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 2018, the "festival of booths" begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 23 and lasts until sundown on Sunday, Sept. 30.
Israelis and liberal Jews observe fewer days for some holidays than traditional Diaspora Jews.
Three major holidays mentioned in the Torah: Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot.
A video for Sukkot.
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.
What happens in synagogue on Sukkot.
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.