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Sukkot

Definition: This joyful Jewish harvest festival lasts nine days in September or October.

It begins five days after Yom Kippur, on the day of the full moon.

It involves three celebrations: The Festival of Ingathering, The Festival of the Booths or Tabernacles, and The Season of Our Rejoicing.

The last day of Sukkot is called Simchat Torah, a time when reading of Jewish sacred books, The Torah, is completed and begun again.

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Detailed origins and customs of Sukkot.
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