Jewish Holiday, Harvest Festival, Festival of Booths

Sukkot (also known as Feast of Tabernacles) is a Jewish festival. In this event, people celebrate the gathering of the crops, and remember the time in the past when small shelters were made by the Jews when they were in the wilderness and had no homes.

From left to right, lulav, etrog carrier, and etrog used on Sukkot
Official nameHebrew: סוכות‎ or סֻכּוֹת "Booths, Tabernacles"
Observed byJews
SignificanceOne of the three pilgrim festivals
Begins15th day of Tishrei
Ends21st day of Tishrei (22nd outside of Israel)
ObservancesEating in sukkah, taking the Four Species.
Related toShemini Atzeret


  • 2017: October 4-11 (October 12, outside Israel)
  • 2018: September 23-30 (October 1, outside Israel)
  • 2019: October 13-20 (October 21, outside Israel)

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