The Holiday



Sukkot, which comes on the fifth day after Yom Kippur, lasts for seven days. During that time, we remember the protection God gave to the Jewish people during the forty years they spent travelling in the desert. This year (2011), Sukkot begins on the evening of Wednesday, October 12th.

Legend has it that our forefather Abraham sat in his tent, with the flaps of the tent folded up on all four sides, so he could welcome weary wayfarers from every direction...