What is Sukkot? Here’s all you need to know about the Jewish harvest festival

What is Sukkot? Here’s all you need to know about the Jewish harvest festival
 

If you’re Jewish, then you’ll probably be aware that this time of year’s pretty busy, with one festival after another.
Because no sooner has Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) been celebrated, 25 hours worth of fasting done on Yom Kippur, and wrongdoings of the past year atoned for, than another festival is honing into view.
Except this one – the festival of Sukkot – is a little bit more laid-back, without so much as a fast day to been seen – and what’s more you get a great big party at the end of it all.
But what’s it all about, exactly? And just why does it require you to move into a hut in... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 33
Source: Metro
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