simchat torah

Jewish Calendar

A list of upcoming Jewish holidays.

Sukkot 2017

All about the Feast of Booths.

Sukkot 2016

 When is Sukkot? Sukkot 2016 begins at sunset on Sunday, October 16 and lasts through the evening of Sunday, October 23. The ...

Must-Know Sukkot Words and Phrases

Key terms for the holidays of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.

The Torah Service for Simchat Torah

Special ceremonies for ending and beginning the Torah cycle.

What is Shemini Atzeret?

Not quite Sukkot, not quite its own holiday.

Simon Wiesenthal (1908-2005)

Bringing Nazis to justice.

Why Some Holidays Last Longer Outside Israel

Israelis and liberal Jews observe fewer days for some holidays than traditional Diaspora Jews.

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Theology and Themes

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