Sukkot 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel
Jerusalem, Israel. 3rd October, 2017. Numerous wooden tabernacles, sukkah or sukkot in Hebrew, line the Batei Varsha Alley in the Mea Shearim neighborhood, symbolizing the shelters used by the ancient Hebrews in the wilderness after they were freed from slavery in Egypt. Preparations are underway for Sukkot, the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles.