Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS on 10 October, 2019

Israel Prepares for the Sukkot Holiday

Holidays By TPS   •   10 October, 2019

Israelis commenced in preparations for the upcoming holiday of Sukkot, which will be celebrated on Monday and for the coming week.

In the photos, ultra-Orthodox men in Jerusalemexamine the Four Minim (species) – the Etrog, a citron fruit; the Lulav, a frond of a date palm; the Hadas, a myrtle bough; and the Aravah, a willow branch –  which the Jewish people are commanded to bind together during the holiday.