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.
Ending -- and beginning -- the Torah cycle
A time to dance with the Torah.
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.
The second Torah reading for Simchat Torah