Seven-day fall agricultural festival associated with temporary booths or huts.
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"Booth" or "hut;" temporary structure associated with the agricultural festival of Sukkot; plural: sukkot.
More than 130 adults and children spent a few days earlier this month building a communal sukkah, eating shared meals outside, singing songs and sleeping in tents under the stars.
And they did it all in Russian.
"Citron." Lemon-like fruit used in Sukkot rituals.
"Eighth day of assembly;" conclusion of Sukkot.
A date palm frond with myrtle and willow sprigs attached; used in Sukkot rituals.
"Secular part of the occasion;" during Passover and Sukkot, the intermediate days of the festival.