Key terms for the holidays of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Called hol hamoed, the intermediate days are observed differently than the beginning and final ones.
In 2019, Sukkot begins at sundown on Sunday, Oct. 13 and lasts until sundown on Sunday, Oct. 20.
In this Torah portion, God creates the world. After Adam and Eve eat the forbidden fruit, they are banished from the Garden of Eden. Later Cain kills Abel. God then considers destroying all of Creation.
October 26, 2019
Genesis 1:1 - 6:8
Isaiah 42:5 - 43:10
Lessons on Genesis — from the Emmys and beyond.
Rabbi Asher Lopatin
A temporary dwelling for the holiday of Sukkot.
Creative tips for the happiest time of the year.
The Hebrew word for life is a popular symbol and toast — and is linked to the number 18.
Perfect for a meal outdoors in the brisk autumn air.
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An Israeli breakfast recipe for a classic pickled vegetable.
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This agricultural holiday dates back to biblical times and has evolved over time.
Sukkot observances offer a balance between the real and the ideal.
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Connecting physical and spiritual needs at the end of Sukkot.