Jews In Booths

Five days after the intensity of Yom Kippur, Sukkos, the festival of joy and happiness, begins.  This festival lasts eight days in Israel and nine days everywhere else.  The Torah describes the festival as follows: …On the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the Festival of Sukkot, a seven-day period for God: On the first day shall be a sacred holyday when you shall not do any laborious work: On ...

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Sukkot: Jews in Booths

Five days after the solemnity and intensity of Yom Kippur, Sukkot, the festival of joy and happiness, begins.  This festival lasts eight days in Israel and nine everywhere else.  The Torah describes the festival as follows: On the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the Festival of Sukkot, a seven-day period for God: On the first day shall be a sacred holyday when you shall not do any laborious work:…On ...

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Symbolism and Rationale of Sukkot

Five days after the solemnity and intensity of Yom Kippur, Sukkot, the festival of joy and happiness, begins. The Torah describes the festival as follows: On the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the festival of Sukkot, a seven-day period for G-d: On the first day shall be a sacred holy day when you shall not do any laborious work… On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you gather ...

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Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah The fifteenth day of this seventh month is the Festival of Sukkot, a seven day period for G-d.  The first day shall be a sacred holiday when you shall not do any laborious work… The eighth day is a sacred holiday to you… it is a time of assembly when you may do no laborious work. Technically, the festival of Sukkot ends after seven days, as indicated ...

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Symbolism and Rationale of Sukkot

Five days after the solemnity and intensity of Yom Kippur, Sukkot, the festival of joy and happiness, begins.  The Torah describes the festival as follows: On the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the festival of Sukkot, a seven-day period for G-d: On the first day shall be a sacred holy day when you shall not do any laborious work… On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you ...

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