Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
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.
The last day of Sukkot has its own rituals
A selection from traditional Jewish sources.
Harvest foods are appropriate for this joyous conclusion of the High Holiday season.
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Invoking the merits of our ancestors in praying for rain hints at the endless cycling of water through all of life since the dawn of creation.
Being a woman on Simchat Torah is hard for me, but not for the reasons you might think. Maybe I ...
Ecological balance and our prayer for rain.
Same concept as the Ashkenazi one, different approach
When tradition is silent, symbolic explanations arise.