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The festival of Sukkot in Jerusalem

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men walk near ritual booths, known as sukkot, in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood September 18, 2013. The sukkot are used during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, which begins at sundown on Wednesday. (REUTERS/Amir Cohen)

The festival of Sukkot in Israel

Thousands of religious Jews travel to Jerusalem during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, or the feast of the Tabernacles, which commemorates the Israelites journey through the desert after their exodus from Egypt. In 2013 the holiday began in the evening of September 18 and ends at sundown on September 25. (Yahoo News)