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Sukkot
Start Date: 10/4/2017 All Day
End Date: 10/11/2017

Event Description:
Jewish holyday: Sukkot (the Festival of the Huts) takes place 5 days after Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) and commemorates the 40 year period that the Jewish people wandered in the desert after their enslavement in Egypt, during which Moses was given the Torah on Mt. Sinai and they lived in temporary shelters. The Season of Our Rejoicing, as it is also known, is celebrated by building asukkah (hut) that Jews make their “home,” where they eat, entertain, and sometimes even sleep for the 7 day festival,in thanksgiving for G-d’s protection and the harvest.[i]  Begins at sundown the evening before.
Contact Information:
Name: The Reverend Amy Fisher
Phone: 617-573-8325
Email: interfaith@suffolk.edu
Sponsor(s):
  • Interfaith Center

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