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Sukkot is a famous Jewish holiday. It is also widely known as the Feast of Tabernacles. According to the Jewish Calendar, the holiday falls on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei. Sukkot is the plural of Sukkah, which is the name for the type of hut or shelter in which the Jews lived for forty years during their time with Moses in the desert. Many people eat meals and live in the sukkah throughout the holiday.
The executive director of T’ruah, Rabbi Jill Jacobs, constructed the sukka in opposition to the President's cap on refugees.
Decision to seal off access to Palestinians came after deadly Har Adar terror attack.
Decision made following Har Adar terror attack, which left three Israelis dead last week.
Prime Minister will have to skip some bilateral meetings in order not to publicly desecrate the holiday.
By HERB KEINON
Netanyahu will address the General Assembly, as he has done almost every year since taking office for the second time in 2009.
The prohibition is due to diseases and pests, ministry says.
"Our goal is to ensure that no senior citizen will remain alone during the holidays."
By YVETTE J. DEANE
The Christians came to Jerusalem from countries as diverse as Korea, China, Peru, Brazil, Ireland, Norway, Samoa, Papua-New Guinea, South Africa and the United States.
By MIRIAM LOCK
A two-year-old toddler who left his family’s sukka on Thursday, drowned in a nearby pond and was clinically dead was resuscitated by United Hatzalah medics. Danced on Monday on stage.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Israel Bonds High Holy Days appeals have been instrumental in facilitating growth and development of the nation, in addition to contributing to the unification of a sovereign people.
By VICTORIA D. ANDRETTA
The State of Israel, the government and the prime minister have a deep understanding of social issues, President Reuven Rivlin said.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
President Rivlin greets Israelis in his Jerusalem Sukka.
The event will be a celebration not only of the state’s rebirth, but of the many cultures that helped to create it.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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