Happy Succoth!

Succoth, the 7-day-long Jewish holiday which began last night, is also known as the feast of Tabernacles. This time recalls the period during the Exodus when the Israelites stayed in make-shift huts. In very observant homes, the first the last days are holy days on which work is forbidden. The last day of the festival is called Simchat Torah (rejoicing of the Torah) when the final section of the Torah scroll is read in the synagogue, and is then turned back to the beginning to start another year’s schedule of readings reading. ...more

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