sukkot

Exile And Redemption

The Sukkah shelters a messianic ideal.

The Sukkot Paradox

Do walls make us secure or vulnerable?

What Is Hoshanah Rabbah?

The last day of Sukkot has its own rituals

How to Wave the Lulav and Etrog on Sukkot

A guide to the Festival of Booth's four species, including their rituals and blessings.

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.

Sukkot at Home

How to celebrate the Festival of Booths.

What Happens in Synagogue on Sukkot

Highlights of the Sukkot Prayer Service

Sukkot 101

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.