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In 2023, Sukkot begins at sundown on Friday, Sept. 29 and ends at sundown on Saturday, Oct. 7.
Key terms for the holidays of Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Called hol hamoed, the intermediate days are observed differently than the beginning and final ones.
Next Torah Portion
In making this the reading for Shemini Atzeret, a connection is drawn between Sukkot and this “eighth day of assembly.” For congregations that celebrate Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah on the same day, this reading is omitted.