Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Quiz

How much do you know about these final holidays of the High Holiday season?

At the end of Sukkot, we celebrate the completion of the annual Torah reading cycle. How much do you know about Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah?

Question 1 of 10
On Shemini Atzeret, people
Question 2 of 10
True or false: In traditional synagogues, Simchat Torah is the only time that the Torah is read at night.
Question 3 of 10
What title is given to the person honored with the first aliyah of Genesis on Simchat Torah?
Question 4 of 10
On Simchat Torah it is customary to eat foods that are
Question 5 of 10
Where is the haftarah for Simchat Torah chanted from?
Question 6 of 10
In recent times, how have synagogues made Simchat Torah a very "child-friendly" holiday?
Question 7 of 10
On Simchat Torah, what are the circles made while holding the Torah and dancing around the synagogue called?
Question 8 of 10
The commandment to observe the Eighth Day of Assembly, Shemini Atzeret, comes from
Question 9 of 10
True or false: Shemini Atzeret is a one-day festival in traditional Diaspora communities and a two-day holiday in Israel and in many liberal Diaspora communities.
Question 10 of 10
True or False: On Simchat Torah we circle the synagogue with the Torahs and our lulav and etrogs.

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