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A sukkah consisting of two wrought iron trees holding eleven cross bars from which Stars of David (Mogen David) hang. Branches forming a canopy extend four feet beyond the tree trunks. One tree has a dove with an olive branch attached to an upper limb. The sukkah is traditionally a temporary structure with a roof built to celebrate the Sukkot festival, a jewish festival celebrating the fall harvest and commemorating the desert wandering of the Hebrews during the Exodus.