah.[3]  If he already did so, the Sukkah is Kosher.[4]


[1] Bikureiy Yaakov 635:2

[2] Chida in Avodas Hakodesh 24:2

[3] Bikureiy Yaakov 635:2 based on M”A 649:8

[4] 635:1

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