Shmini Atzeret / שְׁמִינִי עֲצֶרֶת

Shmini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly) for Hebrew Year 5781 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on .

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.

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Dates for Shmini Atzeret

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shmini Atzeret 2019 22 Tishrei 5780
Shmini Atzeret 2020 22 Tishrei 5781
Shmini Atzeret 2021 22 Tishrei 5782
Shmini Atzeret 2022 22 Tishrei 5783
Shmini Atzeret 2023 22 Tishrei 5784
Shmini Atzeret 2024 22 Tishrei 5785
Shmini Atzeret 2025 22 Tishrei 5786
Shmini Atzeret 2026 22 Tishrei 5787
Shmini Atzeret 2027 22 Tishrei 5788
Shmini Atzeret 2028 22 Tishrei 5789
Shmini Atzeret 2029 22 Tishrei 5790

Tanakh

Shmini Atzeret / שְׁמִינִי עֲצֶרֶת

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17

Haftarah: I Kings 8:54 - 8:66

Shmini Atzeret (on Shabbat)

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17

Haftarah: I Kings 8:54 - 8:66

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures
Jewish Publication Society
"Shemini Atzeret" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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