Sukkot

Seven Reasons For Sukkah Sitting

Diverse sources on why we eat and sleep in the sukkah

Sukkot Theology and Themes

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

History of Sukkot

This agricultural holiday dates back to biblical times and has evolved over time.

Ushpizin: Welcoming Guests

A ritual inviting symbolic guests into the Sukkah

7 Laws of Sukkot

A selection from traditional Jewish sources.

What Is Hoshanah Rabbah?

The last day of Sukkot has its own rituals

How to Build a Sukkah

Instructions for the do-it-yourselfer.

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.

Ecclesiastes (Kohelet)

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

The Intermediate Days of Sukkot

Called hol hamoed, the intermediate days are observed differently than the beginning and final ones.

Spiced Lamb and Butternut Squash Burekas Recipe

Perfect for a meal outdoors in the brisk autumn air.