Key terms for the holidays of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Sages & Scholars
19th-century Italian scholar/poet who questioned authorship of the Zohar.
Despite the cynical tone of Ecclesiastes, it has been given a place of joy and honor in the Jewish cycle of readings.
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
What these holidays that follow Sukkot are about.
Traditionally read during Sukkot, the Book of Ecclesiastes grapples with the meaning of life.