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Synonyms for Sukkoth

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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Sukkoth commemorates the time the Israelites made temporary shelters when they wandered in the wilderness.
From the next four days until Sukkoth, friends and relatives visit others who are mourning recent deaths or have incurred a loss since last Rosh Hashanah.
The Festival of Sukkoth is held as we stand at the edge of Autumn - the beginning once again of the agricultural year.
According to the TJ report, Lowenthal's daughter confronted her mother during the Sukkoth Festival last year and told her she would have to make a decision at some point whether to live in England or Israel.
9) Ushpizin follows a childless Hasidic couple during the Sukkoth festival in Jerusalem today.
Un gruppo di giudei, recatosi nella citta santa per fispondere a un'offerta delle autorita romane, propiziata dalla mediazione di Eudocia, di ristabilire il Tempio, venne assalito durante il Sukkoth, la festa dei Tabernacoli.
A 10-storey wing collapsed as Israelis were holidaying at the end of the week-long harvest festival of Sukkoth.
Rand plays a newly religious former gangster whose secular life comes back to haunt him when a parole-breaking pal shows up at his house on the eve of Jewish festival of Sukkoth.
During Sukkoth, or the Feast of Tabernacles, which follows five days after Yom Kippur, Jews around the world build a hut (or sukkah) outside their homes to remember the forty years Jews wandered in the desert after leaving Egypt.
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.
Although Judaism observes several feasts and festivals as worship events, three of an agricultural nature required a pilgrimage to Jerusalem: Passover marks the beginning of spring and commemorates the Israelites' exodus from Egypt; Shavuot was the last day of the barley harvest; and the Feast of Tabernacles, also known as Sukkoth, the Feast of Kings or the Feast of Ingathening, falls on the 15th day of the seventh month.
On Sukkoth you can meet Jews carrying citrons and palm-branches even on Fifth Avenue.
I have prayed with Baptists, meditated with Buddhists, and built a Sukkoth.