LOS ANGELES (RNS) — More than a dozen people gathered Sunday (Oct. 13) in Boyle Heights — a working-class Latino neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles that was once a thriving Jewish enclave — to observe the biblical holiday of Sukkot. It has been more than 30 years since this tradition was celebrated in this community.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Sukkot, which both secular and religious Israelis celebrate, is so ubiquitous that almost every Israeli restaurant and Jewish-owned mall constructs a sukkah for its customers.
(RNS) Today is the first full day of Sukkot, also known as the Festival of Booths. What is this holiday that makes Jews eat their meals al fresco? Let us 'Splain ...
(RNS) On the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, which began on Wednesday (Sept. 18) Jews typically build temporary dwellings to evoke the shelters of the Israelites during their desert wanderings. But if you didn't build a sukkah, maybe someone will ride up to you on a Pedi Sukkah.