Lit. "booths." A seven-day festival (eight days outside Israel) beginning on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei to commemorate the sukkot in which the Israelites dwelt during their 40-year sojourn in the desert after the Exodus from Egypt; Tabernacles; "Festival of the Harvest."
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sukkot." (Viewed on May 30, 2016) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/411/all/feed>.