Ecclesiastes

Sukkot Vocabulary

Key words and phrases for Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.

Samuel David Luzzatto (Shadal)

19th-century Italian scholar/poet who questioned authorship of the Zohar.

Ecclesiastes

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 Theology and Themes

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

Ecclesiastes (Kohelet)

Traditionally read during Sukkot, the Book of Ecclesiastes grapples with the meaning of life.