Sukkah

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy walk with palm branches for a Sukkah in Jerusalem. (Photo: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

Jews Mark The Holiday Of Sukkot At Sundown

Followers around the world over will build Sukkahs, or huts, to symbolize the temporary dwellings that the Israelites lived in while wandering the desert after the exodus from Egypt.

09/22/2010

An Ultra Orthodox Jewish family builds their Sukkah. (credit: Menahem Kahana/Getty Images)

Jews Prepare For Sukkot Wednesday

The Jewish holiday of Sukkot gets underway at sundown Wednesday, and Jews around the world will build sukkahs.

09/22/2010

An Ultra Orthodox Jewish family builds their Sukkah. (credit: Menahem Kahana/Getty Images)

NYC ‘Sukkah City’ Re-Imagines Jewish Holiday Ritual

A sukkah is a temporary hut crafted to celebrate the Jewish holiday Sukkot. The structures evoke both farmers’ temporary field houses and Israelites’ transient homes during 40 years of desert wanderings.

09/19/2010