"Secular part of the occasion;" during Passover and Sukkot, the intermediate days of the festival.
"Citron." Lemon-like fruit used in Sukkot rituals.
"encircle, round off, circle around, orbit;" procession of worshippers carrying Torah scrolls that circles the sanctuary; plural hakafot.
A date palm frond with myrtle and willow sprigs attached; used in Sukkot rituals.
"Eighth day of assembly;" conclusion of Sukkot.
Hebrew word meaning "catastrophe", referring to the Holocaust.
"Booth" or "hut;" temporary structure associated with the agricultural festival of Sukkot; plural: sukkot.
Seven-day fall agricultural festival associated with temporary booths or huts.
"15th of Shevat;" New Year of the Trees; Jewish Arbor Day, which is a minor festival.
"Guests" (Aramaic); mythic guests invited to the sukkah.