Sukkot begins at sunset on September 18th, 2013 and lasts through the evening of September 25th 2013. Some Reform communities will end Sukkot on the 24th. The conclusion of Sukkot marks the beggining of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah
What is Sukkot?
What are some Sukkot customs and practices?
It is traditional to build a Sukkah, a temporary hut to dwell in during the holiday.
It is traditional to buy a lulav and etrog, and to shake them daily.
In the times of the Temple Sukkot was not only a harvest festival but was also the time of a water drawing ceremony.
Pronounced: sue-KOTE, or SOOH-kuss (oo as in book), Origin: Hebrew, a harvest festival in which Jews eat inside temporary huts, falls in the Jewish month of Tishrei, which usually coincides with September or October.