Sukkot

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Suk·kot

or Suk·koth or Suc·coth (so͞o-kôt′, so͝ok′əs)
n. Judaism
A harvest festival commemorating the booths in which the Israelites resided during their 40 years in the wilderness, lasting for either 7 or 8 days and beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri.

[Hebrew sukkôt, (feast) of booths (commemorating the temporary shelters of the Jews in the wilderness), pl. of sukkâ, booth, from sākak, to weave together, screen; see skk in Semitic roots.]
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The call was answered as hundreds of 1948 Palestinians hurled rocks at Israeli occupation forces who deployed at Al Magharebah Gate area to allow Jews performing Talmud rituals to mark the week-long festival of Sukkot (Feast of the Tabernacles).
For example if you were studying the feast of the tabernacles you might go to a different book of the Bible and find information about the same feast and other feasts which are included in the Bible.
Some 5,000 Evangelical Christians are in Israel as part of an annual pilgrimage during the Feast of the Tabernacles (Sukkot) to support the Jewish State.

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