Sukkot for the year 2008 starts on Tuesday, October 14th ending the 7 day festival on sundown Monday, October 20th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Monday, October 13th.
Sukkot is a seven day Jewish festival with the first day starting on 15th day of the month of Tishri according to the Hebrew Calendar. The day relates to the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their wandering through the desert for 40 years.
More information on Sukkot. (Dates, Customs and History for Sukkot)
|Name(s):||Sukkot, Feast of Tabernacles, Feast of the Ingathering, Sukkos, Feast of Booths|
|When:||7 day festival start on 15th of Tishri in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Sukkot 2008?
Tuesday, October 14th is the 287 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -1 month, -7 days until the start of the 7 day festival of Sukkot 2008.
October 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 2||Eid al-Fitr 2008||Muslim||-3702|
|Oct 6||Child Health Day 2008||Observance||-3698|
|Oct 13||Columbus Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-3691|
|Oct 9||Yom Kippur 2008||Jewish||-3695|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2008||Observance||-3695|
|Oct 9||Dussehra 2008||Hindu||-3695|
|Oct 14||Sukkot 2008||Jewish||-3690|
|Oct 16||Boss's Day 2008||Observance||-3688|
|Oct 21||Shemini Atzeret 2008||Jewish||-3683|
|Oct 22||Simchat Torah 2008||Jewish||-3682|
|Oct 28||Diwali 2008||Hindu||-3676|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2008||Observance||-3673|