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Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah 2017 / ערב שמחת תורה

editor 11 October 2017

By Christians for Israel International.. Shemini Atzeret (שמיני עצרת– “the Eighth [day] of Assembly”) is a Jewish holiday. It is celebrated on the 22nd day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei (first month of calendar). In the Diaspora, an additional day is celebrated, the second day being separately referred to as Simchat Torah. In Israel and Reform Judaism, the holidays of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah are combined into a single day and the names are used interchangeably. Shmini Atzeret begins at sundown on Wednesday, 11 October 2017. (more…)

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Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah 2016 / ערב שמחת תורה

editor 22 October 2016

By Christians for Israel International.. Shemini Atzeret (שמיני עצרת – “the Eighth [day] of Assembly”) is a Jewish holiday. It is celebrated on the 22nd day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei (first month of calendar). In the Diaspora, an additional day is celebrated, the second day being separately referred to as Simchat Torah. In Israel and Reform Judaism, the holidays of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah are combined into a single day and the names are used interchangeably. Shmini Atzeret begins at sundown on Sun, 23 October 2016. (more…)

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