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Connection between the fall of Jericho and Sukkoth

Regarding the haqafoth (circumabulations) performed on Sukkoth around the mizbeah (altar), the Yerushalmi (Sukkah 4:3) records the following: אותו היום מקיפין את המזבח שבע פעמים. א"ר אחא זכר ...
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Circumambulations around the Temple altar

The Mishnah records the following ritual having been performed in the Temple on Sukkoth (Sukkah 4:5): בכל יום מקיפין את המזבח פעם אחת ואומרין אנא ה' הושיעה נא אנא ה' הושיעה נא רבי יהודה אומר אני והוא ...