Enter your email address to get our weekly email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life.

Shemini Atzeret

Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17; Numbers 29:35-39

Torah Reading in a Nutshell
The major themes of the day's Torah reading, with a plethora of links to "un-shelled" articles.
Text of Torah Reading
Tithes, charity, the Sabbatical year, the firstborn of kosher cattle, and the three major festivals.
Aliyah Summary
A concise rendering of the holiday's reading, divided according to the aliyahs.
Text of Haftorah
The dedication of Solomon's Temple, his prayer, blessing, and his send off of the congregated Jews -- on Shemini Atzeret.
Haftorah in a Nutshell
The haftorah’s basic narrative, in simple English.
Shemini Atzeret Haftarah Companion
For an informed reading of I Kings 8:54–66
Readings for Shemini Atzeret
Tishrei 22, 5781
October 10, 2020

Haftarah:
Kings I 8:54-66