a Jewish festival beginning on the 15th day of the month of Tishri and celebrated for nine days by Orthodox and Conservative Jews outside of Israel and for eight days by Reform Jews and by Jews in Israel that celebrates the harvest and commemorates the period during which the Jews wandered in the wilderness after the Exodus, marked by the building of sukkoth.
- Also called Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles.
- Also Suk·kot, Suk·kos, Succoth, Succot, Succos.
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During the holiday of Sukkot, 10 Jews were arrested for attempting to pray.Why Jews Should Be Allowed to Pray On the Temple Mount | Zack Parker | June 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is legitimate for a democracy like Israel to celebrate Passover and Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot and Hanukkah as national holidays.
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British Dictionary definitions for Sukkoth
an eight-day Jewish harvest festival beginning on Tishri 15, which commemorates the period when the Israelites lived in the wilderness: Also called: Feast of Tabernacles
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