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.
How to creatively approach the fall harvest holiday, even if you can't build a hut.
In 2020, Sukkot begins at sundown on Friday, Oct. 2 and ends at sundown on Friday, Oct. 9.
Key terms for the holidays of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Dwelling for Sukkot.
Creative tips for the happiest time of the year.
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Although both Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah are curiously bereft of special home customs, both are full festivals marked by holiday meals, special blessings, and a prohibition on work.
What Jewish texts say about sukkah specifications.
How to celebrate the Festival of Booths.
Highlights of the Sukkot Prayer Service
Check out these snapshots of Jews (and friends) getting their sukkah on.
A guide to the Festival of Booth's four species, including their rituals and blessings.
A temporary dwelling for the holiday of Sukkot.
Traditional ways to wish others a joyous holiday.
A vegetarian entree perfect for autumn.