festival of booths

The Meaning of the Sukkah

Numerous interpretations of a single mitzvah

Exile And Redemption

The Sukkah shelters a messianic ideal.

The Sukkot Paradox

Do walls make us secure or vulnerable?

How to Build a Sukkah

Instructions for the do-it-yourselfer.

Ecclesiastes (Kohelet)

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

Sukkot at Home

How to celebrate the Festival of Booths.

The Intermediate Days of Sukkot

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

What Happens in Synagogue on Sukkot

Highlights of the Sukkot Prayer Service