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
Outside Israel, when are Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah observed?
Question 2 of 10
What title is given to the last person to receive an aliyah from the end of the Torah on Simchat Torah?
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
Where is the haftarah for Simchat Torah chanted from?
Question 5 of 10
How many circles or circuits around the room are done in a Simchat Torah celebration?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following prayers are said on Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah?
Question 7 of 10
It is customary for the person who leads the prayer for Rain to wear
Question 8 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 9 of 10
On Simchat Torah, what are the circles made while holding the Torah and dancing around the synagogue called?
Question 10 of 10
In recent times, how have synagogues made Simchat Torah a very "child-friendly" holiday?

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