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Hoshana Rabbah

Sukkot in the New Testament: From Lulav and Hoshana to Palm Sunday

Jesus is famously associated with the holiday of Passover. However according to the Gospel of John, Jesus makes his debut and final visit at the temple on Sukkot, while the Book of Revelation uses Sukkot imagery to describe Jesus’ future appearance on earth. These repurposings of Sukkot and its rituals highlight Sukkot’s eschatological significance for Jews in Second Temple times (Zech 14).

Dr.

Shayna Sheinfeld

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