Shmini Atzeret 2009 / שְׁמִינִי עֲצֶרֶת 5770

Eighth Day of Assembly ✡️

Shmini Atzeret for Hebrew Year 5770 began on and ended 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 2006 22 Tishrei 5767
Shmini Atzeret 2007 22 Tishrei 5768
Shmini Atzeret 2008 22 Tishrei 5769
Shmini Atzeret 2009 22 Tishrei 5770
Shmini Atzeret 2010 22 Tishrei 5771
Shmini Atzeret 2011 22 Tishrei 5772
Shmini Atzeret 2012 22 Tishrei 5773
Shmini Atzeret 2013 22 Tishrei 5774

Tanakh

Simchat Torah / שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12; Genesis 1:1-2:3; Numbers 29:35-30:1

  1. 1: Deuteronomy 33:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Deuteronomy 33:8-12 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Deuteronomy 33:13-17 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Deuteronomy 33:18-21 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Deuteronomy 33:22-26 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Deuteronomy 33:27-34:12 · 15 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Genesis 1:1-2:3 · 34 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: Numbers 29:35-30:1 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Joshua 1:1-18 · 18 p’sukim

References

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