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- n. Judaism Variant of Succoth.
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- n. Alternative spelling of Sukkot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of sukkah.
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- n. a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness
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Strangely, the Rabbis call Sukkoth "zman simchateinu" - the time of our joy.
All around her she could hear families begin to gather in the Sukkoth.
The attack was announced during Sukkoth, a Jewish holiday that is celebrated with "the four species", one of which is boughs with leaves from the myrtle tree.
I approached from the corner where the First Aid Tent stands with its assurances of free care (and a massage table), then visited as many landmarks as possible: child care with kids blowing bubbles, the press tent, the theater tent (for poets and playwrights), the sukkah left over from Sukkoth (who said there is no religious presence?)
As a family we do a huge Sukkoth party and invite all of our friends and family and neighbors and have hundreds of people here to celebrate Sukkot every year ....
She would be coming in the early fall, right after Yom Kippur, and he wanted to plan a Sukkoth.
Cross-cultural friendship between an old Jewish woman and a young African American boy is the focus of Mrs. Katz and Tush (1992), and the support diverse neighbors gave each other when the Oakland fire struck during the Jewish holiday of Sukkoth is emphasized in Tikvah Means Hope (1994).
In an article entitled “Why I Was Jealous: A Sukkoth Memory,” she illustrates her love of Jewish culture and the influence of her grandfather on her future Zionist activism.
Female balladeers and minstrels entertained other women privately and at family celebrations of Sukkoth, Purim, Pesach, and Shavuot throughout centuries of European Jewish history.
The first child of Raisel and Leon Goldstein, Bessie was born in 1888 during Sukkoth, in Przemysl, Poland.