Category: Sukkot – Shemini Atzeret

Mo’edim: Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret (Feast of Booths and the 8th Day of Assembly) #Sukkot #SheminiAtzeret

Shalom, everyone! The biblical holidays of Chag Sukkot (Feast of Booths) and Shemini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly), both collectively known as Sukkot in modern times, are observed each beginning on the 15th day of the Seventh Month (15 of Tishrei/Ethanim) and ending on the 22nd day of the Seventh Month (22 of Tishrei/Ethanim). This eight-day holiday is another of The Almighty‘s mo’edim (appointed […]

Hebrew Bible: Special Torah Portions for Mo’edim and Holidays

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the Special Torah portions for mo’edim and holidays, including Festivals and Fast Days, read during an annual cycle on the Hebrew calendar, along with their corresponding haftarah portions. The haftarah portions listed are the most commonly-read portions within the Yemenite and Sephardi communities:   Parashah […]