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Sukkot 2022

In 2022, Sukkot begins at sundown on Sunday, Oct. 9 and ends at sundown on Sunday, Oct. 16

Must-Know Sukkot Words and Phrases

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

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In Search of Beauty

Jewish tradition mandates that the symbols of Sukkot be beautiful.

Female Personalities in the Babylonian Talmud

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In this Torah portion, Moses recites a song to the Children of Israel that serves as testimony of their covenant with God. God tells Moses to head up Mount Nebo to find his final resting place.

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Parashat Ha’Azinu

Deuteronomy 32:1 - 32:52

II Samuel 22:1 - 22:51

Parashat Ha’azinu: Paradigm Shift

Moses' final dramatic message to the Israelites introduces some new names and characteristics of God.

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Mayim Bialik Explains Sukkot

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How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.

Israel’s Vibrant Jewish Ethnic Mix

Just because Israel is a Jewish country doesn't mean all its Jews are the same.

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Stuffed Cigars

A tasty dish for Simchat Torah.

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

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

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The custom of inviting our ancestors to join us in the sukkah has its roots in Jewish mysticism.

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Instructions for the do-it-yourselfer.

7 Laws of Sukkot

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Ecclesiastes (Kohelet)

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