Sukkot

Sukkot

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.

Sukkot

Seven Reasons For Sukkah Sitting

Diverse sources on why we eat and sleep in the sukkah

Sukkot

The Meaning of the Sukkah

Numerous interpretations of a single mitzvah

Sukkot 2017

All about the Feast of Booths.

Sukkot Quiz

How much do you know about this fall holiday?

Must-Know Sukkot Words and Phrases

Key terms for the holidays of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.

Sukkot Theology and Themes

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

History of Sukkot

This agricultural holiday dates back to biblical times and has evolved over time.

Ushpizin: Welcoming Guests

A ritual inviting symbolic guests into the Sukkah

How to Wave the Lulav on Sukkot

A guide to the Festival of Booth's four species, including their rituals and blessings.

How to Buy a Lulav and Etrog

What to look for, how to care for them and — and what to do with them when Sukkot is over.

The Intermediate Days of Sukkot

Called hol hamoed, the intermediate days are observed differently than the beginning and final ones.

Ecclesiastes (Kohelet)

Traditionally read during Sukkot, the Book of Ecclesiastes grapples with the meaning of life.

What Is A Sukkah?

Dwelling for Sukkot.