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Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

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Serves 10–15 Ingredients 3 large onions 8 large tomatoes, peeled 1 green pepper 5–7 garlic cloves, optional ¾ cup sugar ½ cups water 11 tablespoons vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 lb. / ½ kilo ground chicken 1 lb. / ½ kilo ground red meat 1½ tsp. salt...
In the gas chambers, one boy shouted: "Brothers! Today is the holiday of Simchat Torah. We do not have clothes to cover us, nor a Torah scroll with which to dance. So let us dance with G‑d Himself—who is surely here among us."
Hello! Here is important information for Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah 2019. Let’s begin with the dates: Shemini Atzeret 2019 begins at sunset on October 20. It is immediately followed by Simchat Torah, which begins at sunset on October 21, and ends after...
Include your children in the joy of the Simchat Torah holiday. Have them prepare for the holiday with guides, arts and crafts, videos, games, stories and more!
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The experience of joy and the meaning of Sukkot and Simchat Torah: Understanding how they follow naturally after Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
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The nature of repentance and Yom Kippur, and the relationship between Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Simchat Torah
Sukkot and Simchat Torah are festivals when we rejoice and celebrate. Sukkot has the special mitzvos of eating in the Sukah and shaking the Lulav and Etrog. And Simchat Torah when we rejoice with the Torah.
I “Bayom haShemini (on the Eighth Day) shall be an Atzeret (assembly) for you” (Pinchas 29:35) The Holy One, blessed is He, said to Israel: “[On the day of Shemini Atzeret] I and you shall rejoice together.” When Israel heard this, they exalted the Holy O...
Without the Jewish Nation, the whole universe lacks meaning and purpose.
Without the Jewish Nation, the whole universe lacks meaning and purpose.
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