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  • A Tabernacle Full of Knickknacks and Love

    By Andrea Adelson

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Sukkot, the eight-day festival that begins Oct. 11, commemorates a central event in Jewish history: the 40-year desert trek that followed the exodus from Egypt when Jews lived in portable shelters or booths.

    People celebrate the holiday by building, eating in -- and sometimes...