Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
How to celebrate the last Jewish holidays of fall.
Traditional hellos for the holiday that celebrates the cycle of Torah reading.
A vegetarian entree perfect for autumn.
Set your slow cooker for a hearty, Israeli-inspired dinner.
A selection from traditional Jewish sources.
The last day of Sukkot has its own rituals
Harvest foods are appropriate for this joyous conclusion of the High Holiday season.
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Recited by Ashkenazi Jews on Shemini Atzeret, this prayer invokes the merit of Jewish ancestors in requesting the natural resource on which all life depends.
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Ecological balance and our prayer for rain.
Same concept as the Ashkenazi one, different approach