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Israelis prepare for Sukkot in Jerusalem(17 images)

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish people prepare for the week-long Jewish festival Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, in Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, on October 7, 2022. Sukkot starts on October 9 and commemorates the Israelites wandering in the desert after their exodus from Egypt.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish people examine etrogs, or citrons, for the week-long Jewish festival Sukkot. Photo by Debbie Hill UPI
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Etrogs are used during Sukkot, along with lulav, hadass and aravah. Photo by Debbie Hill UPI
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A boy looks up at decorations for sukkahs -- temporary huts built during the holiday of Sukkot. Photo by Debbie Hill UPI
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A woman buys sukkah decorations. Photo by Debbie Hill UPI
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