Sukkot 101

Beginning five days after Yom Kippur, Sukkot is named after the booths or huts (sukkot in Hebrew) in which Jews are supposed to dwell during this week-long celebration.


Seven Reasons For Sukkah Sitting

Diverse sources on why we eat and sleep in the sukkah


The Meaning of the Sukkah

Numerous interpretations of a single mitzvah

VIDEO: How to Make Classic Holiday Brisket

Because it's not a holiday without slow-cooked brisket.

Sukkot Vocabulary

Key words and phrases for Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.

Sukkot 2017

All about the Feast of Booths.

Sukkot in Modern Times

Some old customs have been revitalized

VIDEO: How to Make Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed cabbage is one of the most quintessential Ashkenazi Jewish dishes.

Sukkot Quiz

How much do you know about this fall holiday?

Celebrating Sukkot without a Sukkah

How to creatively approach the fall harvest holiday.

Sukkot for Families

Creative tips for the happiest time of the year.

Sukkot Theology and Themes

Known in rabbinic literature as "the holiday," Sukkot's themes are of high importance.

History of Sukkot

Following on the heels of the High Holidays, the holiday of Sukkot represents a shift from somber reflection to joyous celebration, and from introspection to an outward display of thanks for the earth’s bounty.

Ushpizin: Welcoming Guests

A ritual inviting symbolic guests into the Sukkah

How to Build a Sukkah

Instructions for the do-it-yourselfer