What is Sukkot?
( October 16-23, 2016 | October 4-11, 2017 )

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The Ultimate Stuffed Cabbage—a Perfect One-Pot Dinner for Sukkot

Video: This American twist on a traditional Jewish recipe will help get your new year off to a sweet-and-sour start

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Move Over, Matzo Balls. Here Come Kreplach, the Metaphysical Dumplings.

On Hoshana Rabbah, as the High Holidays’ period of judgment comes to a conclusion, give your chicken soup a taste of something meaningful

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Sukkot’s Salad

A star chef tries his hand at giving the holiday a signature dish

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After Sukkot is Over, Don’t Discard That Etrog!

The citron, essential for Sukkot rituals, can be put to many wonderful uses after the holiday

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Hut Enough For Ya?

How to decorate a sukkah with no budget and no talent

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Private Booth

A portable sukkah for the weekday wanderer

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Support System

A sukkah of tomorrow, held up by its inhabitants

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‘Girls’-Themed Decorations For Your Sukkah

Let the cast of the hit HBO show be your Sukkot spirit guide(s)

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The Five Best Sukkah Time-Lapse Videos

Because on YouTube, preparing for Sukkot only takes a few minutes

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My Grandfather Collected Etrogs—To Be Passed Down to Future Generations

More than an ephemeral part of Sukkot observance, the fruit also symbolizes the commitment of one generation to the next

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Absolute Citron

A look at the etrog, the lemony fruit that helps define Sukkot

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In the California Desert, Wilderness Torah Takes Judaism Back to Nature

Founder Zelig Golden, an environmental lawyer turned rabbi-in-training, tries ‘to reconnect the Jewish people’ to the earth

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Etrog Man

California citrus farmer John Kirkpatrick, a Presbyterian well-versed in Jewish agricultural law, is the only large-scale grower of etrogs in the U.S.

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How Large Must a Sukkah Be To Be Called a Sukkah—And Yet Still Be Far From Heaven?

In dissenting opinions, Talmudic rabbis propose and debate every detail of Sukkot’s booth and, in so doing, measure God

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Shaken Up

Egypt’s politically expedient ban on the export of palm fronds has altered the lulav market in unexpected ways