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October 2 - October 9
A week-long celebration which begins with the building of Sukkah for sleep and meals. Sukkot is named for the huts Moses and the Israelites lived in as they wandered the desert before reaching the promised land.
Families in the United States commonly decorate the sukkah with produce and artwork.
Begins at sundown. Work holiday varies by denomination.
Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, or activities on the first two days. If planning an event, provide food accommodation as requested (kosher restrictions apply).