Sukkoth


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a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness

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THE Festival of Sukkoth - Tabernacles - is founded on the Autumn festival in ancient Israel, the fruit harvest.
Olmert hosted Abbas in a Sukkah, an outdoor enclosure which observant Jews use for meals marking the Sukkoth festival.
9) Ushpizin follows a childless Hasidic couple during the Sukkoth festival in Jerusalem today.
A 10-storey wing collapsed as Israelis were holidaying at the end of the week-long harvest festival of Sukkoth.
2) The ritual was probably derived from a so-called Triennial Cycle in which there were two three-and-a-half year reading cycles, (3) which concluded on the festival of Sukkoth at the onset of the eighth year of the cycle, in ostensible conformity with the law in Deuteronomy 31: 10-13.
For the Sukkoth festival, I built a beautiful Sukkah at the Vicaire's home.
The Bible is replete with images and metaphors of abundance: manna in the desert, blossoms in the wilderness, streams of living water appearing when desperately needed, captives being released and coming at last to the Promised Land, God's drying every tear, the bountiful harvest--just celebrated as Sukkoth.
On Sukkoth you can meet Jews carrying citrons and palm-branches even on Fifth Avenue.