Israelis and liberal Jews observe fewer days for some holidays than traditional Diaspora Jews.
When tradition is silent, symbolic explanations arise.
How did this Sukkot tradition develop?
This lively ancient Sukkot ritual included juggling and gymnastics.
Known in rabbinic literature as "the holiday," Sukkot's themes are of high importance.
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Hoshanah Rabbah, the seventh day of Sukkot, marks the thematic end of the High Holiday period.
Observances in ancient times were associated with the land.
Some old customs have been revitalized
Numerous interpretations of a single mitzvah
A spiritual perspective