Shemini Atzeret
Why We Read the Torah Anew Each Year

Why We Read the Torah Anew Each Year

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz The Jewish holidays in the Hebrew month of Tishrei are a short but intense period ending with the Biblical holiday of Shemini Atzeret (the Eight Day of Assembly). Since there is no Temple service today, its...

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A Funny Way to Celebrate

A Funny Way to Celebrate

By Elie Mischel After seven glorious days of the Sukkot festival, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles, the party is still not over! Today, the eighth day, is Shemini Atzeret, the Eighth Day of Assembly, when the people of Israel yet...

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A Little-Known Holiday With a Big Message

A Little-Known Holiday With a Big Message

Last week was our anniversary and our kids threw us a surprise party. They invited all of our friends and brought in spectacular catering. It was amazing and the party went on until the early hours of the morning with the guests trickling...

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