Results for: Sukkot

In Judaism

How long does Sukkot last?

Sukkot is seven days long in Israel and 8 days long in the Diaspora (outside Israel) and is immediately followed by Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah,which is a one-day holiday in (MORE)
In Judaism

What is Sukkot?

Sukkot is a Jewish holiday, celebrated for 7 days beginning on the  15th day of Tishrei ending on the 21st of Tishrei.   Inside Israel, the 1st day is a major holiday whe (MORE)
In Judaism

Who celebrates Sukkot?

Jews celebrate Sukkot. The holiday was made for the Jews to remember what it was like for them when they were leaving Egypt and going into Israel.
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In Judaism

Why is Sukkot celebrated?

Sukkhot is celebrated because it is a time to remember and  celebrate the time when the Israelites were travelling through the  wilderness for 40 years, with God's protectio (MORE)
In Sukkot

When is sukkot celebrated?

On the 14 day of Tishrei (a Hebrew month, usually falling out in September-October) until 7 or 8 or 9 days later. Did that help?
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When did sukkot start?

Sukkot has started on the 15th of Tishrei in the Hebrew calendar each year for the past 3,000 years more or less. In 2011, that date will coincide with sunset on the eveni (MORE)
In Sukkot

Who is involved in sukkot?

Sukkot is celebrated among Jewish families, and special prayers are  added in the synagogue services.
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Do Jews fast at sukkot?

Jews do not fast on Sukkot. In fact, fasting is prohibited since Sukkot is a joyful holiday. Although joy is an aspect in every Jewish holiday, Sukkot was specifically singled (MORE)
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How are shavuot sukkot and pesach connected?

These moadim (appointmented times) of God reflect the story of  Moshe (Moses) and the Israelites.    Pesach is the 1st festival of the calendar. It is the day when God (MORE)