Sukkot, in 2010, began in the evening of Wednesday, September 22 and ended in the evening of Wednesday, September 29
Six months after the exodus from Egypt (3323 years ago).
There is no specific meal for Sukkot. Jews eat whatever they would like on Sukkot (provided that it is kosher).
sukkot is the holiday of harvest.
Simchat Torah is right after Sukkot.
In 2009, Sukkot will be October 3rd to the 9th
It's called a machzor shel sukkot.
sukkot is about the gratitude to g-d for keeping us in the desert protected by the clouds of glory, our sukkot nowadays are to remind us of that protection
Translation: Eid al-Mathal (عيد المظال) or As-Sukkot (السوكوت)
If you're referring to the 'feast of Sukkot', another word for it is 'tabernacles'
No, there is no requirement to stay in a hotel during Sukkot. In fact, the requirement of Sukkot is that you build a temporary shelter to sleep in.
It means "huts," because we eat in special huts on the 7 days of the festival of Sukkot.
Sukkot is celebrated among Jewish families, and special prayers are added in the synagogue services.
February 12 2010
The Sukkot Festival is Jewish holiday, and a festival.It's when they eat and have a big party in a giant tent.
Seven days in Israel, eight elsewhere.
The night of Hoshanah Rabbah (the evening entering into the seventh day of Sukkot).
The first day. (The eighth day, which is equally important, is actually not part of Sukkot.)
The Vancouver 2010 Olympics begin on February 12th, 2010 and end on the 28th.
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 out by the Bible as a joyous holiday: Deuteronomy (16: 14-15) says, "you will be altogether joyful."
Sukkot means either booths or tabernacles. It's also the name of a holiday in which Jews build a Sukkah (sukkot is plural) ... and depending on your tradition --eat, sit, and/or sleep inside it.
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.
Yes, the Sukkot are supposed to remind you of the huts in the desert.