Sukkot

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Sukkot
Sukkot
From left to right, lulav, etrog carrier, and etrog used on Sukkot
Official name Hebrew: סוכות or סֻכּוֹת "Booths, Tabernacles"
Observed by Jews
Type Judaism
Significance One of the three pilgrim festivals
Begins 15th day of Tishrei
Ends 21st day of Tishrei (22nd outside of Israel)
2013 date 19 September–26 September
2014 date 9 October–16 October
Observances Eating in sukkah, taking the Four Species.
Related to Shemini Atzeret

Sukkot (also known as Feast of Tabernacles) is a Jewish festival. In this event, people celebrate the gathering of the crops, and remember the time in the past when small shelters were made by the Jews when they were in the wilderness and had no homes.

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