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Songs and dances
The festival of Sukkot has four names:
Chag Ha Sukkot = Festival of Booths (Tabernacles) Chag Ha'asif = Holiday of Gathering
Zman Simchateinu = Time of Our Joy Ha'Chag = The Festival
 

The most famous and instantly recognised Sukkot song is the late Naomi Shemer's   Shlomit Bonah Sukkah

Song name
English title Is there a dance?
See Dance details in pink box on song words pages
Achat Sha'alti
Psalm 27 is read every day during the
month of Elul and until Shemini Atzeret

One Thing I Have Asked Song and dance
Asif (E'esof Et Hama'asim) Harvest Song and dance
Ah Sukkale Ah Kleine    (Yiddish) A Simple Little Sukkah Song
Basukah Shelanu In Our Sukkah Song and dance
Bonim Sukkah We Build a Sukkah Song and dance
Chag Asif Harvest Festival Song
Chag Asif Sameach Happy Harvest Festival Song
Der Flax Tantz (Yiddish) The Flax Dance Dance
Even Ma'asu
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
A Cast-Away Stone
Song
Lakotzrim Heydad Cheers to the Harvesters Song and dance
Hazor'im Bedim'ah / Berinah Yiktzoru Those Who Sow In Tears Song and dances
Hazor'im Bedim'at Ayin Those Who Sow in Flowing Tears  
Hodu Ladonai
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
Give Thanks to the Lord Song
Keresh Mot Board and Pole Song
Ki Tavo'u El Ha'aretz
* 2nd part based on Ecclesiastes
read during Shabbat Sukkot
And When You Shall Come in to the Land Song and dance
Kol Rina Vishu'a
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
The Sound of Rejoicing Song and dance
Lasukah Sheli To My Sukkah Song
Lo Amut Ki Echyeh
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
I Shall Not Die, But Live
Song
Mal'u Asameinu Bar Fill Our Silos With Grain Song and dance
Min Hametzar
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
From The Depths Song
Odecha Ki Aniteni
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
I Shall Praise Thee Song and dance
Orchim Lachag Holiday Guests Song
Patish Masmer A Hammer, A Nail Song and dances
Pitchu Li
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
Open to Me Song
Rov Brachot* Many Blessings Song and dance
Shir Asif Harvest Song Song and dance
Shir Asif   (Perach Bamidbar) Harvest Song (A Flower in the Desert) Song
Shlomit Bona Sukkah Shlomit is Bilding a Sukkah Song and dance
Sukat Shalom A Tabernacle of Peace Song and dance
Sukati Hasukah My Sukkah is the Sukkah Song

Ufros Aleinu

Spread Your Canopy of Peace  
Uzi (Ozi Vezimrat Yah)
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
My Strength Song and dance
Vehitifu Heharim Asis The Mountains Shall Drop Sweet Wine Song and dance
Vesamachta Bechagecha
*Torah portion Shemini Atzeret
Thou Shalt Rejoice in your Festival Song and dance
Yisrael Yisrael
* From Hallel Prayer said daily during Sukkot
Israel, Israel Song and dance
 
 
Dear readers: All our songs are sent in by volunteers worldwide.
If you have corrections, suggestions, extra translations - please write to us
 

Special thanks to Gary Fox of Portland, Oregon for his help and research -
for this page, for many other pages and for his wonderful friendship
Gary is co-creator of The Bible Project