Feast of Booths


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Suk•koth

or Suk•kot or Suk•kos

(ˈsʊk əs, suˈkɔt, -ˈkoʊs)

n.
a Jewish festival beginning on the 15th day of Tishri that celebrates the harvest and commemorates the temporary huts used by the Israelites in the wilderness.
[< Hebrew sukkōth literally, booths]
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Noun1.Feast of Booths - 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 wildernessFeast of Booths - 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
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
church festival, religious festival - a festival having religious significance
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
Tishri - the first month of the civil year; the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in September and October)
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At the Feast of Booths (Sukkot), Jews are celebrated as rainmakers.
2 (Petra) -- The Israeli occupation authorities on Tuesday closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron for Muslim worshipers for the coming two days, to enable Jewish settlers to celebrate the Sukkot, or the Jewish Feast of Booths.
Also known as the Feast of Booths or Feast of Tabernacles.