Sukkot

Sukkot in Jerusalem, 1912

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Photo Friday: A Festival to the Lord for Seven Days

In this photograph from 1912, one of Jerusalem's early photographers sits inside his sukkah, the temporary shelter used for Sukkot, the biblical Festival of Tabernacles.

Yael Eckstein and family in sukkah for Sukkot

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

A Shelter of Faith

Sukkot, the biblical Festival of Tabernacles, is known as the “time of our joy,” because there is no greater joy than having complete trust in God, no matter how difficult our situation may seem.

The First Thanksgiving, 1621

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From Tabernacles to Turkeys

The American holiday of Thanksgiving very well may have been inspired by the biblical holiday of Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles.

Reuven Rivlin in sukkah with Israeli children

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Photo Friday: A Festival to the Lord

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin decorates his sukkah for Sukkot with Israeli children.

Sukkah

Yael's Holy Land Reflections

Bringing God’s Glory Down to Earth

During the High Holy Days, we reach toward the heavens. But afterwards, we bring godliness into this world by reaffirming our trust in Him and sharing our faith with others.

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