The Feast of Sukkot is one of my favorites. All of God's feasts are full of creativity and wonder; treasures and promises. But in Jewish literature, Sukkot is often. During the Feast of Tabernacles, or Sukkot, the Jewish people were to gather together in Jerusalem not only to remember God's provision in the Wilderness but  ‎Offering · ‎Feast Schedule · ‎Home of the Feast · ‎Fees. The Feast of Tabernacles, also sometimes called the Feast of Booths in some translations, is one of the biblical holidays described in Leviticus.


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You can download the Hebrew blessing to recite here.

Thank God for the Season After sundown on the first night of The feast of tabernacles only we recite the " Shehecheyanu " blessing "Who has given us life" to thank God for bringing us to this season in our lives. You may also want to thank the LORD for the holidays as a revelation of Yeshua at this time, too you can download the blessing for the festivals here.

Say Kiddush Before eating the holiday meal in the sukkah, we recite kiddush. Normally this is the "full kiddush" as performed on Shabbatthough you can substitute the shorter blessing over the wine at this time.

You can download the feast of tabernacles Messianic version of the blessing here. Recite the Sukkah Blessing After reciting the holiday kiddush, we joyfully!

The feast of tabernacles can download the blessing here. Recite Ha-Motzi Before partaking of our meal in the sukkah, we recite ha-motzi the blessing over the bread.

After this we enjoy our meal together in the sukkah. Traditional foods include stuffed cabbage and kreplach containing fruit or fall harvest vegetables; dishes made with honey and pastries.

Sukkot - the Feast of Tabernacles

Wave the Lulav We face east while holding the lulav bundle in our right hand and the etrog in the left hand. We then lift them together with the etrog pointing downward and recite the netilat lulav blessing you can download the text here.

After reciting the blessing, we turn the etrog right-side up, put both hands together, and the feast of tabernacles "shake" the lulav i. These six directions indicate the surrounding presence of God. Note that it is entirely appropriate to recite the blessing and "wave the lulav" at any time during the festival of Sukkot, day or night.

Sing praise to the LORD After reciting the Hebrew blessing and shaking the lulav around, it is customary to recite or sing the following antiphon from Psalm Celebrate in the Sukkah Perhaps more than any other Jewish the feast of tabernacles, Sukkot has an atmosphere of celebration and delight.

The Torah explicitly mentions that we are to rejoice during this the feast of tabernacles, and we do so by listening to festive music, talking about the meaning of the holiday, praying together, eating holiday food, and just relaxing inside the sukkah with family and friends During the subsequent days and nights of Sukkot we will perform these same steps, though we skip reciting the Shehecheyanu blessing after the first night.

God loves to give us his Spirit, and the fruits of the Spirit are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control Gal 5: In fact, we are commanded in Ephesians 5: How do we do that?


Yeshua assures us that the Father is eager and ready the feast of tabernacles give the Holy Spirit to those who ask. We must be willing to give the Spirit more space, control and authority in our lives.

How do I celebrate the Feast?

When we are full of sin, pride, fear and so on, our ego gets in the way, but we can come before God, confess the feast of tabernacles sins, receive his forgiveness, and invite him to take first place again by faith.

The famous Jewish sage, Rambam, said that if he had coins to give, he would rather give men one coin rather than coins to one man, because the repeated act of giving times would make him into a more generous man.


Water was often scarce. The people were very much aware of their dependence on God for the feast of tabernacles rains that were so vital for the preservation of life. No wonder the prophets came to see rain as a symbol of salvation and the work of God's Holy Spirit: