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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Sukkot

posted on September 18, 2013

At Haaretz, Elon Gilad shares some little-known facts about the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, beginning today. He writes, “The Jewish holiday of Sukkot arose from a Canaanite agricultural festival, developing over the years into the holiday we know today, tabernacles and all. Some of the traditions and customs of this holiday, such as sleeping under the stars for a whole week, may seem strange enough to the onlooker, but these 10 things you probably don’t know will make it seem even stranger.”

Read at Haaretz