Home Subscribe Services Support Us
  Sukkos and Simchas Torah

Print Version

Email this article to a friend

Sukkos begins on the 15th day of Tishrei and runs for seven days. It is a holiday of happiness, in part due to the celebration surrounding the harvest. The observances unique to this holiday are:

  • The taking of the Four Species
  • Our dwelling in Sukkot - special booths that remind us of G-d's protection.

    Although Shemini Atzeres and Simchas Torah appear to be the eighth (and ninth day, in the Diaspora) of Sukkos, in actuality, they are a separate holiday, which demonstrates G-d's love of the Jewish people, and the celebration of the Jewish people for the completion of the Torah.

    View the Jewish calendar for this year: 5776

    Please visit our
    The Sukkos Exhibit

    Divrei Torah On Sukkos

    Note: Check back often for the latest divrei Torah from Project Genesis!


    Shemini Atzeres and Simchas Torah

    Additional Classes on Sukkos and its adjoining holidays

    Don't miss our Zos Habracha and Bereishis pages!

    For any comments, questions or topic requests, please contact Rabbi Yehudah Prero.



    View Complete List

    Where Torah Resides
    Rabbi Label Lam - 5768

    Moshe's Prayers (and Ours)
    Shlomo Katz - 5762

    For Your Sake
    Rabbi Yaakov Menken - 5756

    > Poor Man Fled
    Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5775

    Mi Casa Es Su Casa
    Rabbi Yochanan Zweig - 5774

    Making Connections
    Shlomo Katz - 5772

    Frumster - Orthodox Jewish Dating

    A Different Light
    Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5756

    Closure and Consolation
    Rabbi Berel Wein - 5761

    The Good, the Bad and the Beloved
    Shlomo Katz - 5774


    Kinah for Tisha B’Av
    Rabbi Label Lam - 5771

    Killer Torah
    Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5757

    Enough! Chill Out!
    Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5757

    Looking for a Chavrusah?

    Taking the Tefillin Test
    Rabbi Eliyahu Hoffmann - 5760

    Appreciating Our Blessings
    Rabbi Shlomo Jarcaig - 5761

    Twice the Responsibility
    Shlomo Katz - 5768

    Beyond the Letter of the Law
    Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5758

    Project Genesis Home

    Torah Portion

    Jewish Law



    Learn the Basics




    Ask The Rabbi

    Knowledge Base


    About Us

    Contact Us

    Free Book on Geulah! Home Copyright Information