(October 09) Tonight we're celebrating . . .  Shemini Atzeret


Shemini Atzeret (begins at sundown – Jewish)
This Jewish holiday commemorates the end of Sukkot. In ancient Israel, this holiday marked the start of the rainy season.

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2 Responses to “(October 09) Tonight we're celebrating . . .  Shemini Atzeret”

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