Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah Quiz


At the end of Sukkot, we celebrate the completion of the annual Torah reading cycle. How much do you know about Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah?

    Question 1 of 10:

    How did the rabbis in the Talmud interpret Leviticus 23:36, “The eighth day you shall observe a sacred occasion (atzeret) and bring an offering by fire to the Lord”?

     God finds it difficult to part with the Jews who have been so actively involved in seven days of celebration
     God asks the Jews to “tarry” a little longer and continue to celebrate
     This holiday is a celebration of the close relationship between God and the people of Israel
     All of the above