Simchat Torah and Shemini Atzeret: Yom Tov Celebration

Right after the festival of Sukkot, the two-day festival of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah is celebrated. “…On the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the Festival of Sukkot, seven days for the L-RD… on the eighth day, there shall be a holy convocation for you.” -Leviticus 23:34 While very often Simchat Torah and […]

What is Sukkot and Sukkah? Complete Jewish Holiday Guide

The streets are filled with beautiful and colorful ornaments, the scent of citrus and Etrog fills the air, and a festive atmosphere captivates all, Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles, is a joyful and special holiday in Tishrei. Holiday Origin Being the last of the Shalosh R’galim, similarly to Passover and Shavuot, Sukkot has an agricultural […]