Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
The two holidays at the conclusion of Sukkot.
How much do you know about these final holidays of the High Holiday season?
History of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. Jewish Holidays.
Not quite Sukkot, not quite its own holiday.
A time to dance with the Torah.
Ending -- and beginning -- the Torah cycle
Although both Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah are curiously bereft of special home customs, both are full festivals marked by holiday meals, special blessings, and a prohibition on work.
How to celebrate the last Jewish holidays of fall.
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Overview of Sukkot at Home. Sukkot, Festival of Booths. Jewish Holidays.
Solomon dedicates the Temple, and the Israelites rejoice.
Special ceremonies for ending and beginning the Torah cycle.
Themes and Theology of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. Jewish Holidays.
Haftarah for Simchat Torah. Shemini Atzeret and Simhat Torah in the Community. Rejoicing with the Torah. Jewish Holidays.