When is Sukkot?
Sukkot 2017 begins at sunset on Wednesday, October 4 and lasts through the evening of Wednesday, October 11.
The conclusion of Sukkot marks the beginning of the separate holidays 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 the custom to buy a lulav and etrog and shake them daily throughout the festival.
In the times of the Temple, Sukkot was also the time of a water drawing ceremony, a wonderfully joyous and upbeat celebration.
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.