TISH Festival: Welcome to the Sukkah! Beginning of the Sukkot holiday at POLIN Museum

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Friday evening, October 2, marks the beginning of the joyous Jewish holiday of Sukkot, also known as the Festival of Tabernacles or Festival of Booths, in commemoration of the huts and tents in which the Israelites lived while wandering through the desert on their way from Egypt to the Promised Land.

  • 2 October (Friday), 5PM
  • Venue: POLIN Museum, sukkah in front of the Museum building
  • Free admission, limited space, BOOKING >>

On the occasion of Sukkot, a beautifully decorated sukkah [a hut/a booth] will be erected in front of POLIN Museum. Inside, you will have an opportunity to hear stories about the Sukkot holiday, to learn what a "lulav" and "etrog" are for, and to admire a unique 2-metre long tablecloth which will be embroidered during an embroidery workshop held as part of TISH Jewish Food Festival.