Sukkot

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.

Ushpizin: Inviting in Our Ancestors on Sukkot

The custom of inviting our ancestors to join us in the sukkah has its roots in Jewish mysticism.

Ecclesiastes and the Quest for Truth

Approaching this enigmatic work as a statement of philosophy -- rather than an account of one man's search -- has confounded commentators across the centuries.

Sukkot Quiz

How much do you know about this fall holiday?

Ask the Expert: Rain on Sukkot

How bad does the weather have to be for me to bail out of eating in the sukkah?

Rain as a Blessing

Ecological balance and our prayer for rain.

3 Things to Think About on Sukkot

Sukkot observances offer a balance between the real and the ideal.

The Etrog of Chelm

A humorous folk tale about how NOT to care for this Sukkot object.

Lulav and Etrog Symbolism

Traditional interpretations of what the four species represent.