Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah 101

The two holidays at the conclusion of Sukkot.

Quizzes

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Quiz

How much do you know about these final holidays of the High Holiday season?

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History of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

History of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. Jewish Holidays.

What is Shemini Atzeret?

Not quite Sukkot, not quite its own holiday.

The Simchat Torah Evening Service

A time to dance with the Torah.

The Simchat Torah Morning Service

Ending -- and beginning -- the Torah cycle

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah at Home

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.

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah In the Community

How to celebrate the last Jewish holidays of fall.

The Year I Missed Simchat Torah

I did not have Simchat Torah this year. Bold statement, right? Some of you are probably thinking that I must ...

On Simchat Torah, Get Up and Dance with Me!

Being a woman on Simchat Torah is hard for me, but not for the reasons you might think. Maybe I ...

Sukkot at Home

Overview of Sukkot at Home. Sukkot, Festival of Booths. Jewish Holidays.

Haftarah for Shemini Atzeret

Solomon dedicates the Temple, and the Israelites rejoice.

The Torah Service for Simchat Torah

Special ceremonies for ending and beginning the Torah cycle.

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Theology and Themes

Themes and Theology of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. Jewish Holidays.

Joshua Chapter 1: A New Leader

Haftarah for Simchat Torah. Shemini Atzeret and Simhat Torah in the Community. Rejoicing with the Torah. Jewish Holidays.