Sukkot

How to Greet Someone on Sukkot

Traditional ways to wish others a joyous holiday.

Sukkot 2021

In 2021, Sukkot begins at sundown on Monday, Sept. 20 and ends at sundown on Monday, Sept. 27.

Must-Know Sukkot Words and Phrases

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

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Summary

In making this the reading for Shemini Atzeret, a connection is drawn between Sukkot and this “eighth day of assembly.” For congregations that celebrate Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah on the same day, this reading is omitted.

Shemini Atzeret

Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17

I Kings 8:54 - 8:66

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