Sukkot facts for kids
From left to right, lulav, etrog carrier, and etrog used on Sukkot
|Official name||Hebrew: סוכות or סֻכּוֹת "Booths, Tabernacles"|
|Significance||One of the three pilgrim festivals|
|Begins||15th day of Tishrei|
|Ends||21st day of Tishrei (22nd outside of Israel)|
|Observances||Eating in sukkah, taking the Four Species.|
|Related to||Shemini Atzeret|
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.
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Sukkot prayers at the Western Wall or Kotel
Sukkot Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.