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Sukkot (Jewish)

September 21 - September 27

Sukkot

Sukkot is a seven-day festival marking the fall harvest in ancient Israel. This holiday is also a time in which Jews commemorate forty years of wandering in the desert after the Exodus from Egypt. Celebrated by the building of a sukkah (or temporary dwelling) outdoors, where families and friends spend time throughout the holiday. Work is traditionally prohibited on the first and second days.

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Some students may miss school, the first and second day of the festival. Commonly observed by synagogue attendance or family gatherings. Work is traditionally prohibited.

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Start:
September 21
End:
September 27
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"That which you do not wish for yourself you shall not wish for your neighbor. This is the whole law; the rest is only commentary."

- Talmud Shabbat 31a

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