Sukkot

7 Laws of Sukkot

A selection from traditional Jewish sources.

What Is A Sukkah?

Dwelling for Sukkot.

Sukkot 2018

In 2018, the "festival of booths" begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 23 and lasts until sundown on Sunday, Sept. 30.

Next Torah Portion

Summary

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

When It’s Better To Do Verse

What a shift from prose to poetry teaches us about Moses’ message.

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VIDEO: How to Make Stuffed Cabbage

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

What Is A Sukkah?

Dwelling for Sukkot.

Is There a Jewish Afterlife?

Judaism is famously ambiguous about what happens when we die.

Recipes

Chocolate Cranberry Challah Rolls with Citrus Sugar

Simple, sophisticated and just a little fancy.

Mujaderra Stuffed Kabocha Squash Recipe

A vegetarian entree perfect for autumn.

Cranberry and Roasted Squash Noodle Kugel Recipe

A few years ago I was a judge at a Kugel Cook-off and even a million calories later I was ...

Quizzes

Sukkot Quiz

How much do you know about this fall holiday?

Sephardic Food

How much do you know about food from Sephardic communities?

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The Meaning of the Sukkah

Numerous interpretations of a single mitzvah

Ecclesiastes (Kohelet)

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

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.